Orange Bowl and BCS Festival Events!

The Orange Bowl and BCS are the going to be the big events of the day, but if they are not the only thing you are interested in doing while you soak up and you want to do something before or after, be aware that there are several festivities that are going on in the days leading up to these games.

Orange Bowl/BCS Scheduled Events
Dec 28| Tip-Off 4pm – 15th METROPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic at BankAtlantic Center
Dec 30| 11am-1:30pm – AVMED Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon at Loews Miami Beach Hotel
Jan 1| 11:30am-7:30pm – Budweiser Orange Bowl Tailgate Party at Dolphin Stadium
Jan 1| Pre-Game Festivities 8pm – 75th Fed-Ex Orange Bowl at Dolphin Stadium
Jan 7| 3pm-9pm – National Championship Fan Fest Presented by the City of Miami at Bicentennial Park
Jan 8| 11:30am-7:30pm – Budweiser National Championship Tailgate Party Presented by Allstate at Dolphin Stadium
Jan 8| 8pm – Fed-Ex BCS National Championship Hosted by Orange Bowl

Here is also some helpful information about these events.
15th METROPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic
Bank Atlantic Center
One Panther Parkway
Sunrise, Florida 33323

4pm tip off – Florida State vs Western Kentucky
Followed at 6:30pm – Florida vs Winthrop

AVMED Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

-Before the teams square off on the field, it is your chance to find out what the players and coaches are talking about leading up to the 75th Fed-Ex Orange Bowl. This luncheon puts you right there with the team leaders that made this bowl possible.

Budweiser Orange Bowl Tailgate Party
Dolphin Stadium
2269 NW 199 Street
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
NW Bus Parking Lot

-This events lets you enjoy Live music, food, games, “Orange Bowl Memory Lane,” as well as Cincinnati and Virginia Tech’s bands and cheerleaders. This is going to be great experience to take in everything from the thrill of college football to all the traditions of each school before kickoff!

7th Fed-Ex Orange Bowl
Dolphin Stadium 2269 NW 199 Street
Miami Gardens, FL 33056

-Don’t miss your chance to be a part of college football history. This field has been home to Joe Namath’s 1965 MVP performance; the 1942 performance were future Heisman winner Frankie Sinkwich aquired 382 yards for Georgia; in 1973 Heisman winner Johnny Rogers was named MVP; eight short years ago in 2000, Alabam’s Shaun Alexander scored three times in the first overtime Orange Bowl game and we can never forget the 2005 game that featured four of the five Heisman finalists of the 2000 season: Leinart, Oklahoma running back Adrian Peterson, White and USC running back Reggie Bush.

Helpful facts:
*Parking Lots 2,3,4,5,6,9 & 10 open at 11am
*All remaining gates open at 2pm
*Stadium entry gates open at 6pm

National Championship Fan Fest Presented by the City of Miami
Bicentennial Park
1075 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132

-This is by all accounts the official pep rally for the event. Spend your time in South Florida rubbing shoulders with thousands of college football fans. You will enjoy food, live music, interactive games and time with Oklahoma and Florida’s bands as well as their cheerleaders.

Budweiser National Championship Tailgate Party Presented by Allstate
Dolphin Stadium
2269 NW 199 Street
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
NW Parking Lot

-Come and show your spirit for Florida or Oklahoma in the biggest NCAA Football game of the year! The event features food, live music, Oklahoma and Florida’s bands and cheerleaders, as well as interactive games in a collegiate environment.

Fed-Ex BCS National Championship hosted by Orange Bowl
Dolphin Stadium
2269 NW 199 Street
Miami Gardens, FL 33056

-Come be a part of the biggest game in the 2008 NCAA football season. Two of “the best” teams (excluding Texas, b/c I’m partial) in the country square off to prove who is the best in the nation. It also a game with much history. For instance, Chris Weinke threw for an ORange Bowl recored of 51 passes in the 2001 Fed-Ex Orange Bowl National Championship while playing Oklahoma. 2003 marked the first-time three Heisman winners ever competed in a bowl game. The USC Trojans saw a prime opportunity in four Sooner turnovers in the first half of the 2005 Fed-Ex Orange Bowl, leading USC to a victory and the 2005 national Champtionship.
With all these memorable games, plays and players, this game is destined to be one for the record books. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this years 2008 Fed-Ex BCS National Championship.

Helpful facts:
*Parking Lots 2,3,4,5,6,9 & 10 open at 11am
*All remaining gates open at 2pm
*Stadium entry gates open at 6pm

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