Dec. 30, 2012
|Bowl Ticket Will-Call
Fans who purchased tickets for the Heart of Dallas Bowl against Oklahoma State on Jan. 1 through the Purdue Athletic Ticket Office and did not receive them via FedEx have two will-call options in Dallas.
Hyatt Regency Dallas (300 Reunion Blvd.), near the registration desk on the lobby level - Dec. 30 (noon to 3 p.m. CT) and Dec. 31 (9 a.m. to noon CT).
Game-day will-call, from 9 a.m. through halftime, will be in the Embarcadero Building along Nimitz Avenue, on the northeast side of the Cotton Bowl - No. 17 on this map.
Purdue is playing in back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 2006 and 2007 and its 12th bowl game in the last 16 seasons.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The pep rally for the Heart of Dallas Bowl is set for Monday, Dec. 31, from 3 to 5 p.m. CT at the Omni Dallas Hotel lawn, 555 South Lamar Street.
The Purdue "All-American" Marching Band and spirit squad is scheduled to perform at 4:30 p.m.
The Omni Dallas Hotel, in the center of the revitalized downtown Dallas, is connected via sky bridge to the Dallas Convention Center and close to restaurants, shops, entertainment and more.
Also Monday, the Boilermaker Happy Hour event will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. at Union Park, 1311 Main Street. All Boilermakers and friends are invited to join the John Purdue Club and Purdue Alumni Association for a late afternoon New Year's Eve warm-up, with appetizers and a cash bar.
And the John Purdue Club and Purdue Alumni Association invites all Boilermakers and friends for camaraderie and New Year's Eve cheering beginning at 5 p.m. at the team hotel, the Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Blvd. Light appetizers will be available starting at 7 p.m., along with a cash bar.
On Sunday afternoon, the Boilermakers had their last practice prior to Tuesday's Heart of Dallas Bowl against Oklahoma State. They worked out for 70 minutes at the Southern Methodist University practice complex. Purdue will have a walk-thru Monday morning at the Cotton Bowl Stadium and take the traditional bowl team photo.
The team will participate in a bowl-sponsored indoor golf event Sunday night.