Dec. 10, 2012
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State football is scheduled to leave for Boise, Idaho Tuesday morning via bus and will participate in various Famous Idaho Potato Bowl functions throughout the week.
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will kick-off bowl week activities Tuesday evening (Dec. 11) with the Strikes for Spuds bowling event at Pinz Bowling Center at the Wahooz Family Fun Zone in Meridian, Idaho. The event will run from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. MST.
The 24-lane facility will host both Utah State and Toledo, where both teams' offensive and defensive squads will face off to raise food donations. The donated products will be split between Boise-based and the teams' hometown charities to be used in their community outreach efforts.
Idaho-based companies, the J.R. Simplot Company and Potandon Produce will provide the potato product donations, while Food Services of America will match with a donation total of 400-lbs. of ground beef.
Strikes for Spuds is the first in a full week of bowl activities for the Aggies and Rockets. The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will take place on Saturday, December 15 with a 2:30 p.m. MST start at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho.
Tickets for the 2012 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl are available by contacting the USU Ticket Office at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, or by phone by calling 1-888-USTATE-1 or (435) 797-0305. Tickets can also be purchased 24 hours a day at www.UtahStateAggies.com.
Fans can follow the Aggie football program at twitter.com/USUFootball. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on facebook at Utah State University Athletics.
About Pinz Bowling Center
Pinz Bowling Center at the Wahooz Family Fun Zone is a 24-lane bowling center, which opened in November 2011. The facility is located just off of the Interstate-84 and Meridian Road Exit at 1385 Blue Marlin Lane, Meridian, Idaho 83642. For more information, visit www.pinzbowlingidaho.com.
About the Bowl
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl recognizes the positive impact teams, coaches and student-athletes have in their communities and their leadership roles in promoting humanitarian efforts. Each year, the Bowl generates nearly $1 million in direct economic impact for the facilities and charities involved. For more information, visit www.famousidahopotatobowl.com.
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