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					                                   Table of Contents

Important Bowl Information                                3
Bowl Information Summary                                  4
Home Team/Visiting Team Designation                       5
Texas Bowl Committee                                      6
Texas Bowl Board of Directors                             7
Committee Key Contacts                                    8
Hospitality Committee                                     9
Bowl Week Events Committee                               10
Official Party Hospitality Suite                         11
Players Hospitality Suite                                12
Band Hospitality Suite                                   13
Schedule of Events                                        14
Bowl Week Calendar                                        15
Bowl Week Events                                       16-24
Team Hotels                                              25
Hotel Arrangements                                       26
Travel                                                   27
Official Team Travel Coordinator                         28
Charter Bus Service                                      29
Equipment Truck                                          30
Official Vehicles                                        31
Accident Procedure                                       32
Vehicle Inspection Form                                  33
Air Travel Information                                   34
Car Rental Companies                                     35
Taxi Companies                                           36
Security and Escorts                                      37
Team Security Arrangements                             38-41
Credential System                                      42-43
Gifts and Merchandise                                    44
Gift Distribution                                        45
Licensing                                                46
Merchandising                                            47
Game and Stadium Information                              48
Reliant Stadium History                                   49
Reliant Stadium Maps                                   50-54
Locker Rooms                                           55-56
Game Day Stadium Arrival                               57-59
Uniform Information                                       60

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Emergency Information                                    61
Pregame Warm-Up Chart                                    62
Bands, Cheerleaders, and Mascots                         63
Bands, Cheerleaders, and Mascots                      64-66
Pregame Music                                            67
Gameday Information                                      68
Tentative Pregame Schedule                               69
Tentative Halftime Schedule                              70
Media                                                    71
Media Information                                     72-75
Sports Information Directors                             76
Required Materials to the Texas Bowl Committee        77-78
Television and Radio                                     79
Television Rights                                        80
Radio Rights                                             81
Game Tickets                                             82
Game Tickets                                             83
Allotment Map                                            84
Will Call                                                85
Players Pass List                                        86
Lost Tickets, Suites, and Consignment Information        87
Insurance                                                88
Medical Insurance                                     89-91
Alumni Information                                       92
Alumni Information                                       93
Alumni Events                                            94
NCAA Requirements                                        95
NCAA Pregame Meeting                                  96-98
Houston                                                  99
Houston Map                                             100
Hotels                                              101-103
Places to Visit                                     104-106
Suggested Team Activities                               107
Shopping                                                108
Golf                                                    109
Staff Directory                                     110-111



                                         2
Important Bowl
  Information




      3
                         Bowl Information Summary

Name of Bowl:             Texas Bowl

Address:                  Reliant Stadium, Two Reliant Park, Houston, TX 77054

Bowl Producer:            Lone Star Sports & Entertainment

Office Telephone:         (832) 667-2012       Office Fax: (832) 667-2055

President:                Jamey Rootes

Bowl Contacts:            David Brady
                          Email: dbrady@lsse.net

                          Heather Houston
                          Email: hhouston@lsse.net

Game Date:                Friday, December 28, 2007

Game Time:                7:00 PM CST

Name of Stadium:          Reliant Stadium

Capacity:                 71,100

Ticket Prices:            $20, $25, $35, $50, $75

Conference Suites:        3 per Conference at Cost

Pairings:                 University of Houston vs. TBD

TV Network:               NFL Network

Radio Network:            National: Westwood One, Local: Clear Channel

Authorization for Flagship Radio Station of Team to Originate Broadcast: Yes

Required Arrival Date:    7:00 PM, December 23, 2007

Texas Bowl and Corporate Agreements Applicable:
A. Team Hotel:         Hyatt Regency Downtown
B. Band Hotel:         Hilton Americas
C. Sidelines:          Powerade



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              Home Team and Visiting Team Designation


University of Houston has been designated the Home Team and TBD has been
designated the Visiting Team. The following is information regarding the participating
team designation:


                                            UNIVERSITY OF
                                                                             TBD
                                               HOUSTON
                                            Methodist Training        Methodist Training
Practice Site A           Dec. 26           Center at Reliant         Center at Reliant
                                                Stadium                   Stadium
                       Dates prior to
Practice Site B                                     TBD                      TBD
                         Dec. 26
Reliant Stadium
                          Dec. 27            5:00 – 6:00 p.m.          6:15 – 7:15 p.m.
 Walk-Through

                          Uniform             Dark Jersey               Light Jersey
                       Locker Room             Southeast                 Southwest
  Game Day                 Bench                   East                     West
                         End Zone                 South                     North
                      Ticket Locations      See Ticket Section        See Ticket Section
                          Team                 Hyatt Regency            JW Marriott
     Hotels             Conference             Hyatt Regency            JW Marriott
                          Band                 Hilton Americas       Doubletree Galleria

 Charter Buses       Team/Conference      Sierra Stage Coaches      Sierra Stage Coaches




                                           5
Texas Bowl Committee




         6
                           Texas Bowl Board of Directors




   John Huff,            Denis Braham                Billy Burge         Philip Burguieres
   Chairman             Winstead Sechrest             HCHJSA             Houston Texans
Oceaneering, Intl.          & Minick




 Chris Del Conte            Jon Heidtke            Don Henderson           Dave Maggard
 Rice University         Fox Sports Net SW            GHCVB             University of Houston




                 Bob McNair              Bob Moses              Don Sanders
               Houston Texans       Black Jack Resources    Sanders, Morris, Harris

                          Senior Advisors to the Board




                 Don Faust              Larry Catuzzi          Kenny Friedman
              Faust Distributing
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                                      Financial Security          MAXXAM
                        Texas Bowl Committee Key Contacts


   COMMITTEE CHAIRS                   OFFICE                    E-MAIL

University of Houston Team Hosts
           Ewart Jones              (713) 520-6444          ejones@epicenter.org
        Marty Thompson              (713) 547-2881   marty.thompson@haynesboone.com

University of Houston Alumni Host
                                    (713) 632-8113      mcoppens@spahouston.org
       Michael Coppens

University of Houston Band Host
                                    (281) 355-6060      lamar@PercussionOne.org
      Lamar Burkhalter

   University of Houston Hotel
        Hyatt Regency               (713) 375-4716         lsemonik@hyatt.com
        Laura Semonik

       Game Operations
                                    (832) 667-2134     dozzolek@houstontexans.com
        Diane Ozzolek

      Game Entertainment
                                    (832) 667-2285     charbich@houstontexans.com
        Casey Harbich

       Bowl Week Events
                                    (832) 667-2012          hhouston@lsse.net
       Heather Houston

     OTP/Team Hospitality
                                    (713) 439-8038       chris.vaughan@nmfn.com
       Chris Vaughan

     Media/Public Relations
        Zac Emmons                  (832) 667-2220     zemmons@houstontexans.com
        Tiffani Walker              (832) 667-2282      twalker@houstontexans.com

   Competition/Practice Sites
                                    (832) 667-2109      dbrady@houstontexans.com
        David Brady




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       Texas Bowl Hospitality Committee
       Douglas M. Horn, Committee Chair


    Committee                        Name

OTP/Team Hospitality             Chris Vaughan

     Team Host                  Marty Thompson

  Escorts/Security                Stan Parker

      Officials                    Joe Machol

       Media                       Rob Lopez

    Spouse Host                  Judith Logsdon

Band Host/Hospitality           Lamar Burkhalter

Athletic Director Host            Larry Catuzzi

Alumni Director Host            Michael Coppens

  Gridiron Legends                 Rob Lynch

    Team Hotel                   Laura Semonik

     Band Hotel                  Christen Larsen

    Media Hotel                   Amy Roberts




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               Texas Bowl Events Committee
            Donald J. Henderson, Committee Chair


          Committee                                Name

       Spouses Luncheon                          Delia Mizwa

          Rodeo Bowl                          Catherine Schultz

       Coaches Luncheon                   Joe Pogge/Thomas Martinez

DePelchin Children’s Center Visits              Ron McDaniel

         Family Outings                          Cathy Dean

   Assistant Coaches Dinners                     Mike Flory

      Chairman’s Reception                     Heather Houston




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                       Official Party Hospitality Suite


The Texas Bowl Manager has secured the Cottonwood Suite for hospitality at the
Hyatt Regency otel. The suite is for the use of the university. A select group of Texas
Bowl Committee Members will staff the suite. Snacks, light food and beverages will be
served daily.

No media will be allowed entry to the suite. The area will be restricted to the university’s
Official Party. The hospitality suite is a safe area for you and your staff.

The University is responsible for producing and issuing name tags to designated
individuals as well as controlling access to the hospitality suite.

During your initial planning visit, your host Committee Chair will confirm a daily schedule
for the hospitality suite.


                                HOURS OF OPERATION
                                       (TBD)



       Bowl Staff Contact                        Committee Contact
       Heather Houston                           Chris Vaughan
       (832) 667-2012                            (713) 972-8071
       hhouston@lsse.net                         chris.vaughan@nmfn.com




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                           Players Hospitality Suite


The Texas Bowl Manager has secured the Imperial West for your player’s hospitality
suite at the Hyatt Regency hotel. The suite is for the use of the PLAYERS ONLY. This
room will be set-up with activities for the players and soda and water will be provided,
along with some light snacks.

Hours of operation are to be mutually determined by the university and the Host
Committee during the initial planning visit.



      Bowl Staff Contact:                              Committee Contact:
      Heather Houston                                  Chris Vaughan
      (832) 667-2012                                   (713) 972-8071
      hhouston@lsse.net                                chris.vaughan@nmfn.com




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                            Band Hospitality Suite


The Texas Bowl Manager has secured the 343-346AB for your band’s hospitality suite
at the Hilton Americas hotel. The suite is for the use of the BAND ONLY. This room will
be set-up with activities for the band members and soda and water will be provided,
along with some light snacks.

Hours of operation are to be mutually determined by the university and the Host
Committee during the initial planning visit.



      Bowl Staff Contact:                             Committee Contact:
      Heather Houston                                 Chris Vaughan
      (832) 667-2012                                  (713) 972-8071
      hhouston@lsse.net                               chris.vaughan@nmfn.com




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Schedule of Events




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                                Schedule of Events
                                Bowl Week Calendar


  Sunday,             TBD                      Team Arrival at Hyatt Regency
December 23           TBD                              Team Shuttles

                      TBD                 Passes to Children’s Museum of Houston
 Monday,
                      TBD                        Boot Fit Party at Cavender’s
December 24
                      TBD                              Team Shuttles

 Tuesday,
                                                        Movie Passes
December 25

              10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.    Family Outing at Museum of Natural Science
                12:00 – 3:00 p.m.      Spouses Luncheon at Galleria/Uptown Houston
Wednesday,          2:00 p.m.                         Press Conference
December 26      5:00 – 9:00 p.m.            Rodeo Bowl 2007 at George Ranch
                    7:00 p.m.          University of Houston Band Pizza Party at Hilton
                                                          Americas

              10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.            Family Outing at Houston Zoo
                12:00 – 2:00 p.m.              Coaches Luncheon at Morton’s
                 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.       University of Houston Team Walk-Through at
 Thursday,                                                 Reliant
December 27      3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                  Coaches NCAA Meeting
                 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.          University of Houston Visit to DePelchin
                 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.      Assistant Coaches Dinners at Uptown Houston
                 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.       Chairman’s Reception at Museum of Fine Arts

                 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.            TexFest – Pregame Tailgate Festival
  Friday,
                    7:00 p.m.                        Texas Bowl Kick-off
December 28
                      TBD                Postgame Holiday Fireworks Extravaganza




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                     Bowl Week Event Requirements


                                                 Additional
                                                                            Media
  Events         Required        Also Invited     Tickets     Qty   Cost
                                                                           Allowed
                                                 Available

                                   25 Official
Spouses
                   N/A            Travel Party      No        N/A   N/A      No
Luncheon
                                    Spouses
                                   50 Official
Rodeo Bowl    Team, Coaches       Travel Party      No        N/A   N/A     Yes
                                   Members
                                      ADs,
Coaches                              School
              Head Coaches                          Yes       20    $75     Yes
Luncheon                          Presidents,
                                    Spouses
                10 Athletes,
                                 ADs, School
DePelchin    2 Coaches, Mascot                      N/A       N/A   N/A     Yes
                                  President
                Cheerleaders

 Assistant
 Coaches     Assistant Coaches     Spouses          N/A       N/A   N/A     N/A
  Dinners

                  AD’s,          Head Coach &
Chairman’s
             School President,     Spouse, 4        Yes       10    $200     No
Reception
                Spouses             Guests

                  Bands,
 TexFest       Cheerleaders,          All           N/A       N/A   N/A     Yes
                 Mascots




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                              Spouse’s Luncheon


DATE:               Wednesday, December 26, 2007

TIME:               12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

PLACE:              Uptown Houston

DRESS:              Luncheon Attire

DESCRIPTION:        Team spouses enjoy a private luncheon at a restaurant in the
                    Galleria and shopping afterwards at the many stores in Houston’s
                    most famous shopping destination.

