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In our third year as the title sponsor of the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl, we are excited to have two teams with the rich football tradition and national appeal that Florida State and West Virginia will bring to this year's game

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today called for final entries to the Konica Minolta Sports Experience Sweepstakes. With a deadline of 11.59p ET on December 15, registrants have the chance to win a Grand Prize trip for two to the already sold-out 2010 Konica Minolta Gator Bowl. The all-expense paid trip includes airfare, hotel accommodations, game tickets, and more. To enter and for official rules, visit http://www.KMBSsports.com*.

Sweepstakes Recaps an Exciting Start to the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl

On Sunday, December 6, the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl announced that West Virginia University will play Florida State University in the January 1, 2010, Konica Minolta Gator Bowl.

The West Virginia Mountaineers, the Big East Conference representative, finished their regular season with an overall record of 9-3. This match-up will mark West Virginia's fourth New Year's Day trip to Jacksonville in seven seasons, and its first since beating Georgia Tech in 2007. In total, this marks the team’s eighth-consecutive bowl appearance and third under Bill Stewart, who was named Head Coach after leading West Virginia to a 48-28 victory over Oklahoma in the 2008 Fiesta Bowl.

The Florida State Seminoles, the Atlantic Coast Conference representative, will make their seventh appearance in the Gator Bowl Classic and their fifth appearance under Coach Bobby Bowden. As extra incentive for the Seminoles, Bowden will coach his final game with the 2010 Konica Minolta Gator Bowl. During his 44 years of coaching (34 at Florida State), Coach Bowden is the second winningest coach in major college football history with 388 career coaching victories.

"In our third year as the title sponsor of the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl, we are excited to have two teams with the rich football tradition and national appeal that Florida State and West Virginia will bring to this year’s game," said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "We look forward to seeing each team’s enthusiastic fans in Jacksonville on New Year’s Day and would like to encourage all Seminole, Mountaineer, and college football fans to visit http://www.KMBSsports.com to register for a chance to win a trip for two to the already sold-out Konica Minolta Gator Bowl."

The 2010 Konica Minolta Gator Bowl will take place at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida, on January 1, 2010. The game is scheduled to kick off at 1.00p EST and will be televised nationally by CBS Sports. The Konica Minolta company name and logo will be featured prominently in promotional pre-game, in-game and post-game activities.

Konica Minolta Gator Bowl Game Week Packed with Exciting Events

The Konica Minolta Gator Bowl game week will officially begin on Saturday, December 26, with the arrival of the participating teams. The seven-day extravaganza will include the following events:

December 27 – Florida State Team Outing at Adventure Land
December 28 – West Virginia Team Outing at Adventure Land
December 29 – Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Breakfast
December 30 – Team Outings at the Jacksonville Zoo
December 31 – Coaches Luncheon and Gator Bowl Hall of Fame Inductions, Gator Bowl Parade, 5K Run and Team Pep Rallies at Jacksonville Landing
January 1 – Tailgate Party at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium

Click here for more information on game week events.

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. For the second consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys. For more information, please visit http://www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook and Twitter.

Konica Minolta Contact:
James Norberto
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201.825.4000

Konica Minolta is a trademark of Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners. * NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 48 CONTIGUOUS U.S. (D.C.), 21 YEARS AND OLDER. VOID IN AK, HI AND WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes ends: 12/15/09. For Official Rules, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit http://www.kmbssports.com. Sponsor: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A, Inc., 100 Williams Drive, Ramsey, NJ 07446.

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