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Motel 6 is Title Sponsor of 27th Annual ‘Motel 6 Cactus Bowl’

Nov 23, 2015


Fiesta Bowl Executive Director Mike Nealy announced today that Motel 6 will be the title sponsor of the 2016 Cactus Bowl, now officially named the ‘Motel 6 Cactus Bowl.’

“Motel 6 is proud to join forces with the Fiesta Bowl organization to become the official title sponsor of the Cactus Bowl,” said Lance Miceli, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at G6 Hospitality, parent company of Motel 6.  With the championship games fast approaching, we will be hard at work preparing for an event that stands up to the dedication, talent and passion the athletes, coaches and fans invest day in, day out. The Motel 6 Cactus Bowl is a celebration of the drive and commitment these athletes have to being their very best, and we believe there’s no better way to get 2016 off to a great start.”

Returning to Chase Field for the first time since 2005, the 27th annual ‘Motel 6 Cactus Bowl’ will be held on January 2, 2016 at 8:15 MST. Operated by the Fiesta Bowl organization, the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl will be carried on ESPN and will feature two teams from the Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences.

“We are thrilled to partner with Motel 6 to present the ‘27th Annual Motel 6 Cactus Bowl,’” said Nealy. “We take pride in hosting thousands of college football fans every year, and are honored to work with the iconic Motel 6 to bring fans an exciting experience of college football on a different playing field.”

Tickets to the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl start at just $25 and are available by visiting or by calling 480-350-0911. Fans can also start their game day early by purchasing passes to the Cox Oasis Pregame Party, presented by Desert Schools Federal Credit Union. Starting at 2:30 p.m. the pregame festivities combines fun and convenience for the ultimate tailgating experience. The pregame party is conveniently located south of the Chase Field parking garage, between Buchanan and Lincoln. In addition to the activities and entertainment, the price of admission also includes a plated meal.

The agreement between the Fiesta Bowl organization and Motel 6 was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment (

About the Fiesta Bowl
As a non-profit focused on fostering a culture of community involvement and giving, the Fiesta Bowl Organization hosts a variety of local events, as well as two elite bowl games a year – the Fiesta Bowl and the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl. A long-standing tradition, the Fiesta Bowl is dedicated to cultivating a culture of community outreach and philanthropy, through which we strive to make Arizona a better place to live, work and play. For more information about the Fiesta Bowl, or to purchase tickets, please visit or call 480-517-0900.

About Motel 6
Motel 6 offers the lowest price of any national chain at nearly 1,200 company-owned and franchised locations throughout the United States and Canada. For 29 years, Motel 6 has used the tagline, “We’ll leave the light on for you®,” earning the chain the highest brand recognition in the economy lodging segment. Motel 6 offers standard amenities including Wi-Fi Internet access, free local calls, no long distance access charges, free morning coffee and expanded cable channel line-up. Most locations offer swimming pools and guest laundry facilities. Motel 6 is managed and operated by G6Hospitality LLC. For more information, visit