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The Birmingham Bowl
The Birmingham Bowl will be played at historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama and will be nationally televised on ESPN.
Media interested in covering this year's Birmingham Bowl may apply for credentials and make media hotel reservations online by filling out the credential request form below. Submitting a request does not guarantee approval. The Birmingham Bowl and its representatives reserve the right to revoke any credential at any time.
For more information please contact Heather Jeffcoat, Burton Advertising Director of PR & Social Media at (205) 515-1972 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All requests for media interviews with Bowl staff must be coordinated through Heather Jeffcoat or Rachel Siegal.
Rachel Siegal at ESPN
(860) 766-2798 or (860) 620-7437
Thank you for your interest in the Birmingham Bowl, we look forward to seeing you in Birmingham.
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Licensing & Merchandising
The Birmingham Bowl manages its licensing program through a partnership with The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC). If you are interested in becoming a licensed manufacturer to produce Birmingham Bowl merchandise, please contact CLC at 770-956-0520 or download a Bowl application at www.clc.com.
For vendors interested in merchandising opportunities please contact Shannon Collins, with Screentech at 334-792-7010 or email at email@example.com.
2016 Press Releases
SOUTH CAROLINA VS #22 USF IN THE 2016 BIRMINGHAM BOWLREAD MORE
University of South Florida and University of South Carolina Selected to Play in the 2016 Birmingham BowlREAD MORE
Benson Orcutt is Named Associate Manager, Events for the Birmingham Bowl
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Benson Orcutt has been hired by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, as an Associate Manager, Events, working with the Birmingham Bowl.
Orcutt comes from Samford University where he was the Director of Marketing. In his role, he will be overseeing various aspects of the Bowl, including social media, website, publications and group ticket sales. He will also assist with sales support and oversee a number of Bowl committees.
Orcutt is from Dallas, Texas, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama in May of 2011. While at Alabama, Orcutt served as a women’s basketball practice team player under then head coach Wendell Hudson in 2009. Orcutt and his wife Anna Kathryn reside in Homewood and have one child.
"I am very excited about this great opportunity to join the talented team at ESPN Events and the Birmingham Bowl. I look forward to building relationships in our city and to raise attendance and excitement around the bowl game. I hope to help our team at ESPN Events continue to make a positive impact on the local economy through the Birmingham Bowl, as well as to help families create long- lasting memories by attending our event," said Orcutt.
To interview a representative from the Birmingham Bowl, contact Heather Jeffcoat at 205-515-1972 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a large portfolio of collegiate sporting events worldwide. The roster includes three Labor Day weekend college football games; 13 college bowl games, 10 college basketball events and two college award shows, which accounts for approximately 250-plus hours of programming, reaches almost 64 million viewers and attracts over 700,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in Albuquerque, Birmingham, Boca Raton, Boise, Dallas-Fort Worth, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Montgomery and St. Petersburg, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.
ESPN Events also manages the Big 12 Corporate Partner Program.
