Be Part of The Game
The Cure Bowl will feature the unique amenities and entertainment associated with Orlando, Florida – the vacation capital of the world. Since the turn of the century, people have made their way to this paradise to relax, have fun and revive their spirit. Over recent years, Orlando has become a hub of activity in creating the next great life science clusters. In addition to its fun and world-renowned theme parks and entertainment venues, the region has welcomed world-class names in research, healthcare and discovery to places like Lake Nona’s Medical City. Because of this, the Cure Bowl may be just down the road from where the cure for breast cancer is someday discovered.
Cure Bowl Fast Facts
- Founded: May 28, 2008
- Kickoff: December 21, 2019 / 2:30 p.m. EST
- Stadium: Exploria Stadium. Orlando, Florida
- Playing Surface: Natural Grass
- Pairing*: American Athletic Conference vs. Sunbelt Conference, with tie ins to the Mid-American Conference and Conference USA
- Tentative Team Selection Day: December 2020
- Television Network: ESPN
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- Cure Bowl has an estimated $20 million positive impact on the local economy.
- Orlando is a top-20 television market with 1.4 million viewers; the adjacent Tampa market is ranked in the top 15 with 1.8 million viewers.
- Proceeds from the Cure Bowl will directly fund individual breast cancer researchers, like Dr. Annette Khaled, through the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
- Educating college athletes from the participating teams and their fans about the importance of breast cancer research is paramount to the Cure Bowl’s mission.
Together, we can tackle this!
*Teams from the Sun Belt Conference and American Athletic Conference are scheduled to play each year. However, in years in which a conference does not have enough eligible teams to fill this commitment, teams from other conferences may be substituted.