SAN DIEGO and ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TicketsNow, Ticketmaster’s resale marketplace, has teamed with the San Diego Bowl Game Association to offer the Official Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Ticket Exchange and the Official San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl Ticket Exchange. Fans now have the ability to buy and sell tickets to the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl and San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl through secure resale marketplaces powered by Ticketmaster and TicketsNow’s technology.
Offering the ultimate convenience, the Holiday Bowl Ticket Exchange (www.ticketexchangebyticketmaster.com/holiday-bowl-game) and Poinsettia Bowl Ticket Exchange (www.ticketexchangebyticketmaster.com/poinsettia-bowl-game) provide fans a trusted online destination where tickets can be exchanged in a safe environment. The Official Ticket Exchanges feature Ticketmaster’s TicketFast™ delivery, where tickets fans purchase from sellers are validated by Ticketmaster for authenticity and then reissued with new barcodes for the buyer, guaranteeing the validity of the ticket.
“TicketsNow is thrilled to be the official resale ticketing partner of the San Diego Bowl Game Association,” said Mike Newquist, Business Development Director for TicketsNow. “Our highest priority is to provide fans the most convenient, secure access to tickets. Utilizing Ticketmaster’s TicketFast technology, the Holiday Bowl Ticket Exchange and Poinsettia Bowl Ticket Exchange enable us to do just that.”
“We really appreciate this partnership with TicketsNow,” said Bruce Binkowski, Executive Director of the San Diego Bowl Game Association. “It’s important to us that we provide our fans with a safe and trusted source for selling and purchasing bowl game tickets.”
The SDCCU Poinsettia Bowl will be played Dec. 21, 2011, at Snapdragon™ by Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego; the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl will be played Dec. 28, 2011, also at Snapdragon™ by Qualcomm Stadium.
About the San Diego Bowl Game Association
The San Diego Bowl Game Association is a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to generating tourism for the San Diego region by producing two of the nation’s most exciting and entertaining post-season college football bowl games – the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl and Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl.
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