Who Will It Be? Teams to be Announced December 6th

Who will it be? As the season enters its final weeks Outback Bowl officials anxiously wait to see which teams will be available for our 30th Anniversary game. The New Year's Day Bowl will match teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference for a 12;00 Noon ET Kickoff in Raymond James Stadium. There are still more than 15 teams that could qualify for our game. Officials will announce their match-up Sunday, December 6th.

To purchase tickets to the Outback Bowl go to Ticketmaster.com

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Tickets to the 2016 Outback Bowl are now on sale through Ticketmaster. The bowl will be celebrating its 30th anniversary as it plays host to teams from the Big Ten Conference and Southeastern Conference on Friday, January 1st in Raymond James Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 12:00 P.M.

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 the state of Florida.

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Book your stay for the Outback Bowl at one of our many hotel partners in the "Hotel Partners" section under our Visitor Guide drop down menu above. Whether you want to stay close to the stadium, downtown or on one of our beautiful beaches, we have the place for you! Check out "Hotel Partners" and enjoy your stay!

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.

Southeastern Conference

  • Alabama Tide
  • Arkansas Razorbacks
  • Auburn Tigers
  • Florida Gators
  • Georgia Bulldogs
  • Kentucky Wildcats
  • LSU Tigers
  • Ole Miss Rebels
  • Mississippi State Bulldogs
  • Missouri Tigers
  • South Carolina Gamecocks
  • Tennessee Volunteers
  • Texas A&M Aggies
  • Vanderbilt Commodores

Big Ten Conference

  • Fighting Illini
  • Indiana Hoosiers
  • Iowa Hawkeyes
  • Maryland Terrapins
  • Micigan Wolverines
  • Michigan State Spartans
  • Minnesota Golden Gophers
  • Nebraska Cornhuskers
  • Northwestern Wildcats
  • Ohio State Buckeyes
  • Penn State Nittany Lions
  • Purdue Boilermakers
  • Rutgers Scarlet Knights
  • Wisconsin Badgers
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