Shreveport, La. – The ticket renewal mailout has begun for the 2011 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl and all ticket holders should receive their renewal forms within the next two weeks.
Ticket renewal forms are in the mail and started going out on March 17. Everyone who purchased tickets to last year’s AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl will receive a ticket renewal form. Anyone who does not receive their renewal invoice should contact the bowl office at 318.221.0712 or 888.414.2695 (BOWL). New ticket orders can also be placed by calling the bowl office. Seat locations on all new orders will be assigned once the renewal deadline has passed.
The deadline for payment on all renewals is July 1, 2011. The date and time for the 2011 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl is expected to be announced soon. The game will be played at Independence Stadium and will be televised nationally by ESPN.
Individual ticket prices in 2011 are $47 for sideline seats and $37 for south end zone seats. Military tickets can be purchased by active military personnel in person at the Bowl Office for a special discounted price of $32 for south end zone and $42 for sideline bench seats. Those wishing to donate tickets to the military can do so at those same prices.
New to all ticket buyers in 2011 is the “I-Bowl Loyalty Card”. If fans renew tickets or purchase new tickets prior to the July 1 renewal deadline they will receive one Loyalty Card for each ticket they purchase. The “I-Bowl Loyalty Card” will save fans money at participating businesses that are “Loyalty Partners” such as Cascio’s Market Bistro, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hilton Shreveport, Johnny’s Catfish and Seafood, The Dough Basket and Creative Cakes and many more. New “Loyalty Partners” will be added throughout the year as well.
The AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl has revised several of its ticket packages this year. The “Johnny’s Catfish and Seafood Family FUN Pack”, Touchdown Club, Patriot Pack, and Bowl Backer offer fans a chance to save money for their group outing to the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl.
The “Johnny’s Catfish and Seafood Family Fun Pack” is a ticket package which includes four south end zone tickets, four hot dogs, four soft drinks, and a Blue Lot parking pass all for only $175. The ticket package also includes a “Johnny’s Catfish Family Pack”, a $20 value. This saves fans more than $40 off of the regular price.
The Touchdown Club is a ticket package specially designed for larger groups. This package includes 10 south end zone tickets, and 10 shuttle tickets for $380, which saves fans $50 off the normal price.
The Patriot Pack and the Bowl Backer include 20 seats in the south end zone and sidelines respectively plus shuttle tickets and recognition at the game for your business or large group. Stay tuned for more information on ticket packages throughout the year.
The Kid’s Corner Youth Ticket Initiative allows businesses and individuals the opportunity to donate 25 or more tickets to ayouth-orientednon-profit organization of their choice, such as the YMCA, Volunteers of America, or Boys and Girls Club. This program is also a great way for youth groups to sit together at the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl in a fun and safe environment.
Information on becoming a member of the Independence Bowl Foundation or a corporate sponsor of the bowl is also available at the Bowl Office located on the ground floor of the American Tower in downtown Shreveport at 401 Market Street, Suite 120. Those interested may also contact the Bowl Office at 318.221.0712 or toll free at 888.414.BOWL (2695) or visit the bowl’s official website at www.independencebowl.org.