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Citrus Bowl to be renamed Camping World Stadium

Kentucky-based company purchases naming rights

Citrus Bowl.
Citrus Bowl.

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Citrus Bowl will soon be known as Camping World Stadium.

Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis announced the new name Tuesday on Twitter and Facebook.

 

 

Camping World is a Kentucky-based company that specializes in RVs.

The company said it has reached a long-term deal for the naming rights for the stadium.

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Posted by Marcus Lemonis on Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Camping World will also become the title sponsor of the Kickoff Classic, which features a college football game at the beginning of the season. Florida State will play Ole Miss on Sept. 5 at Camping World Stadium in the first Kickoff Classic at the stadium.

It was also announced Tuesday that the Florida Gators will play the Miami Hurricanes in the Camping World Kickoff Classic in 2019.

Lemonis said he also plans on brining many family-oriented events to the stadium, including festivals, concerts and car shows.