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Independence Bowl Tickets

Independence Bowl tickets

Independence Bowl Schedule

The Independence Bowl has been a Louisiana tradition for years, and while it has had tie-ins with various different conferences over the years it currently has tie-ins with the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Southeastern Conference. The Independence Bowl is played each year on New Year's Day and features some of the best teams from two of the best football conferences in the country. It has featured some of the best college football players of all time, many of whom have gone on to long and successful careers in the NFL. It is held at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana, a town well-known for its love of college football. The Independence Bowl is traditionally one of the premiere games in the bowl series and any team selected to play in the big affair is always thrilled to be there and looking to put an exclamation point on the end of what has already been a highly successful year. No team ever wants to end the season on a losing note, so you can always expect nothing but the best competition at the Independence Bowl each January. Expect the game this year to be an unforgettable experience, not only because of the two high quality teams involved but also because there will be plenty of celebratory events involved with long running bowl game.

The Teams

While the conferences associated with the Independence Bowl may have changed over the years, one thing has remained constant, the high level of competition. When the tradition first began, the Independence Bowl paired up a team from the Southland Conference against an at-large opponent selected by a committee. For several years it would pit two at large teams against one another before switching to having an SEC team against an at large opponent. In 1998 the format again changed to pair an SEC team against a Big 12 team, and this pairing remained through 2009. In 2010 the bowl began a string of years that had a Mountain West team playing an Atlantic Coast Conference team, and this lasted until 2012. Since 2012 the Independence Bowl has featured the tenth ranked SEC team, if they are bowl eligible, against a team from the ACC. All of the conferences that have ever been involved in the Independence Bowl are known to have some of the best college football programs in the country so you can be assured that there will be high quality football being played at Independence Stadium on New Year's Day.

The Experience

Upon entering Indpendence Stadium fans are well aware that they are about to see a college football game unlike any other. The players warming up on the field are visibly fighting off nerves and trying to get out all of the jitters before the opening kick off. The crowd is full of players' families, alumni, hordes of journalists and sports writers, locals who are always thrilled to take part in the annual tradition, and college football fanatics who are hoping to see another historic college football match up. The pageantry of the cheerleaders, mascots, marching bands, and wild fans are enough to get you out of your seat, and then the game begins. Thunderous, bone rattling hits, incredible displays of speed and agility, clutch field goals, and game breaking plays fill up the day of world class college football. By the time the clock winds down your voice is hoarse and your palms are stinging from clapping and giving high fives and you will already be planning a return trip the following year.

The Players

The players involved in the Independence Bowl are all well aware that they are playing on one of the biggest, if not the biggest, stages that they have ever been asked to play and are all looking to prove that they are one of the elite college football players in the country. Some are playing their last collegiate game and in doing so want to be sure to go out on top and know that they left everything on the field. The most elite athletes are possibly using this as the last game in which to showcase their abilities in hopes of moving up the NFL draft board. These players are playing for personal pride, the pride of their schools, and the pride of their conference. There are a lot of bragging rights on the line and this is certainly not lost on the players, coaches, or fans at Independence Stadium on New Year's Day.

Independence Bowl Trivia

The Independence Bowl received its name because its inaugural event was held in 1976, the year of the United States' Bicentennial. After 2012 the name of the Independence Bowl was changed to the AdvoCare V100 Bowl but it is still widely known as the Independence Bowl as it is held at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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27 Dec
Independence Bowl Tickets Dec 27, 2014 3:00 PM
Independence Stadium
Shreveport, LA
3:00 p.m. CST
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