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Stanford at the Foster Farms Bowl

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Stanford Football Goes Bowling Again!

Stanford football is headed to the Foster Farms Bowl at Levi's Stadium on Tuesday, December 30 for an unprecedented 6th straight appearance in a postseason bowl game.

Whether you're planning a trip to the Bay Area to attend the game in person or plan to watch from home, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the experience with Stanford alumni and Cardinal faithful.

Bowl Tickets

Stanford Athletics Bowl Central is your go-to source for the latest news about Stanford at the Foster Farms Bowl, including ticket information, important dates and FAQs. Be sure to purchase your tickets directly from the Stanford Athletics Ticket Office to ensure you're seated with fellow Cardinal faithful. There are no limits to the number of tickets for season ticket holders and fans.

Of special note, Levi's Stadium acts in compliance with the NFL's Bag Policy and prohibits all bags, backpacks and other carriers with only limited exceptions.

Children under 2 do not require a ticket to enter.

Parking passes for the Foster Farms Bowl are available in advance by visiting the Ticketmaster website. Limited cash parking will be available on game day on a first come first serve basis.

Bowl Events

Join Cardinal fans at the various Foster Farms Bowl events - or plan your own!

Foster Farms Bowl events

Pep Rally
Monday, December 29
Union Square, San Francisco
11:00 a.m.
Free and Open to the Public

Kickoff Luncheon
Monday, December 29
Westin St. Francis, 335 Powell St.
San Francisco
12:00 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased for $75 on Eventbrite. Limited number of tickets available to fans.

Official Foster Farms Bowl Tailgate Party
Tuesday, December 30
Great America Pavilion, Santa Clara
Time 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. (PST)
$65 general admission
$25 kids' price (ages 3 - 17)

In partnership with the Foster Farms Bowl, a group of Stanford alumni have organized a publicly accessible tailgate and welcome all Stanford Fans. The Great America Pavilion is an indoor venue within walking distance from Levi's® Stadium. Visit the Eventbrite site to buy tickets or to find more information.

Other Fan Activities and Information

Hilton Santa Clara Tailgate Party
Tuesday, December 30
Hilton Santa Clara Parking Lot (adjacent to Levi's® Stadium Red and Green Lots 1)
4949 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara
2:00 p.m. until kickoff (7:00 p.m.)
No-host food and beverages

The Hilton Santa Clara Tailgate Party is open to all fans and will offer four full bars and a grill that serves bacon wrapped hotdogs, burgers, pulled pork sandwiches, roasted corn on the cob and the kitchen sink (a hamburger, hotdog and pulled pork on a bun). Cash and credit cards accepted. Contact the Hilton for more information: (408) 562-6705.

Pepsi Fan Deck
Tuesday, December 30
Levi's® Stadium
5:00 p.m. - Stadium Opens

If you're looking for a place to meet your Stanford friends once in the stadium, arrange to meet on the Pepsi Fan Deck - accessible to all ticket holders and located in the north end zone of the upper concourse. This is an open-air communal space overlooking the playing field; concessions and limited seating available.


Anthony Travel, Inc., in partnership with the Stanford Alumni Association and Stanford Athletics, is ready to assist you with your bowl travel needs - including airfare, hotel accommodations or rental car assistance.

Find Stanford Cardinal Viewing Parties

Watch the game on TV and cheer on the Cardinal with your fellow alumni and Cardinal faithful at bowl viewing parties nationwide (and around the world)! We're still working to gather a comprehensive list of alumni-hosted parties for the Foster Farms Bowl, so be sure to check back to see what's happening in your area.


Get Cardinal Gear

Cheer on the Cardinal all year long with merchandise from the Stanford bookstore or Stanford Athletics.

>> Stanford bookstore (SAA members receive a 10% discount!)

>> Stanford Athletics online store (Proceeds support student-athletes)

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>> Twelve Named All Pac-12

"To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor."
>> Eighteen Named All Academic


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