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Hellas Construction

December 27, 2013 12:28 ET

Valero Alamo Bowl a Sellout for Texas Longhorns and Oregon Ducks

Mack Brown to Lead the Texas Longhorns in His Last Appearance as Head Coach on Hellas Turf

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - December 27, 2013) - Organizers of the post-season 2013 Valero Alamo Bowl have run out of tickets with a week to go before kick-off. Alamo Bowl officials say the game is now officially sold out. This year will mark the third straight sellout for the collegiate football game and the sixth in the last eight years. Hellas Construction's SoftTop™ Removable System will set the stage for this year's 21st annual meeting. Debuting at the Alamodome in 2009, the SoftTop™ Removable System field can be converted within 24 hours or less if required, rolled-up and stored inside the stadium to accommodate various events.

Valero's 2013 matchup will feature a Texas Longhorns squad with Mack Brown making his last appearance as Head Coach, versus an Oregon Ducks team that will make its first trip to San Antonio.

"After celebrating our 20th anniversary last year, we pledged the next 20 Valero Alamo Bowls would be even more memorable and impactful," said Derrick Fox, Valero Alamo Bowl President/CEO. "Thanks to the tremendous fan following of Oregon and Texas coupled with the support of our title sponsor Valero this year's game will feature one of our largest crowds of all-time."

Reed J. Seaton, CEO and President of Hellas Construction, along with the Hellas Management congratulate Mack Brown on 16 great years and wish him the best in the future ahead.

Game Date: December 30, 2013 
Game Time: 5:45 p.m. CST 
Name of Stadium: The Alamodome 
Playing Surface: Soft Top removable turf system (installed April 2009) 
Matchup: Pac-12 #2 vs. Big 12 #3 
Team Payout: $6+ million combined payout 
Television: ESPN 
Radio: ESPN Radio (National)
ESPN 1250 AM (Local) 

About Hellas Construction
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Hellas Construction is a nationwide contractor with a strong reputation for delivering premium-quality sports construction projects across the United States. Hellas has the ability to custom-manufacture and install proprietary brands of synthetic surfaces for field sports, running tracks, and tennis courts, by controlling all related operations. Clients include the NFL Experience, AT&T Stadium formerly Cowboys Stadium, Baylor University, University of California Berkeley, Idaho State University, the Alamodome, Northern Arizona University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of San Diego, the University of Georgia and various other prominent high schools, collegiate institutions and stadiums. For more information, visit hellasconstruction.com, matrix-turf.com and epiqtracks.com. 

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