Two elite conferences meet in Tucson to determine a
2019 Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl Champion.
MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE
Since 1999, the the Mountain West Conference has striven to achieve excellence in intercollegiate athletics, while promoting the academic missions of its member institutions. With a vision for progression, the MW continues to develop new opportunities for student-athletes to compete at the highest level. We aim to foster academic achievement and sportsmanship. Now in its 19th year, it has been assertive in its involvement with the NCAA governance structure. It has taken an active leadership role in the overall administration of intercollegiate athletics.
SUN BELT CONFERENCE
As a long-time leader in innovation and progressive thinking in the world of intercollegiate athletics, the Sun Belt Conference focuses on establishing itself, It is our mission to be a force to be reckoned with on the playing field.
Now in its 5th decade, The Sun Belt is a vibrant and vigorous part of the collegiate landscape, We have never shied away from taking a leadership role among conferences in our efforts to provide better experiences for its member schools, its student-athletes and coaches, and for its fans and followers. As the league that inaugurated college basketball’s shot clock and the first to partner with a fledgling cable television entity whose ESPN moniker was unknown at the time.
TUCSON’S OFFICIAL FOOTBALL FESTIVAL
The NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, is played between bowl-eligible teams from the Mountain West Conference and Sun Belt Conference.