Little Caesars Pizza Bowl events for participating teams and guests:
Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association Press Conference (December TBD - Noon)
Comerica Park Tigers Club
Head Coaches from both teams will meet the media at a press conference coordinated jointly with the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association. Lunch will be served in the Tiger Club at Comerica Park. Each Head Coach and a star player from each team will meet the Detroit media and have the opportunity to discuss his team, the season, and preparations for the bowl game.
Players Night Out at Thunderbowl (December 23rd)
The entire team will be the guest of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Thunderbowl, located in Allen Park from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Food and beverages will be available while each team enjoys bowling, billiards, a private arcade and music at Detroit Historic Thunderbowl Lanes. Since 1962 Thunderbowl has been the bowling center of choice for both pros and amateurs. Featuring 90 lanes, Thunderbowl is the second largest bowling center in the country. In addition to players from both teams, all travel party members and their families may attend to this event. (Warm-ups or Casual Attire – Includes dinner)
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl VIP Reception and Dinner at The Henry Ford Museum (December 23rd)
Both teams will join Bowl Officials and dignitaries for a reception, dinner at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. An Official Travel Party group of up to 40 will be guests of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. 6:45 to 10:00 p.m. (Business attire)(No children – 21 minimum)
Kickoff Luncheon at ‘Soundboard’ inside the Motor City Hotel (December 24th)
The two Head Coaches will share the spotlight at ‘Soundboard’ inside the Motor City Hotel. Guests include representatives of Little Caesars Pizza and Ford Motor Company among an expected crowd of over 400. Team members and official travel party members are invited to attend as guests of the bowl. A grand luncheon is served at 12:30 Noon and the teams will depart by 2:00 p.m. A team and travel party group of up to 150 will be guests of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. (Business attire) (Teams in warm-ups)
Salvation Army Breakfast (December 25th)
Head Coaches and Senior Players from both institutions in conjunction with the Salvation Army will help serve a Holiday Breakfast to less fortunate members of the community at the Masonic Temple in Detroit.
Holiday at the Movies Ren Cen 4 Movies (December 25th)
Today players will have the chance to sit back after dinner and enjoy an evening movie. Movie selection (a new Christmas release) and show times TBD. Both teams will be the guests of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Game (December 26th)
The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl annual game, is a holiday feature for the entire metro Detroit area. The Mid-American Conference will square off against the Big Ten Conference in yet another great collegiate football classic. Gates will open 90 minutes prior to kick-off.