Welcome to the Official San Diego State Athletics at ASU Tour! To ensure that all goes smoothly, please read the following information carefully, as it will provide valuable information about your trip. Please remember to visit the Hospitality Desk daily for any tour updates. Thank you for traveling with us, we look forward to seeing you in Tempe!

Distributed at the Hotel Aztec Sports Tours Hospitality Desk
  • Name badge, lanyard and ticket holder
  • Souvenir
  • Tour itinerary and event details
  • Game Day map
  • Game ticket
  • Local information

Official Tour Credential

To help tour hosts identify you as part of the Aztec Sports Tours group, we ask that you wear your official tour credential (name badge) for all tour related events. Your credentials will be distributed with your travel documents on-site. Tour credentials are required for the welcome gathering and pregame tailgate.

Hospitality Desk is located in the hotel’s main lobby.

Desk Hours:
  • Friday, September 8: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 9: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tour Itinerary/Information
Friday, September 8

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hospitality Desk will be staffed in the hotel lobby. Please stop by to pick up your souvenir, game ticket, tour credential, local information and meet your on-site staff.

3:00 pm

Check-in at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in downtown Tempe. You have been pre-registered but you will be asked to provide a credit card for any incidentals during your stay.

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 Welcome event at the Mission Grille inside the Tempe Mission Palms. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
Saturday, September 9
9:30 am – 4:30 pm Hospitality Desk will be staffed in the lobby.

4:30 pm

For those who want to walk together, SET staff will guide you to the Pregame location.

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pregame event at Gringo Star Street Bar 501 S. Mill Ave #101 Tempe, AZ 85281.

8:00 pm

KICK-OFF!   San Diego State at Arizona State


Following the Game

A SET staff member will be outside of the stadium exit to assist with directions back to to the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel.
Sunday, September 10

12:00 pm

Please check-out at the hotel’s front desk and pay any incidentals you may have incurred. Have a safe trip home!

Tour Hotel

Tempe Mission Palms Hotel

60 E 5th Street

Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 894-1400

Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm

Parking Information

Valet or self-parking is included.


Sky Harbor International Airport Transportation

The Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center offers transportation for individual travelers to and from Sky Harbor International Airport every ½ hour from 5:30AM – 10:30PM daily. Please call the hotel at (480) 894-1400 to confirm your pick up or drop off.

Aztec Sports Tours Staff


Vanessa Velasquez:

(713) 449-2913


Christy Bruce:
(312) 925-2259