INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The AutoZone Liberty Bowl internship program is an excellent way for college students to gain real-world experience in college sports. The internship program provides students with a tremendous opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to a real-world setting while also providing numerous other benefits upon completion: an edge in the job market, smoother transition into a job, the opportunity to decide which career path/area of concentration is right for you, multiple networking opportunities and confidence through experience and achievement.
The AutoZone Liberty Bowl is seeking candidates to fill internship positions for the 2018-19 fall season.
 
APPLICANT GUIDELINES
Students from any college or university may apply to be part of the internship program. Internship candidates should be an undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate student working toward a degree in an applicable field (Sports Management, Management, Sports Administration, Marketing, Communications, MBA, etc).
 
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Interns will be assisting the AutoZone Liberty Bowl staff in the following areas: Communications/Public Relations, Digital Media/Marketing, Event Management and Sales & Ticketing.

Interns will help plan and execute events associated with the AutoZone Liberty Bowl including the game itself. Interns will also assist with other AutoZone Liberty Bowl events and initiatives during their term.

The AutoZone Liberty Bowl will create a schedule for each intern that does not conflict with their academic obligations.

The Bowl will work with the intern and their university to make sure that they receive the maximum amount of college credit for their internship.
Qualified applicants should be team first, sports-minded, self-motivators who are willing to accept the significant time and work required to succeed in the sports industry.
Please note that internships with the AutoZone Liberty Bowl are unpaid.
 
PROGRAM GOALS
1. Provide each intern with the opportunity to learn more about the sports industry and gain real-world experience by working on various key tasks for multiple AutoZone Liberty Bowl events including the AutoZone Liberty Bowl game.
2. Provide each intern the opportunity to prove his or her abilities with independent assignments during the course of the internship.
TO APPLY
Interested candidates can apply by submitting their cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Justin Parks at Justin.Parks@LibertyBowl.Org. If you have any questions about an internship with the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, please call Justin Parks at 901-795-7700. 
GAME DAY SHUTTLES

Make Parking Easy Take A Shuttle

To help relieve some of the parking and traffic challenges of this game, Blues City Tours and the University of Memphis will provide round trip shuttle service to the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

BLUES CITY TOURS SHUTTLE
Blues City Tours will be offering round trip shuttle service for $15.00. The shuttle will service hotels in the downtown area and the Poplar corridor. The first shuttle to the stadium will pick up between 7:15 and 7:30 a.m. and the second shuttle will pick up between 10:00 and 10:15 a.m. Shuttles will leave 30 minutes after the game has ended. Riders are encouraged to make reservations in advance and reserve a pickup time. Call (901) 522-9229 to make your reservation.

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS SHUTTLE
The University of Memphis will be offering free round-trip shuttle service to the game from its parking lot on Central Avenue. The cost to park is $15.00 per car. The parking lot entrance is located at Central and Zach Curlin St. The parking lot opens at 7:00 a.m. The first shuttle will depart the lot at 7:30 a.m. Each fan will be given a ticket for the shuttle and the ticket must be presented for the return trip.

BOWL BUDDIES TICKET PROGRAM

The Bowl Buddies program allows individuals and companies to purchase AutoZone Liberty Bowl game tickets for St. Jude Kids or their favorite youth and charitable organization in the Memphis / Mid-South area!

BOWL BUDDIES BENEFITS & PARTICIPATION
You will receive the following AutoZone Liberty Bowl benefits for participating in the Bowl Buddies program:

- Recognition on the Bowl Buddies page of the Game Program

- Recognition on the Bowl Buddies page of the Bowl’s Website

- Recognition as a Bowl Buddies supporter on the Bowl’s Facebook Page

To take part in the Bowl Buddies program, call the AutoZone Liberty Bowl office at 901-795-7700.

