from the governor
As Governor of the great state of Arizona, it is with great pleasure that I
welcome you to the 30th Annual Cheez-It® Bowl!! A treasured Arizona tradition,
the Cheez-It® Bowl has been an integral part of college football’s postseason
since its inception in 1989.
Hosted by the Fiesta Bowl organization, the Cheez-It® Bowl continues to bring
elite college football to this great state. This year’s bowl game is no different,
as it secures Arizona’s reputation as a premier state for major events.
In addition to exciting football games, Arizona offers its residents and visitors
opportunities to explore the natural beauty of our state. From the splendor
of the Grand Canyon to the spectacular views of the Red Rocks in Sedona
to the majestic Saguaro Forests, Arizona has thrilling adventures at every turn.
Arizona is undoubtedly a great place to visit and enjoy, but it is more than
simply a vacation spot. The state has become the preferred destination for
business from around the globe. Companies like Intel, General Motors, State
DOUGLAS A. DUCEY
State of Arizona
Farm, and GoDaddy, to name a few; have taken notice of Arizona’s pro-business environment. Whether you plan
on relocation or are hoping to expand, Arizona is ready for you. Working closely with our economic partners
throughout the state, our innovative Arizona Commerce Authority stands ready to provide the information
and support you need to properly evaluate business opportunities anywhere in Arizona.
We hope you enjoy your time in the Grand Canyon State as you cheer on your team at Chase Field in Phoenix.
Again, a sincere welcome and we hope to see you again soon.
Douglas A. Ducey
State of Arizona