Outback Bowl Trophy Unveiled

The Outback Bowl officially unveiled its new trophy which will be awarded annually to the champion of the New Year's Day college football game. The bowl plays host to teams from the Big Ten Conference and Southeastern Conference on Thursday, January 1st with a Noon kickoff in Raymond James Stadium.

The trophy is made entirely of crystal and because of the bowls Australian themed title sponsor it includes a boomerang attached to a beveled base capped-off with a faceted football on top. It is 22 inches high and weighs-in at 60 pounds. It was designed and produced by Levy Marketing Awards of Tampa. A special travel case was customized for the trophy as well.

"The Outback Bowl is considered a spectacular post-season experience for the teams and fans and we wanted a unique trophy to properly represent the significance that such a Championship deserves," notes Outback Bowl President/CEO Jim McVay. "These teams will truly be battling for this coveted piece of Tampa Bay Trea

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Outback Bowl Tickets On Sale at Ticketmaster

Tickets to the 2015 Outback Bowl are on sale at Ticketmaster. The game will match teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference on New Year's Day in Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Phone orders can be placed with a credit card by calling Ticketmaster at (813) 287-8844 or 1-800-745-3000 and can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet in the state of Florida.

For information on premium seating through a bowl membership package call the Outback Bowl office directly at(813) 874-BOWL or go to our membership page for details.

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Outback Bowl Announces Noon Kickoff for New Year's Day

The 29th edition of the Outback Bowl will kick off at 12:00 Noon EST on New Year's Day 2015. The bowl plays host to teams from the Big Ten Conference and Southeastern Conference in Raymond James Stadium.

"We are extremely excited for the opportunity to be the first game to kick off the most tradition-rich day of college football - New Year's Day," notes Outback Bowl President/CEO Jim McVay. "All eyes of the college football world will be on the Outback Bowl and our beautiful Tampa Bay community."

This will also be the 20th year for Outback Steakhouse as title sponsor of the bowl, the longest title sponsorship of any college bowl 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-renownbeaches there are so many wonderful options you may find itdifficult 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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