Cure Bowl


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What teams are playing in the Cure Bowl?

Participating teams will be announced on December 3rd.

What other events are going on during Bowl Week?

Cure Bowl Week is held at Universal Orlando Resort. For a full events schedule, please see here:

What is the kickoff time?

The kickoff for the Cure Bowl will be Saturday, Dec. 16, at 3:30 PM ET on ABC.

Where are the teams staying when in town?

Cure Bowl teams stay on-site at Universal Orlando Resort.

At the game can we come in and out of the stadium as we please?

No, your game ticket is only valid for one entry. Entering, leaving, and then attempting to re-enter the stadium is prohibited and strictly enforced.

Can fans meet the players in any capacity or be allowed to get into the locker room?

There will not be a meet and greet between fans and players. Locker Rooms are off-limits to everyone other than team officials and their appointed representatives.

Can I bring my animal to the game?

FBC Mortgage Stadium welcomes Guide or Assistance dogs utilized by the disabled or visually impaired. All other animals are prohibited.

Can I bring my bag, backpack and purse?

Large bags, coolers, and backpacks are not permitted. There are no storage lockers on the premises so please leave all non-essential items. An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate.

A Clear Bag Policy may be in effect for your event. Please see here for more information:



To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite patron entry to FBC Mortgage Stadium, a ‘clear bag’ policy will be implemented. This policy limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the stadium.

We strongly encourage patrons to not bring any type of bags, but have outlined which types of bags are permissible.

Approved Bags and Items

  • Bags (permitted) – CLEAR BAGS ONLY
  • Bags that are clear plastic and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12”
  • One-gallon clear resealable plastic storage bags
  • Small clutch bags or purses do not have to be clear but cannot exceed 4.5” x 6.5”
  • 3.4 oz. individual-sized hand sanitizer bottles, sanitary wipes, and all applicable medical exceptions for the 2023 season 

Bags (prohibited)

  • Purses, diaper bags (items normally carried in a diaper bag must be put into a clear plastic bag for venue entry), cases (camera, binocular, etc.), backpacks, printed pattern plastic bags, reusable grocery totes, mesh or straw bags, duffle bags, large totes.

Are seat cushions allowed to be carried into the stadium?

Personal seatbacks and seat cushions are not permitted at FBC Mortgage Stadium.

What happens if I show up at the gate with a bag that is not permitted?

Fans carrying bags that do not comply with the Clear Bag Policy will be asked to return their bags to their vehicle and transfer their belongings to an approved clear plastic bag before entering the venue.

If I have special medical equipment I need to have with me at all times, where do I put that?

An exception will be made for bags containing medically necessary items after proper inspection at the point of entry.

Are all purses prohibited?

No. Small clutch purses not exceeding 4.5” x 6.5”, are permitted along with either 12″ x 6″ x 12″ clear tote bags or one-gallon Ziploc-style bags.

What about diaper bags?

An exception will be made for bags containing medically necessary items after proper inspection at the point of entry.

What can guests expect at the gates at FBC Mortgage Stadium?

Fans with approved clear bags will have their bags checked at the gates. Everyone entering the stadium will walk through a metal detector or will be screened with handheld metal detectors.

The metal detectors allow for a steady flow of guests, as fans will be able to hold onto their cell phones and other items while walking through them.

What can I do to help get into the stadium quickly?

Arrive early, have your ticket downloaded to your phone before you get to the stadium, and review the clear bag policy, along with FAQs in regards to security screenings

Where can I purchase additional tickets on game day?

Tickets can be purchased at the box office on game day, as well as online at

Where is will-call?

Will Call is located at the Box Office on the west side of the stadium. Team / Player Guest will call locations will be announced at a later date.

Does my child need a ticket?

All children that have reached their second birthday by the date of the event must have a ticket for entry.

Where can I park my vehicle?

Parking information is available at

If we lose an item where can see if it has been found?

Lost and found is located at the guest service tables inside gates 2-5, and gate 14.

When do the doors open for the game?

Gates open 90 minutes prior to kickoff.

What credit cards are accepted in the stadium?

American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover credit cards are accepted at concession stands. FBC Mortgage Stadium is a cashless venue.

Can I bring my professional camera to shoot pictures at the game with my long lens?

Cameras with detachable lenses and/or lenses 6 In. or longer are not permitted in the stadium.

What items are prohibited inside the stadium?

To ensure the safest environment possible, the Cure Bowl and FBC Mortgage Stadium prohibit the following items from being brought through the gates of the stadium. Please check event specific guides for any additional prohibited items.

The following items may not be brought into FBC Mortgage Stadiium:

  • Aerosol cans (e.g., mace, pepper spray, hairspray, etc.)
  • Air horns
  • Animals (Service Animal exception)
  • Backpacks
  • Balloons
  • Binocular Cases (Binoculars are allowed)
  • Bottles
  • Cameras with lenses 6 inches or longer when fully extended
  • Cans
  • Carts
  • Coolers
  • Cups (Promotional giveaway cups from Orlando City SC are accepted)
  • Cycles
  • Fireworks
  • Food or Drink (Medical and infant exceptions)
  • Glass
  • GoPros
  • Hard containers
  • Illegal drugs
  • Laptops
  • Laser pointers
  • Megaphones/Noise Amplifiers
  • Noisemakers/Horns
  • Poles longer than 6″
  • Recreational equipment (Soccer balls, etc.)
  • Seats with metal backs and/or zippered compartments
  • Seat Cushions (Medical exceptions only)
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Signs larger than 2ft x 2ft
  • Signs with indecent or derogatory comments/images, political statements, and commercial references
  • Skates and Skateboards
  • Smoke Bombs
  • Strollers
  • Tripods
  • Unauthorized solicitation, handbills, giveaways, or sampling
  • Umbrellas
  • Video or audio recorders
  • Weapons of any kind

Medical and infant exceptions will be made as necessary.

Can I smoke in the stadium?

FBC Mortgage Stadium is a smoke-free facility, smoking is not permitted.

The usage of smokeless tobacco is also strictly prohibited.

Can I bring my stroller to the game?

A guest service station will be located on the east and west side of the stadium .

The area is restricted to strollers only–no other personal items may be checked (unapproved chair backs, umbrellas, bags, etc.).

If I can’t make the game, can I still watch it on TV?

Yes. The 2023 Cure Bowl will be broadcast nationally on ABC.