ATTENDANCE:         Team Spouses


        Bowl Staff Contact:                          Committee Contact:
        Heather Houston                              Delia Mizwa
        (832) 667-2012                               (713) 621-2011
        hhouston@lsse.net                            dmizwa@uptown-houston.com




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                                   Rodeo Bowl


DATE:               Wednesday, December 26, 2007

TIME:               5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

PLACE:              George Ranch Historical Park

DRESS:              Casual Team Attire

DESCRIPTION:        Both teams will get to experience a true Texas treat at the beautiful
                    George Ranch Historical Park, a Houston’s landmark. Team
                    members will participate in a sampling of playful rodeo events and
                    dine on the traditional Texas Bar-B-Q.

ATTENDANCE:         Official travel party plus 50 additional passes



        Bowl Staff Contact:                           Committee Contact:
        Heather Houston                               Catherine Schultz
        (832) 667-2012                                (832) 667-1115
        hhouston@lsse.net                             Schultz@rodeohouston.com




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                              Coaches Luncheon


DATE:               Thursday, December 27, 2007

TIME:               12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

PLACE:              Morton’s The Steakhouse

DRESS:              Business Casual

DESCRIPTION:        Enjoy a first-class steak luncheon at one of Houston’s finest
                    restaurants. Hear from both head coaches and local celebrities.

ATTENDANCE:         Required appearance by Head Football Coach. Athletic
                    Director and School President is optional.



        Bowl Staff Contact:                          Committee Contact:
        Heather Houston                              Joe Pogge
        (832) 667-2012                               (713) 343-9000
        hhouston@lsse.net                            joe@gopogge.com

                                                     Thomas Martinez
                                                     713-417-4001
                                                     tmart16@hotmail.com




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                          DePelchin Children’s Center Visit


DATE:               Thursday, December 27, 2007

TIME:               3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

PLACE:              DePelchin Children’s Center

DRESS:              Casual Team Attire

DESCRIPTION:        Players will visit DePelchin Children’s Center, the Bowl’s charity
                    beneficiary. The University of Houston team will visit families from
                    the adoption program.

ATTENDANCE:         10 Squad-Members, 4 Coaches, Team Mascot and
                    Cheerleaders



        Bowl Staff Contact:                           Committee Contact:
        Heather Houston                               Ron McDaniel
        (832) 667-2012                                (713) 802-7795
        hhouston@lsse.net                             rmcdaniel@depelchin.org




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               Chairman’s Reception and Dinner


DATE:          Thursday, December 27, 2007

TIME:          Cocktails at 6:30 p.m.
               Dinner served at 7:00 p.m.

PLACE:         Museum of Fine Arts Houston

DRESS:         Dinner Attire

DESCRIPTION:   Enjoy a one-of-a-kind, private reception at Houston’s finest
               museums, the Museum of Fine Arts. Dinner will be served and
               guests will experience a private tour of the museum.

ATTENDANCE:    School President, Athletic Director, Head Coach and Spouses.




                               Bowl Staff Contact:
                                Heather Houston
                                 (832) 667-2012
                               hhouston@lsse.net




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                        Assistant Coaches Dinners


DATE:               Thursday, December 27, 2007

TIME:               7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

PLACE:              Uptown Houston

DRESS:              Dinner Attire

DESCRIPTION:        The coaching staff and their spouses will get treated to a first-class
                    dining experience in Houston.

ATTENDANCE:         Assistant Coaches and Spouses




        Bowl Staff Contact:                            Committee Contact:
        Heather Houston                                Mike Flory
        (832) 667-2012                                 (281) 499-0128
        hhouston@lsse.net                              lmees1@earthlink.net




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                   TexFest Pregame Tailgate Festival


DATE:               Friday, December 28, 2007

TIME:               3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

PLACE:              Reliant Stadium Parking Lot (Lot 19)

DRESS:              Casual

DESCRIPTION:        Held outside of Reliant Stadium, TexFest will feature Texas-sized
                    fun and entertainment for each and every fan. TexFest will include
                    live music, Texas and football-themed interactives, and a Texas
                    Bowl Tailgating Competition between the participating schools.
                    Fans can visit their own team "Spirit Zones", complete with
                    cheerleaders, bands, mascots and face painting.

                    The Texas Bowl Tailgating Championship is sure to be the highlight
                    of TexFest. Join the fun as the two competing schools bring their
                    best tailgaters to compete against one another in a tailgating
                    showdown.

                    Teams will enter Reliant Stadium through TexFest during their
                    “Spirit Walks”

ATTENDANCE:         Bands, cheerleaders, and mascot are required to attend.
                    Coaches and Teams are required to enter Reliant Stadium
                    through TexFest. All other guests are encouraged to come.



        Bowl Staff Contact:                   Committee Contact:
        Heather Houston                       Lance Cavazos
        (832) 667-2012                        (832) 667-2042
        hhouston@lsse.net                     lcavazos@houstontexans.com




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                        Firework Extravaganza


DATE:          Friday, December 28, 2007

TIME:          Post game

PLACE:         Reliant Park

DRESS:         Casual

DESCRIPTION:   The post-game fireworks extravaganza will be the largest holiday
               fireworks show in the state of Texas.

ATTENDANCE:    Everyone is encouraged to attend.



                              Bowl Staff Contact:
                                  David Brady
                                (832) 667-2109
                               dbrady@lsse.net




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Team Hotels




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                              Hotel Arrangements

 The HYATT REGENCY HOUSTON has been designated as the official team hotel for
                      the University of Houston.
                    UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON HEADQUARTERS
                                     Hyatt Regency
                                  1200 Louisiana Street
                                 Houston, Texas 77002
                                 Phone: (713) 654-1234
                                  Fax: (713) 375-4699

BASE ROOM BLOCK – TEAMS and OFFICIAL TRAVEL PARTY
The Texas Bowl Manager has secured one hundred seventy-five (175) rooms for six (6)
nights for teams and official travel party. Check-in will be on Sunday, December 23,
2007 and check-out will be on Saturday, December 29, 2007. If you plan to arrive
earlier, please immediately contact Heather Houston at (832) 667-2012.
BASE ROOM BLOCK RATE
The institution is responsible for the base room block at a rate of $109.00 per night per
room plus tax if applicable. (This does not include incidentals, also the institution’s
responsibility).
SUITES
The Texas Bowl Manager has secured three (3) one-bedroom suites on a
complimentary basis for the Athletic Director and School President from Sunday,
December 23, 2007 to Saturday, December 29, 2007; and two (2) additional suites at
the group rate of $109.00.
ROOMING LIST
Please send your complete rooming list to Laura Semonik at lsemonik@hyatt.com, by
December 18, 2007.

      Bowl Staff Contact:                              Hotel Contact:
      Heather Houston                                  Laura Semonik
      (832) 667-2012                                   (713) 375-4716
      hhouston@lsse.net                                lsemonik@hyatt.com




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Travel




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                     Official Team Travel Coordinator

The Texas Bowl Manager requests that each school designate an “Official Team Travel
Coordinator” to make all arrangements with the Manager’s office on behalf of the
university. This individual should be designated no later than Friday, December 7,
2007.

REQUIREMENTS FROM PARTICIPATING UNIVERSITIES
Manager requires that each team arrive in Houston no later than 7:00 p.m. on
Sunday, December 23, 2007.

On an excel file, please forward the following information to Heather Houston, via
e-mail at hhouston@lsse.net no later than Tuesday, December 11, 2007:

   A. List of the athletic department staff including names and titles, as well as names
      of spouses and names and ages of children.

   B. List of players, trainers, managers and spouses with total number of people.

   C. List of the university official party including names and titles, as well as names of
      spouses and names and ages of children. Please also include shirt sizes if
      possible.

   D. Time of arrival, mode of transportation of all groups, name of carrier and contact
      person for the following groups: team, athletic staff, university official party, bnad
      and cheerleaders.

   E. Name of one (1) representative to be responsible for courtesy car check-in/
      check-out procedures.

   F. Name of one (1) driver for the team equipment truck.




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                              Charter Bus Service
Sierra Stage Coaches, Inc. is the designated Charter Bus Service of the 2007 Texas
Bowl. Sierra Stage Coaches, Inc. will provide you with quality service throughout your
stay in Houston.

The negotiated rate for each bus is $325 for a 4 hour minimum and $70 for each
additional hour. Airport transfers are a flat $400 fee each way.

Bus driver tips are the responsibility and at the discretion of the institution.

A representative from Sierra Stage Coaches, Inc. and the Host Committee
Transportation Chair will discuss your charter bus needs and schedule at your Initial
Planning Visit.


      Bowl Staff Contact:                       Sierra Stage Coaches, Inc. Contact:
      Heather Houston                           Sandra Reid
      (832) 667-2012                            Office: (713) 947-2877
      hhouston@lsse.net                         Cell: (713) 444-2675
                                                sreid@sierratrailways.com




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                               Equipment Truck

Eagle Global Logistics (EGL) will provide Equipment Truck service and transportation
if needed. Please have your Football Operations representative contact EGL directly for
your needs.

                                   Gabriel Badillo
                                Operations Manager
                               Eagle Global Logistics
                                15350 Vickery Drive
                                 Houston, TX 77032
                                   (281) 618-3780
                                  www.eaglegl.com
                             Gabriel.badillo@eaglegl.com


                           Bowl and Committee Contact:
                                   Diane Ozzolek
                                  (832) 667-2134
                           dozzolek@houstontexans.com




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                                  Official Vehicles

COURTESY CARS
Joe Meyers Ford is the “Official Car Provider” of the 2007 Texas Bowl. Each institution
will be provided a total of 10 courtesy cars.

VEHICLE PICK-UP, RETURN AND INSPECTION
Upon arrival, a Texas Bowl Committee representative will meet with your Official Team
Travel Coordinator for an inspection of each vehicle and distribution of the keys. On the
day of you departure, please return the cars to the hotel parking area. A Texas Bowl
Committee representative will meet with your Official Team Travel Coordinator for
a return inspection of each vehicle and collection of the keys. A sample of the
“Vehicle Inspection Form” can be found in this section.

OPERATIONAL EXPENSES
Operational expenses for the vehicle will be the responsibility of the institution.

