2017 Orange Bowl
- Official Name: Orange Bowl
- Sponsor: Discover
- Location: Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida
- Sun Life Stadium Capacity: 75,540
- First Played: 1935
- Trophy: Orange Bowl trophy - a bowl filled with oranges
- Payout: $17,500,000
The Orange Bowl is played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. It is one of the oldest bowl games, and it hosts the Atlantic Coast Conference champion unless they are in the national championship game. Large contenders include Clemson, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Miami.
FSU is currently tied for 3rd in Orange Bowl appearances, with only Oklahoma and Nebraska with more trips to Miami. In fact, the Oklahoma Sooners have the best record of any team at the game, with a resounding 12-6 record in Orange Bowl. Unlike the Rose Bowl, the Orange Bowl does not have any restrictions on conference when selecting teams. The SEC, ACC, Big East, and SWC have all made numerous appearances at the Orange Bowl, along with many independent football programs such as Penn State. Buy your tickets on TicketLiquidator.com and secure your spot in sports history.
Orange Bowl History
The Orange Bowl is an annual college football bowl game played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. It is the second oldest bowl game in the country after the Rose Bowl, with its inauguration in 1935. With sponsorship for bowl games changing on a regular basis, the official title at Sun Life is the Discover Orange Bowl. Prior to this, the FedEx Orange Bowl was the official moniker for over 20 years. The Orange Bowl has also been the host of the BCS National Title Game twice, once in 2001 and again in 2005. Since then, the championship game has been declared a separate, stand-alone event.
Discover Orange Bowl Stadium
The Orange Bowl goes down at Hard Rock Stadium, located at 347 Don Shula Drive in Miami, Florida. Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium is a great venue for a college football game, and this year’s game should be a thriller. A maximum capacity of 75,540 football fans will likely be in attendance for the Discover Orange Bowl, and they are in for a treat. Who knows what NCAA football action in in store? But you can find out!
There’s been a lot of action in past Orange games, and you never know what will happen. The winner of the game is presented the Orange Bowl trophy, a bowl filled with oranges, as well as a $17,500,000 payout. This game promises to be a thriller so get your tickets for the Orange Bowl right away. The Orange Bowl has been played since 1935. In the past the game was known as the FedEx Orange Bowl and the Orange Bowl. But no matter what they call the game, the football action is out of control. Don’t miss out on all the Orange Bowl Game action and get your tickets today!
Discover Orange Bowl Parking
If you are driving to Sun Life Stadium to attend the Orange Bowl then you need a place to park your automobile. Check the ticket listing above to see if Ticket Liquidator has Discover Orange Bowl parking passes for sale. The Orange Bowl has its own parking lot on site. Parking Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 (RV), 9, 10, and 13 open at 11:00 a.m.; all remaining parking gates open at 2:00 p.m.