The Montgomery Kickoff Classic is an annual game, which will help open the college football season in Montgomery, Alabama. Two of the top-ranked FCS teams are featured in the game from the historic Cramton Bowl, the home Camellia Bowl. ESPN announced the inaugural 2017 Montgomery Kickoff Classic’s game as the new event for the opening game for the current FCS powerhouse programs. From 2014-2016 the FCS Kickoff game showcased the game in various campus sites to bring a national audience the quality and talent of FCS football. The first ever Montgomery Kickoff saw Jacksonville State Gamecocks take on the Tennessee-Chattanooga Mocs.
The Montgomery Kickoff Classic offers fans the chance to experience some of the NCAA Division I FCS college football’s best matchup 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. Score with TicketCity – the place to go for the Montgomery Kickoff Classic tickets.
Montgomery Kickoff Classic at Cramton Bowl Address: 1022 Madison Ave, Montgomery, Alabama, 36104
The Montgomery Kickoff Classic is played at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. With a capacity of 25,000, the Cramton Bowl is a perfect location to catch a college football bowl game. The Cramton Bowl originally opened as a baseball stadium in 1922 and has been home to Major League Baseball spring training and minor league baseball. Now the stadium is home to the Faulkner University Eagels football team. Most notably known for hosting the first night football game in the south between Cloverdale High vs. Pike Road High in 1927, the Cramton Bowl has a reputation for featuring monumental moments in sports history.
August 26th, 2017 - Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs. Tennessee-Chattanooga Mocs
2017 Montgomery Kickoff Classic Event Guide
When do 2017 Montgomery Kickoff Classic Tickets go on sale?
Typically, Montgomery Kickoff tickets go on sale the spring prior to the game and are sold all the way up through the day before kickoff.
What is the best place to stay at in Montgomery, Alabama for the Montgomery Kickoff Classic?
There are a multitude of hotels surrounding the Cramton Bowll. The DoubleTree, Hampton Inn, and Renaissance Montgomery Hotel at the Convention Center are some of the closest to the Crampton Bowl but there are plenty of other's around Montgomery that are all within a descent distance to the stadium.
Where are the best places to eat when in Montgomery, AL for the Montgomery Kickoff Classic?
Montgomery is full of great places to eat. Scott Street Deli is just around the corner from the stadium and features a menu full of great sandwiches all made with their home-made bread. If you are looking for a great burger head over to Hamburger King. Though it's a cash only restaurant, for a little less than 5 bucks you can get a big burger, chips, and a drink.