2016 College Football Bowl Schedule

Complete list of 2016 bowl dates, locations and conference affiliations.

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SELECTION COMMITTEE BOWL GAMES

BOWL

DATE

LOCATION

MATCHUP

Sugar Bowl

Jan. 2

New Orleans, La.

Big 12 vs SEC

Rose Bowl

Jan. 2

Pasadena, Calif.

Big Ten vs Pac-12

Cotton Bowl

Jan. 2

Arlington, Tex.

At-large vs. At-large

Orange Bowl

Dec. 30

Miami, Fla.

ACC vs. Big Ten/SEC/ND

OTHER BOWL GAMES

BOWL

DATE

LOCATION

MATCHUP

Outback Bowl

Jan. 2

Tampa, Fla.

Big Ten vs. SEC

TaxSlayer Bowl

Dec. 31

Jacksonville, Fla.

ACC/Big Ten vs. SEC

Citrus Bowl

Dec. 31

Orlando, Fla.

ACC/Big Ten vs. SEC

Arizona Bowl

Dec. 30

Tucson, Ariz.

C-USA/Mountain West/Sun Belt

Music City Bowl

Dec. 30

Nashville, Tenn.

ACC/Big Ten vs. SEC

Sun Bowl

Dec. 30

El Paso, Tex.

ACC vs. Pac-12

Liberty Bowl

Dec. 30

Memphis, Tenn.

Big 12 vs. SEC

Alamo Bowl

Dec. 29

San Antonio, Tex.

Big 12 vs. Pac-12

Belk Bowl

Dec. 29

Charlotte, N.C.

ACC vs. SEC

Birmingham Bowl

Dec. 29

Birmingham, Ala.

American vs. SEC

Texas Bowl

Dec. 28

Houston, Tex.

Big 12 vs. SEC

Foster Farms Bowl

Dec. 28

Santa Clara, Calif.

Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Russell Athletic Bowl

Dec. 28

Orlando, Fla.

ACC vs. Big 12

Pinstripe Bowl

Dec. 28

New York, N.Y.

ACC vs. Big Ten

Cactus Bowl

Dec. 27

Tempe, Ariz.

Big 12 vs. Pac-12

Holiday Bowl

Dec. 27

San Diego, Calif.

Big Ten vs. Pac-12

Military Bowl

Dec. 27

Annapolis, Md.

ACC vs. American

Heart of Dallas Bowl

Dec. 27

Dallas, Tex.

Big Ten vs. C-USA

Independence Bowl

Dec. 26

Shreveport, La.

SEC vs. ACC

Quick Lane Bowl

Dec. 26

Detroit, Mich.

ACC vs. Big Ten

St. Petersburg Bowl

Dec. 26

St. Petersburg, Fla.

American vs ACC

Hawaii Bowl

Dec. 24

Honolulu, Hawaii

C-USA vs. Mountain West

Dollar General Bowl

Dec. 23

Mobile, Ala.

MAC vs. Sun Belt

Armed Forces Bowl

Dec. 23

Fort Worth, Tex.

Big 12 vs. Navy

Bahamas Bowl

Dec. 23

Nassau, Bahamas

C-USA vs. MAC

Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec. 22

Boise, Idaho

MAC vs. Mountain West

Poinsettia Bowl

Dec. 21

San Diego, Calif.

Mountain West vs. BYU

Boca Raton Bowl

Dec. 20

Boca Raton, Fla.

American vs. C-USA

Miami Beach Bowl

Dec. 19

Miami, Fla.

American vs. MAC

New Orleans Bowl

Dec. 17

New Orleans, La.

Mountain West vs. Sun Belt

Cure Bowl

Dec. 17

Orlando, Fla.

American vs. Sun Belt

Camellia Bowl

Dec. 17

Montgomery, Ala.

MAC vs. Sun Belt

Royal Purple Bowl

Dec. 17

Las Vegas, Nev.

Mountain West vs. Pac-12

New Mexico Bowl

Dec. 17

Albuquerque, N.M.

C-USA vs. Mountain West


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