BOWL BUDDIES SUPPORTERS
The AutoZone Liberty Bowl would like to thank the following companies, organizations, and individuals for their support of the Bowl Buddies program:
America's Incredible Pizza Company  Meghan McMahon
ARS/Conway Services MCVB
AutoZone  Mid-South Chevy Dealers
Bass Pro Shops Pennzoil
Bill Stegbauer Pinnacle Financial Partners
Cline Tours Roadshow BMW
Dillard Door & Entrance Control TAG Truck Center 
DoubleTree Hotel Downtown The Commercial Appeal
First Tennessee The Half Shell
Gold Strike Tunica Trustmark Bank 
Green Mountain Technology Wilson Air Center
Horseshoe Tunica Worldwide Ticketcraft
Liberty School Wines
 
   
 

 PATRIOTS CLUB

Patriots Club 2017

MISSION STATEMENT
“To generate Excitement, Patriotism, Pride, and Economic benefit for Memphis by supporting the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic, its related events and charitable events for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital throughout the year.”

ABOUT THE PATRIOTS CLUB
The AutoZone Liberty Bowl Patriots Club is a group of young professionals who are community-minded and passionate about the AutoZone Liberty Bowl and college football. Patriots Club members are involved in all of the Bowl’s year round activities through unique volunteer opportunities. Plus, members will receive invitations to exclusive social and business networking events throughout the year.
 
MEMBERSHIP
All Patriots Club memberships include a game ticket, parking pass, and invitations to special events throughout the year such as monthly club meetings which include complimentary food and drink. To view the 2017 Membership Forms, click on the links below:
 
 
If you or someone you know is interested in joining the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Patriots Club, fill out one of the membership forms above and email it to Kevin Alexander at kevin.alexander@libertybowl.org or Justin Parks at justin.parks@libertybowl.org. Checks should be mailed to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl office at 959 Ridgeway Loop Road, Suite 101, Memphis, TN, 38120.
 
AUTOZONE LIBERTY BOWL & PATRIOTS CLUB EVENTS
Best of all, Patriots Club members meet regularly at Brookhaven Pub & Grill. In addition to enjoying great food and beverages, these gatherings provide members with the opportunity to meet like-minded young professionals, talk college football and hear about what's going on at the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Scroll down to view the 2017 Patriots Club schedule.
 

 
2017 PATRIOTS CLUB SCHEDULE
Events highlighted in RED are either included as part of the 2017 Patriots Club Membership or FREE to attend.
 
Patriots Club Kickoff / 2017 College Football Season Preview - August
Date: TBD
Start Time: 6pm
Location: Brookhaven Pub & Grill
Event Info: Patriots Club Members will receive a complimentary meal and a drink while we preview the 2017 college football season. The cost for non-members to attend this event is $20.
 
Patriots Club Season Kickoff Watch Party - September 
Date: TBD
Start Time: 6pm
Location: Brookhaven Pub & Grill
On TV: TBD
Event Info: Join us at Brookhaven Pub as we watch the opening SEC games of the 2017 season. Patriots Club Members will receive two (2) complimentary drinks.
 
Patriots Club Happy Hour - September 
Date: TBD
Start Time: 6pm
Location: Brookhaven Pub & Grill
On TV: TBD
Event Info: Patriots Club Members will receive a complimentary drink and appetizers. The cost for non-members to attend this event is $15.
 
AutoZone Liberty Bowl Trip to Hollywood Tunica – October
Date: TBD
Start Time: 5pm
Location: Hollywood Casino Tunica
Event Info: Patriots Club members will have the opportunity to take part this fun outing that includes charter bus transportation to and from Tunica as well as complimentary food and drinks.
 
Patriots Club Happy Hour - November 
Date: TBD
Start Time: 6pm
Location: Brookhaven Pub & Grill
On TV: TBD
Event Info: Patriots Club Members will receive a complimentary drink and appetizers. The cost for non-members to attend this event is $15.
 
Ladies Love Liberty Fashion Show – Friday, November 17, 2017
Start Time: 11:30am
Location: Chickasaw Country Club 
Tickets: $40
Event Info: Ladies, start your holiday shopping at this festive event that features fashions from Betty Hays, a wonderful lunch, and entertainment.
 