AGREEMENT WITH JOE MYERS FORD
Each individual driving a courtesy car must sign a Bailment Agreement with Joe Myers
Ford. The Team Travel Coordinator will receive this paperwork on the initial site visit.

INSURANCE
The University or individual drive is responsible for providing insurance for the assigned
courtesy cars as follows:
      (1) Arranged Through the University
      If the certificate of the insurance is arranged through the institution, please send
      the original certificate, to Heather Houston by Tuesday, December 18.
      (2) Arranged Through the Individual
      If the individual driver is providing insurance, the Team travel coordinator shall
      collect all individual proof of insurance cards and send to Heather Houston by
      Tuesday, December 18.

In addition to the insurance certificate, the Team Travel Coordinator must submit
the following documents to Heather Houston via fax no later than Tuesday,
December 18, 2007:
       A. A list of the individuals who will drive the courtesy cars
       B. A copy of the individual’s driver’s license
       C. Joe Myers Ford Bailment Agreement

                                       Bowl Staff Contact:
                                         Heather Houston
                                      (832) 667-2012 phone
                                        hhouston@lsse.net


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                              Accident Procedure


Should a vehicle become involved in an accident, your official Team Travel Coordinator
should immediately contact Heather Houston. It will be the responsibility of the driver’s
participating institution to pay all deductible charges. In addition, if any non-insurance
covered damages are incurred during operation of a vehicle, it will be the responsibility
of the driver’s participating institution to pay all damages fees.


VEHICLE RESTRICTIONS
  • Only individuals over the age of twenty-five (25) have permission to drive the
     courtesy vehicles.
  • No team players are permitted to drive the courtesy vehicles.
  • Courtesy vehicles are to be used within a fifty (50) mile radius of the Team Hotel.
  • All passengers required to use seatbelts.
  • The institution shall be responsible for all fines, forfeitures, penalties (parking,
     speeding, accident) and deductible incurred by reason of use of the courtesy
     vehicles.




                                      Bowl Staff Contact:
                                       Heather Houston
                                        (832) 667-2012
                                      hhouston@lsse.net




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                      Vehicle Inspection Form


VEHICLE INFORMATION
Model:       _____________________   Color:            _____________________
Vehicle ID#: _____________________   License Plate#:   _____________________

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
PLEASE CIRCLE DAMAGED AREA OR AREAS IN POOR CONDITION ON
DIAGRAM:
(Please use black ink for pick-up and red ink for return)


DESCRIBE ITEMS CHECKED ABOVE AND ANY OTHER DAMAGE:




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                            Air Travel Information

Houston has two major airports: George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P.
Hobby Airport. Together they form one of North America's largest public airport
systems and position Houston as the international gateway to the south central United
States.


Bush Intercontinental Airport           William P. Hobby Airport
2800 N Terminal Rd                      7800 Airport Boulevard
Houston, TX 77032-5569                  Houston, Texas 77061
(281) 230-3000                          (713) 640-3000
Charles Wall, Airport Manager           Mary Case, Airport Manager

Ellington Field
510 Ellington Field
Houston, Texas 77034
713.847.4200
Brian Rinehart, Airport Manager




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             Car Rental Companies



Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Hobby Airport                  (713) 645-7222
George Bush Intercontinental   (281) 230-8200




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           Taxi Companies


AAA Taxi-Clear Lake        (281) 338-7133

Fiesta Cab Company         (713) 428-5830

Liberty Cab Company        (713) 695-6700

Square Deal Cab Co         (713) 659-7236

United Cab Company         (713) 699-0000

Yellow Cab Company         (713) 236-1111




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Security and Escorts




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                            Team Security Arrangements
                                   Bowl Week
The Texas Bowl Manager and the Houston Police Department have joined together to
ensure a safe 2007 Texas Bowl Game. Please find listed below the arrangements made
for your university during bowl week.

SECURITY ESCORTS
The Houston Police will provide security escorts throughout bowl week for the following:
      •     Team Arrival
      •     Practices
      •     Full Squad Events
      •     Game Day
      •     Team Departure

The Texas Bowl Manager will be responsible for providing security escorts to and from
the above designated areas. Additional escort service will be the responsibility of the
institution. Please contact Heather Houston, your Logistics Chair, at (832) 667-2012 if
you would like to arrange for additional escort service.

Please note that on game day, ONLY Team Buses will be allowed to enter through
Gate 10 for Bus Parking. Official Party Buses must separate from the Team Buses
after entering through Gate 10. Team Buses will be parked in adjacent lot in close
proximity to the loading dock.

TEAM SECURITY DETAIL
The Texas Bowl Manager has secured two (2) Houston officers from the Harris County
Sheriff’s Department to stay with your team throughout your visit to Houston. These
arrangements will be provided to your institution compliments of the Texas Bowl
Manager.

      Bowl Staff Contact:               Harris County Sheriff Contact:
      Heather Houston                   Sergeant Stan Parker
      (832) 667-2012                    Office: (713) 674-5393
      hhouston@lsse.net                 Cell: (832) 372-7898




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                      Team Security Arrangements
                           Reliant Stadium
The Texas Bowl Manager and Reliant Stadium have joined together to ensure a safe
2007 Texas Bowl Game. Please find listed below the procedures for Team Walk-
Through and Game Day.


TEAM WALK THROUGH           (Thursday, December 27, 2007)
Team Equipment Trucks
     • Equipment trucks can gain access to the Stadium prior to the team walk-
        through.
     • Please make sure that the team equipment truck(s) are locked in transit to the
        Stadium.
     • Upon arrival to the Stadium, the vehicle will be inspected inside Gate 10
        outside the loading dock.
     • Equipment truck(s) will be allowed to enter the Stadium and unload inside
        Reliant Stadium, Service Level.
     • Once unloaded, equipment trucks will be parked outside the Stadium.

Credentials
     • In order to gain access to the Stadium, all players and team staff must wear
         the official Texas Bowl “Team Walk Through” credential.
     • The credentials will be distributed to the team by a Committee representative.
     • Before leaving the bus, please make sure each individual is wearing a
         credential.

Bag Tags
     • In order for players and team personnel to bring personal possessions into
         the Stadium, all bags must be checked and tagged.
     • The bag tags will be distributed to the team by a Committee representative.
     • Please complete this process at the hotel prior to departure to the Stadium.

Arrival to Stadium
      • Upon arrival to Reliant Stadium, Stadium security will conduct a screening
          process as both players and team personnel enter through the Loading Dock.




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                      Team Security Arrangements
                           Reliant Stadium

GAME DAY
Stadium Screening
      • Prior to the team arrival on game day, bomb sniffing dogs will search key
        areas of the Stadium and locker rooms.
      • The Houston Police Department will conduct this search and will need access
        to your locker room.
      • Separate team padlocks will not be permitted.
      • Once completed, Stadium security will be stationed outside the team locker
        room and will only be accessible to individuals with the proper credentials.

Credentials
     • In order to gain access to the Stadium, all players and team staff must wear
         the official Texas Bowl “Team Game Day” credential.
     • The credentials will be distributed to the team by a Committee representative.
     • Before leaving the bus, please make sure each individual is wearing a
         credential.

Team Buses
     • Buses get checked upon arrival to the Stadium.

Bag Tags
     • In order for players and team personnel to bring personal possessions into
         the Stadium, all bags must be checked and tagged.
     • Prior to the departure of the team buses from your team hotel, bomb sniffing
         dogs will be utilized to search all bags.
     • The Houston Police Department will conduct the search and will need access
         to your team bags.
     • Accordingly, all bags should be lined up curbside outside the team buses no
         later than two (2) hours prior to departure for inspection.
     • Prior to your arrival to Houston, the Texas Bowl Manager will provide you with
         a list of items that should not be placed in any bag.
     • Once inspected, security personnel will be place a tag on the corresponding
         bag.
     • In cooperation with your athletic department officials, the bags will then be
         placed underneath in the team bus luggage compartment and secured.
     • Please complete this process at the hotel prior to departure to the Stadium.




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                      Team Security Arrangements
                           Reliant Stadium
GAME DAY
Arrival to Stadium
      • Upon arrival to Reliant Stadium, Stadium security will conduct a screening
          process as both players and personnel enter through Gate 10 to the Loading
          Dock. This screening process will consist of a bag search, a pat down and
          possible other security measures. All participants, guests and staff are
          required to undergo this screening prior to entering Reliant Stadium.

Team Equipment
     • Equipment trucks will park outside the Stadium in the Loading Dock parking
        area early morning.
     • During the 3rd quarter, the team equipment truck can re-enter Stadium.
     • Prior to entering Stadium, the vehicle will once again be inspected outside of
        Loading Dock.
     • Equipment truck(s) will be allowed to enter the Stadium and unload inside
        Reliant Stadium Service Level.


                                    Bowl Staff Contact:
                                        David Brady
                                      (832) 667-2109
                                     dbrady@lsse.net




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                               Credential System

To ensure the proper safety of the participating teams, the Texas Bowl Manager will be
utilizing a “zone” credentialing system at the 2007 Texas Bowl. These zones will be
identified through both color and number codes as follows:

COLOR BARS
Red      Texas Bowl Official
Green    Media
Orange   Network TV
Yellow   Team Officials
Blue     Stadium Operations
Purple   Entertainment

ZONES
The following zones will be used to differentiate access in Reliant Stadium:
Two Stars – indicates total access (any time, any place)
One Star – indicates total access (except on field during game)
1 – Tunnel/Interview rooms
2 – Texans locker room
3 – University of Houston team locker room
4 – TBD team bench
5 – University of Houston team bench
6 – Sidelines
7 – Pressbox
8 – Suites
9 – Concourse only
10 – TBD team locker room
11 – Broadcast booth
12 – Media workroom (during game)

The Texas Bowl will provide each institution with a Zone Access Guide upon receipt of
credentials.


                                Bowl Staff Contact:
                                   Holly Schweitzer
                                   (832) 667-2039
                           hschweitzer@houstontexans.com




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                          Credential Team Requests

The Texas Bowl Manager requires that each participating team submit their credential
requests via the attached excel file. Please note that due to security measures, no
credential will be assigned without the following information:

   1.   First Name
   2.   Last Name
   3.   Social Security Number
   4.   Date of Birth
   5.   Gender
   6.   Title
   7.   Requested Area of Access (see Zones on page 39)


PHOTO IDENTIFICATION
All media and team officials will need to provide a photo ID to receive his or her
credential.

Please forward your complete list of Media credential requests to Zac Emmons at
zemmons@houstontexans.com by Tuesday, December 18, 2007.

Please forward your complete list of Team credential requests to Holly Schweitzer at
hschweitzer@houstontexans.com by Tuesday, December 18, 2007.


Bowl Staff Team:                                 Bowl Staff Contact Media:
Holly Schweitzer                                 Zac Emmons
(832) 667-2039                                   (832) 667-2022
hschweitzer@houstontexans.com                    zemmons@houstontexans.com




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Gifts and Merchandise




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                                Gift Distribution

Player gift packages will be distributed to the team on TBD at the team hotel. NOTE:
The Official Team Travel Coordinator must be present to confirm the number of
packages/gifts.



                         Official Travel Party Gifts
ITEM                      COMP          DELIVERY DATE
Custom-made boots         125           TBD
Sports backpack           125           TBD
iTunes gift card          125           TBD
Belt buckle               125           TBD
Watch                     125           TBD
T-Shirt                   125           TBD



Additional gift bags will be made available to your institution for $300.00. Please
forward your additional gift order to Callye Dannheim, Lone Star Sports &
Entertainment, via e-mail at cdannheim@lsse.net no later than Tuesday, December
18, 2007. Please allow a 60-day delivery time on all additional items.

