Game Date Announced for 2013 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

April 12, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The 2013 edition of the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl is set for 6:30 p.m. PT on Thursday, Dec. 26, San Diego Bowl Game Association officials announced today.

The ninth-annual contest will match a team from the Mountain West against a bowl-eligible Army team. It would mark the first appearance for the Black Knights in the postseason bowl.

"Once again, we look forward to bringing thousands of football fans to town yet again and filling San Diego's hotel rooms during the month of December," said Bill Geppert, president of the 2013 non-profit bowl games association. "We are proud of the considerable benefit we provide our community year after year."

The mission of the two bowl games is to generate tourism, exposure, economic benefit and civic pride for San Diego and its citizens by producing the nation's most exciting bowl games and festivals of events.

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