16th Annual High School All-Star Game - Saturday, December 9, 2017
Start Time: 2:30pm
Location: Memphis University School (MUS)
Tickets: $10
Event Info: Come see the top high school players from Memphis and Shelby County showcase their talents one last time.
 
Patriots Club Happy Hour - December 
Date: TBD
Start Time: 6pm
Location: Brookhaven Pub & Grill
On TV: TBD
Event Info: At the final meeting of the year, we’ll be discussing this year's matchup and ways you can get involved in AutoZone Liberty Bowl events. Patriots Club Members will receive a complimentary drink and appetizers. The cost for non-members to attend this event is $15. 
 
Team Welcome Party - Monday, December 25, 2017
Start Time: 5:00pm
Location: Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid
Tickets: Available only in select Action Packs
Event Info: The teams will enjoy dinner and entertainment while exploring Memphis' newest destination experience, Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid. As one of the world's largest stores, it's an adventure that offers something for everyone.
 
FCA Breakfast – Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Start Time: 7:15am
Location: Hilton Memphis Hotel
Tickets: $80
Event Info: A long-standing Bowl Week tradition, the FCA Breakfast features an inspiring message by a nationally known sports personality. The teams will be highlighted and hear player testomonies. 
 
Pro Rodeo presented by Landers Auto Group– Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Start Time: 7:00pm
Location: Agricenter Show Place Arena
Tickets $10
Event Info: The AutoZone Liberty Bowl Professional Rodeo features top performers from around the country competing in events such as Bull Riding, Bareback Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling and Barrel Racing, all from inside the friendly confines of the Agricenter Show Place Arena.
 
Players & Coaches Dinner – Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Start Time: TBD
Location: Hilton Memphis Hotel
Tickets: $40
Event Info: The players and coaches of the two competing universities will be featured at this event and will give the fans a preview of the game. This is a great chance to get a close-up look at various coaches and players while enjoying a wonderful lunch. Plus, awards will be presented by the Bowl.
 
AutoZone Liberty Bowl Parade – Thursday, December 28, 2017
Start Time: 3pm
Location: Beale Street
FREE TO ATTEND
Event Info: Be part of the fun at one of downtown’s signature events as floats, high school, and university marching bands perform along historic Beale Street in the Home of the Blues.
 
Bash on Beale Pep Rally – Thursday, December 28, 2017
Start Time: 4:30pm
Location: Handy Park on Beale Street
FREE TO ATTEND
Event Info: Join fans from the competing teams for this exciting pep rally and then enjoy a festive time on World Famous Beale Street the night before the game!
 
President’s Gala – Thursday, December 28, 2017
Start Time: 7:00pm
Location: The Peabody Hotel
Tickets: $200
Event Info: A nationally-known recording artist will entertain you at the premier black tie event of the season. Put on your party clothes and enjoy a lively night of food, drink, dancing and music at the historic Peabody Hotel.
 
Pre-Game Buffet & Party – Friday, December 29, 2017
Start Time: 8:30am
Location: Pipkin & Creative Arts Buildings
Tickets: $40
Event Info: Adjacent to the stadium, this is one of the largest and most enjoyable pre-game parties in the nation. This popular event provides an all-you-can-eat and drink buffet with great live entertainment. From here, make the short walk to the stadium for kickoff. It’s a great way to get ready for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl!
 
59th AutoZone Liberty Bowl Game – Saturday, December 30, 2016
Kickoff: 11:00am(CST)
Location: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Event Info: Start your New Year's weekend celebration at the best party in Memphis - the AutoZone Liberty Bowl! Celebrate the patriotic spirit of America as two of college football's top teams clash in our tradition-rich bowl game. Plus, you will be entertained by a spectacular halftime show featuring a nationally-known recording artist joined by marching bands from across the country.
 
 



 

 

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