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2018 Pac-12 Football Championship Game

Event: Friday, Nov. 30
TV: 5P / 6 MT on FOX
Levi’s® Stadium | Santa Clara, CA

2018 Pac-12 Football Championship Game to feature variety of pre, post and in-game entertainment

Nov 29, 2018
Tickets available for Pac-12 title matchup between No. 11 Washington and No. 17 Utah at
SAN FRANCISCO – It all comes down to this as the 2018 Pac-12 Football Championship Game, presented by 76®, takes place this Friday, Nov. 30 at Levi’s Stadium.  Featuring No. 11 Washington vs. No. 17 Utah, a new Pac-12 champion will be crowned as both programs battle for a trip to the 2019 Rose Bowl.  With tickets available at, the Conference’s marquee event is set to include several exciting activities for fans inside and outside Levi’s Stadium on Friday, including the following:

Pac-12 Plaza
  • Faithful Mile – Opening at 2 p.m. PT for all fans, the San Francisco 49ers’ “Faithful Mile” at Levi’s Stadium will be converted into “Pac-12 Plaza” for the Football Championship Game. 
  • School Spirit – The space will provide fans an opportunity to showcase their school pride, interact with multiple Pac-12 partners and witness performances by all 12 school bands, cheerleaders and mascots taking place on stage, beginning at 3:30 p.m. PT.
  • The Trophy – Fans will also enjoy several shareable photo opportunities including an up-close and personal look at the Pac-12 Football Championship trophy.
  • #Pac12FCG – Fans who share their photos with the hashtag #Pac12FCG on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram will have a chance to be feature on the video board at Levi’s Stadium during the game.
  • Pac-12 Partners – Fans visiting Pac-12 Plaza will also be invited to interact with several other on-site activations from Pac-12 partners, including 76®, GEICO, Maui Jim, TikTok and Unifi with its REPREVE Mobile Tour.
Entertainment for all
  • Showtime – In-stadium pregame entertainment is set to begin at 4:25 p.m. PT, with fans suggested to find their seats early. 
  • Pac-12 Network – Programming will include a live DJ show as well as Pac-12 Networks’ “Inside Pac-12 Football” pregame show broadcasting live before and after the game from Dignity Health Plaza inside Levi's Stadium.
  • Dr Pepper Halftime Tuition Toss – Halftime entertainment will include the Dr Pepper Tuition Toss where contestants will compete for up to $100,000 in tuition.  Halftime will also include performances by the Utah and Washington marching bands. 
  • 7 Seconds to Catch 6 – During the game, a contestant will compete in this 76® sponsored promotion for a chance at up to $7,600 in gas cards. 
Community Initiatives
  • Extra Yard for Teachers – In partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation’s initiative “Extra Yard for Teachers,” the Pac-12 has invited teachers from all over the Bay Area to enjoy the game.  In addition, several teachers will participate in the flag presentation prior to kickoff.
  • $10,000 Awarded – Also, during the game, the Pac-12 will award $10,000 for the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers on the field during a quarter break.
  • First Responders – Following the recent wildfires in Northern California, the Pac-12 will host over 100 firefighters from around the Bay Area, including Butte County Fire Department, along with their families.  Throughout the game, the Pac-12 will honor those who were affected and those who fought the fires, including recognition as GEICO Hometown Heroes. 
  • Text to Give – In conjunction with the College Football Playoff Foundation's Extra Yard for Teachers initiative, the Pac-12 will be activating “Text to Give” campaigns throughout Levi’s Stadium as those in attendance can donate $10 by texting “TEACHER” to 20222 to support grants for educators affected by the California wildfires.  

National Anthem
  • Zina Ellis – Performing the National Anthem prior to the start of the game will be Zina Ellis, star of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” performing at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday. 
Gate Times and Information
  • Parking lots open at 1 p.m. PT while Pac-12 Plaza opens at 2 p.m. PT.
  • All Levi’s Stadium entrances open at 3 p.m. PT.

The championship game will be played at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara for the fifth consecutive year and will kick off at 5 p.m. PT on Friday, Nov. 30.  Tickets are available at or at the Levi’s Stadium box office.
A special hour-long edition of "Inside Pac-12 Football: Football Championship Pregame," presented by Audi, with Mike Yam, Nigel Burton and Yogi Roth, and reporters Lewis Johnson and Jill Savage will air live on-site from Levi’s Stadium at 4 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network. The game itself will air on FOX at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT, followed by “Inside Pac-12 Football: Football Championship Postgame" on Pac-12 Network.
About the Pac-12 Conference
The Conference has a tradition as the “Conference of Champions,” leading the nation in NCAA Championships in 52 of the last 58 years, with 514 NCAA team titles overall. The Conference comprises 12 leading U.S. universities - the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Colorado, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California, the University of Utah, the University of Washington and Washington State University. For more information on the Conference’s programs, member institutions, and Commissioner Larry Scott, go to​