ORLANDO, FL – The 2020 Cure Bowl will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. Kickoff for the sixth-annual Cure Bowl will be Saturday, Dec. 26, at noon ET on ESPN.
“We appreciate the city of Orlando working with us this year as we move the Cure Bowl from the third weekend in December to the fourth for 2020,” CEO of the Orlando Sports Foundation and Executive Director of the Cure Bowl Alan Gooch stated. “We are excited that we are still able to offer a bowl game experience to two deserving teams and to continue our mission of bringing teams together to find a cure for cancer.”
In the past five years, the Cure Bowl has been used as a platform to raise $3.8 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). The Orlando community has benefited from the funds generated at the game with local BCRF researcher Dr. Annette Khaled at the UCF College of Medicine receiving over $1.1 million of the funds distributed.
The annual postseason NCAA college bowl game was previously played at both Camping World Stadium (2015-208) and Exploria Stadium (2019).
For more information about the Orlando Sports Foundation or the Cure Bowl and affiliated events visit www.CureBowl.com.
About Orlando Sports Foundation
The Orlando Sports Foundation (OSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. The OSF holds several events throughout the year, including the Cure Bowl, which is an NCAA college football bowl game played each December.
With the combined support of Central Floridians, loyal sports fans and strategic partners, the OSF is further dedicated and committed to serving the challenges of cancer awareness and elimination, invigorating the Central Florida athletic community and supporting youth organizations with standards of benevolence, integrity and moral excellence.
About Camping World Stadium
Camping World Stadium is located in downtown Orlando, Florida. In 2014, Camping World Stadium, then the Orlando Citrus Bowl, underwent a massive $207.7 million reconstruction that yielded a 90% all-new stadium. Among the new amenities and enhancements at the modernized stadium are 41,000 lower bowl seats with armrests, chair backs and six additional inches of legroom, two 360-degree concourses, multiple giant video displays, a 20,000-square-foot plaza deck, an open-air facade and unique indoor & outdoor club spaces to accommodate 5,000 patrons. On April 27, 2016, the venue was renamed Camping World Stadium as part of a multi-year naming rights sponsorship with Camping World, the premier one-stop-shop for recreational vehicles (RVs).
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