Sept. 3, 2009
Saturday's UCLA football game at the Rose Bowl versus San Diego State will be played as scheduled, it was announced this afternoon.
"Based on the current and projected information regarding conditions at the Rose Bowl provided to us by the AQMD (Air Quality Management District) and Pasadena city officials, including fire and health personnel, and after consultation with our medical staff, we are confirming that the game will be played as scheduled," said UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero. "We will continue to monitor the situation in conjunction with city officials in Pasadena and the AQMD."
"Based on recent air quality measurements from a monitor stationed at the Rose Bowl this week and expected weather conditions Saturday, it should be game on for UCLA," said Barry Wallerstein, AQMD Executive Officer.
UCLA also announced today that it will offer complimentary tickets to all Southern California Firefighters and their immediate families to the UCLA -San Diego State game this Saturday at 4:30 pm at the Rose Bowl and to the UCLA - Kansas State game scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 at 7:00 pm at the Rose Bowl.
To receive tickets, firefighters may show their ID at the Rose Bowl ticket office on game day or at the UCLA Ticket Office in advance of the games.