Camping World Kickoff Tickets
Teams: Neutral-Site/Multiple Teams
Location: Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Organizers: Florida Citrus Sports and ESPN Events
Notable Games: 2016 Florida State Seminoles vs. Ole Miss Rebels, 2018 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Louisville Cardinals, 2019 Florida Gators vs. Miami Hurricanes
Camping World Kickoff TicketsThe Camping World Stadium, located in the West Lakes area of downtown Orlando, hosts a variety of sports and entertainment events. This neutral-site stadium with over 60,000 chair-back seats and bleachers makes a perfect venue to kick off the college football season. Since 2016, the annual Camping World Kickoff games have been held during the opening weekend of the college football season. Camping World Kickoff games are organized and planned mutually between Florida Citrus Sports and ESPN Events. The first game for this event in 2016 was between the Florida State Seminoles and Ole Miss Rebels, with Florida State winning 45-34. Following the first game, the Alabama Crimson Tide won against the Louisville Cardinals 51-14 in 2018 and the Florida Gators won against the Miami Hurricanes 24-20 in 2019. Each year, this event averages around 62,288 guests, completely filling the stadium to its peak with excitement and energy. Purchase tickets to see the next Camping World Kickoff game at StubHub.
What date is the Camping World Kickoff game?The Camping World Kickoff games are often held the same weekend as college football season starts, usually around August 24 as it was in 2019. However, the first game between Florida State Seminoles and Ole Miss Rebels was held closer to Labor Day. To catch the next Camping World Kickoff game, clear your late-August schedule.
Who organizes the Camping World Kickoff game?The Camping World Kickoff game is organized in collaboration between Florida Citrus Sports and ESPN Events. The 2019 game between Florida and Miami had been the third major neutral-site college football game played at the stadium at the beginning of the college football season.
How big is the Camping World Stadium?The Camping World Stadium began construction in 1936 during the Great Depression as a Works Progress Administration project and had an initial capacity of only 8,900 people. Not long after, in 1947, the first college football bowl game had been played between Catawba and Maryville with a score of 31-6. After 2,000 more seats had been added in 1952 and 5,000 more in 1962, the stadium had been renamed as the Tangerine Bowl. The most major expansion took place from 1974-1976, raising the total seating capacity to 50,612 with an additional 3,600 seats added to the east sideline upper deck. Today, the stadium has enough seating for over 65,000 people and has hosted popular events such as Wrestle Mania, the NFL's Pro Bowl, FIFA World Cup Matches and Women's League Soccer. It was a well-known filming location for some scenes in Adam Sandler's 1998 film The Waterboy and has been seen in shots of the television series Coach.
What is tailgating like at the Camping World Kickoff game?Tailgating is allowed directly behind your vehicle. In 2019, there were also a couple of events for fans. A Gator Nation party was set up at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando by Gator Boosters and the University of Florida Alumni Association. It included music, games and a pep rally. There was also a FanFest five hours before kickoff also featuring live music, games and lots of food for fans.
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