Poinsettia Bowl Game Week
SDCCU Poinsettia Bowl Press Conference
10:30 am, December 22 – Omni Hotel
There will be one press conference during bowl week and will include the head coach from each school. Each coach will make opening statements, followed by a question-and-answer period. The site of the head coaches’ press conference is the Omni Hotel.
Team Interview Availability
The availability of players, coaches and other team personnel are at the discretion of each school’s media relations department.
Media Work Room
A media work room will be located at The Omni Hotel.
Game Day – December 23
To gain access to the stadium parking lot, present your game credential at the Mission Village Drive entrance ONLY. Parking for the media is located outside Gate G. Present your credential to the attendant for priority parking. To reach the Press Box, enter the stadium through Gate H and take elevator #4 to Level 2A.
Food and Beverage Service
A buffet lunch will be provided to credentialed media in the press box. Hot and cold beverages will be available pre-game through post-game.
The press box at Qualcomm Stadium is equipped with wireless internet. Two courtesy phone lines for pool use are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. These lines are toll-restricted. If you prefer a private line, contact Gary Brashear of San Diego Sports Communications.He can be reached at (619) 281-1500.
Fax services are available in the press box. Members of the media must sign up for fax services prior to kickoff.
Game statistics will be provided in the press box at the end of each quarter.
Still photographers have access to a high-speed wireless work room at Qualcomm Stadium. The room is located adjacent to the field, at the top of Ramp A.
After the game, the winning team will remain on the field for the presentation of the most valuable offensive and defensive player trophies, and for the presentation of the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl Championship Trophy. The presentations will be staged along the press box sideline near the 50-yard line.
Post Game Interview
The post-game interview room is located adjacent to the team locker rooms, at Ramp C. Following a ten-minute cooling off period, the losing coach and selected players will be escorted to the interview room and begin their press conference. The head coach will make opening statements, followed by a question-and-answer period.
The winning head coach and selected players will follow. The format for this press conference is identical to that of the losing team.
The post game interviews will be fed to press box monitors via a closed-circuit feed from the interview area.
Post Game Quotes
Players’ and coaches’ quotes will be made available to the media after the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl game and will be distributed in the press box.