NOTE: The prices above do not include shipping charges for the additional gift
order. This will be the responsibility of the institution.


                                 Bowl Staff Contact:
                                   Callye Dannheim
                                    (832) 667-2017
                                 cdannheim@lsse.net




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                                     Licensing


The Texas Bowl Manager handles the licensing of all Texas Bowl marks. The Texas
Bowl licensing program is designed to protect the game against the misuse or
unauthorized use of the organization’s name and logo. All use of official Texas Bowl
marks must be discussed with and approved by the Texas Bowl Manager.

The Texas Bowl Manager shall have the right to use, on a non-exclusive basis, the
names, slogans, seals, logos and marks of the universities participating in the Texas
Bowl for the purpose of licensing and merchandising efforts related to the game. Each
university has the right to exercise reasonable control over the Texas Bowl’s use of the
university marks.

For the purpose of awards purchased by the university for the members of the football
team, its coaches, managers, Official Party and personnel affiliated with the university
participating in the Texas Bowl, Lone Star Sports and Entertainment/Texas Bowl
Manager will waive its licensing fee for use of the Texas Bowl marks. However,
approval must be obtained from the Texas Bowl Manager.

                                  Bowl Staff Contact:
                                      David Brady
                                    (832) 667-2109
                                   dbrady@lsse.net




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                                  Merchandising

Aramark is the “Event Merchandise Concessionaire” of the Texas Bowl Manager.
Through the Texas Bowl contracts with all Texas Bowl Hotel properties and Texas Bowl
functions, Aramark has been designated as the event concessionaire.

Aramark is responsible for the procurement and sale of Texas Bowl football game
related and collegiate products.

UNIVERSITY & ALUMNI ASSOCIATION EVENT PLANNING REQUIREMENTS
The Texas Bowl Manager has granted exclusive rights to Aramark to sell collegiate and
Texas Bowl related merchandise on the premises (i.e. Reliant Stadium, hotel properties,
special events, alumni functions etc.) of all university and alumni association functions
in Houston during Texas Bowl Week.

For additional information, please contact the following individuals:

       Concessionaire Contact:                   Bowl Staff Contact:
       Joe Glynn                                 David Brady
       (832) 667-2458                            (832) 667-2109
       glynn-joe@aramark.com                     dbrady@lsse.net




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Game and Stadium
   Information




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                              Reliant Stadium History

The city of Houston has always been on the cutting edge of stadium development. Houston first
introduced the Astrodome, which opened in 1965 as the world's first dome stadium. Reliant
Stadium, the first NFL stadium with a retractable roof, opened for business on August 24, 2002,
as the Texans hosted the Miami Dolphins in their first home preseason game.

Ground broke on Reliant Stadium on March 9, 2000. The Stadium, covering 1.9 million square
feet, features 44,000 seats on the sideline. There are 8,200 club seats and 187 suites. The
suites are the closest to the field in the NFL.

The Super Bowl, the world's biggest sports spectacle, returned to Houston for the first time in 30
years in February 2004 as Reliant Stadium hosted a memorable Super Bowl XXXVIII between
the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers. The Patriots won 32-29 on Adam Vinatieri's
41-yard field goal with four seconds remaining before a raucous crowd of 71,525. The event
also featured elaborate pregame and halftime shows featuring the likes of Aerosmith, Beyonce,
Kid Rock, Justin Timberlake, Janet Jackson, P. Diddy, Nelly, Toby Keith and Willie Nelson.

Reliant Stadium has also played host to numerous college football games, including two
Houston Bowls and the 2005 Big 12 Championship Game. The Stadium has also become one
of the nation's leading soccer venues. The U.S. National Soccer Team hosted Mexico in May
2003 in the two teams' first match since their 2002 World Cup meeting. In August 2006 FC
Barcelona was the biggest soccer event in Reliant Stadium, with over 70,000 fans. In 2007
Reliant Stadium will host the East West Shrine game.

With the innovation of the retractable roof, Houston returned to outdoor NFL action in 2002 for
the first time since Super Bowl VIII at Rice Stadium in 1974. The roof is made of translucent
Teflon-coated fiberglass fabric, and takes 10 minutes to open and close. When opening, the
roof splits at the 50-yard line and docks in the end zones. The roof can withstand winds as
strong as 140 miles per hour when closed and secured.

The climate-controlled stadium also features a natural grass-playing surface. The grass is
grown on eight-foot square trays outdoors and installed in the Stadium.

Reliant Stadium features an open view of the playing field from the main concourse and on the
club level. The main concourse is 40 feet wide, which makes it the largest in the NFL. Each
concession stand has multiple televisions enabling Texans fans to stay on top of the action.

Reliant Stadium can also boast a larger than life scoreboard. Following the trend that was
started with the Astrodome scoreboard, Reliant Stadium houses two of the largest in the NFL.
Both include out of town scores, down and distance, the game clock and a host of other traits.
The video boards are the largest in the NFL.




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               Reliant Stadium Map
                      Suites


                   West VIP
                   Entrance




 Tejas
         355                                        San
 Suite
                                       321         Jacinto
                                                    Suite




                                                   Super
                                       326
Brazos                                             Suites
 Suite   348

                                     327


                                             Touchdown
                                                Suite




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Reliant Stadium Map
     Field Level




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Reliant Stadium Map
 Club & Mezzanine




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Reliant Stadium Map
 Upper Concourse




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Reliant Stadium Map
      Parking




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                                 Locker Rooms

University of Houston will use the Southeast Home Locker Room and TBD will use the
Southwest Visitor Locker Room. Please refer to the locker room diagram on page 56.

The fully equipped air-conditioned locker rooms on site include the following:
  • Seventy-nine (79) spaces with two (2) hooks and a bar in each space
  • Seventy-nine (79) chairs
  • Five (5) massage tables
  • Twelve (12) shower heads
  • Ice
  • Three (3) dry erase boards
  • One hundred (100) game programs

Note: The Texas Bowl Manager will provide towels and soap on game day. There
will be a charge to the institution of ($10) for each towel that is not returned to the
Texas Bowl Manager.

Note: Additional game programs may be purchased through the Texas Bowl
Manager for ($7).


                             Transfer of Equipment
Teams may transfer their equipment to their respective locker rooms at Reliant Stadium
on Thursday, December 27, 2007, starting at 10:00 a.m. Prior to entering the facility,
each truck will be inspected by stadium security.


                                   Bowl Contact:
                                    Diane Ozzolek
                                   (832) 667-2134
                            dozzolek@houstontexans.com




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     University of Houston Locker Room


                                      Shower




Shower
             Shower

                                                             Assistant
                                                             Coach
                                 Taping                      Locker room
                                 Training
                                               Corridor

                      Grooming
 Grooming



                                                          Head
                                                          Coach

79 lockers



                                       Equipment
                                       Storage




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                         Game Day Stadium Arrival

TEAM
Team buses will enter through the parking Gate 10 and proceed to drop off the team,
coaches and staff at Loading Dock on the North side of the Stadium. The buses will
remain parked in the Loading Dock parking lot. The team, coaches, and staff will
immediately report to their designated locker room.
*Parking Pass Required.

UNIVERSITY EQUIPMENT TRUCK
Equipment trucks will enter through Parking Gate 10 and proceed to park inside the
Loading Dock parking area. Upon returning during the 3rd quarter, each truck will be re-
inspected.
*Parking Pass Required.

UNIVERSITY BAND
The band buses will enter through Parking Gate 12, on the North side of the stadium,
and unload in front of Reliant Center.
*Parking Passes are required.




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COACHES COMMUNICATIONS
Glenn Yates will coordinate the team communications for the 2007 Texas Bowl,
highwayhouston@sbcglobal.net or (713) 598-0691.


Team communication arrangements will be provided to your institution on a
complimentary basis by the Texas Bowl Manager.


SIDELINES
University of Houston will be assigned the East Sideline and TBD will be assigned to the
West Sideline.

Powerade is the “Official Sport Drink of Reliant Stadium”. The members of the
institution, including the team, coaches, staff, trainers, managers, security and medical
personnel, shall use the Powerade cups, coolers and squeeze bottles.

Each university will be provided with cups, coolers, and squeeze bottles.

Fans, portable oxygen and an X-ray technician will also be provided by Texas Bowl
Manager at no charge.


WARM-UP
University of Houston will warm-up on the South side of the field and TBD will warm-up
on the North side of the field.


ENTERING AND EXITING THE FIELD
In effort to ensure that there is no interaction between the two participating teams,
Reliant Stadium has arranged for the placement of security and barricades. The Texas
Bowl Manager will work with both coaching and staffs to coordinate field entrances and
exits for pre-game, half time and post game.


PARKING
Each participating institution shall submit a list for parking credentials to Diane Ozzolek
at dozzolek@houstontexans.com by Friday, December 22 for approval. Team buses
will also require parking passes and will park at the Reliant Stadium Loading Dock.

GAME OFFICIALS
Game Officials will be assigned to the 2007 Texas Bowl by the NCAA Post- Season
Football Manager.


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GAME FOOTBALL
Each participating team should provide their own footballs for use on offensive and
kicking possessions. The footballs will need to be delivered to the official’s dressing
room a few hours prior to the game for inspection.


UNIFORMS
University of Houston will wear dark jerseys and TBD will wear light jerseys. The Texas
Bowl will provide 125 patches to be worn on the jerseys. Placement on the left shoulder
is preferred, however placement on the right shoulder is preferred if a corporate insignia
is on the left shoulder.




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                  Uniform Marks, Logo, Pantone Color
                   and End Zone Stencil Information

For purpose of painting the field for game day, as well as for the production of signage
during bowl week, it is imperative that the Texas Bowl Manager receive pantone color
information, clip art of the university marks and logo, and a color photo of your home
field end zone on game day.

On the excel file provided, please forward this information to David Brady via e-
mail dbrady@lsse.net no later than Friday, December 7, 2007.


Please send clip art and color photo of home game end zone to David Brady
immediately.




                                  Bowl Staff Contact:
                                      David Brady
                                    (832) 667-2109
                                   dbrady@lsse.net




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                            Emergency Information

FIRST AID STATIONS
Two (2) first aid stations are located within the Reliant Stadium at the North and South
ends of each public level.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT
One (1) fire rescue unit, located at the North Loading Dock, will be dedicated to the
participating universities. Multiple fire rescue units will be located at the Stadium and
parking lots starting from 3:00 p.m. until the conclusion of the game. Each unit will be
roaming throughout the Stadium. In addition, a Texas Bowl representative will be
available to team doctors for any medical direction.




                             Hospital Location Addresses:
                                 Methodist Hospital
                                  6565 Fannin Street
                                  Houston, TX 77030
                                    (713) 790-3311




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    Pre Game Warm-Up Areas



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         TBD




W                                  E




                   University of
                     Houston




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Bands, Cheerleaders, and
        Mascots




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             University Band, Cheerleaders, and Mascot

The Texas Bowl Manager welcomes the participation of your marching band,
cheerleaders and mascot. We require that the marching, cheerleaders and mascot
arrive in Houston no later than 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 26, 2007.

                                        Tickets
BAND SEATING
Seating for the University of Houston band will be in Section 135, rows A-Z. Tickets for
each member of the band must be taken out of your institutional allotment.

CHEERLEADER AND MASCOT ADMITTANCE
Cheerleaders, cheerleading coaches and the individual in mascot uniform will be
required to wear a credential upon entering the Stadium. Once inside, cheerleaders
and the mascot can perform on the sideline in uniform without a credential.

