Huge crowds expected at SDCCU Stadium for the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

The University of Iowa Hawkeyes and USC Trojans meet at SDCCU® Stadium on December 27

SAN DIEGO, CA (December 23, 2019)San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), is the proud title sponsor of the 42nd annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl. Kickoff for the game is at SDCCU Stadium in San Diego at 5:00 p.m., Friday, December 27, 2019. The game will be broadcast live before a nationwide audience on FS1. The bowl game will match the No. 16 ranked Iowa Hawkeyes against the No. 22 ranked USC Trojans. This year marks the Holiday Bowl’s third straight pairing of teams from the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences that are ranked nationally in the top 25.

Iowa finished the regular season 9-3. This will be the Hawkeyes fourth appearance in the Holiday Bowl with their last appearance in 1991 against BYU which ended in a 13-13 tie. The team has an all time-bowl record of 16-15-1. The team is led by 21-year veteran Head Coach Kirk Ferentz.

USC completed the regular season 8-4. This is the Trojans third time playing in the Holiday Bowl with their last game in 2015 when they lost 23-21 to Wisconsin. Head Coach Clay Helton has been a coach with the Trojans since 2010, and named Head Coach in 2015. The Trojans have an overall bowl game record of 34-8.

USC has a 7-2 record all-time versus Iowa, last meeting in 2002 with USC winning 38-17.

“We are excited to welcome back and host the University of Iowa Hawkeyes and USC Trojans in this year’s San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl. We are looking forward to an exciting match-up between two top 25 teams with big fan bases on December 27 at SDCCU Stadium,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell.

All ticket holders receive access to the Dexcom® Pregame Party from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. inside the stadium before kickoff. Attendees will get access to drink specials, the sports lounge to watch the RedBox Bowl, four live bands, face painting, photo booths, giveaways and can enjoy some of San Diego’s best local food trucks.

Tickets for the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl range from $35 to $175. Family 4-packs are also available for $240 and include (4) loge level tickets, and (4) hot dogs and sodas. Tickets can be purchased through the bowl’s ticket office at SDCCU Stadium at Gate A, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by calling (619) 283-5808. Tickets also can be purchased online at, or through TicketMaster® at (800) 745-3000 or at any TicketMaster outlet. For more information, visit

Biz Kid$ has been named the beneficiary of the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, which means $1 from each ticket sold to this year’s game will be donated to help teach kids about money and business. Launched in 2008 in partnership with the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF), Biz Kid$ is an award-winning comprehensive financial literacy program focused on teaching kids how to use credit wisely and the importance of saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to their communities.

According to the San Diego Bowl Game Association, the non-profit entity that produces the game, the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl generates millions of dollars into the San Diego economy during a week when the region’s tourism industry is at one of its slowest times of the year. The mission of the Association is to generate tourism, exposure, economic benefit and civic pride for San Diego and its citizens by producing the nation’s most exciting bowl game and festival of activities. Officials report that in four decades, San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl games have added more than $800 million in combined revenue into the local economy. The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl is the only college football bowl game among America’s 40 college football bowl games to have a credit union as a title sponsor.

SDCCU’s title sponsorship of the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl is one of many ways that SDCCU gives back to the community. As a not-for-profit organization rooted in helping others, SDCCU is a long-time supporter of more than 75 different local non-profit organizations annually, including the San Diego County Office of Education, Rady Children’s Hospital, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, San Diego Blood Bank and Scripps Health Foundation, to name a few. At the local level, SDCCU’s 44 branch locations are actively involved in Chambers of Commerce and support charitable organizations and events through sponsorships and active volunteerism.

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions and ranked a top five credit union in California by Forbes. SDCCU proudly serves the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties, including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of over $13 billion, more than 437,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Membership required. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585. For more information, visit


Nathan Schmidt
EVP, Chief Experience Officer & Digital Channels
San Diego County Credit Union
PO Box 261209, San Diego, CA 92196-1209
P: (858) 597-2504

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