Mayor's Office Press Release

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Celebration Planned for Feb. 1
UH Fans Can Join Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at TDECU Stadium and Hofheinz Pavilion

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January 22, 2016 --
Houston fans will have the opportunity to honor and celebrate the 2015 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Champions on Monday, Feb. 1. The University of Houston Football team will be feted at an event by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at TDECU Stadium, and at halftime of the Houston Men’s Basketball showdown vs. No. 8 SMU inside Hofheinz Pavilion.

"What a glorious ride the Cougars gave Houston football fans in 2015,” said Mayor and University of Houston alumni, Sylvester Turner. “It was exciting to watch my alma mater rack up win after win against tough teams. I was overwhelmed with pride at the championship performance of Coach Tom Herman and his dedicated team. We are pulling out all the stops to recognize their victorious season. Go Coogs!”

University of Houston President Dr. Renu Khator, will host Mayor Turner, members of City Council, head coach Tom Herman,  the entire Houston Football program, and Spirit of Houston Marching Band. The evening  is free and open to all fans wearing Cougar red beginning at 6 p.m.  Mayor Sylvester Turner will honor the UH Cougars at Legends Plaza, located at gate 1 on TDECU Stadium’s northeast corner.

From there, Houston fans are invited to follow the team to Hofheinz Pavilion for a 7 p.m. Houston Men’s Basketball showdown with No. 8 SMU. At halftime, Coach Herman and the team will be presented the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl trophy on Guy V. Lewis court.  Tickets for the game start at just $5.

Parking for the night will follow the Houston Men’s Basketball game day parking guide with free parking available for the mayoral rally only in lot 12A on the south side of TDECU Stadium.

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