BOISE, Idaho Due to Fox Sports’ national broadcast of the Bowl Championship Series selection show on Sunday (Dec. 3), the Boise State University athletic department has moved the start of its free BCS selection party celebration up one-half hour to 5:30 p.m. (MT) in Taco Bell Arena.

            Fox Sports was scheduled to begin its broadcast of the BCS bowl selections at 6:00 p.m., but has now moved its broadcast start time up to 5:50 p.m.  Fox Sports is scheduled to go live with its national broadcast from Taco Bell Arena at approximately 5:55 p.m. 

Bronco fans are encouraged to be at the arena by 5:30 p.m. as Fox Sports will be taping segments of the celebration to be used during its show.

The selection show will be shown on Bronco Vision in the arena.  Bronco players and coaches will be in attendance, as they await the official word on where the Boise State team will be playing, and its opponent.

            The Bronco football team is in position to be selected to participate in one of the five BCS games after finishing the regular season with a perfect 12-0 record, its fifth Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championship and a current eighth place ranking in this week BCS standings. 

            A team from a non-BCS conference which wins its league title and is ranked among the top 12 teams in the final BCS ranking, receives an automatic selection to one of the BCS bowls which include the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, the Rose Bowl Game, the FedEx Orange Bowl, the Allstate Sugar Bowl and the Tostitos BCS National Championship game.

            Doors to Taco Bell Arena will remain open following the Boise State / San Diego women’s basketball game, which starts at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. 

The BSU Bookstore will have a temporary Bronco Shop set up inside the arena selling WAC Championship and BCS merchandise.  Global Travel, the Official Travel Partner of the Broncos, will also be on hand for BCS Bowl travel information and to take reservations.

            The celebration party will also include season highlights playing on Bronco Vision and a short program following the selection show, including comments from head coach Chris Petersen and the senior captains.

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