                                         Hotels

BASE ROOM BLOCK (GUARANTEED)
The Texas Bowl Manager has reserved one hundred fifty-three (153) rooms from
Wednesday, December 26, 2007 (check-in) to Saturday, December 29, 2007 (check-
out) at the Hilton Americas Houston in downtown Houston.

                                Hilton Americas-Houston
                                       1600 Lamar
                                 Houston, Texas 77010
                                 Phone: (713) 739-8000
                                  Fax: (713) 577-6140

BAND BLOCK RATE
The institution is responsible for the base room block of one hundred fifty-three (153)
rooms at a rate of $84 per night, per room, plus tax if applicable. (This does not include
incidentals.)

ROOMING LIST
Please send your complete rooming list to Christen Larsen, christen.larsen@hilton.com,
by December 18, 2007. Christen can be reached at (713) 577-6110.


                                      Rehearsals
Rehearsal times to be mutually determined.



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                            Transportation
                   Bands, Cheerleaders, and Mascots

Sierra Stage Coaches, Inc. is the designated Charter Bus Service of the 2007 Texas
Bowl. Sierra Stage Coaches, Inc. will provide you with quality service through your stay
in Houston.

The negotiated rate for each bus is $325 for a 4 hour minimum and $70 for each
additional hour. Airport transfers are a flat $400 fee each way.

Bus driver tips are the responsibility and at the discretion of the institution.

A representative from Sierra Stage Coaches, Inc. and the Host Committee
Transportation Chair will discuss your charter bus needs and schedule at your Initial
Planning Visit.


      Sierra Stage Coaches, Inc. Contact:              Bowl Committee Contact:
      Sandra Reid                                      Lamar Burkhalter
      Office: (713) 947-2877                           (281) 773-7381
      Cell: (713) 444-2675                             lamar@percussionone.org
      sreid@sierratrailways.com

      Bowl Staff Contact:
      Heather Houston
      (832) 667-2012
      hhouston@houstontexans.com




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          Bands, Cheerleaders, and Mascots Information

On an excel sheet, please forward the following information to Casey Harbich, via
e-mail at charbich@houstontexans.com no later than Friday, December 14, 2007.

   •   Name of Director(s) and Assistant Director(s) with home address, phone number
       and e-mail.

   •   Band arrival date/time and mode of transportation.

   •   Total number in party.


       Bowl Staff Contact:                            Bowl Committee Contact:
       Heather Houston                                Lamar Burkhalter
       (832) 667-2012                                 (281) 773-7381
       hhouston@houstontexans.com                     lamar@percussionone.org




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                                 Pregame Music


On an excel sheet, please forward the following information to Casey Harbich, via
e-mail at charbich@houstontexans.com no later than Friday, December 14, 2007.

   •   Copy of your field presentation and timing documents.

   •   Title, composer and publisher of the music to be used during pregame for
       network clearance.

   •   Fight song sheet music.

   •   A recorded CD of the university fight song.


                                 Bowl Staff Contact:
                                    Casey Harbich
                                    (832) 667-2285
                             charbich@houstontexans.com




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   Bands, Cheerleaders, and Mascots Gameday Information

BAND BUS PARKING
Team band buses will be directed to enter at Gate 12 and will be parked adjacent to
Reliant Center.

SEAT LOCATIONS
The seating location for the University of Houston band is in Section 135, rows A-Z.

STADIUM ENTRANCE
The University of Houston and TBD bands will enter at North Stadium Drive at Gate 12
and unload in front of Reliant Center.




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              Tentative Pregame Schedule
                      Based on 7:00 p.m. Kick-Off

  TIME      CLOCK           DURATION       PREGAME ACTIVITY
5:00 p.m.                                  Gates Open
                                           Referee Microphone Check
6:10 p.m.   1:00:00                        Officials Meeting w/ clock,
                                           operators, chain crew, ball boys
6:35 p.m.   0:35:00            01:00       Teams off Field
                                           Introduction Announcement
6:36 p.m.   0:34:00            05:00       University of Houston Band
6:41 p.m.   0:29:00            05:00       TBD Band
6:46 p.m.   0:24:00            01:00       Announcements
                                           Staging Set-Up
6:47 p.m.   0:23:00            03:00       Hall of Honor Present
6:50 p.m.   0:20:00            01:00       Photos/Field
                                           Cleared/Announcement
6:51 p.m.   0:19:00            02:30       Youth Football Team on Field
6:53 p.m.   0:16:00            01:00       Texas Bowl Dedication
6:54 p.m.   0:15:00            01:00       University of Houston Team
                                           Introduction
6:55 p.m.   0:14:00            01:30       TBD Team Introduction
6:57 p.m.   0:13:00            02:00       National Anthem
6:59 p.m.   0:11:00            01:00       Coin Toss
7:00 p.m.   0:10:00            01:00       Teams take field
                                           Kick-off




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                 Tentative Halftime Schedule

         CLOCK               HALFTIME ACTIVITY

         20:00               Game Recap / Set Up
         19:00               Contest Starts
         17:00               First Band Starts
         12:00               Change for 2nd band
         11:00               Second Band Starts
         06:00               Bring 1st Band Back on Field
         05:30               “Deep in the Heart of Texas”
         03:00               Exit Field & Videoboard Game Stats




A REMINDER TO ALL BANDS- THERE WILL BE NO PLAYING OF MUSIC DURING
                          GAME ACTION.




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Media




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                               Media Information

Please refer to the media section of the official Texas Bowl website,
www.texasbowl.org/press_room.asp, which will be updated regularly as more
information becomes available. Upcoming announcements on the Texas Bowl website
include:
    • Official bowl hotel and media headquarters, including media relations staff office,
       credential office, media workroom, and media hospitality suite
    • Hours of operation for the media relations office and credential office
    • Rates and reservation information for media rooms at the official bowl hotel
    • Bowl week media schedule, including team practices


MEDIA HEADQUARTERS
The Texas Bowl media headquarters will be located in the Intercontinental Hotel. All
team and bowl materials will be available, as well as daily practice reports, schedule
updates, notes and quotes.


MEDIA HEADQUARTERS HOURS OF OPERATION
          December 25-27    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST
          December 28       8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST
          December 29       8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CST


MEDIA CREDENTIAL REQUEST
All working media credential requests for the 2007 Texas Bowl must be made online at
www.texasbowl.org. THERE WILL BE NO OTHER METHOD OF CREDENTIAL
REQUEST.

When logging on to the official website of the Texas Bowl, look for the “Press” tab on
the front page and follow the link to the credential application.


CREDENTIAL REQUEST DEADLINE
The credential request deadline is 7:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, December 18, 2007.




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MEDIA CREDENTIAL PICK-UP
All media credentials may be picked up at the media headquarters in the official Texas
Bowl hotel. On game day, media credentials may be picked up at the media will-call
booth, located on the west side of Reliant Stadium at the intersection of Kirby Dr. and
Murworth Dr., beginning at 4:00 p.m. CST. NOTE: Photo identification is required
for pick-up, either at the bowl hotel or at media will-call.

Only Texas Bowl staff and credentialed media will be allowed in the working press
areas of the media hotel. Game credentials will also grant the bearer access to all bowl
week activities, including press conferences and off-site events. Single-day passes will
be made available to individuals who are attending bowl week events, but are not
working at the 2007 Texas Bowl.


MEDIA HOTEL ROOM RESERVATIONS
A block of guest rooms will be set aside for members of the media at the official media
headquarters for the 2007 Texas Bowl. Please refer to the media section of the official
bowl website, www.texasbowl.org/press_room.asp, for rates and reservation
information.

A rate of $129.00 per night has been secured for Texas Bowl media at the
Intercontinental Hotel. For reservations, please contact TBD.


MEDIA HEADQUARTERS COMPUTER WORKROOM
The Texas Bowl Manager will provide a computer workroom for the media at the official
media headquarters. The room will be equipped with desktop computers, high-speed
internet access, a laser printer, and a fax machine. If you choose not to use one of the
courtesy desktop machines, you will have the option of plugging in your own laptop
computer. The room will also contain telephones, on which all long-distance phone
calls must be made with a calling card or credit card.


MEDIA SHUTTLES
The Texas Bowl Media Relations office will provide a courtesy shuttle from the official
bowl hotel to Reliant Stadium on the day of the game. Shuttles will run at the top of
each hour from 3:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. Shuttles will pick up members of the press
at the entrance of the hotel and drop off on Kirby Dr., on the west side of the Stadium,
where Texas Bowl Media Relations staff members will direct credentialed members of
the press to the media check-in/entrance. Following the game, the shuttle service will
then transport members of the press back to the hotel beginning one hour after the
conclusion of the game. The shuttle service will run at the top of each hour through


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12:00 a.m. midnight. Post-game pick-up will occur in front of the media entrance to the
Stadium, at the intersection of Kirby Dr. and Murworth Dr.


TEAM PRACTICE SCHEDULES
Individual team practice and interview schedules will be determined by each institution’s
sports information office staff and monitored through the Texas Bowl media relations
staff. Practice reports and coach/player quotes and notes will be available following
practice in the media computer workroom at the official Texas Bowl hotel.

PLEASE CHECK WITH EITHER A TEXAS BOWL MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER
OR TEAM SPORTS INFORMATION STAFF FOR DAILY UPDATES AND/OR
CHANGES TO THE MEDIA SCHEDULE.


MEDIA SCHEDULES
The official press conference for the 2007 Texas Bowl will occur during Bowl Week at
the official Texas Bowl hotel. Post-game press conferences will occur in locations to be
determined at Reliant Stadium.


MEDIA SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS AT RELIANT STADIUM
The Texas Bowl Manager and Reliant Stadium have joined together to ensure a safe
2007 Texas Bowl game. Please find listed below the procedures for Game Day.


GAME DAY
Arrival to Stadium
Upon arrival to Reliant Stadium, Stadium security will conduct a screening process as
media personnel enter through the media entrance on the west side of the Stadium.

Credentials
In order to gain access into the Stadium, all media personnel must wear their
assigned game day Texas Bowl credential.

BAG TAGS
In order for media personnel to bring personal possessions into the stadium, all
bags must be checked and tagged.




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FREQUENCY COORDINATOR
Any media who will use wireless communications inside the stadium must contact Fred
Morton prior to game day to coordinate wireless frequencies. He will also be available in
the press box on game day to assist with any radio frequency problems that may occur
before, during, or after the game. His phone number is (281) 923-7100.

REQUIRED PRESS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
It is important that Sports Information Directors note the required press conference
schedule for their institution.

      1. Team arrivals at airport (photo opp.) and hotel arrival (informal Q&A with head
         coach).

      2. Both head coaches will be required to appear at a formal press conference at
         the official Texas Bowl hotel on Wednesday, December 26.

      3. Institutions are required to bring at least six (6) players to press conferences
         on Wednesday, December 26. The players will be interviewed in an informal
         kiosk setting following the coaches’ press conferences.

      4. Institutions are required to assist the NFL Network broadcast crew in
         scheduling a production meeting with the head coach and selected players.
         NFL Network will be responsible for arranging a time and location with each
         team.

*Both head coaches will be required to speak at the Texas Bowl Coaches Luncheon.
                 The date, time, and location are to be determined




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                        Sports Information Directors

NCAA PRE-GAME MEETING
Sports Information Directors from each participating university are required to attend the
NCAA Pre-game Meeting on Thursday, December 27 at 3:00 p.m. in the Reliant
Stadium Board Room.


GAME PROGRAM
The Texas Bowl Manager is producing the 2007 Texas Bowl souvenir game program.


