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2023-24 NCAA Bowl Games: Schedule, Locations & Scores

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Bowl season is here! After a long-fought season, college football teams around the country waited anxiously to hear their bowl game assignments this Sunday.

The full college football bowl game schedule will include 43 matchups beginning Dec. 16 with the Myrtle Beach Bowl. The College Football Playoff championship will crown a new national champion on Jan. 8. The College Football Playoff semifinals will take place on Jan. 1. No. 1 Michigan will face No. 4 Alabama at the Rose Bowl and No. 2 Washington will take on No. 3 Texas at the Sugar Bowl to see who advances to the title game.

Is your favorite team bowl-bound? Check out the full 2023-24 bowl game schedule below and start planning your trip to one of these exciting games in person.

2023-24 Bowl Game Schedule

(all times EST)
Bowl Game
& Teams
Dec. 16 at 11 a.m.Myrtle Beach Bowl: Georgia Southern vs. OhioBrooks Stadium, Conway, SC
Dec. 16 at 12 p.m.Cricket Celebration Bowl: Howard vs. Florida A&MMercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
Dec. 16 at 2:15 p.m.R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: Jacksonville State vs. LouisianaCaesars Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Dec. 16 at 3:30 p.m.Avocados from Mexico Cure Bowl: Miami (OH) vs. Appalachian StateFBC Mortgage Stadium, Orlando, FL
Dec. 16 at 5:45 p.m.Isleta New Mexico Bowl: New Mexico State vs. Fresno StateUniversity Stadium, Albuquerque, NM
Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m.Starco Brands LA Bowl Hosted by Gronk: UCLA vs. Boise StateSoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA
Dec. 16 at 9:15 p.m.Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl: Cal vs. Texas TechIndependence Stadium, Shreveport, LA
Dec. 18 at 2:30 p.m.Famous Toastery Bowl: Western Kentucky vs. Old DominionJerry Richardson Stadium, Charlotte, NC
Dec. 19 at 9 p.m.Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl: UTSA vs. MarshallToyota Stadium, Frisco, TX
Dec. 21 at 8 Boca Raton Bowl: USF vs. SyracuseFAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL
Dec. 22 at 6:30 p.m.Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl: Georgia Tech vs. UCFRaymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
Dec. 23 at 12 p.m.Camellia Bowl: Arkansas State vs. Northern IllinoisCramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL
Dec. 23 at 12 p.m.76 Birmingham Bowl: Troy vs. DukeProtective Stadium, Birmingham, AL
Dec. 23 at 3:30 p.m.Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl: James Madison vs. Air ForceAmon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
Dec. 23 at 3:30 p.m.Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Georgia State vs. Utah StateAlbertsons Stadium, Boise, ID
Dec. 23 at 7 p.m.68 Ventures Bowl: South Alabama vs. Eastern MichiganHancock Whitney Stadium, Mobile, AL
Dec. 23 at 7:30 p.m.SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl: Utah vs. NorthwesternAllegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 23 at 10:30 p.m.EasyPost Hawai’i Bowl: Coastal Carolina vs. San Jose StateClarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex, Honolulu, HI
Dec. 26 at 2 p.m.Quick Lane Bowl: Bowling Green vs. MinnesotaFord Field, Detroit, MI
Dec. 26 at 5:30 p.m.SERVPRO First Responder Bowl: Texas State vs. RiceGerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, TX
Dec. 26 at 9 p.m.Guaranteed Rate Bowl: Kansas vs. UNLVChase Field, Phoenix, AZ
Dec. 27 at 2 Military Bowl: Virginia Tech vs. TulaneNavy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD
Dec. 27 at 5:30 p.m.Duke’s Mayo Bowl: North Carolina vs. West VirginiaBank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
Dec. 27 at 8 p.m.DirectTV Holiday Bowl: Louisville vs. USCPetco Park, San Diego, CA
Dec. 27 at 9 p.m.TaxAct Texas Bowl: Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma StateNRG Stadium, Houston, TX
Dec. 28 at 11 a.m.Wasabi Fenway Bowl: SMU vs. Boston CollegeFenway Park, Boston, MA
Dec. 28 at 2:15 p.m.Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl: Rutgers vs. MiamiYankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
Dec. 28 at 5:45 p.m.Pop-Tarts Bowl: NC State vs. Kansas StateCamping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
Dec. 28 at 9:15 p.m.Valero Alamo Bowl: Arizona vs. OklahomaAlamodome, San Antonio, TX
Dec. 29 at 12 p.m.TaxSlayer Gator Bowl: Clemson vs. KentuckyEverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl: Oregon State vs. Notre DameSun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, TX
Dec. 29 at 3:30 p.m.AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Memphis vs. Iowa StateSimmons Bank Liberty Stadium, Memphis, TN
Dec. 29 at 8 p.m.Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: Missouri vs. Ohio StateAT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
Dec. 30 at 12 p.m.Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Ole Miss vs. Penn StateMercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
Dec. 30 at 2 p.m.TransPerfect Music City Bowl: Auburn vs. MarylandNissan Stadium, Nashville, TN
Dec. 30 at 4 p.m.Capital One Orange Bowl: Georgia vs. Florida StateHard Rock Stadium, Miami, FL
Dec. 30 at 4:30 p.m.Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl: Toledo vs. WyomingArizona Stadium, Tucson, AZ
Jan. 1 at 12 p.m.ReliaQuest Bowl: Wisconsin vs. LSURaymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
Jan. 1 at 1 p.m.Cheez-It Citrus Bowl: Iowa vs. TennesseeCamping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
Jan. 1 at 1 p.m.VRBO Fiesta Bowl: Liberty vs. OregonState Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ
Jan. 1 at 5 p.m.Rose Bowl Game Presented by Prudential: Alabama vs. MichiganRose Bowl Stadium, Pasadena, CA
Jan. 1 at 8:45 p.m.Allstate Sugar Bowl: Texas vs. WashingtonCaesars Superdome, New Orleans, LA
Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m.College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T: TBDNRG Stadium, Houston, TX

College Football Playoff

On Jan. 1, 2023, the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl will serve as the College Football Playoff semifinals. The winners will advance to the CFP title game on Jan. 8. This is the final year of the current College Football Playoff format. 

Starting in 2024, the 12-team College Football Playoff will include the six highest-ranked conference champions, and the next six highest-ranked teams behind them. The top four overall seeds will receive a first-round bye to the quarterfinals. Other teams will attempt to play out of all four rounds.

College Football Playoff History

Since introducing the College Football Playoff in 2014, there have been five national champions: Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson, LSU and Georgia. Alabama leads the pack with three titles in that time while Georgia and Clemson each have two.

  • 2022: No. 1 Georgia 65, No. 3 TCU 7
  • 2021: No. 3 Georgia 33, No. 1 Alabama 18
  • 2020: No. 1 Alabama 52, No. 3 Ohio State 24
  • 2019: No. 1 LSU 42, No. 3 Clemson 25
  • 2018: No. 2 Clemson 44, No. 1 Alabama 16
  • 2017: No. 4 Alabama 26, No. 3 Georgia 23 (OT)
  • 2016: No. 2 Clemson 35, No. 1 Alabama 31
  • 2015: No. 2 Alabama 45, No. 1 Clemson 40
  • 2014: No. 4 Ohio State 42, No. 2 Oregon 20

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