New Mexico Bowl Tickets
Game Venue: Dreamstyle Stadium
Home Team: New Mexico Lobos
All-Time Greats: Cody Hoffman, Kapri Bibbs, Jared Baker, Lamar Jordan, Dakota Cox, Matt Castelo, Tommie Hill, and Jordan Love.
New Mexico Bowl TicketsThe New Mexico Bowl is a post-season college football game that takes place on the campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. This annual event is usually one of the first games that is scheduled in the earlier part of the college bowl season. The New Mexico Bowl was sponsored by the Gildan clothing brand from 2011 to 2017 and was officially known as the Gildan New Mexico Bowl through the 2016-2017 season. Since 2014, the New Mexico Bowl has been played by opposing teams from two of the NCAA conferences, MWC and C-USA. The game venue, Dreamstyle Stadium, is the home of the New Mexico Lobos. Dreamstyle stadium has a seating capacity of more than 39,000 and was known as University Stadium until 2017. Be sure to get your New Mexico Bowl tickets at StubHub today to guarantee the best seats.
Where can I see a New Mexico Bowl game?The New Mexico Bowl takes place each year at the Dreamstyle Stadium on the University of New Mexico campus in Albuquerque.
What is it like to see a New Mexico Bowl game at Dreamstyle Stadium?Dreamstyle Stadium opened in September 1960 and has a seating capacity of more than 39,000. Oriented in the traditional north-south direction, the stadium features synthetic turf and a state-of-the-art sound system. The press box contains eight luxury suites and two levels of premium seating. The venue, which sits at an elevation of 5,100 feet, is the perfect home for the New Mexico Lobos. The excitement of college football is even more palpable in the postseason when teams vie to uphold their positions and to bring home one final victory for the season. The excellent acoustics and ample seating will ensure that you hear the roar of the crowd with every pass. Cheering your favorite team to victory is even better when you are sitting among thousands of avid college football fans.
Who are some notable players from the New Mexico Bowl?BYU's Cody Hoffman, Colorado State's Kapri Bibbs, Jared Baker from Arizona, and Lamar Jordan from the University of New Mexico achieved a four-way tie with 18 points scored in any single game. Other notables include Dakota Cox, Brett Madsen, Matt Castelo, Jordan Love, Tommie Hill, Channing Hames, and Mitch Unrein.
What is the prize for winning the New Mexico Bowl?The winning New Mexico Bowl team takes home the 20-inch Zia trophy, which is a hand-crafted piece of Pueblo pottery bearing the logos of the New Mexico Bowl and of the two opposing teams.
How are teams chosen to play in the New Mexico Bowl?From 2006 to 2009, the New Mexico Bowl game has been played by a team from the Mountain West Conference (MWC) versus a team from the Western Athletic Conference. In 2010 and 2011, MWC was opposed by Conference USA (C-USA) and the Mid-American Conference, respectively. In 2012 and 2013, MWC was challenged by the PAC-12 Conference. C-USA signed a contract in 2014, designating its team as the New Mexico Bowl challenger for the next six years. The New Mexico Bowl matchup, thus, features teams from MWC and C-USA, an arrangement that has been extended through the 2025-2026 season.
What are some of the teams who have previously played at the New Mexico Bowl?The 2006 inaugural game saw the San Jose State Spartans defeat the New Mexico Lobos with a score of 20-12. In 2013, the Colorado State Rams beat the Washington State Cougars 48-45 to become a two-time winner of the bowl trophy. The Rams had previously edged out Fresno State 40-35 to become the 2008 champions. The 2018 matchup was North Texas versus Utah State, with the latter team claiming a 52-13 victory. The 2019 matchup will see a team from MWC play a C-USA challenger and is scheduled to take place in December 2019. Other teams who have played in the New Mexico Bowl include BYU and Temple University.
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