                                Game Program Contact:
                                      Tiffani Walker
                                     (832) 667-2282
                              twalker@houstontexans.com




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              Required Materials to the Texas Bowl Manager

 Please provide the following information to Heather Houston by Monday, December
 10, 2007.
 Text and Publication Items
1.   Fifty (50) 2007 Team Media Guides for Pre-Bowl press conference
2.   Fifty (50) postseason note packets for Pre-Bowl press conference
3.   Final statistics package and a three-deep depth chart
4.   Detailed and prioritized list of press who cover your team
5.   One (1) Team Helmet that will be used at Bowl-related press conferences (to be
     returned)
6.   One (1) Team Jersey that will be used at Bowl-related press conferences (to be
     returned)
7.   Two (2) Sample Home Game Programs
8.   Two (2) Sample Home Game Flip cards
9.   Text alphabetical Bowl roster on disc
10. Text numerical Bowl roster on disc
11. Twenty (20) Team Media Guides
12. Twenty (20) hats for hotel staff to wear
13. Twenty (20) T-shirts for hotel staff to wear
14. Fifty (50) small giveaways (mini helmets, mini footballs, ect.) for DePelchin visit
15. Text description of University for use in Bowl program, web and other purposes
16. Text description of Athletics for use in Bowl program, web and other purposes
17. Text description of School Pageantry, Spirit and Athletic Traditions for Bowl program,
    web and other purposes
18. Bios for Bowl Program
    a. University President or Chancellor
    b. Head Coach
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Print and Electronic Items (all hi-res please)
   1. Thirty second (0:30) and sixty second (0:60) institutional spots for in-game video
       and potentially network TV
   2. Five (5) to ten (10) minute highlight reel of season highlights on Digi-Beta; also
      please include school pageantry (cheerleaders, fans, bands, mascot, etc) on reel
   3. Logos (Please send both .eps and .jpg formats; color and black & white)
         • School
         • Athletics
   4. Head Shots (Please send both color and black & white in hi-resolution)
        • University President or Chancellor
        • Athletic Director
        • Head Coach
        • Assistant Coaches
        • Team Personnel
        • Entire Bowl roster players
        • Others you want posted in the Bowl program
   5. Action Shots and Other Photographs
         • One (1) Color shot of football stadium
         • Five (5) Color shots of pageantry (cheerleaders, mascots, fans, bands,
             etc.)
         • Three (3) Color shots that depict the university
         • Three (3) Action shots of Head Coach
         • Ten (10) Color action shots of top offensive players
         • Ten (10) Color action shots of top defensive players
         • Six (6) Color action shots of top special team players
         • Ten (10) Color action shots of games (combo horizontal and vertical)


                    *Please include captions on all action photos




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                                Television Rights

The NFL Network has been granted the national rights to televise the 2007 Texas Bowl.
Per NCAA Regulations, the Texas Bowl will allow each participating university to supply
a thirty second (0:30) institutional spot for airing on the NFL Network telecast of the
game. Each institution is to provide the television spot to the NFL Network no later than
Friday, December 14, 2007.


THE NFL NETWORK/ TEXAS BOWL TELEVISION STATION POLICY
The policies for television stations wishing to cover the Texas Bowl are as follows:
   1. There will be no live telecasts or transmissions from Reliant Stadium during the
      course of NFL Network’s game broadcast.
   2. Game footage may not be aired until after NFL Network’s broadcast has gone off
      the air.
   3. Local television stations are permitted to do live pre-game broadcasts without a
      set from the field up until thirty (30) minutes prior to kickoff.
   4. There will be no microwave transmissions within the stadium. All satellite dishes
      must be positioned outside of Reliant Stadium.
   5. Any TV stations wishing to bring their own satellite vehicle to the stadium must
      contact Zac Emmons at (832) 667-2220 or zemmons@houstontexans.com by no
      later than Monday, December 24.
   6. No feeds to other networks or stations are permitted. All feeds will be sent by
      NFL Network.
   7. Any game highlights must be credited “Courtesy of NFL Network”



      NFL Network Contact:                      Bowl Staff Contact:
      Sarah Moll                                David Brady
      (212) 450-2004                            (832) 667-2109
      sarah.moll@nfl.net                        dbrady@houstontexans.com




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                                   Radio Rights

Westwood One has been granted the national syndication rights for the 2007 Texas
Bowl. Each institution shall contact Texas Bowl Staff to discuss broadcasting the
game.

Each flagship station will receive the same number of credentials that it required to
originate all games during the regular season. Pleas instruct your flagship station that
all credential requests should go through Texas Bowl Media Relations.

Per NCAA Regulations, the Texas Bowl allows each participating university to supply a
thirty second (0:30) institutional spot for airing on the Westwood One broadcast of the
game. Each institution is to provide the radio spot to Westwood One no later than
Friday, December 7, 2007.




                                  Bowl Staff Contact:
                                      David Brady
                                    (832) 667- 2109
                                   dbrady@lsse.net




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Game Tickets




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                                   Game Tickets
TICKET ALLOTMENT
The Texas Bowl will be played at Reliant Stadium. The seating capacity is 71,100.

In accordance with the Conference Agreements each competing institution is required
to purchase a minimum of $500,000 in tickets to the 2007 Texas Bowl Game. Please
contact Bryan Moynihan, via phone at (832) 667- 2279 or via e-mail
bmoynihan@houstontexans.com, by Monday, December 10, 2007.


PARKING
We will offer each participating institution the opportunity to purchase five hundred (500)
blue lot passes. These passes will be billed separately from the ticket allotment. Please
call Bryan Moynihan for more information or to order passes.


MAIL-OUT OF TICKETS
The Texas Bowl Manager will be sending out tickets during the first week of December.
Please include the prepaid parking passes when you distribute tickets to your
customers.

The 2007 Texas Bowl will work with the each institution’s business or ticket manager to
arrange for the payment and delivery of all tickets. The ticket size is 8”x 3”. Please
use envelopes that can accommodate this ticket size for all mailings.


DISABLED SEATING
The team allotments include a limited number of tickets for disabled seating. If an
institution requires additional disabled seating for its patrons, please contact Trey
Young, Customer Service Representative, at (832) 667-2157
ryoung@houstontexans.com. The Texas Bowl Manager will exchange the required
number of disabled seats for the same number of seats in the same seat category. The
Texas Bowl Manager will attempt to accommodate the disabled guests within the
allotted team sections based upon availability. Disabled guests may enter the Stadium
at any entrance. Elevator service is provided. Due to limited seating, all disabled guests
must have a ticket indicating wheelchair accessible seating in order to occupy a space.
The policy is one (1) wheelchair and accompanying guests. Reliant Stadium requires
the appropriate state issued identification for access to the disabled parking areas. For
more information on the other Disabled Services please call Reliant Stadium directly at
(832) 667-1797.




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Allotment Map




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                           Student-Athlete Guest
                         Complimentary Admissions
The awarding of complimentary admissions to student-athletes is governed by the
provisions of NCAA Bylaw 16.2. An institution shall not award more than six (6)
complimentary admissions per student-athlete nor any complimentary admissions to
student-athletes in other sports.

A student-athlete may not receive any payment from any source for the complimentary
admissions and may not exchange them for any item of value. A member institution is
also prohibited from providing tickets or making special arrangements for prospective
student-athletes to purchase tickets to a bowl game.

                                        Will- Call
GENERAL PUBLIC WILL-CALL
General Public Will-Call on game day will be located inside Budweiser Plaza on the
South end of Reliant Stadium and will open at 10:00 a.m. on the game day.


TEAM TICKET OFFICE WILL-CALL
Depending on the number of tickets for Will-Call pick-up, each institution may open their
respective Will-Call areas starting at 10:00 a.m. on game day. The Texas Bowl
Manager strongly suggests that each school make their Team Will-Call available no
later than 4:30 p.m.

Each institution will have an indoor satellite box office with five (5) windows available for
their use on gameday.




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                                Players Pass List

COMPLIMENTARY PLAYER WILL-CALL
Each participating institution shall administer a pass to admit individuals who are listed
on the player complimentary “pass list”. The Team Players Pass List will be located at
the Budweiser Plaza entrance. Each institution must make the necessary representative
available no later than 4:30 p.m. – one hour prior to doors opening. Early arrival assures
a smooth stadium opening.


                              University Ticket Staff
Each institution’s ticket office will be required to provide the necessary personnel
to operate its own Will-Call and Players Pass List operation. The Texas Bowl
Manager suggests bringing at least six (6) individuals to administer the Will-Call
area on game day. Please contact Trey Young at (832) 667-2157 or
ryoung@houstontexans.com, for operational details at Reliant Stadium. The
Texas Bowl Manager will not be responsible for the Team Will-Call and Players
Pass List.




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                                     Lost Tickets

Replacing tickets in advance or on event day requires a deposit that equals the face
value of the ticket(s). This deposit will be returned if the tickets are turned in to the
Texas Bowl Manager Ticket Office by Monday, January 14, 2008.

The Texas Bowl Ticket Office requires that ticket holders looking to replace lost/stolen
tickets prior to the day of the event to fill out a Replacement Ticket Form (available by
fax or e-mail only). Tickets that have been stolen will be replaced with an official police
report at no charge to the customer.

Each institution is responsible for keeping detailed records of all Texas Bowl seat
locations they sell if they need any tickets replaced.


                                         Suites
The Texas Bowl is holding three (3) suites for each institution for your option to
purchase. Each suite will cost $1,500 plus food and beverage.

University of Houston Suites 276, 277, 279: Each suite includes sixteen (16) seats

TBD Suites 207, 208, 209: Each suite includes sixteen (16) seats.

Suite tickets will be shipped directly to your ticket manager upon purchase. For catering
information, please contact Selina Tan at (832) 667-2426 or tan-selina@aramark.com.

Additionally, suites can be reserved by contacting Brian Varnadoe at (832) 667-2160 or
bvarnadoe@houstontexans.com.


                             Items on Consignment
PARKING PASSES
The Texas Bowl Manager will make five hundred (500) prepaid parking passes for the
Texas Bowl available to your institution. Due to the fact that the game is on a weekday,
and that most out-of-town attendees come to the stadium without a parking pass, we
strongly advise that both universities take advantages of this opportunity, so that all fans
will enjoy an easier ingress into the stadium parking areas without having to stop for a
cash transaction.

Institutions will need to let us know by Monday, December 10, 2007 how many prepaid
parking passes they would like to utilize.



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Insurance




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                                 Medical Insurance

It is the responsibility of each participating institution to provide, at its own expense, the
insurance described below.

Medical Insurance

As described in the NCAA Postseason Football Handbook, for a member institution to
be eligible to participate in a postseason football game, it shall have the following:

a.     Basic accident-medical insurance for each participating student-athlete to the
deductible amount of the NCAA catastrophic injury insurance program;

b.     Catastrophic-injury medical insurance for each participating student-athlete that
provides lifetime medical, rehabilitation and disability benefits in excess of the basic
coverage, equal to the NCAA-sponsored program or an alternate program approved by
the subcommittee; and

c.      The coverages described in (a) and (b) above shall be in effect while the
participating student-athletes are traveling to and from the bowl-game site, and while
they are in the host city.

(Please note that the insurance requirements described above are from the 2006-
2007 NCAA Postseason Football Handbook (last updated 12/12/06). The NCAA
may revise these insurance requirements before the Texas Bowl game and,
therefore, each participating institution should confirm that they are in
compliance with the NCAA insurance requirements in existence at the time of the
Texas Bowl).

Additional Insurance

In addition to the insurance described above, it is the responsibility of each participating
institution to provide, at its own expense, the following insurance:

Workers Compensation / Employers Liability Insurance:

Workers Compensation                              Statutory
Employers Liability (each accident)               $1 million
      Disease – policy limit                      $1 million
      Disease – each employee                     $1 million

These limits may be provided by a combination of the EL policy and umbrella / excess
insurance.




