• October 23, 2021
 YMCA Hyundai Sun Bowl Challenge Returns for the 2018 College Football Season

84th Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl between North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Arizona State Sun Devils, Sun Bowl Stadium, December 29, 2017

YMCA Hyundai Sun Bowl Challenge Returns for the 2018 College Football Season

The Sun Bowl Association is teaming up with the YMCA of El Paso to give football fans around the country another chance to win a $1,500 Sun Bowl Game Package for the Hyundai Sun Bowl by participating in the YMCA of El Paso Hyundai Sun Bowl Challenge.

“The YMCA has always enjoyed being a part of the events that the Sun Bowl Association puts on,” said Bill Coon, CEO/President of the El Paso YMCA. “The community has been very generous to us and other organizations such as ours, so we are more than happy to partner with the Sun Bowl Association to do this.”

The contest starts this week as the 2018 college football season is now underway. Each week contestants will attempt to predict the winners of 10 predetermined Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and Pac-12 games, the Hyundai Sun Bowl conference affiliates.

The first game for contestants to predict is set for Friday, August 31.

With each game valued at one point, a weekly winner will be determined by the individual who accumulates the most points. In addition, contestants will be asked to estimate the total points scored by both teams of a predetermined game.

In case of a tiebreaker, the contestant with the most accurate prediction of total points scored will be the weekly winner.

“Fans from around the country continue to have a great time with this promotion and we want to continue to make the college football experience a fun and exciting one so once again we are teaming up with the YMCA of El Paso,” said Sun Bowl Association Executive Director Bernie Olivas.

“We would like to thank Bill Coon and the YMCA of El Paso for the continued support, and hope the contest makes the college football season more exciting for everyone that participates.”

The 13 weekly winners will win two 2018 Hyundai Sun Bowl tickets along with one month free adult membership to the YMCA of El Paso. Weekly winners will automatically advance to “Championship Week,” in which they will once again predict the winners of each college football conference championship game.

The contestant with the most correctly chosen conference title games will receive two Captain’s Club level tickets to the 2018 Hyundai Sun Bowl, two VIP Pre-game tent party tickets, one parking pass and one-year family membership to the YMCA of El Paso.

Football fans must register for the Hyundai Sun Bowl Challenge by logging into the contest website. For complete rules and regulations click here.

Week One Games:

Colorado vs. Colorado State

Friday, August 31 at 7:30 PM (MT)

Washington State vs. Wyoming

Saturday, September 1 at 1:30 PM (MT)

No. 6 Washington vs. No. 9 Auburn

Saturday, September 1 at 1:30 PM (MT)

UNLV vs. No. 15 USC

Saturday, September 1 at 2:00 PM (MT)

North Carolina vs. California

Saturday, September 1 at 2:00 PM (MT)

No. 14 Michigan vs. No. 12 Notre Dame

Saturday, September 1 at 5:30 PM (MT)

Louisville vs. No. 1 Alabama

Saturday, September 1 at 6:00 PM (MT) –

BYU vs. Arizona

Saturday, September 1 at 8:45 PM (MT)

No. 8 Miami vs. No. 25 LSU

Sunday, September 2 at 5:30 PM (MT)

No. 20 Virginia Tech vs. No. 19 Florida State

Monday, September 3 at 6:00 PM (MT)

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