The Sugar Bowl is played in early January at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The game has been played annually since 1935, when local school Tulane beat Temple. The Sugar Bowl has featured some of the best football players in history, and has given its MVP award to the likes of Bobby Layne, Steve Spurrier, Ken Stabler, Archie Manning and Dan Marino. Alabama and LSU are tied for the most appearances ever in the Sugar Bowl with Florida and Georgia not too far behind. Starting in 2014-15, The Sugar Bowl will be part of the college football playoff system, serving as the site of one of the semi-final games every 3rd season. The Sugar Bowl has been sponsored by Allstate since 2006, previously being sponsored by Nokia for over a decade. To find out more, check out our Sugar Bowl History page and for a list of past champions visit the Sugar Bowl Champions page. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Sugar Bowl tickets.
2016 Sugar Bowl Preview
The 2015 Sugar Bowl will take place on January 1st, 2015. The game will serve as one of the CFP Semi-Finals in the inaugural college football playoff and will feature two of the top four teams in the country. With the release of the final CFP Poll, the 2015 Sugar Bowl will be a matchup between the Alabama Crimson Tide and Ohio State Buckeyes. Alabama finished the season ranked number 1 in the CFP rankings and won another SEC Championship. The Crimson Tide suffered only a single loss on the season and have dominated most of the teams that they played, despite fielding one of their youngest teams in years. The 2014 football season has been a war of attrition for the Ohio State Buckeyes. When OSU lost quarterback Braxton Miller for the year, earlier in the season, the Buckeyes chances of making the CFP looked slim. But the Buckeyes have thrived with multiple quarterbacks under center and will start Cardale Jones in the Sugar Bowl.
Check out our Sugar Bowl Preview History page for previews of previous Sugar Bowl games.
The Sugar Bowl at the Superdome Address: 1500 Poydras St, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
The Sugar Bowl is played at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana home to the New Orleans Saints, the New Orleans Bowl. The Superdome is the largest enclosed dome in the the world and holds over 70,000 people at max capacity. The Mercedes-Benz Superdome has hosted numerous events of all kinds, including Super Bowl XLVII in 2013.
This is known as the Plaza, and the sections in the corners of the end zone typically start a little further away from the field. Sections 141-143 and 113-115 are considered club seating and are the best sections in the Superdome. The home sideline is Sections 139-145.
Called the Loge in the end zones and Club along the sidelines, is still a very good view of the field. There are only four rows in each 200 level section.
Called Terrace seating, this is the upper deck of the Superdome and will be the cheapest seats in the venue. They run from Row 7 to Row 36.
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What's the best way to get there?
You can walk from the French Quarter, but it is quite lengthy. A cab would probably be your best bet or if it’s available at your hotel, a shuttle to the stadium is a very good option.
Where should I say in New Orleans when going to the Sugar Bowl?
Staying as close as possible to the Superdome is usually a bad choice, as there are nicer and safer areas that are a close cab ride away. There are usually events going on in the French Quarter and lots of hotels to choose from there and on Canal Street.
How can I buy cheap Sugar Bowl tickets?
TicketCity offers a large selection of Sugar Bowl tickets which includes some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Sugar Bowl ticket prices fluctuate based on demand for the games. Bigger matchups typically push demand higher & ticket prices. The opposite can happen if the Sugar Bowl matchup is less intriguing. Marquee teams, like the Alabama Crimson Tide, Florida Gators, LSU Tigers, and other teams with large fan bases, can drive up Sugar Bowl ticket prices. The Sugar Bowl is one of the most exciting sporting events in the country, so if you’re looking for cheap tickets you may want to act early before the big push in December.
When should I buy my tickets?
As soon as possible! It’s not a bad idea to buy tickets early if you think your team will make the game or if you just want one of the best college football experiences possible! Check out the Sugar Bowl Event Guide for more information on your Sugar Bowl experience.