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Independence Bowl Tickets

Independence Bowl tickets

Independence Bowl History

College Football's bowl season is one of the most exciting times of the year for sports fans, and the Independence Bowl is one of the most anticipated games in a month long postseason extravaganza. The Independence Bowl is one of the oldest in the college football postseason schedule and has provided some extremely memorable moments. The very first Independence Bowl was played on December 13, 1976 when the McNeese State Cowboys of the Southland Conference defeated the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, when they were a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. Since the first year, major college football programs who have won the Independence Bowl are the Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies, Wisconsin Badgers, Virginia Tech Hokies, Ole Miss Rebels, Alabama Crimson Tide, Oklahoma State Cowboys, and the most recent champions, the Arizona Wildcats. Many well known athletes have found personal glory in the Independence Bowl, as well, with names like Eli Manning, Kevin Faulk, Gary Kubiak, Takeo Spikes and Geno Atkins. The Independence Bowl as seen one tie, in 1990, when the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Maryland Terps finished 34-34, the only tie in Division I Bowl history. Other exciting installments include the famed "Snow Bowl" in 2000 between Texas A&M and Mississippi State and Eli Manning and the Ole Miss Rebels' exciting second half comeback over the Nebraska Cornhuskers in 2002. The Independence Bowl is guaranteed to thrill every season, so get to StubHub today to get your tickets to one of the most beloved postseason events that takes place in Shreveport, Louisiana every December.

NCAA Football Experience

Every August, the student athletes of beloved alma maters and local universities returns to the field, ending the long and lonely offseason. Throughout the season, these student athletes take us fans on a wild ride, the epic highs and disappointing lows that make this sport so thrilling. These emotions are all a part of every team's journey to achieve their dream of qualifying for a postseason bowl game, the culmination of months of hard work. Bowl games like the Independence Bowl are a part of the fabric of this great game, the site of glory and defeat and no lack of drama. There is nothing like being in the stands when your favorite team is competing for postseason prestige, being a part of all of the great traditions of the bowl games. Not only are you able to see the speed and power of college football in person, but you are able to attend amazing events like parades, pregame tailgating events, player and fan meet and greets, great alumni parties and post game celebrations. Follow your team to postseason glory by traveling to their bowl game this season and be a part of an unforgettable sporting experience.

Shreveport, Louisiana

Located just miles from both the Arkansas and Texas borders, the city of Shreveport, Louisiana sits on the banks of the Red River in the northwest corner of the state. The third largest city in Louisiana, Shreveport was the state capital during the Civil War and was a major stronghold of the Confederate side throughout the war. Today, Shreveport is a dynamic city with incredible culture and entertainment, featuring world class gaming and live music. There is no shortage of excitement in Shreveport, where visitors and locals can enjoy activities like a zipline ride over an alligator pond, shopping at a world class farmer's market, catch shows from some of the regions great local musicians, and relax on a riverboat cruise through the picturesque Louisiana landscape. No matter what activities you like best, Shreveport has a little something for everyone, so journey to this beautiful city today for a trip you will not soon forget.

Independence Bowl Fans

College football fans have the reputation of being among the most passionate in any sport. They stand with their team through thick and thin, wearing their school's colors, singing their fight song, intimidating their foes. When the postseason bowl season begins, college football fans click into another gear, with the teams having one game that separates them from a successful season and a disappointing one. The Independence Bowl, played every December at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana, is one of the oldest and most respected bowl games in the sport's history and thousands of loyal football fans descend on the city every December to celebrate this great sport. Clad in school colors, the fans of the two sides competing in the Independence Bowl transform the city every year with their spirit. Don't miss your chance to be a part of a true college football legend by attending this year's Independence Bowl in Shreveport.

Independence Bowl Trivia

How did the Independence Bowl get its name?

The Independence Bowl got its patriotic name because it debuted in 1976, the bicentennial anniversary of America's Independence in 1776. It was originally known as the Bicentennial Bowl, but was changed to its new name as well as the game's venue, Independence Stadium, in Shreveport.

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