HONOLULU, Hawaii - Tickets for the 2012 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic will go on sale Monday, Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. HST. The eight-team tournament will be held December 22, 23 & 25 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.
Click here for the complete Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic bracket.
Fans can purchase individual game tickets or all-session packages online at www.eTicketHawaii.com and print them on their home computer. They can also visit the Stan Sheriff Center Box Office and Aloha Stadium Box Office (Monday- Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or call (808)944-2697 during the same hours. Additional outlets include the University of Hawai'i at Manoa Campus Center and the UH Rainbowtique at Ward Centre.
Owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, Inc., and hosted by the University of Hawai'i, all 12 games of this year's eight-team tournament will be televised across ESPN networks. It will amount to more than 25 hours of invaluable national exposure for both UH and the state's tourism industry.
Joining host Hawai'i in the 2012 field are Arizona, East Tennessee State, Indiana State, Miami, Ole Miss, San Diego State and San Francisco. Six of the eight squads qualified for the postseason in 2011-12.
|Ticket Packages (Includes all 6 sessions, 12 games)||Price|
|Package (Lower Level)||$90.00|
|Package (Upper Level A-G, AA, BB, HH-SS, Q)||$70.00|
|Package (Upper Level K-P, CC-GG)||$60.00|
|Reserved Sessions 12/22/12 Evening, 12/23/12 Evening and Both sessions on December 25||Price|
|Individual (Lower Level)||$26.00|
|Individual (Upper Level A-G, AA, BB, HH-SS, Q)||$18.00|
|Individual (Upper Level K-P, CC-GG) Adult||$14.00|
|Individual (Upper Level K-P, CC-GG)||$12.00|
|Sr. Citizen (65+)||$12.00|
|Individual (Upper Level K-P, CC-GG)||$10.00|
|Student (4-18) & College Student with Valid I.D.||$10.00|
|GA sessions during first two games on Dec 22 and first two games Dec 23||Price|
Host Hawai'i will face Miami in a first-round game Saturday, Dec. 22. In other first-round action, Ole Miss will take on Indiana State; San Diego State will face San Francisco; and Arizona will meet East Tennessee State. The first four games on the opening day of action will be televised on ESPNU and will be a part of all 12 tournament games airing on ESPN networks. The third-place and championship games will be televised on ESPN2 on Christmas Day.
Additional information for the family-friendly tournament and resort destination of Honolulu, Hawai'i, including travel packages, can be found on the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic Web site at www.hawaiianairlinesdiamondheadclassic.com.
|Sat, Dec 22||11 a.m.||Ole Miss vs. Indiana St.||ESPNU|
|1 p.m.||San Diego St. vs. San Francisco||ESPNU|
|5:30 p.m.||Arizona vs. East Tennessee St.||ESPNU|
|7:30 p.m.||Miami vs. Hawai`i||ESPNU|
|Fri, Dec 23||10 a.m.||Game 5||ESPNU|
|12 p.m.||Game 6||ESPNU|
|4 p.m.||Game 7||ESPNU|
|6 p.m.||Game 8||ESPN2|
|Sun, Dec 25||9/11:30 am||Game 9||ESPN3|
|9/11:30 am||Game 10||ESPNU|
|2:30 p.m.||Game 11||ESPN2|
|4:30 p.m.||Game 12 (Championship Game)||ESPN2|
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past eight years (2004-2011) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i. Now in its 83rd year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai'i's biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawai'i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Sapporo, Japan (October 30, 2012), Brisbane, Australia (November 27, 2012), and Auckland, New Zealand (March 13, 2013). Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 daily jet flights between the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow updates on Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers (@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines).
ESPN Regional Television/Event Ownership
The nation's largest syndicator of collegiate sports programming, ESPN Regional Television (ERT) annually produces more than 1,200 sporting events. Content includes action from NCAA football, basketball and Olympic sports, NHRA and professional and amateur golf, accounting for more than 3,400 live and/or original hours of programming. ERT's owned and operated events reach over a million fans a year and provides more than 200 additional hours of programming.
In addition to event ownership, ERT is the production headquarters for ESPNU; syndication rights-holder and producer of national, regional and local shows for college conferences (SEC, BIG EAST, Big 12, Mid-American, WAC) and manages the Big 12 Corporate Partner Program.
ESPN Regional Television markets and/or owns several sporting events:
BBVA Compass Bowl (Birmingham, Ala.); Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg; Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); MAACO Bowl Las Vegas; Gildan New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque); MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney (Orlando, Fla.); Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas (Houston); Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl (Honolulu) andThe Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards
Anaheim Classic (Anaheim, Calif.); Charleston Classic presented by Foster Grant (S.C.); Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu); Jimmy V Classic (Madison Square Garden); Old Spice Classic (Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.); Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan); BracketBusters and State Farm Champions Classic(Georgia Dome, Atlanta)
ESPNU Warrior Classic
ESPN National Golf Challenge
For more information, visit ESPNPlus.com.