Tickets to the 2017 Outback Bowl are on sale through Ticketmaster. The bowl plays host to teams from the Big Ten Conference and Southeastern Conference on Monday, January 2nd in Raymond James Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 1:00 P.M. ET. Teams will be announced on Sunday, December 4th.

Purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone with a credit card by calling Ticketmaster at (813) 287-8844 or 1-800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet in t


Outback Bowl officials have confirmed that their 2017 game will be played on Monday, January 2nd along with the other traditional New Year's Day bowls. The game will also move its kickoff time back to 1:00 PM ET and be televised on ABC. The Outback Bowl, which celebrated its 30th Anniversary last season, hosts teams from the Big Ten Conference and Southeastern Conference at Raymond James Stadium.

Historically whenever January 1st falls on a Sunday the traditional New Year's Day bowls are played on January 2nd. This same situation arose in January 1989, 1995, 2006 and 2012. The Outback Bowl will return to the January 1st date for the 2018 game.

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Plenty to Do and See When You Come To Football In Paradise

The Tampa, Clearwater and St Petersburg area offers plenty to do and see while you are in town for the Outback Bowl. Home to major attractions,unsurpassed recreational opportunities, nature, the arts and of course our world-renown beaches there are so many wonderful options you may find it difficult to choose what you want to do. Check out our "Where to Go" section under the Visitor Guide menu for a list of area attractions and things you won't want to miss while you are here.

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  • Arkansas Razorbacks
  • Auburn Tigers
  • Florida Gators
  • Georgia Bulldogs
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  • Ole Miss Rebels
  • Mississippi State Bulldogs
  • Missouri Tigers
  • South Carolina Gamecocks
  • Tennessee Volunteers
  • Texas A&M Aggies
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  • Indiana Hoosiers
  • Iowa Hawkeyes
  • Maryland Terrapins
  • Micigan Wolverines
  • Michigan State Spartans
  • Minnesota Golden Gophers
  • Nebraska Cornhuskers
  • Northwestern Wildcats
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