What Is The Kanza Bowl?
The Kanza Bowl is a NCAA Division II Football Bowl that had its inaugural game December 5, 2009. The game pits teams from the Mid-America Intecollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) and the Lone Star Conference (LSC). The 2012 game will be played the Sunday after Thanksgiving, November 25th at 1 p.m. Representatives invited from the respective conferences have had successful football seasons, but did not make the NCAA Division II playoffs. The game is played at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka, Kansas. Hummer Sports Park is a multi-faceted sports facility, owned and operated by the Topeka Public School system. For more on the Sports Park, click on the following link: www.hummersportspark.com
This year we are very proud to have Emporia State University and Texas A&M University of Kingsville join us. Both are excellent teams with great records this year and are very deserving of a post season game. Emporia State finished the season at 9-2 which placed them in the number 2 spot within the MIAA. Texas A&M Kingsville finished the season 5-3 and fourth overall in the Lone Star Conference. Both teams are excited to play and very energetic. Follow Parrish Hotels on Facebook for info about all the events leading up to the game.