San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

Free Student Ticket Information

Northern Illinois University is excited to announce an opportunity for NIU students to reserve FREE game tickets for the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. Students are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and meals. Due to the generous support of Communications and Marketing, Intercollegiate Athletics, and Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, NIU students can obtain free tickets by reserving one at

The Poinsettia Bowl is on Thursday, December 26, 2013, at 8:30 p.m. (CT) at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. A limited number of free NIU student tickets will be available for reservation at beginning Wednesday, December 11, until the tickets are sold out.

Students attending the bowl game must show their ticket receipt, which can be printed after reserving their ticket through Students can pick up their game ticket at will-call at Qualcomm Stadium and must present their NIU OneCard.

Free NIU student tickets are non-transferable.
Only NIU students can reserve these tickets.

Travel Information:
If you are an NIU student planning to attend the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl below are some web links that could assist you with your travel plans.

Hotel information:
The Poinsettia Bowl has a list of preferred hotels at the following web site: Poinsettia Bowl Preferred Hotels

The following website divides hotels by a variety of locations in the San Diego area and references their price range, amenities and provides customer comments: San Diego Hotel Guide.

Transportation information:
With the upcoming holidays, and the length of travel to California, airfare is expensive. We suggest using websites which compare many airfares simultaneously to further assist your transportation search.