Birmingham Bowl Youth Football ClinicREAD MORE
11th Annual Birmingham Bowl Set for December 29, 2016 at Historic Legion FieldREAD MORE
2015 Press Releases
Auburn And Memphis Selected To Play In The 10th Annual Birmingham Bowl
December 6th, 2015 - Auburn University, representing the Southeastern Conference, and the University of Memphis from the American Athletic Conference will meet in the 10th Annual Birmingham Bowl, game officials announced Sunday.READ MORE
Birmingham Bowl Kicks Off Ticket Sales Campaign with Luncheon featuring SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey
September 22nd, 2015 - SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey is the event’s keynote speaker. The annual Kickoff Luncheon, which hosts Birmingham Bowl sponsors, officials and invited guests will also review the success of the 2015 bowl game between Florida and East Carolina and preview what’s to come for this season.READ MORE
10th Annual Birmingham Bowl Set for December 30, 2015 at Historic Legion Field
June 5, 2015 - The 10th-annual Birmingham Bowl is set for Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, as part of a tripleheader of bowls on ESPN that day. The game will be played at Historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala., and will feature a team from the Southeastern Conference against a team from the American Athletic Conference. Kickoff for the nationally televised game is set for noon (ET)/11 a.m. (CT) on ESPN.READ MORE
Birmingham Bowl's Alabama Power Youth Football Clinic Slated for June 19 at Historic Legion Field
June 2, 2015 - Youth football players from Birmingham and the surrounding areas are invited to attend a free half-day football fundamentals clinic on Friday, June 19 at historic Legion Field in Birmingham.READ MORE
2014 Press Releases
Auburn Legend Mike Fuller and ESPN Analyst Trevor Matich Headline Birmingham Bowl’s Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon
December 31, 2014 - Former Auburn All-American and NFL standout Mike Fuller will be honored as the 2014 Golden Flake Legend of Birmingham at the Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon presented by the Sheraton Birmingham.READ MORE
The Birmingham Bowl Announces the Uptown Street Fest and Pep Rally
December 30, 2014 - The Birmingham Bowl and the Uptown Entertainment District will join together for Uptown Street Fest and Pep Rally on Friday, Jan. 2, from 2-8p.m. The ninth annual Birmingham Bowl will be played on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at historic Legion Field between the Florida Gators and the East Carolina Pirates.READ MORE
The University of Florida and East Carolina University Selected to Play in Birmingham Bowl
December 8, 2014 - The University of Florida, representing the Southeastern Conference, and East Carolina University from the American Athletic Conference will meet in the ninth annual Birmingham Bowl, bowl officials announced Sunday.READ MORE
Chan Gailey to Headline 2015 Birmingham Bowl FCA Prayer Breakfast
October 28, 2014 - Former Dallas Cowboy and Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey will be the keynote speaker at the Birmingham Bowl Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Prayer Breakfast presented by Fi Plan Partners. A Gainesville, Georgia native, Gailey also served as the head coach at Troy, Samford and Georgia Tech in addition to many years spent as an assistant coach in the NFL and college football.READ MORE
Birmingham Bowl Kicks Off Ticket Sales Campaign With Luncheon Featuring Greg McElroy, Former Alabama QB And SEC Network
September 23, 2014 - The 2015 Birmingham Bowl’s annual Kickoff Lunc heon will be held on Thursday, September 25 at 11:30 a.m. CT at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel. Greg McElroy, SEC Network a nalyst and National Champion quarterback of the 2009 Alabama Crimson Tide, is the keynote speaker.READ MORE
Birmingham Bowl Tickets On Sale
September 2, 2014 - Tickets to the 2015 Birmingham Bowl are now on sale to the general public online at www.birminghambowl.com or by calling 877-464-9529. Fans who purchase tickets during the month of September will receive a special discount, saving $15 per ticket.READ MORE
Birmingham Bowl’s Annual Youth Football Clinic Slated For August 23
August 19, 2014 - Youth football players from Birmingham and the surrounding areas are invited to attend a free half-day football fundamentals clinic on Saturday, August Aug. 23rd at Parker High School Stadium in Birmingham. Instruction will be provided by former NFL and collegiate players on the staff of Pro Start Academy.READ MORE
Ninth Annual Birmingham Bowl Set For January 3, 2015
June 19, 2014 - The ninth annual Birmingham Bowl will be played Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at Historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala., ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, announced today.READ MORE
BBVA Compass Bowl To Again Offer Dreamland Bar-B-Que At Legion Field
January 2, 2014 - BBVA Compass Bowl has partnered with Dreamland Bar-B-Que to add five Dreamland kiosks to the concession stands at Legion Field for the BBVA Compass Bowl played Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at noon. The stadium menu includes barbecue nachos and pulled pork sandwiches.READ MORE
2013 BBVA Compass Bowl Game Highlights
The 2013 BBVA Compass Bowl was a huge success. Here are some of the sights and sounds from the game. Be sure to come back out this year and join in all the fun.
2013 BBVA Compass Bowl Fan Zone
There's no place like the BBVA Compass Bowl Fan Zone to gear up for the game and get your hands on some delicious Southern tailgating classics.
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