The St. Petersburg Bowl is played each December at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Although it is typically known as the home of Major League Baseball's Tampa Bay Rays, Tropicana Field is home to one of the up-and-coming college football bowl games. While the games have certainly been exciting, the location of the St. Petersburg Bowl make it one of the most unique postseason games in college football. The St. Petersburg Bowl was first announced in 2008 as the magicJack St. Petersburg Bowl until a year later when Beef ‘O’ Bradys gained the sponsorship. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for St. Petersburg Bowl tickets.
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2017 St. Petersburg Bowl Preview
The 2016 St. Petersburg Bowl features the Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Miami of Ohio Redhawks. The St. Petersburg Bowl takes place on December 26, 2016, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL. Kickoff time is 11:00 am. The Redhawks rebounded from a tough early stretch of the season, to finish the season playing their best football and 6 games winning streak. Miami of Ohio will play in their first bowl since 2010 and with the strong skills of quarterback Gus Ragland, they will be working to keep the wins going as they end the season. The Redhawks will go up against the Bulldogs, who had an inconsistent season ending with a 4-7 record. Mississippi State will come into the 2016 St. Petersburg Bowl lead by quarterback Nick Fitzgerald who set a team-high in his ability to run with 1,361 yards and 14 touchdowns.
St. Petersburg Bowl at Tropicana Field Address: 1 Tropicana Dr, St Petersburg, Florida, 33705
Tropicana Field is located close to the junction of highway 275 and 175. Itholds the distinction of being the only arena to host full seasons of pro baseball, football, hockey and arena football. Affectionately known as "The Trop," the stadium sits more than 43,000 spectators and its friendly confines make it a great place to watch a sporting event of any variety. There are multiple levels inside the Tropicana Field, the 300 & 200 levels and the 100 level
Tropicana Field 300 and 200 Levels
These are the higher level and upper deck level sections and provide a great overall view of the field for a great value.
Tropicana Field 100 Level
These sections are lower level and surround the field. Sections 142, 144, 146 & 148 as well as sections 113, 115, 117, 119, 121, 123 & 125 off the best locations for fans that want a great endzone view and to be a part of end zone celebrations. These are some of the closest stands to the field.
St. Petersburg Bowl Event Guide
What are best attractions to see when in St. Petersburg for the St. Petersburg?
The walk of fame is located on the Westside entrance Tropicana Field and shows dozens of sports legends that are from the 11 county Tampa Bay metro area. If you’re a baseball fan you will enjoy Baseball Boulevard which showcases a series of home-plate plaques that are located on the exterior wall of Al Land Stadium/Progress Energy Park. This outlines the long standing relationship with St. Petersburg and baseball, specifically spring training.
Where are the best places to eat in St. Petersburg for the St. Petersburg Bowl?
The Everglades BBQ Smokehouse is very close the trop and offers an awesome view of the field. The restaurant typically opens two hours before gametime. This place is a great if you want some brisket, ribs or sausage and a cold beer before the game. Another close option is Bongo’s II, which is a cool, casual beach restaurant that is a little different from the majority of Tiki themed bar/grills. The food is casual as well but tasty offering pizzas, sandwiches and salads.
What teams have played in the St. Petersburg Bowl?
The St. Petersburg Bowl has brought a number of fantastic college football programs to Montgomery. For a full list of teams that have played in the St. Petersburg Bowl, check out our St. Petersburg Bowl Champions page.