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TOURNAMENT OF ROSES & LA SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT COMMISSION PRESENT THE OFFICIAL BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PARTY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 5, 2010 -- Pasadena, CA – The Tournament of Roses and LA Sports & Entertainment Commission will present the 2010 Official BCS National Championship Party at the Pasadena Convention Center, Wednesday night from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The party will honor the Alabama Crimson Tide and Texas Longhorns who will be playing for the National Championship at the Rose Bowl on Thursday January 7th.

The theme for the party is “Best of Hollywood” and will include such features as:

  • Hollywood Red Carpet – Walk the Red Carpet with the “stars” (over 60 Hollywood celebrities, athletes and ESPN personalities will be on hand)
  • LA Idol – Pick your song and give it your best shot at an “Idol” audition
  • LA’s Next Top Model – Go through wardrobe, get make-up and walk the runway
  • Dancing With The Stars – See professional dancers and celebrities from the hit ABC show “Dancing With The Stars”
  • Live performances by American Idol winner Taylor Hicks and country music singer Cowboy Troy and special surprise recording artists
  • Visit the “set” and be a part of the hit Warner Brothers film “The Hangover”
  • Chill out in the ESPN Sports Bar
  • Become an analyst on the set of ESPN’s “College GameDay”
  • Hang with the cast of “The Simpson’s”
  • Pose with lifelike celebrities from Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood
  • Hold the Heisman Trophy and strike the pose
  • Have your picture with the BCS National Championship Crystal Ball Trophy
  • Revive yourself in the BCS Oxygen Bar
  • Find out who will win the game in the BCS Psychic Lounge
  • Live music and dancing all night
  • Enjoy fine cuisine from Wolfgang Puck’s family of restaurants including:

CUT, SPAGO, RED7, CHINOIS, and WOLFGANG PUCK BAR & GRILL

  • Nosh on Pink’s Hot Dogs
  • Snack on Farmer John Sausages & Flavored Pork Chops
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth at See’s Candies Chocolate Bar
  • Caffeine Up at the Lamill Coffee Bar
  • Indulge at the Wine & Cigar Bar
  • Enjoy Texas and Alabama themed drinks at our open bars

Sponsors for the event include: Western Asset (presenting sponsor,) State Farm Insurance, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, ESPN, Original Retro Brand Clothing, Organic Bouquet, Wm. Grant Co., Coca-Cola, and Anheuser-Busch.

The Pasadena Convention Center is located at 300 E. Green Street in Pasadena, CA.

For more information on the Official BCS National Championship Party, please contact:

 

Steve Webster (310) 426-9900                  stevewebster@cmpr.net    

Cell phone (310) 872-6088           

 

Courtney Merfeld (310) 426-9991             courtney@cmpr.net

Cell phone (831) 601-6950

 

Emily Snider (310) 426-9990                     emily@cmpr.net      

Cell phone (310) 346-4447


Photo Credit = “Comes The Tide” courtesy of Wesley Prints