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D.C.’s college bowl game returns to RFK Stadium for the fifth year on Dec. 27
The DC Bowl Committee and Events DC announced that tickets for the 2012 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman go on sale Saturday. The game is set for a 3 p.m. kickoff on Thursday, Dec. 27 and will be televised live nationally on ESPN. Ticket prices start at $25.
Returning to RFK Stadium for its fifth year, the Military Bowl will once again provide $100,000 to the USO and more than 5,000 tickets for military families. Ticket prices remain the same as the 2011 Military Bowl, a 42-41 victory for the Toledo Rockets over the Air Force Falcons. Tickets are priced at $25 for reserved, $55 for premium reserved and $90 for VIP, and can be purchased at or at
Complimentary tickets are provided to active-duty military and their families through Military Bowl Touchdown Club members and donations through the Military Bowl’s website. Ticket vouchers will be distributed through the USO in December. To receive updates about free Military Bowl tickets, service members can sign up at Those wishing to donate can obtain more information at
Army and an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) team are slated to compete in the 2012 Military Bowl, pending bowl eligibility. The participating teams will be announced Sunday, Dec. 2 on ESPN.
About the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman
The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman has been held in Washington, D.C.’s historic RFK Stadium since 2008. Organized by the DC Bowl Committee, Inc. and Events DC, the Military Bowl serves as a premier regional event benefiting the USO. With first-rate participants and events, the Military Bowl seeks to generate broad support for the USO, positively impact the regional economy, honor the U.S. military and solidify the nation’s capital as a leading college football destination. For more information, please visit
About Events DC
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that generates over $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the Stadium-Armory campus, which includes the historic Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, and the non-military functions of the DC Armory. Events DC also built and now serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. For more information, please visit