UM Related Rose Bowl Events

Here are some scheduled events for the Rose Bowl. These are the official events as submitted by the university's marketing department.

December 31, 2001

New Year's Eve Party
Century Plaza Hotel
Cocktail hour begins at 7:00 PM
Followed by dinner at 8:00 PM

Shuttle service will be available to Dodd's Official tour travelers...please visit the Dodd's information desks in each hotel lobby for details on hours of operation. Previously purchased tickets are required for this event.

*Cocktail Attire required

Hurricane Headquarters
The official destination for Rose Bowl and Hurricane Merchandise Located at:

Park Hyatt Hotel
2151 Avenue of the Stars
310.277.1234

Century Plaza Hotel
2025 Avenue of the Stars
310.277.2000
12/31 8 am - 8 pm
1/1 8 am - 9 pm
1/2 8 am - 9 pm
1/3 8 am - 4 pm
1/4 8 am - 4 pm

Directions to the Century Plaza Hotel

Directions from North: Take Highway 101 South to I-405 South. Exit I-405 onto Santa Monica Blvd. and turn left. Turn right onto Avenue of the Stars. The hotel is located 2 blocks ahead on the right.

Directions from South: Take I-5 North to I-405. Follow I-405 North to Santa Monica Blvd. and turn right. Proceed 2 miles to Avenue of the Stars and turn right. The hotel is located 2 blocks ahead on the right.

Directions from East: Take I-10 West past downtown Los Angeles. Exit Overland Avenue and turn right. Proceed 1 mile to Pico and turn right. Proceed 1 mile to Avenue of the Stars. Turn left on Avenue of the Stars.

Directions from West: From Los Angeles International Airport, take Century Blvd. East to San Diego Freeway (I-405) North and exit at Santa Monica Blvd. Turn right onto Santa Monica Blvd. and proceed 2 miles to Avenue of the Stars. Turn right and the hotel is located 2 blocks ahead on the right.

January 1, 2002

Rose Bowl Parade
Official Dodd's Tour Members - buses will depart at 5:00 PM from the Century Plaza Hotel (ticket must have been purchased in advance)

Other Dodd's Departures: (all departing from Century Plaza Hotel)

* Universal Studios - 9:00 AM (ticket required for participation)
* You'll Love LA Tour - 9:30 AM (ticket required for participation)
* Disneyland - 9:00 AM (ticket required for participation)

Times are subject to change...please visit Dodd's Information Desks in Hotel Lobbies for additional details.

Hurricane Game Watch Party
Mezzanine Level of the Century Plaza Hotel
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM - free admission

Enjoy college bowl game action with other Hurricane fans. Don't miss the excitement of Hurricane drink specials, food and exciting college football.

Official Hurricane Pep Rally
Mezzanine level of the Century Plaza Hotel (outside)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - free admission
Cheer on Head Football Coach, Larry Coker, Ed Reed and Ken Dorsey as they prepare for their biggest game of the year. Join the Band of the Hour, Cheerleaders, Sunsations and past Hurricane Greats in this special celebration!

**** Please note an earlier start time than originally planned

Hurricane Headquarters

The official destination for Rose Bowl and Hurricane Merchandise

Located at:

Park Hyatt Hotel
2151 Avenue of the Stars
310.277.1234

Century Plaza Hotel
2025 Avenue of the Stars
310.277.2000

1/1 8 am - 9 pm
1/2 8 am - 9 pm
1/3 8 am - 4 pm
1/4 8 am - 4 pm

January 2, 2002

Hurricane Kick-Off Luncheon
Hosted at the Rose Bowl

Buses will depart the Century Plaza Hotel beginning at 10:00 AM. Lunch will begin at approximately noon.

Meet and dine with a few select student athletes, coaches and media at the Rose Bowl for lunch. Ticket must have been purchased prior to the event through the Dodd's travel group.

Other Dodd's Departures: (all departing from Century Plaza Hotel)

* Universal Studios - 9:00 AM (ticket required for participation)

* Disneyland - 9:00 AM (ticket required for participation)

* Float Viewing - 9:30 AM (ticket required for participation)

Times are subject to change...please visit Dodd's Information Desks in Hotel Lobbies for additional details.

January 3, 2002

Pre-Game Tailgate Party

At the Rose Bowl on the golf course
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tickets are $55 per person and includes great food, unlimited beer, wine, soft drinks as well as live music to get you into that Hurricane Spirit!

Check hotel lobbies for bus departure schedules

** Please visit Dodd's Information Desks in Hotel Lobbies for details on ordering your tickets if you have not done so already.

2002 National Championship Game

5:00 PM Kick-off at the Rose Bowl - Miami Hurricanes vs Nebraska Cornhuskers

Stadium gates open at 2:30 PM - Pre-game activities will begin at 4:30 PM

Bus Schedule

UM Hurricane Club Info

UM Hurricane Club buses - departs at 12:00 PM from Century Plaza Hotel (pre- purchased tickets required)

* UM Hurricane Club return bus schedule - immediately following the game in Lot K outside of gate A

* Pre-purchased tickets can be picked up at the hospitality desk in the lobby of the Century Plaza beginning at 10:30 AM

Dodd's Official Tour Info

* Visit Dodd's information desks in hotel lobbies for bus schedules

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