North Texas To Play In R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
North Texas has accepted an invitation to play in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 16, at noon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The opponent will be the 10-2 Troy Trojans, co-champions of the Sun Belt Conference and owners of a 24-21 win over No. 22 LSU of the Southeastern Conference.
This will be the Mean Green's 10th bowl game in program history, their second in as many years, and their fifth trip to the New Orleans Bowl but first since 2004. North Texas won four-straight Sun Belt Conference championships and played in the New Orleans Bowl from 2001 to 2004.
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North Texas Mean Green (9-4) vs.
TROY TROJANS (10-2)
SATURDAY, DEC. 16, NOON CT
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Televised on ESPN
Tickets for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl are $60 for Midfield Premium Reserved and $40 for Sideline Reserved. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone at 940-565-2527 or 800-868-2366, or in person at the North Texas Ticket Office at Apogee Stadium Gate 2 until Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Tickets will also be on sale Dec. 13-14 from noon to 5 p.m. and Dec. 15 from noon to 6 p.m. at the North Texas team hotel, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside located at 2 Poydras Street in New Orleans.
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Midfield Premium Reserved
North Texas seating areas are on the east side of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
$60 Package – Limited to first 165 students who sign up.
- Includes roundtrip charter bus transportation from Denton to New Orleans, a double-occupancy hotel room and game ticket. All meals and other incidentals are responsibility of the student.
- Deadline for travel packages has been moved back to Monday, December 11, at 6 p.m.
- We will make every effort to accommodate roommate requests for those traveling together.
$10 Student Ticket (1 per Student ID)
To claim tickets please visit the ticket office at Apogee Stadium or call the box office at 940-565-2527 or 800-868-2366.
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Mean Green Club members have priority for tickets to all postseason games, and seat assignments for all postseason games will be allocated based on Priority Point ranking. Click here to make your Mean Green Club gift and ensure preferred ticket assignment within UNT’s block of seats, or call the Mean Green Club at 940-369-7284. Priority Points for bowl-ticket allocation locked on Dec. 1.
Buy Tickets From North Texas
Why buy from the North Texas Ticket Office instead of secondary ticket brokers? Here's why:
- All revenue from ticket sales through the North Texas Ticket Office goes to UNT and Conference USA.
- Tickets purchased from secondary brokers incur additional fees and charges.
- The UNT ticket allotment has the best seats in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, located on the east side of the stadium.
Ticket Office Hours
The North Texas Ticket Office is open:
- Sunday, Dec. 3, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Monday, Dec. 4, to Friday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Monday, Dec. 11, to Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fans have multiple options where they can pickup tickets:
- Monday, Dec. 11, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Apogee Stadium Ticket Office.
- Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. - Apogee Stadium Ticket Office.
- Wednesday. Dec. 13, to Thursday, Dec. 14, from noon to 5 p.m. - Hilton New Orleans Riverside (North Texas team hotel), located at 2 Poydras Street in New Orleans.
- Friday, Dec. 15, from noon to 6 p.m. - Hilton New Orleans Riverside (North Texas team hotel), located at 2 Poydras Street in New Orleans.
- Saturday, Dec. 16, from 10:30 a.m. to noon - will call/players pass window at Mercedes-Benz Superdome Gate B, located at 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans.
Will Call/Player Pass
The North Texas will call/player pass window will be located at Mercedes-Benz Superdome Gate B.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15
Bowl Travel Experience
- 6 a.m. - bus leaves Denton.
- Bus travel, round trip, one night in New Orleans hotel, premium game ticket.
Student Travel Experience
- 5 a.m. - bus leaves Denton.
- Bus travel, round trip, one night in New Orleans hotel, student game ticket.
- Deadline to order: Monday, December 11.
Coaches' Radio Show
- 5-6 p.m. - The Coaches' Radio Show, presented by Coke Zero Sugar, will be hosted by Dave Barnett and Hank Dickenson and will be broadcast live from the Hilton New Orleans Riverside (North Texas team hotel), 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans.
- The show will be broadcast on the Mean Green Sports Network, KHYI 95.3 FM, KNTU 88.1 FM and KGAF 1580 AM.
- The Green Brigade marching band and UNT Cheer pep-squad will be on hand, and there will be a cash bar and appetizers.
UNT Commencement in New Orleans
- 6:15 p.m. - Hilton New Orleans Riverside (North Texas team hotel) Grand Salon A, 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans; reception to follow.
- Commencement ceremony for athletes (six), spirit (one), and students (TBD) who will be missing the on-campus ceremony.
- Attire: Full regalia is not required, although mortar boards, tams and hoods are encouraged.
- To participate in the ceremony, graduates must RSVP. Click here to RSVP, or click here for more information.
Mean Green Pub Cawww!
- 6 p.m./conclusion of radio show.
- Starting at Fulton Alley bar and game parlor, 600 Fulton Street, New Orleans.
- Join the Mean Green Nation at Fulton Alley for drinks and a game of bowling, bocce, foosball or giant chess on the expansive patio. Follow us to Bourbon Street for a night in the Big Easy.
I Love The 90s Concert
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16
Pre-Game Pep Rally
- 9–11:30 a.m. - Borgne Restaurant, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans (across from the Superdome in the Hyatt Regency).
- Meet with Mean Green fans before the game to get in the spirit. Enjoy special appearances by Scrappy, UNT Cheer and the Green Brigade marching band; light fare provided; cash bar.
Can't make it to New Orleans? You can still watch the game with other Mean Green fans.
- Fuzzy's Taco Shop, Allen - organized by the Alumni Association's Todd Samuels. Fuzzy's is at 790 W. Exchange Parkway, Suite 140, in Allen, across the street from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. Mean Green giveaways will be available and special UNT door prizes awarded at halftime.
- The Syndicate (Fuzzy's Taco Shop), UNT campus - on the second floor of the University Union in Denton.
- Fuzzy's Taco Shop, Denton - located at 115 Industrial Street in Denton.
- Addison Ice House, Addison - located at 3875 Ponte Ave. in Addison.
- East Side, Denton - will have game sound on, wing and drink specials throughout game, 117 E. Oak Street in Denton.
- Dot’s Hop House and Cocktail Yard, Dallas - will have game sound on, 2645 Commerce Street in Dallas.
- Andy's Bar & Grill - located on the northeast corner of the square in Denton, 122 N. Locust Street.
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Click here for directions to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Click here for information on parking at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Mercedes-Benz Superdome Policies
Click here for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl's gameday policies. NOTE: the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl does not enforce the NFL bag policy. The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl allows bags that do not exceed 12" x 12" x 12."
The North Texas Athletic Department thanks the following presenting partners for their support of the Mean Green's trip to the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.
Get your Mean Green gear at the official online store of North Texas Athletics. Bowl merchandise coming soon.