Armed Forces Bowl venues
Armed Forces Bowl Tickets
Game: Armed Forces Bowl
Stadium: Amon G. Carter Stadium
Location: Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
Current Sponsor: Lockheed Martin
Conference Tie-Ins: Big 12, Big Ten, American, MWC, Navy, Army
Previous Names: Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, PlainsCapital Fort Worth Bowl, Fort Worth Bowl
Armed Forces Bowl TicketsThe only collegiate football bowl game to host all three military academy football teams, the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl has been played annually since 2003. Then called the PlainsCapital Fort Worth Bowl, the inaugural 2003 game featured a matchup between the Boise State Broncos and the TCU Horned Frogs. The Armed Forces Bowl is currently the highest-scoring bowl in the nation, surpassing the Rose Bowl by 20 points. The 17th annual Armed Forces Bowl will be held on January 4th, 2020, the second post-New Year's game in its history. It will feature teams chosen from the Big Ten Conference and the Mountain West Conference. Don’t miss this incredible college football postseason event. Get your Armed Forces Bowl tickets at StubHub today.
Where is the Armed Forces Bowl held?The Armed Forces Bowl has been held at Texas Christian University’s Amon G. Carter Stadium every year since 2003, except in 2010 and 2011. Amon G. Carter Stadium is the home of the TCU Horned Frogs and has a seating capacity of 45,000 people. The stadium boasts clean facilities, comfortable seating and incredible sightlines.
How many people attend the Armed Forces Bowl each year?The Armed Forces Bowl packs out the Amon G. Carter Stadium. The inaugural 2003 game was attended by 38,028 people. Many Armed Forces Bowl games since then have boasted more than 40,000 people. 2018’s matchup between the Army Black Knights and the Houston Cougars broke the attendance record with 44,738 attendees.
What is attending the Armed Forces Bowl like?At the Armed Forces Bowl, you’ll join more than 40,000 college football fans at the Amon G. Carter Stadium. The bowl celebrates the Armed Forces, presenting the annual Great American Patriot Award at halftime each year. All five branches of military service are honored in some way at the game. Previous games have included military skydiving teams, showcases of armed forces hardware, performances by armed forces bands and honor guards, flyovers and more.
Which teams have appeared in the most Armed Forces Bowl games?The two teams with the most appearances at Armed Forces Bowl games are the Houston Cougars and the Air Force Falcons, playing five games each. The Army Black Knights have appeared three times, while the California Golden Bears, the Navy Midshipmen and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane have played two games each.
What are some previous Armed Forces Bowl matchups?The 2018 matchup between the Houston Cougars and the Army Black Knights tied the 2008 GMAC Bowl for the greatest margin of victory in a bowl game. The Black Knights took the victory with an astounding 70 points to the Cougars' 14. The 2017 Armed Forces Bowl game featured a matchup between the San Diego State Aztecs and the Army Black Knights. The Black Knights won this game as well, scoring 42 points to the Aztecs’ 35.
Who are some first-round NFL draft picks to come out of the Armed Forces Bowl?In 2016, Jared Goff, formerly from the California Golden Bears, was the No. 1 draft pick for the Los Angeles Rams. San Diego State’s Rashaad Penny was the No. 27 draft pick for the Seattle Seahawks in 2018.
Where can I get tickets to the Armed Forces Bowl?Kick-off for the 2020 Armed Forces Bowl is at 10:30 a.m. Central time on January 4, 2020. Get your tickets for the conclusion of the 2019 FBS football season at StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace. With every order backed by its 100% FanProtect guarantee, your transactions are safe and secure when you purchase Armed Forces Bowl tickets on your computer or mobile device.
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