Camping World Kickoff

The Camping World Kickoff is an annual college football game played on the opening weekend of the college football season in Orlando, Florida at Camping World Stadium. The game, a collaboration between Florida Citrus Sports and ESPN Events, debuted in 2016 with a Labor Day game between Ole Miss and Florida State.

Camping World was announced as the event's title sponsor in May 2016.[1]

Camping World Stadium
Stadium Camping World Stadium
Location Orlando, Florida
Operated 2016–present
2018 matchup
Alabama defeated Louisville (51-14)
2019 matchup
Florida vs. Miami

Game results

Date Winning team Losing team Attendance
September 5, 2016 4 Florida State Seminoles 45 11 Ole Miss Rebels 34 63,042[2]
September 1, 2018 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 51 Louisville Cardinals 14 57,280[3]

Rankings are from the AP Poll.

Future games

  • Monday, September 2, 2019: Florida Gators vs Miami Hurricanes
  • 2023: LSU Tigers vs Florida State Seminoles

References

  1. ^ http://www.fox35orlando.com/home/132877652-story
  2. ^ "Frosh QB Deondre Francois rallies Florida State past Ole Miss 45–34". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "Tagovailoa shines, No. 1 Alabama routs Louisville 51–14". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 3, 2018.

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