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Entry from December 27, 2006
Alamo Bowl

The annual Alamo Bowl is a football bowl played between representatives of the Big 12 and Big Ten conferences. The first Alamo Bowl was played in 1993, and it takes place in the Alamodome in San Antonio (of course).


Alamo Bowl
Bowl History
December means more than Christmas lights and jingle bells to San Antonio. Since the first game in 1993, the Alamo Bowl has created excitement and pageantry in San Antonio.

The Alamo Bowl showcases two of the premier conferences in the country, the Big 12 and Big Ten. The Bowl has quickly become one of the most popular bowls in the country, producing seven of the top 20 most-watched bowl games in ESPN history. In 2005, the MasterCard Alamo Bowl featured Nebraska and Michigan in a game that earned a 5.41 rating making it the most-watched college football game in ESPN history as more than 7.8 million viewers saw the telecast.

From NCAA record-breaking performances like Nebraska’s 66 points in 2000 to thrilling finishes like Drew Brees leading Purdue in an 80 yard touchdown drive to overtake Kansas State in 1998 in the final seconds, the Alamo Bowl has something for everyone.

This year the 14th annual Alamo Bowl will be played on Saturday, December 30, 2006 at 3:30 p.m. CST. The game will televised internationally on ESPN HD as well as heard on ESPN Radio and 1200 WOAI-AM. The game between the Texas Longhorns and Iowa Hawkeyes is the third Alamo Bowl sellout in the last five years.

Wikipedia: Alamo Bowl
The Alamo Bowl is a major American college football bowl game played annually since 1993 in the 65,000-seat Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. It matches the fourth or fifth choice (not necessarily fourth or fifth place) teams from the Big Ten Conference and the Big 12 Conference.

History
The game was previously known as the Builders Square Alamo Bowl (1993–1998), the Sylvania Alamo Bowl (1999–2001) and the MasterCard Alamo Bowl (2002–2005). The logo of the event has evolved to reflect the changes in sponsorship. The game is currently seeking a new title sponsor.

(Trademark)
Word Mark ALAMO BOWL
Goods and Services IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: entertainment services; namely, organizing and conducting an annual post-season collegiate football game in San Antonio, Texas. FIRST USE: 19921000. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19921000
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Design Search Code
Serial Number 74188167
Filing Date July 24, 1991
Current Filing Basis 1A
Original Filing Basis 1B
Published for Opposition September 8, 1992
Registration Number 2074095
Registration Date June 24, 1997
Owner (REGISTRANT) San Antonio Bowl Association, Inc. CORPORATION TEXAS 100 Montana San Antonio TEXAS 78203
Disclaimer NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE “BOWL” APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
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Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Wednesday, December 27, 2006 • Permalink