The most recent version of the Valero Alamo Bowl marked the 26th edition of the game in its current run. Annually featuring the best teams from the Pac-12 and Big XII that aren’t part of the New Year’s six, the contest saw the Washington State Cougars upend the Iowa State Cyclones.
The Camping Word Bowl has gone through several sponsorship and name changes, but the matchup remains one between two top-tier college programs year after year. This all but guarantees a packed stadium full of fans that are among the best in the NCAA. And in December, Orlando serves as the perfect escape from the usually frigid cold of the north, at a time when college sports fans can appreciate it most.
The Armed Forces Bowl has been part of the college bowl season for 16 years – originally the bowl was named the Fort Worth Bowl, and the 2002 inaugural game was a 34-31 win for Boise State over Amon G. Carter Stadium’s home tenant, TCU.
The AutoNation Cure Bowl has the unique distinction of being a football game that means more than the result on the field – all of the proceeds from the annual bowl game at Camping World Stadium are donated to breast cancer research, to help find a cure for this deadly ailment. On top of that, the game serves as a great escape from the cold of the north in the winter, to a tropical oasis in the south.
Bob Waters Field at E.J. Whitmire Stadium was completed in 1974 after a grant from the North Carolina General Assembly, which was possible due to Western Carolina University being part of the North Carolina University system. The stadium currently boasts 13,742 seats with seating on two sides only (one along each sideline); the artificial turf has been replaced several times, and the facility has received numerous improvements over the years, most recently in 2018 when the WCU weight room received a facelift.
The Army-Navy Game is one of the most iconic sporting events in the United States. The rivalry football game between the United States Military Academy and the United States Naval Academy has been going on since 1890, although has only been played annually since 1899. The game was not held in 1917 or 1918, due to World War I, and in 1929, when the two academies disagreed over player eligibility rules.