Fans fill limited capacity Camping World Stadium for VRBO Citrus Bowl
ORLANDO, Fla. – For its third and final bowl game of the 2020 football season, Orlando hosted Northwestern and Auburn for the VRBO Citrus Bowl. Camping World Stadium previously hosted the Cheez-It Bowl and the Cure Bowl in December. This game, like all the bowl games in Central Florida, required major adjustments for safety precautions, including social distancing markers, limited seating, and masks required throughout. “I think these bowl games, although an economic impact will be felt, the broadcast to the country about how Orlando is safely open for business,” he said. “I think it is a powerful message.”Capacity inside the stadium was capped at about 20%, which amounts to about 13,000 fans.
No. 23 Liberty outlasts No. 9 Coastal Carolina in Cure Bowl
Liberty players celebrate after defeating Coastal Carolina in overtime with a blocked field goal in the Cure Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)ORLANDO, Fla. – Elijah James blocked Massimo Biscardi's 42-yard field goal attempt in overtime to give No. 9 Coastal Carolina on Saturday night in a wild finish in the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl. Liberty (10-1) took the lead on Alex Barbir’s 44-yard field goal on the first extra possession. Coastal Carolina (11-1) got a huge break in regulation when Liberty's Joshua Mack fumbled inside the 1 with 41 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Biscardi added a 33-yard field goal on the final play of the half after Barbir kicked a 37-yarder for Liberty.
Central Florida prepares to host bowl games amid pandemic
ORLANDO, Fla. – Within the next two weeks, Central Florida will play host to some big college football bowl games. Steve Hogan is the CEO at Florida Citrus Sports, which is hosting two of the bowl games. He said the bowl games will also mean more exposure for Orlando and Central Florida. “Everybody when they go to these bowl games, they go to have fun,” Brown said. Tailgating will not be allowed at the Cheez It Bowl or the Citrus Bowl.
Orlando to host 3 bowl games this season
ORLANDO, Fla. – The sixth-annual Cure Bowl game will happen in Orlando this December despite the pandemic but with some changes. The bowl game will be played at Camping World Stadium on Dec. 26 at noon. Due to the pandemic, it’s unclear if fans will be able to attend the Cure Bowl. If fans are permitted, organizers will work with ESPN events, Orlando and Camping World to follow all COVID-19 precautions. There are two other bowl games planned in Orlando this season, the Cheez It Bowl on Dec. 29 and the VRBO Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1.
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All the fun things happening before the Cure Bowl
This article is sponsored by the Cure Bowl. The Cure Bowl is right around the corner, and that means there are a handful of fun events happening around Orlando the week before the big game. Nominate a Cure Bowl Warrior here. Here are some events happening before the Cure Bowl. Of course, Saturday is the day of the Cure Bowl.
Cure Bowl giveback program to benefit community organizations
This article is sponsored by the Cure Bowl. Organizations looking to raise money for their causes will have new incentive this year to buy tickets for the Cure Bowl. Organizers of the Cure Bowl announced the Cure Bowl Giveback program, where 50% of every ticket purchased will go back to charitable organizations. The program is open for nonprofits, 501(c)(3) organizations and other groups such as PTAs and youth sports teams. We want to do our part in the Central Florida community and support other organizations locally to achieve their goals.Those who want to find out more can go to curebowl.com/giveback or call 407-235-3925.
5 most memorable moments in Cure Bowl history
The Cure Bowl is entering its fifth season, but despite the fact that it hasn't been around for very long, the game has produced an expansive history of great moments. From teams achieving feats never before done, to exciting, exhilarating plays, there's no denying the Cure Bowl has given fans and college football teams some especially memorable moments. Here are five memorable events from the previous four renditions of the Cure Bowl. Georgia State makes history twiceDespite losing to San Jose State in the 2015 Cure Bowl, Georgia State made history by making a bowl game just five years after its program started. That tied the record for fastest time going from program conception to a bowl game in college football history.
Cure Bowl is raising awareness about breast cancer
ORLANDO, Fla. - This article is sponsored by the Cure Bowl. There's no better way to raise awareness for breast cancer than a massive college football game. In its fifth year, the Cure Bowl is back to let the world know that a cure must be found for this deadly disease. Funds raised at the Cure Bowl will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, which is one of the highest rated breast cancer organizations in America. Telling as many people as possible about the dangers of breast cancer is more important than ever.
CURE BOWL 2019: News 6 viewers get special offer on game tickets
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Sports Foundation and Cure Bowl are happy to offer a special 20% off ticket promotion to WKMG-TV News 6 viewers who purchase through this link. The Cure Bowl wants you to attend Dec. 21 at 2:30 p.m. as it brings teams together to find a cure for cancer. [DISCOUNTED TICKETS: Click here to purchase your Cure Bowl tickets at a discounted rate]"The Cure Bowl is more than just a game," a representative with the Cure Bowl said. After you purchase your tickets, you will be given a unique link to share. When you purchase tickets through this offer, you will receive an email from Fevo one week prior to the Cure Bowl with instructions on how to access your tickets through your Cure Bowl account.