Secure your Independence Bowl tickets at TicketSmarter and experience a cajun-flavored NCAA college bowl game in Shreveport, Louisiana! The Independence Bowl was first played in 1976 and was named after the United States Bicentennial celebrations that year. Throughout the years, the game has had tie-in relationships with numerous conferences including the Mountain West, SEC, Big 12 and ACC. The bowl currently has tie-in relationships with the Pac-12, Conference USA and The American. There are also relationships with Army West Point Black Knights Football and BYU Cougars Football who are both guaranteed a bowl bid for specific years should they be bowl eligible.
In the earlier days of the event, the game was played in the middle of December but is now typically scheduled during the last week of December. Notable players that were MVPs of the event include Eli Manning, Takeo Spikes and Daniel Jones. The most successful college teams that have played in the Independence Bowl include Ole Miss, Louisiana Tech, Air Force and Alabama. The SEC has been the most dominant conference with its teams having played in almost 20 games with a win percentage of over 75%. TicketSmarter offers exclusive Independence Bowl tickets that you won’t find anywhere else through our partnership with the bowl game.
Independence Bowl ticket prices are affected by a number of variables. Seating location is the primary factor, but the popularity of the teams playing, their win-loss records and the date of the game will also have an impact on ticket prices. Alumni and fans of Army and BYU will want to purchase tickets early during the years in which they are guaranteed a bowl bid.
Independence Bowl tickets can usually be found at a starting price of around $35. The average price for a ticket is in the $55 range. TicketSmarter is the official ticket resale marketplace of the Independence Bowl and features a great selection of seats and even greater prices. Lower level seats will be more expensive than the upper-level seats. For fans wanting a cheaper ticket, try looking in the sections in the corners of the stadium and behind the end zones.
The Independence Bowl is commonly held on a weekday towards the end of December, but the matchup will occasionally be played on a weekend. In addition to the game, the Independence Bowl schedule includes many fan events. The kickoff dinner, Big Game Show and FCA breakfast are all standard events that take place in the build up to the game. Gameday events include a parade, Battle of the Bands, pep rallies, fan fest and tailgate parties.
The Independence Bowl has several tie-ins that will impact the matchups of future games should the individual teams be eligible and teams from conference tie-ins are eligible. Upcoming matchups will feature the Army West Point Black Knights, BYU Cougars and teams from Conference USA, American Athletic Conference and the Pac-12 Conference.
Tickets for the Independence Bowl become available before the NCAA college football season begins. Fans will see more tickets pop up as the season progresses. The full allotment of tickets will be released in early December when the teams are selected for their respective bowls. This will be the best time to buy as a wider variety of tickets will be available and you will know that your favorite team will be playing in the game.
Independence Stadium is located at 3301 Pershing Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71109 and has been home to the Independence Bowl since 1976. The stadium first opened in 1924 and was known as State Fair Stadium and Fairgrounds Stadium before gaining its current name. The capacity of the stadium is 49,565 and has gone through several recent renovations which promise an excellent game day experience and atmosphere.
The Independence Bowl seating chart has a lower 100-level bowl that surrounds the entire football field. The upper 200-level is in a horseshoe shape with one end zone being open. There is also a 400-level seating option located at the top of the horseshoe end zone, it also has suites on each end of the regular seating. TicketSmarter is the official ticket resale partner of the Independence Bowl and our virtual ticket office will help you find the perfect seats at Independence Stadium for your next college football game!
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