Game on for UCLA-SDSU

UCLA’s season opener against San Diego State will be played as scheduled, the school just announced.

Here’s the release from UCLA:
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.

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  • Vanessa

    Yay!!! I can’t wait to tailgate. :)

  • TheBeast323

    Great News! Go Bruins!

  • UB (Ultimate Bruin)

    Thanks for the update, Jill!

    Good news, ’cause we are ready to kick this thing off!

    GO BRUINS!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    THE ROSE BOWL!

    THE ROSE BOWL!!

  • Randor

    Nice gesture that they’re giving free tickets to firefighters and their families.

  • BruinFaithful

    YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!!!! Thank the LORD!!!! Any word on if the air is safe for people with breathing conditions like asthma?