In 1971 nine visionaries broke into the ranks of the established bowl system, making Arizona's first college football bowl game a reality. While the goal of those nine Fiesta Bowl Founders was to put into motion a post-season college football matchup, the organization has grown to be much more than a game. Based in Scottsdale, the Fiesta Bowl hosts a variety of local events each year, as well as two elite bowl games - the Fiesta Bowl and the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl. At the core of the organization, though, is Fiesta Bowl Charities, which has contributed more than $8 million to Arizona nonprofits over the past six years.
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