January 31, 2023

The Alamo Bowl celebrates its 30th anniversary on December 29th. The Alamodome’s annual bowl pits a Big 12 school against a Pac-12 school. Oklahoma won last year’s game 47-32 over Oregon.

Although we don’t have this year’s matchup yet, tickets are on sale now. Single ticket prices start at $70 and park passes start at $55. There are also options for suite tickets, VIP field seating, pre-game hospitality packages, hotel packages for traveling fans and exclusive matchday upgrades.

While we wait to hear about this year’s matchup, here are a few things to know about the Alamo Bowl.

Alamo Bowl at the beginning

The first Alamo Bowl took place in 1993. The game originally gave an automatic invite to a Southwest Conference team. When the SWC closed in 1996, the Bowl adjusted to invite the top teams from the Big 12 and Pac-12 who were not invited to a New Years Six Bowl.

To date, the Alamo Bowl, now sponsored by Valero, has hosted a total of 1.6 million viewers (50% from outside) and generated an overall economic impact of over $950 million, raising over $120 million towards “higher education Contributed were team payouts and local scholarships, according to the Alamo Bowl website.

Oklahoma Sooners running back Kennedy Brooks (26) stiff arms Oregon Ducks safety Jeffrey Bassa (33) at the end of a second half during the football game between the Oregon Ducks and Oklahoma Sooners at the Alamodome on December 29, 2021 in San Antonio, TX.

Oklahoma Sooners running back Kennedy Brooks (26) stiff arms Oregon Ducks safety Jeffrey Bassa (33) at the end of a second half during the football game between the Oregon Ducks and Oklahoma Sooners at the Alamodome on December 29, 2021 in San Antonio, TX.

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Repeat visitors at the Alamo Bowl

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