Tempe, Arizona Welcomes Indiana University Hoosiers and Oklahoma State Cowboys to the Insight Bowl

December 13, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Tempe, AZ Ė December 13, 2007 Ė Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau (www.tempecvb.com) welcomes the Indiana University Hoosiers and Oklahoma State Cowboys as they face off in this yearís Insight Bowl. The game, played at Sun Devil Stadium on the Arizona State University campus, will begin at 3:30 p.m. MST on December 31, 2007.

Teams from two of the premier conferences will compete for the title at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. For the Big Tenís Indiana University Hoosiers, this will mark their ninth bowl appearance and their first since the 1993 Independence Bowl. Representing the Big 12, the Oklahoma State Cowboys will make their fifth bowl appearance in six years for just the second time in school history. The Insight Bowl game will be televised live to a nationwide audience on the NFL Network.

Many will extend their stay to take part in the Insight Fiesta Bowl Block Party, one of the nationís top 10 New Yearís Eve celebrations. This lively street party, taking place in the Mill Avenue District, offers something for all ages, including rides, fireworks and beer gardens. Live musical acts performing on multiple stages are always a crowd favorite. This year will be no exception with Barenaked Ladies as the headliner. Fans with tickets to the Insight Bowl receive free admission into the block party.

In addition to the big game, Tempe, Arizona is a coveted place to be for football fans. The warm December weather is the perfect backdrop for a variety of activities, including pre-game tailgating, mingling in the more than 100 restaurants, taverns and shops in the Mill Avenue District and exhilarating outdoor recreation in the scenic Sonoran desert.

Make plans now to cheer for the Indiana University Hoosiers or the Oklahoma State Cowboys in Tempe, Arizona or join the fun after the game. Visit the Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau online for ticket information, special hotel rates and information on events and activities. Or, call 800-283-6734.

About Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization devoted to marketing Tempe, Arizona as a desirable visitor and group destination site. The Tempe Convention and Visitors Bureauís mission is to also provide visitors, media professionals and meeting planners with information on Tempe hotels, Tempe restaurants, Tempe entertainment, and local points of interest. To learn more about Tempe, Arizona please call 480-894-8158 or 800-283-6734 or visit us at http://www.tempecvb.com.