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Policy shall be endorsed:
    • Specific waiver of subrogation in favor of RCM Entertainment, L.P., d/b/a Lone
       Star Sports & Entertainment (“LSSE”) and The Texas Bowl, Inc.
    • Alternate Employer endorsement in favor of LSSE and The Texas Bowl, Inc.

Commercial General Liability:

Each Occurrence                                $1 million
Products / Completed Operations Aggregate      $1 million
General Aggregate / all insureds               $2 million

These limits may be provided by a combination of the CGL policy and umbrella / excess
insurance.

Coverage shall include: personal injury and advertising injury; broad form property
damage coverage; and owners and contractors protective coverage.

Automobile Liability:

Combined Single Limit                          $1 million

This limit may be provided by a combination of the AL policy and umbrella / excess
insurance.

Coverage shall include owned, leased and non-hired vehicles.

Excess / Umbrella Insurance:

Each Occurrence                                $4 million
General Aggregate                              $4 million

Policy shall provide coverage in excess of underlying Employers Liability, Automobile
and Commercial General Liability insurance policies listed above.

Commercial General Liability, Automobile and Excess/Umbrella Policies shall be
endorsed as follows:

   •   Specific waiver of subrogation in favor of LSSE and The Texas Bowl, Inc.
   •   Additional insured endorsement with respect to LSSE and The Texas Bowl, Inc.
   •   Endorsed to provide policy is primary and non-contributory to policies carried by
       LSSE and The Texas Bowl, Inc.




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Policies shall be issued by insurers that are reasonably acceptable to LSSE. Each
policy shall provide that it shall not be canceled, non-renewed or coverage thereunder
reduced unless LSSE shall have received written notice of such event not less than 30
days prior to the effective date thereof, provided that the notice period in the event of
non-payment of premium shall be 10 days.

                             Risk Management Contact:
                                       Jan Kelly
                                  The McNair Group
                                    (713) 336-7754
                                jkelly@mcnairgrp.com




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Alumni Information




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                             Alumni Information

HOTEL INFORMATION
The Texas Bowl has selected a number of Houston hotels for alumni and fans. Go to
www.visithoustontexas.com for Texas Bowl fan hotels and rates. A listing of all Texas
Bowl fan hotels can be found on pages 101-103 of this directory.


      Bowl Staff Contact:                      Committee Contact:
      Heather Houston                          Michael Coppens
      (832) 667-2012                           (713) 632-8113
      hhouston@lsse.net                        mcoppens@spahouston.org




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                                 Alumni Events

PEP RALLIES & GATHERING LOCATIONS
Your committee contact will recommend pep rally and gathering locations for your
alumni on your initial site visit.


TEXFEST

DATE:               Friday, December 28, 2007

TIME:               3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

PLACE:              Reliant Stadium

DESCRIPTION:        Bring your family out during the holiday season and enjoy pregame
                    Texan entertainment with tons of music, face painting, food, and
                    fun! Get the chance to join the excitement at our “Spirit Space”
                    where the cheerleaders, band, and mascots will lead spirit-filled
                    pep-rallies to get the party started!


PRE-GAME PARTIES AT RELIANT STADIUM
There are many wonderful opportunities for hosting large or small numbers of alumni
groups at Reliant Stadium. For more information, please contact David Brady at (832)
667-2109 or via email at dbrady@lsse.net.



SUITES AT RELIANT STADIUM
For information on booking suites for alumni groups, please contact our Director of
Suites, Brian Varnadoe at (832) 667-2160 or via email at
bvarnadoe@houstontexans.com.



                                 Bowl Contact Staff:
                                   Brian Varnadoe
                                   (832) 667-2160
                            bvarnadoe@houstontexans.com




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NCAA Requirements




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                             NCAA Requirements

NCAA PRE-GAME MEETING
DATE:               Thursday, December 27, 2007
TIME:               3:00 p.m.
PLACE:              Reliant Stadium Board Room
ADDRESS:            Two Reliant Park
                    Houston, TX 77054

The NCAA Post-season Football Subcommittee requires each sponsoring agency to
conduct a NCAA pre-game meeting for the following individuals one or two days prior to
the bowl game:
                    1.) Director of Athletics and/or designee(s)
                    2.) Head Football Coach or Full-Time Assistant Coach
                    3.) Sports Information Director
                    4.) Band Director
                    5.) Cheerleader Sponsor (from each university)
                    6.) Game Referee and Clock Operator(s)
                    7.) Representatives of NFL Network
                    8.) Executive Director and other bowl staff

David Brady, the Texas Bowl Director, designated bowl staff personnel, will review
administrative and procedural details (see meeting agenda on following page) as well
as the television format for the game.

Please note that when an institutional representative (Athletic Director or
designee, Head Football Coach or Full-Time Assistant Coach, Sports Information
Director or Band Director) does not attend the pre-game meeting, the sponsoring
agency will withhold $1,000 from the institution’s share for each person not in
attendance.




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             NCAA Pre-game Meeting Agenda
A. Format for Meeting with Participating Institutions
   1. Kickoff time
          i. Potential for change
         ii. Sixty Minute notice if more than five minutes
   2. Pre-game Schedule
          i. Time Field is available to teams
         ii. Warm-up area
   3. Bench and dressing room assignments
   4. Uniforms
   5. Sideline telephone policy
   6. NCAA emphasis:
          i. Tiebreaker
         ii. Football Playing Rule 1-2-4-(e)
        iii. Administrative Bylaw 30.9
                1. Institutional written report
                2. Length of halftime
        iv. Bylaw 16.2.1.3. Tickets for student –athletes
                1. Six per student-athlete
                2. Administration of pass gate
   7. Credentials
           i. Bench area
          ii. Press box coaches and booth
         iii. Press box administration staff
        iv. Films
          v. Band
        vi. Cheerleaders
        vii. Mascot(s)
       viii. Official party for dressing room
   8. Parking location and credentials
         i. Team
                1. Buses
                2. Automobiles
                3. Equipment trucks
                       a. Band
                       b. Mascots




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   9. Bowl footballs
   10. Press Conferences
   11. Drug-testing procedures

   12. Medical Procedures
   13. Cheerleaders
   14. Band Participation Schedule
   15. Tickets
           i. Will-call
          ii. Student-athlete/guest admissions
   16. Questions
B. Review Television Arrangements
   1. Procedures
   2. Timetable for pre-game, halftime, etc.
   3. Pre-game Introductions
   4. Emphasize Football Playing Rule 1-2-4-(e)
   5. Commercial format and length
   6. On-field interviews
   7. Keep cameras out of team areas
   8. Tiebreaker




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Houston




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Houston Map




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                            Texas Bowl Fan Hotels

Crowne Plaza Houston- Downtown
1700 Smith St.
Phone: (713) 739-8800
Fax: (713) 739-7307
www.cphoudtwn.crowneplaza.com

Doubletree Downtown
400 Dallas Street
Phone: (713) 759-0202
Fax: (713) 759-1166
http://www.houstonallencenter.doubletree.com

Doubletree Guest Suites (OFFICIAL BIG 12 BAND HOTEL)
5353 Westheimer Rd.
Phone: (713) 961-9000
Fax: (713) 585-2704
Toll Free: (800) 222-TREE
www.houstonsuites.doubletree.com

Hilton Americas Houston (OFFICIAL CONFERENCE USA BAND HOTEL)
1600 Lamar
Phone: (713) 577-6040
Fax: (713) 577-6140
http://www.hilton.com

Hilton Garden Inn Galleria
3201 Sage Road
Phone: (713) 629 0101
Fax: (713) 629-0102
http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com

Hilton Post Oak
2001 Post Oak Blvd.
Phone: (713) 961-9300
Fax: (713) 961-1557
Toll Free: (800) HILTONS
http://www.hilton.com

Holiday Inn Hobby Airport
8730 Gulf Freeway
Phone: (713) 941-6000
Fax: (713) 941-6050
http://www.hiexpress.com


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Holiday Inn Select Greenway
2712 Southwest Freeway
Phone: (713) 523-8448
Fax: (713) 526-7948
http://www.houston-greenwayplaza.hiselect.com

Hotel Derek
2525 West Loop South
Phone: (713) 961-3000
Fax: (713) 297-4392
http://www.hotelderek.com

Hyatt Regency Houston (OFFICIAL CONFERENCE USA TEAM HOTEL)
1200 Louisiana
Phone: (713) 654-1234
Fax: (713) 951-0934
http://www.houstonregency.hyatt.com

Intercontinental Hotel (OFFICIAL MEDIA HOTEL)
2222 West Loop South
Phone: (713) 850-2800
Fax: (713) 961-5575
http://www.intercontinental.com

JW Marriott (OFFICIAL BIG 12 TEAM HOTEL)
5150 Westheimer
Phone: (713) 961-1500
Fax: (713) 961-5045
http://marriott.com/property/propertypage/HOUJW

The Lancaster Houston
701 Texas Avenue
Phone: (713) 228-9500
Fax: (713) 223-4528
http://www.thelancasterhouston.com/

Marriott Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway
Phone: (713) 943-7979
Fax: (713) 943-2160
http://marriott.com/property/propertypage/HOUHH




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Marriott Houston North at Greenspoint
225 North Sam Houston Pkwy. East
Phone: (281) 875-4000
Fax: (281) 875-6208
http://www.marriott.com

Marriott Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Phone: (713) 796-0080
Fax: (713) 770-8100
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houmc-houston-marriott-medical-center/

Omni Houston Hotel
Four Riverway
Phone: (713) 871-8181
Fax: (713) 871-0719
http://www.omnihotels.com

The Westin Galleria Houston
5060 West Alabama
Phone: (713) 961-8100
Fax: (713) 960-6553
http://www.starwoodhotels.com




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                                 Places to Visit

HOUSTON ZOO (OFFICIAL TEXAS BOWL PARTNER)
An exciting live animal adventure set on a 55-acre tropical landscape, the Houston Zoo
has launched Natural Encounters, the $4 million renovation of the small mammals
building. The zoo is home to more than 4,500 exotic animals representing more than
800 species and is the eighth most visited zoo in the U.S. The zoo’s Wildlife Carousel,
with 64 hand carved animals, depicts the world’s endangered species. Details: In
Hermann Park; open daily 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. March- September, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. from October through February; admission $8.50 for adults; (713) 533-6500;
www.houstonzoo.org.

HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE (OFFICIAL TEXAS BOWL PARTNER)
The Houston Museum of Natural Science, one of the most heavily attended museums in
the U.S., features the Wortham IMAX Theatre, Burke Baker Planetarium, Cockrell
Butterfly Center, permanent exhibit halls and traveling exhibitions. Details: One
Hermann Circle Drive; open Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturdays 10:00
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; admission rates vary; (713)
639-4692.

HOUSTON MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (OFFICIAL TEXAS BOWL PARTNER)
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the largest art museum in America south of
Chicago, west of Washington, D.C., and east of Los Angeles. More than 2.5 million
people visit the MFAH each year. The collection contains more than 56,000 artworks,
which date from antiquity to the present. The major civilizations of Europe, Asia, North
and South America, and Africa are represented. Italian Renaissance paintings, French
Impressionist works, photographs, American and European decorative arts, African and
Pre-Columbian gold, American art, and European and American paintings and sculpture
from post-1945 are particularly strong holdings. Details: Located in the heart of
Houston’s Museum District at 5601 Main Street; open Tuesday – Wednesday 10:00
a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00
p.m., 12:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; admission $7.00 for adults; (713) 639-7300.

