Fiesta Bowl Releases Findings of $169.4 Million Economic Impact

Aug 01, 2016

Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl, the two annual college football bowl games hosted in the Valley during the 2015-2016 season, combined to generate an estimated $169.4 million in economic impact, including $79 million in total direct spending for the Valley and more than $7.5 million in direct tax revenue. The breakdown specifically between the two […]

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Fiesta Bowl Announces 2016-2017 Committee Leadership Appointments

May 10, 2016

Fiesta Bowl Executive Director Mike Nealy announced last week the new Yellow Jacket Committee Leadership group for the 2016-2017 season. Frank Divers will lead the Yellow Jacket Committee as the 2016-2017 Committee Chairman, alongside Jeff Golner, Chair Elect. Serving as Committee Commissioners are Dave Dorward, Jeff Smith, Ramey Peru, John Rawicz and Rick Savagian. “We […]

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28th Annual Cactus Bowl Date and Time Announced

May 04, 2016

The Fiesta Bowl Organization announced today that the 28th Annual Cactus Bowl will be played on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Aired on ESPN, the game will kick off at 8:15 PM as it returns to Chase Field in Downtown Phoenix for the second year. The Cactus Bowl opponents will be selected on selection day – […]

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Fiesta Bowl Charities to Build Playground in Avondale, AZ

Apr 08, 2016

More than 200 volunteers from Fiesta Bowl Charities, Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona, organizers from KaBOOM! and the community will join forces on Saturday, April 9 to build the first and only playground for disadvantaged youth at Hillcrest Village. The project’s design is based on area children’s drawings created at a special event in January. […]

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Fiesta Bowl Announces 2016-2017 Executive Board Appointments

Mar 01, 2016

Fiesta Bowl Executive Director Mike Nealy announced today that Michael Hecomovich, founder of Global Marketing Services, has been elected the 2016-2017 Chairman of the Board. Hecomovich first joined the organization as a volunteer in 1990, joined the Yellow Jacket Committee in 1998 and he was elected to the Fiesta Bowl Board of Directors in 2009. […]

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