UH Warrior Weekend in Las Vegas, November 12-13


November 8, 2021, 10:08 a.m. HST
* Updated November 8 at 10:09 a.m.

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The University of Hawaii Warriors football team is set to take on the Rebels at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium on Saturday, November 13. The UH Alumni Association, in partnership with the Hawaiian Islands, is encouraging fans to come support the UH Warriors with “Weekend in Las Vegas” Events to encourage the Hawaii team to victory.

“This is one of the most anticipated games of the season and we are grateful to have the support of the State of Hawaii, as well as the Hawai’i Tourism Authority and the Hawaiian Islands, as we are heading to the ninth island, ”said David Matlin. , sports director of UH. “The festivities planned for Warrior Weekend will bring together UH alumni, football fans and Nevada residents for two days of incredible Hawaiian hospitality and present a great marketing opportunity for the state.”

Football fans will have the opportunity to get the weekend off to a good start with two pre-match events.

  • The first, “Kickoff at The Cal”, takes place in the Ohana Room at the California Hotel and Casino on Friday, November 12 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the California Hotel and Casino | ‘Ohana Room. The cost is $ 40 per person, including pÅ«pÅ« and special guest appearances. Meet UH President David Lassner and Sports Director David Matlin, connect with other Warrior fans, enjoy performances from the UH Rainbow Warrior Band and Cheer, and meet the ESPN Honolulu team as ‘She broadcasts “The Sports Animals” live from The Cal.
  • The second event, “Game Day Rally”, is scheduled for the Luxor Las VegasBud Light Beer Garden on Saturday, November 13, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm The cost is $ 40 per person. This is advertised as the “Ultimate Las Vegas Tailgate Experience”, located within walking distance of Allegiant Stadium. Enjoy live DJ entertainment and favorite food and drinks from MGM Resorts restaurants.

Both events will feature special guests, food and live entertainment. More information and tickets are available by visiting the UH Alumni Association website at https://uhalumni.org.

This Warrior Weekend partnership between UH and the Hawaiian Islands was strongly supported by leading Hawaiian lawmakers who encouraged HTA to replicate and expand the success of its previous market event, which occurred when the Warriors played l The University of Washington at Seattle in 2019. This effort increased UH’s visibility and raised awareness of HTA’s West Coast marketing efforts among alumni and residents of Washington State. attending the pre-game festivities.

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“Whether they are keiki o ka aina or have chosen our university to pursue their graduate studies, our UH student-athletes are Hawaii ambassadors,” said John De Fries, President and CEO of HTA . “This partnership strengthens the relationship between the visitor industry and the Hawaii football team, while showcasing the energy, vibrancy and aloha of our people and our home.”

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California Hotel and Casino daily parking rates apply to attendees traveling to “Kickoff at The Cal”. Participants going to the Game Day Rally are encouraged to park at the Luxor Las Vegas or the Excalibur Hotel and Casino. Self-parking rates apply.

For tickets and more information visit: https://uhalumni.org.


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