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2013 Kickoff Luncheon presented by Wells Fargo

Date: December, 26th

Time: Noon

Location: Westin St. Francis Hotel on Union Square

335 Powell Street San Francisco, CA 94102

Tickets: Limited tickets are available to the public and are ON SALE NOW.

Attire: Business or appropriate fan attire if heading over from the Pep Rally.

Parking: There is valet parking at the Westin St. Francis.  The entrance is on Geary St. between Powell and Mason. There is additional parking in the Union Square Garage.


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In the middle of 'game week,' the two teams, game sponsors and local dignitaries assemble for the annual Kickoff Luncheon at the historic Westin St. Francis Hotel. This is a great opportunity for fans to interact with the players off the gridiron as they celebrate their seasons and their selection to the Bowl. A first class, three-course lunch will be served along with non alcoholic beverages and coffee. Guest speakers include the ESPN broadcast team, the head coaches from each team and other special guests.



Events Open To The Public

Kickoff Luncheon

The annual Kickoff Luncheon will be held on December 26th at noon at the Westin St. Francis. Tickets will go on sale November 1st. 

Pep Rally

Come hear the coaches and select players from each team speak. You'll also witness a battle of the bands as both schools' bands perform in Union Square the day before the game. The Pep Rally is FREE and will be held on Decemer 26th at 11:30am.

NCAA Youth Football Clinic hosted by the Fight Hunger Bowl

The clinic is FREE and open to all kids ages 5-14! The 5th annual clinic will be hosted next summer. Registration will begin in May 2014.