Florida Gators Accept Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Bid, To Play Michigan At the Citrus Bowl Jan. 1
By GatorZone.com // December 7, 2015
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA (GatorZone.com) – The University of Florida football team has accepted an invitation to play Big Ten representative Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1, 2016, in Orlando. The game will be broadcast on ABC at 1 p.m.
Florida (10-3, 7-1 SEC) will be facing Michigan (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) for the third time in school history, with all three matchups coming in January bowl games in Florida.
The last meeting between the two teams came in 2007, when the Wolverines beat the Gators 41-35 in the Capital One Bowl in Orlando.
Florida is making its 42nd bowl appearance all-time (21-20 overall record) and will be playing in a January bowl game for the 26th time. The Gators have played in four previous bowl games in Orlando with a 2-2 record in the previous four appearances.
The Gator Ticket Office will begin taking ticket orders for the 2016 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Monday, Dec. 7, at 8:30 a.m. All season ticket holders can order online at www.GatorZone.com/tickets, by visiting the Gator Ticket Office or by calling their order in.
The deadline for Gator Booster Loyalty seating is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Orders will still be accepted after this date, but will be filled out of priority order so fans are encouraged to buy tickets by the Dec. 9 deadline. After the deadline, ticket sales will be opened to the general public.
The Gator Ticket Office will accept ticket orders from all Gator Boosters and general public fans with the limits listed below.
If the Gator Ticket Office oversells by the deadline, tickets may be reduced or refunded using the Gator Booster Loyalty Point system.
If the Gator Ticket Office must issue reductions or refunds, notifications will be made as soon as possible after the deadline.
Ticket Order Limits by Donor Level
· Bull Gators: 8
· Grand Gators, Scholarship Club: 4
· Scholarship Partner, Fighting Gators, Varsity Club, Orange & Blue: 2
· UF Faculty/Staff: 2
Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl tickets will be sold at four price points. All tickets will be sent via first-class U.S. mail during the week of December 14 to those fans who purchase tickets.
Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl Price Levels
· Indoor Club (Yellow) – $257
· Open Air Club (Green) – $157
· Sideline/RedZone/Goal Seats (Teal) – $120
· Corner/Endzone (Pink) – $84
There are three ways fans can purchase tickets:
1. The quickest and most efficient way to order tickets is by visiting www.GatorZone.com/tickets and clicking on “Manage My Account.”
2. Call 800-344-2867, ext. 6800 (Nationwide), Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and place an order with a Gator Ticket Office Specialist.
3. Come to the Gator Ticket Office and place an order with a Ticket Office Specialist. The Ticket Office is located on the west side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.