The Birmingham Bowl held at the Legion Field has remained relatively consistent over the last four NCAA college football seasons. The changes of average ticket price increases and decreases have stayed below 25% throughout the 2012 and 2015 college football seasons. The largest change in ticket price averages was experienced for the 2013 Birmingham Bowl with a drop of 24%, moving from an $86 average ticket price to a $65 average. The following year the Birmingham Bowl saw the largest rise in ticket prices with an average of $81, an increase of 25%.
(Data updated 11/14/2016)
How to Buy Birmingham Bowl Tickets
1. Scan through the 2017 Birmingham Bowl Schedule and select the game that you would like to attend, or use the opponent or date filters beside the Birmingham Bowl ticket listings to find the perfect matchup.
2. Click “Select” to reveal all available Birmingham Bowl tickets, the Legion Field interactive seating chart, ticket quantity, and ticket price filters. Use the ticket price filter, and ticket quantity filter to quickly refine your search to the available Birmingham Bowl tickets that are in your price range. You can also utilize the “eTickets Only” filter to find all Birmingham Bowl tickets that will be delivered electronically. The Legion Field interactive map can be employed to reveal all tickets available for a preferred section. Select the perfect tickets and click “Go” to proceed to checkout.
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2017 Birmingham Bowl Preview
The 2016 Birmingham Bowl will feature the South Carolina Gamecocks against the South Florida Bulls at Legion Field. The game will be held on December 29th, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama. As the 11th year of the Birmingham Bowl the game features a team from the SEC and AAC for the annual event. Look for the 2016 Birmingham Bowl to be won on the ground, as both the Gamecocks and USF will try and control the line of scrimmage.
Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field Address: 400 Graymont Ave W, Birmingham, Alabama, 35204
The Birmingham Bowl is played at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, current home of the UAB Blazers. The stadium was the home of the Alabama Crimson Tide from 1927-2003 and the All-American Bowl from 1986-1990.
The sections in the stadium are cut in half by a walkway, with Sections 10-11 and 35-36 being right at midfield for a perfect view of the action.
There are general admission areas in the end zone areas, check to see if your ticket is for that section or look for GA if you are hunting for a ticket in those areas. Perfect for those who wasn’t able to buy a ticket with a group the first time around.
Birmingham Bowl Event Guide
What are the best attractions to see when in Birmingham for the Birmingham Bowl?
There’s lots of stuff to do in Birmingham for both adults and kids, including the Barber Motorsports Museum and Park. You can see powerful cars and motorcycles zooming around the race track, and if you like motorcycles, it’s a must. The McWane Science Center is a fun and interactive place to take the kids so they can have a fun adventure before kickoff! Find more information on our Birmingham Bowl Event Guide page.
Where are the best places to eat when in Birmingham for the Birmingham Bowl?
Chez Fonfon is one of the highest-rated spot in Birmingham, and delivers great French food at a good price. They have an extensive wine list and everything from the Fon Fon Burger to the Characuterie to dessert is delicious. Check out Highlands Bar and Grill if you’re looking for southern fare.
What are the best games in Birmingham Bowl history?
It’s a short history as the game only got its start in 2006, but the Rutgers comeback in 2008 over NC State in the then PapaJohns.com Bowl was a classic game. NC State went up 17-6 behind QB Russell Wilson, but Mike Teel brought the Scarlet Knights back in the fourth quarter with a 42-yard TD pass to Kenny Britt to take the lead and eventually win the game. Get more information on great games on our Notable Compass Bowl Games page.
Who are the most famous players to play in the Birmingham Bowl?
Current starting Seahawks QB Russell Wilson played in the 2008 game, while Andre Dixon, Dion Lewis and Bo Wallace have all taken home BBVA Compass Bowl MVP honors.