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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Joins Outback Bowl Sponsorship Family

May 17, 2018

Outback Bowl officials announced today that Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has joined the annual New Year's Day bowl as Patron Sponsor for the 2018-19 game. The Outback Bowl celebrated its 32nd game earlier this year and hosts teams from the Big Ten Conference and Southeastern Conference at Raymond James Stadium.

"As a former college football player, a current board member of the Outback Bowl and a recent addition to Buchanan, I'm thrilled to have the firm as a sponsor of this year's game," noted Steven C. Pratico, shareholder in Buchanan's Litigation section. "Buchanan and the Outback Bowl both demonstrate the same strong commitment to the Tampa Bay area's economic growth. This sponsorship is a perfect example of that commitment, and I am delighted to be able to bring these two Tampa Bay institutions together."

"The Outback Bowl is proud to welcome Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney as our newest sponsor of our New Year's Day bowl game," adds Jim McVay, President/CEO of the Outback Bowl. "Their sponsorship enables us in our continuing efforts to dramatically impact the Tampa Bay community in a positive way year after year."

The Outback Bowl attracts tens-of-thousands of out of market visitors each year from more than forty states who join local fans in generating a significant economic impact,estimated at $1 billion on the Tampa Bay area over its history. The game also generates tens-of-millions of dollars in exposure for the region each year and has contributed $143 million to universities over its history along with $500,000 to local charities in just he past two years.

Priority membership seats for the January 1, 2019 game are currently available through the Outback Bowl office at (813) 874-BOWL with details on the bowl website at All other general tickets will go on sale to the public in late August through Ticketmaster.

About Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC:

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