The Camping World Kickoff is an annual college football game played at Camping World Stadium, in Orlando, Florida, the home of the Citrus Bowl and Russell Athletic Bowl. The game is one of the premier matchups of the early season in college football and since 2016 has put two of the top football programs in the country against one another. The first ever Camping World Kickoff was held in 2016 and saw Florida State take on Ole Miss for the annual Labor Day game.
The Camping World Kickoff offers fans the chance to experience some of college football’s best matchups at a neutral site. Outside of bowl season, this is a great opportunity to see your favorite team play in front of a split crowd. The annual Labor Day game was a collaboration between ESPN Events and Florida Citrus Sports to bring fans an exciting game. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Camping World Kickoff tickets.
Camping World Kickoff at the Camping World Address: 1610 W Church St, Orlando, Florida, 32805
The Camping World has hosted the Camping World Kickoff since 2016, and also hosts the Citrus Bowl and Russell Athletic Bowl. Other tenants have included the UCF Knights, Orlando City (soccer), Wrestlemania and the 1994 World Cup. The Camping World was previously named the Tangerine Bowl and Orlando Stadium.
Sections 105 to 113 and Sections 127 to 135 are along the sidelines and provide a field-level view of the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl. Sections are alphanumerically numbered from A to Z, then AA, BB, CC, ect.. Sections 131 and 109 are at the 50-yard line.
Known as the Mezzanine, this is the 2nd level of seating and the sections are only separated from the first level by a walkway. The rows go from A to LL, except for a few sections that start at Row D.
This is the Upper Level of the stadium and is the most cost-efficient way to get into the stadium. Sections 331 and 309 are at midfield, and all sections start with row A and can go as high as row LL.
September 1st, 2018 - Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Louisville Cardinals
September 2nd, 2019 - Florida Gators vs. Miami Hurricanes
September 5th, 2016 - Florida State 45, Ole Miss Rebels 34
The high-scoring game between Ole Miss and Florida State was an exciting season-opening game in the SEC and ACC matchup. Mississippi started off strong in the first half of the game with 28 points but were not able to maintain the lead in the second half when the Seminoles came back with three touchdowns in the 3rd quarter and 3 field goals in the fourth. The Rebels played with an up-tempo offense but quarterback Kelly was not able to handle the pressure from Florida States' defense and ultimately Ole Miss lost the game with a final score of Seminoles 45-34.
2017 Camping World Kickoff Event Guide
When do 2017 Camping World Kickoff Tickets go on sale?
Typically, Belk Kickoff tickets go on sale the Spirng prior to the game and are sold all the way up through the day before kickoff.
What are the best attractions to see when in Orlando for the Camping World Kickoff?
Of course, Walt Disney World is in Orlando, but if you want to stay away from the park there’s plenty of other things to do in the city. Discovery Cove should be #1 if you’re traveling with family, it’s a beautiful place you can snorkel, lay on the beach, meet some dolphins, and much more. Check to see if the Magic have a game at the Amway Center too!
Where are the best places to eat when in Orlando for the Camping World Kickoff?
Texas de Brazil is a Brazilian steakhouse that will never leave you unsatisfied, and Café Tu Tu Tango is a tapas bar that has received rave reviews. Padrino’s Cuban Bistro on Village Park is another sure bet for great Cuban food.