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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Fifth Annual Boca Raton Bowl Matchup: UAB Blazers vs NIU Huskies

Image of 2018 Boca Bowl logo with date of bowl game December 18 at 7:30 pm

For the fifth year, the City of Boca Raton welcomes players and fans from around the country to enjoy an exciting matchup in the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. This year’s game will feature the Northern Illinois Huskies from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and the UAB Blazers from Conference USA (CUSA).

The 2018 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 7pm ET, at FAU Stadium. It's the only match up this season outside of the New Year’s Six hosting two conference champions. The game will be aired LIVE on ESPN before a national audience and globally on ESPN’s affiliates around the world.

Before the big game, join the City of Boca Raton and the Spirit of Giving Network for the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl Game Pep Rally on Monday, December 17 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm at the Mizner Park Amphitheater. The event is free and open to public and will feature a performance by U2 by UV: A Tribute Band, South Florida Fair tent and activities, a marching band performance by the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers and Tucker Dukes food truck.

Guests are welcome to bring a chair or blanket. Chairs will also be for rent inside the venue for $5 cash. For FAQs on the event venue, visit the Mizner Park Amphitheater.

To purchase tickets or to find out more information about game day, visit Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl.

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