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From the Zoo and Sea World to lunch on the USS Midway, the San Diego State University Aztecs and the Brigham Young University Cougars have a busy week before kickoff, Thursday night, at the eighth annual San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.
Bowl week events
Team Day at SeaWorld
Monday, Dec. 17
SeaWorld Adventure Park
The Mountain West Conference team is allowed three to four hours to enjoy the park. Upon the team’s arrival at the park, there will be a staged photo opportunity.
Team Day at the San Diego Zoo
Tuesday, Dec. 18
San Diego Zoo
The Western Athletic Conference representative is allowed three to four hours to enjoy the park. Upon the team’s arrival at the park, there will be a staged photo opportunity.
Tuesday, Dec. 18 — 4 p.m.
Omni Hotel Gallery 3
675 L Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Poinsettia Bowl March of the Gaslamp
Sponsored by Westfield Horton Plaza
Tuesday, Dec. 18 — 6 p.m.
5th and Market, Downtown San Diego
Both university bands march through the heart of San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter playing seasonal music and then meet at 5th & Market for a spirited Battle of the Bands!
Head Coaches' Press Conference
Wednesday, Dec. 19
675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Poinsettia Bowl Team Luncheon
Wednesday, Dec. 19 — 12 p.m.
USS Midway Museum
Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
This high energy luncheon is attended by 1,000 fans and features the university marching bands, team highlights, presentations, interviews and more. Battle of the Bands takes place at 11 a.m. on the flight deck.
8th Annual San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
Thursday, Dec. 20
Kickoff - 5 p.m. on ESPN