Alamo Bowl Will Be Held On December 29th


The 28th annual Valero Alamo Bowl will be played at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Tuesday, December 29. Kickoff time will be 8 p.m.

“Given all that we have been through these past nine months, the Valero Alamo Bowl is looking forward to delivering a much-needed boost to our city’s economy and rewarding our tourism community who provides such memorable visitor experience,” said Clay Jett, Chair of the 2020 Valero Alamo Bowl. “We thank our loyal ticket buyers, partners and sponsors for their patience as we planned to safely showcase our city and two outstanding teams from the Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences to six million viewers on ESPN. With Valero’s strong support, a sponsor since 1993, and title sponsor since 2007, we are looking forward to another unforgettable match-up at the Alamodome.”

Last year the Valero Alamo Bowl played on Tuesday, December 31 with Texas upsetting #11 Utah 38-10 in front of an Alamodome crowd of 60,147 and another 6.4 million viewers on ESPN. The event brought 35,110 visitors to town and delivered a $35.8 million total economic impact and according to a report conducted by Economic Analytics Consulting, LLC.

Since 2016, Valero Alamo Bowl scholarship programs have awarded $1 million annually which ranks #1 among all the bowl games in local scholarship giving. Seventy-five high school winners are annually awarded $7,500 Valero Alamo Bowl Student-Athlete scholarships. With help from matching programs at all six of San Antonio’s four-year universities, the Valero Alamo Bowl also annually awards 65+ college students’ scholarships.

The current Alamodome safety plan allows attendance at a reduced maximum capacity of 11,000 fans in the 65,000-seat facility.

Matching up the top teams from the Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences after the CFP selections, the 2020 Valero Alamo Bowl is on a familiar date as 11 past games have also kicked off on December 29.

Those interested in game tickets can go to to join the Bowl’s priority ticket list to sign up for an early December onsale. Ticket availability and seating capacity for the Valero Alamo Bowl will be based on the Alamodome’s latest safety protocols.