BOWL WEEK EVENTS!

With bowl week right around the corner, we want to make sure all of our fans are in the know about all the great bowl week activities coming up!

Northern Illinois University Airport Arrival

The NIU Huskies are flying into Palm Beach International Airport. We need your help welcoming them to sunny South Florida!

Date: Friday, December 14
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Palm Beach International Airport, Atlantic Aviation PBI
3800 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406

UAB Airport Arrival

The UAB Blazers are flying into Palm Beach International Airport. We need your help welcoming them to sunny South Florida!

Date: Friday, December 14
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Palm Beach International Airport, Signature Flight Support
1500 Perimeter Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Head Coaches Press Conference

We want to encourage everyone to attend the Head Coaches Press Conference following team arrivals. The press conference will be held at AV Rental Depot and will feature head coaches Rod Carey from NIU and Bill Clark from UAB. Refreshments will be served.  You’re not going to want to miss this!

Date: Friday, December 14
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: AV Rental Depot – 1701 Clint Moore Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33487
Admission: Open to the pubic

Northern Illinois University Team Welcome Party

Keep the festivities going at the NIU welcome party. The party will be held at PGA National Resort & Spa on the pool deck located just south of the main lobby. Snacks and beverages will be provided to the official travel party. There will be an adjacent lounge open for cash purchases as well.

Date: Friday, December 14
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: PGA National Resort and Spa
400 Ave of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Admission Information: Admission and parking fees may apply.

UAB Team Welcome Party

Cheer on the UAB Blazers as they arrive at the Boca Raton Resort. The welcome party will be held at Boca Raton Resort & Club on the pool deck, which is located just south of the tower. Snacks and beverages will be provided to the official travel party. There will be adjacent lounge open for cash purchases as well.

Date: Friday, December 14
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Boca Raton Resort & Club
501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Admission Information: Admission and parking fees may apply.

Northern Illinois University Team Beach Party

Join in on a great day at the beach with the NIU Huskies at Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort and Spa.

Date: Saturday, December 15
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort and Spa
3800 North Ocean Drive, Singer Island, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
Admission: Open to the public.

UAB Team Beach Party

The UAB Blazers will travel to Lake Worth Pier and Benny’s on the Beach for a party on the beach!

Date: Saturday, December 15
Time: 3:15 p.m.
Location: Lake Worth Pier/Benny’s on the Beach
10 South Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth, FL 33460
Admission: Open to the public

Northern Illinois University Team Pep Rally

An evening full of fun and festivities complete with the Northern Illinois University marching band and spirit groups.

Date: Monday, December 17
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: City Place – 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Admission: Free and Open to the public

UAB Team Pep Rally

An evening full of fun and festivities complete with the UAB marching band and spirit groups. There will even be a special graduation ceremony for some of the UAB student-athletes!

Date: Monday, December 17
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Mizner Park – 327 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL
Admission: Free and Open to the public

Built Ford Tough Fan Fest and Family Midway

Game day interactive area with live music, food, drinks and a kid zone. Live music beings at 3 p.m. Cheer on Northern Illinois University and UAB as the teams walk right through Fan Fest. Each school’s bands and spirit squad will perform at 5:00 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, December 18
Time: Parking lots open at 2 p.m., Fan Fest opens at 3 p.m.

 

Important Game Day Information

Bag Policy

FAU Stadium will be utilizing the NFL’s Handbag Policy for the 2018 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” may be permitted into FAU Stadium. Small clutch bags (approximately the size of a hand) may accompany the clear bag not exceeding the size limit. A one -gallon clear plastic freezer bag may also be used. An exception, at the discretion of security personnel, will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.

The following will be permitted following screening:

  • Wristlets/clutches (with or without a strap) that fit in the palm of the hand (no larger 4.5” x 6.5”).
  • Bags for medical and/or childcare needs.
  • Bags for credentialed game day staff.

Ticketed guests with wristlets/clutches may use any lane in the screening area. Wristlets/clutches should be placed in the provided bin for inspection.

Ticketed guests entering with bags for medical and/or childcare needs may use any lane in the screening area. Bags will be searched and tagged for entry into the stadium.

Credentialed staff with bags should use the designated credential screening areas outside of Gate 6. Bags will be searched and tagged for entry into the stadium.

For the safety of all in attendance, bags/purses are not permitted to be left unattended outside of FAU Stadium. Unattended bags/purses found outside the stadium will be disposed of or dealt with in a manner deemed appropriate by stadium officials. Florida Atlantic University and FAU Athletics are not responsible for loss of any unattended items.

Prohibited Items & Re-Entry

Prohibited Items: Florida Atlantic University reserves the right to deny anyone or anything from entering the venue. The following items are prohibited from entering FAU Stadium:

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Any Noisemakers
  • Bags (clutch bags, coolers, briefcases, backpack, fanny packs, cinch bags, non-approved seat cushions, luggage, computer bags and camera bags)
  • Coolers and Drink Containers (including empty bottles)
  • Confetti/Glitter
  • Fireworks/Flares
  • Food
  • Frisbees
  • Laser Pointers
  • Motorized Vehicles, Hoverboards, Skateboards, and Bikes
  • Outside Food & Beverages (exception: medical and childcare reasons)
  • Pets (exception: service animals)
  • Poles/Sticks
  • Professional Lenses over 5” in length
  • Video Cameras
  • Weapons of any kind