55th AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Dec. 8, 2013

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With their win in the Conference USA Football Championship, Rice Football has accepted an invitation to play in the 55th AutoZone Liberty Bowl to play Mississippi State. We hope that you and your family can join us and other Rice Owl fans for what should be an exciting bowl experience in Memphis. Listed below is the information you will need to make your bowl game plans.

AutoZone Liberty Bowl Tickets

Liberty Bowl seating map On Sale Now Online

In addition to guaranteeing your seat will be in the Rice fan block with other Owl fans, purchasing tickets through the Rice Athletic Ticket Office helps to ensure that Rice can meet all of the necessary financial obligations to the bowl game and positions Rice for future bowl game selections. If you cannot attend the game, please consider purchasing tickets that will be donated to deserving youth in the Memphis area. If you wish to purchase tickets for donation,select "Bowl Tix Donation" during the order process. This donation will be tax deductible and will benefit the Rice Football program. With your help we can make this bowl experience a success on and off the field!

All tickets for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl are $55. Seat location for the Liberty Bowl will be based on the following priority system:

  1. 2013 Owl Club Donors
  2. Rice Football Season Ticket Holders
  3. Rice Faculty/Staff/Students
  4. General Public

Official Bowl Packages

Special AutoZone Liberty Bowl packages which include game tickets, official bowl apparel, coaches' sideline gear, access to bowl events and more are available for purchase. The proceeds from these packages directly benefit Rice Football. For more information Click Here or call Marc Laney in the Owl Club at 713-348-5086.

Hotel Accommodations

Rice Team Headquarters
Hilton Memphis Hotel
939 Ridge Lake Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120
(901) 684-6664

The Liberty Bowl has set up special rates at several hotels in Memphis. For more information about these rates and to book your hotel please Click Here.

Rice University Events

The Owl Club and the Association of Rice Alumni are in the process of finalizing events surrounding the bowl game. As soon as the location and information of these are finalized, we will inform you via e-mail.

AutoZone Liberty Bowl Events

Team Welcome Party
Friday, December 27 at 6:00pm
AutoZone Park
Tickets: $25

Beale Street Parade
Monday, December 30 at 3pm
World Famous Beale Street
Admission: Free

The Bash on Beale
Monday, December 30 at 5pm
Handy Park on Beale Street
Admission: Free

President's Gala
Monday, December 30 at 7pm
The Peabody Hotel
Tickets: $175

Pre-Game Buffet
Tuesday, December 31 at 11:30am
Pipkin & Creative Arts Building
Tickets: $35

Join the Owl Club

It's always 'the most wonderful time of the year' to support your Rice Owl Scholar-Athletes.

Make a gift to the Owl Club today for your end-of-year tax benefits and increase your seating priority for the bowl game. Additionally you will receive invitation to special Owl Club bowl events! Your benefits will count for the bowl game as well as the 2014 calendar year.

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