SPACE CENTER HOUSTON
An out-of-this-world experience awaits visitors at Space Center Houston. The huge
Disney-designed facility boasts simulated space voyages and mission control panels. It
also houses the Astronaut Gallery, the Mission Status Exhibit, the Starship Gallery, the
NASA Tram Tour and Texas’ largest giant-screen theatre. The permanent Robotics
exhibit gives visitors a look at how they will change the future, and The ISS Odyssey
allows space aficionados to take a peek at the International Space Station. Details:
1601 NASA Road 1, off Interstate 45 S.; open daily; admission is $18.95, with discounts
for children and seniors; (281) 244-2100; www.spacecenter.org.




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GEORGE BUSH MONUMENT
Sesquicentennial Park, along Buffalo Bayou near the Wortham Center, features a
stunning bronze statue of the 41st president, George H.W. Bush, by artist Chas Fagan
along with four bas-relief panels by Houston artist Wei-li “Willy” Wang depicting
significant moments in the former president’s life. Details: Corner of Bagby and Franklin
streets; the public park is open daily; no admission charge; parking available at metered
spaces along Bagby and Franklin; www.buffalobayou.org.

MOODY GARDENS
These gardens are the mere backdrop to what could be called the great pyramids. The
world’s oceans are explored from inside the Aquarium at Moody Gardens, a 12-story
pyramid with several marine habitats, including the ever popular Penguin Exhibit, home
to king, chinstrap, rockhopper and gentoo penguins. Mother Nature and science are the
focus of the Rainforest and Discovery Pyramids, while more thrills await at the popular
Ride Film Theater and the IMAX Theater, which has just added a 4D Special FX
Theater. Details: One Hope Boulevard, Galveston Island; open daily; day passes
include one admission to all Moody Gardens’ attractions for $39.99, tickets to individual
attractions from $8.95 per person. (800) 582-4673; www.moodygardens.com.

DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM
Downtown Aquarium, near the Theater District, mixes family fun, fine dining,
spectacular creatures and gorgeous views of the city. The 500,000-gallon underwater
adventure complex includes a Ferris wheel, an aquatic carousel and Shark Voyage, a
passenger train that tunnels through a fish tank and a white tiger exhibit. Drink and dine
at the Aquarium Restaurant and the Dive Lounge. Details: 410 Bagby St. at Memorial
Drive; open Sunday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.; (713) 223-FISH (3474); www.downtownaquarium.com.

KEMAH BOARDWALK
Watch the boats set sail at the Kemah Boardwalk, a 35-acre entertainment complex
with a carnival-like atmosphere. Activities include shopping, midway games, a
miniature train, boat rides, a 36-foot carousel and a 65-foot Ferris wheel. The
boardwalk’s bevy of restaurants includes Landry’s Seafood House, Joe’s Crab Shack,
Willie G’s, The Flying Dutchman, the Crab House, Cadillac Authentic Mexican
Restaurant and the original Aquarium seafood restaurant. Guests can even savor the
Kemah Boardwalk experience with an overnight stay at the quaint 52-room Boardwalk
Inn. Details: In Kemah, take 6th Street off Hwy. 146, turn left at Bradford Avenue; (281)
334-9880, (877) AT-KEMAH (285-3624); www.kemahboardwalk.com.




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LONE STAR FLIGHT MUSEUM
The dreams — and disasters — of heroes take flight at Galveston’s Lone Star Flight
Museum, a large collection of restored aircraft, historical photos and documentation
housed in an impressive aircraft hangar. The museum’s Texas Aviation Hall of Fame
sports an audio-visual area designed to resemble a burned-out Italian farmhouse
converted into a bomber group briefing room. Details: 2002 Terminal Dr. at Galveston
International Airport; open daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; (409) 740-7722; www.lsfm.org.

SAN JACINTO BATTLEGROUND & HISTORICAL COMPLEX
San Jacinto Battleground marks the spot where Texas won its independence from
Mexico. The complex houses the San Jacinto Monument, San Jacinto Museum of
History and Battleship Texas. Watch the movie Texas Forever! The Battle of San
Jacinto. Details: One Monument Circle, La Porte; open daily 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.;
entrance free, film $3.50; (281) 479-2421; www.sanjacinto-museum.org.

HOUSTON TOURS
Discover Houston Tours! The tours offer the perfect way to explore Houston: the
weekday Downtown Train & Tunnel Tour. The leisurely paced, two-mile walking tour
includes lunch at The Shops at Houston Center, a stroll through the awe-inspiring
Downtown Houston Tunnel System and a visit to the fountains on Main Street Square.
Guests even take a short ride on METRORail downtown, and see not only our dramatic
downtown skyline, but also the historic frescoes at a National Register bank building.
Details: Admission is $20 for most tours, with discounts for seniors and children. Tours
vary in times, but are usually between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through
Saturday and 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday. For reservations, which are required, or for
more information, call (713) 222-9255, or go to www.DiscoverHoustonTours.com.

Experience Houston Tours! They conducts two types of walking tours originating at
the Visitors Center, located in City Hall at 901 Bagby, entrance off Walker. Downtown
tours include the Downtown Tunnel System, historic places and panoramic views from
the city’s best observation spots. Museum District and Texas Medical Center tours
include a brief tour of the Tunnel System, transit via METRORail and highlights of the
two distinct and fascinating districts. Details: Admission prices range from $8 to $20.
Downtown tours are offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30
p.m. Museum District and Medical Center tours are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at
10 a.m. For reservations and information, call (713) 465-7415.

THEATRES
Houston’s world-class performing arts groups present a variety of music, theater, dance
and other less traditional offerings every day of the week. Whether large-scale or more
intimately proportioned, the local performance venues are easy to find. Find more
details at (713) 658-8938 or www.houstontheaterdistrict.org.


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                         Suggested Team Activities

JILLIAN’S
With individual locations varying in size between 40,000 and 75,000 square feet, each
location features: The Video Café, with over 16 giant screen TVs for optimal sports
viewing and a new menu with an eclectic blend of insatiable appetizers, delectable
entrees, and luscious desserts; The 9-Ball Lounge, with tournament quality billiard
tables; The Amazing Games Room filled ot the rafters with the latest electronic and
simulation games; Hi Life Lanes, an over the top multi-media bowling alley; as well as
other dining and entertainment venues such as dancing.

                             7620 Katy Freeway, Suite 100
                                Phone: (713) 263-0303
                                http://www.jillians.com

DAVE AND BUSTERS
Create your own experience inside a world of entertainment. Where great food,
signature drinks & one-of-a kind fun can be found under one enormous roof.
Looking for excitement? Try the Million Dollar Midway or one of the vibrant, fully stocked
bars. Need to chill out and relax? Head to the stylish world-class billiards and
shuffleboard area. Want to enjoy a delicious meal? Step into the sophisticated
atmosphere of the elegant dining area and enjoy something from the All-American
menu. Whatever your mood, you've found the ultimate destination to hang out, unwind
and let loose.

                               Richmond at Fountainview
                                 Phone: (713) 952-2233
                            http://www.daveandbusters.com




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                                     Shopping
THE GALLERIA
The Galleria, an international shopping destination which hosts more than 24 million
visitors annually, offers world-class shopping with more than 375 stores, 30 restaurants,
two hotels and a full-sized ice rink.

A who’s who of designers, The Galleria is home to Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Chanel,
Jimmy Choo and Ralph Lauren, among others. Joining the upscale boutiques are
anchor stores Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Foley’s, adding up to
more than two million square feet of shopping thrills. An ice rink made famous by
Olympian Tara Lipinski and restaurants to suit every taste make it easy to stay and play
all day; http://www.simon.com

CLUSTERS OF BOUTIQUES & BIG NAMES
Rice Village: Near Rice University and the Museum District, Rice Village shines as one
of the city’s oldest, best-loved shopping enclaves. The Village Arcade is home to anchor
stores like Gap, Banana Republic, Express, Eddie Bauer and more. But it’s the unique
boutiques like Z. Bead, White Buffalo and La Taste, bars/clubs like Gatsby and The
Gingerman and the city’s best cluster of Thai restaurants that grant the Village its
eclectic personality.

River Oaks Shopping Center: River Oaks offers top-notch shopping at stores such as
Chico’s, Talbot’s, J. Jill, upscale resale shops like Twice New, home goods havens such
as Events and Sur La Table, plus artsy outposts such as Mad Potter (paint your own
pottery) and Texas Gallery make for a fun day.

Highland Village: This shopping center is a must-shop destination for home
furnishings. Explore Crate & Barrel,Williams- Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Z Gallerie,West
Elm, and more.You’ll also find fashion and beauty icons such as Tootsies, lucy, Donald
J. Pliner, Cole Haan, Joseph, Kiehl’s Since 1851,Ann Taylor, Jos.A. Banks Clothiers,
Harold Powell and Lucky Brand Dungarees.

Uptown Park: This European-style shopping village is lined with boutiques, fountains,
lavish landscaping and intimate gathering spots. Find fresh fashions at BB1 Classic,
Merrill & Watson, Runway Fashion Boutique,Todd’s Place and others.

UNIQUE SHOPPING DISTRICTS
Historic Houston Heights: Antiques, décor, vintage clothing, art galleries and garden
shops abound in this picturesque neighborhood with its Victorian architecture along
Heights Boulevard and Yale Street. Don’t miss 19th Street’s shops.

The Woodlands: Surrounding the picturesque Woodlands Waterway, the deluxe
Woodlands Mall has traditional mall shopping. Nearby, Market Street area provides a
scenic village shop-and-stroll.


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                                     Golf

COURSE                       AREA           PHONE            HOLES   FEES

Bear Creek Golf World        West           (281) 859-8188   54      $$
Brock Park Golf Course       Northeast      (281) 458-1350   18      $
Clear Creek Golf Course      South          (713) 738-8000   18      $$
Cypresswood Golf Club        North          (281) 821-6300   54      $$
Eagle Point Golf Club        Northeast      (281) 385-6666   18      $$
Glenbrook Golf Course        Southeast      (713) 649-8089   18      $
Hermann Park Golf Course     Central        (713) 526-0077   18      $$
Houston National Golf Club   Northwest      (281) 304-1400   27      $$
Jersey Meadow Golf Course    Northwest      (713) 896-0900   18      $$
Lake Windcrest Golf Club     North          (281) 259-0196   18      $$
Magnolia Creek Golf Links    Southeast      (281) 557-0555   27      $$$
Meadowbrook Farms            West           (281) 693-4653   18      $$$
Melrose Golf Course          North          (281) 931-4666   18      $
Memorial Park Golf Course    Central        (713) 862-4033   18      $$
River Ridge Golf Club        West           (979) 885-3333   27      $$$
Sharpstown Park Golf         Southwest      (713) 988-2099   18      $$
Tour 18                      North          (281) 540-1818   18      $$$
Tournament at Redstone       North          (281) 459-7800   18      $$$
Waterwood National           North          (409) 891-5050   18      $$
Wildcat Golf Club            Central        (713) 413-3400   18      $$
Woodforest Golf Club         North          (936) 588-8800   27      $$
Wortham Golf Course          Central        (713) 928-4260   18      $$




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Staff Directory




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    Texas Bowl
  Executive Office


       Jamey Rootes
       (832) 667-2110
jrootes@houstontexans.com

       David Brady
      (832) 667-2109
     dbrady@lsse.net

    Heather Houston
      (832) 667-2012
    hhouston@lsse.net

    Callye Dannheim
     (832) 667-2017
   cdannheim@lsse.net



    Mailing Address:
     Reliant Stadium
    Two Reliant Park
 Houston, TX 77054-1573
   Fax: (832) 667-2057




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