The RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl returns to its traditional spot, the Tuesday evening before Christmas, during the 2022 college football season. The ninth annual game will be played Tuesday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m. ET and televised on ESPN.
Kickoff will take place at FAU Stadium on the campus of Florida Atlantic University. In addition to the ESPN broadcast, the game will be carried nationally on ESPN Radio and locally on ESPN 106.3 FM.
“We are excited to be back on our traditional date, the Tuesday before Christmas,” said executive director Doug Mosley. “We look forward to, once again, welcoming top teams, student-athletes and fans to enjoy all that our beautiful city of Boca Raton and Palm Beach County has to offer.”
The RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl has historically taken place on the Tuesday before Christmas six times out of its eight games and aired on ESPN. However, the 2019 and 2021 games were played on the Saturday before Christmas. In 2019, the bowl recorded the third-largest TV audience of the pre-Christmas bowl games during its first live airing, registering a RCBRB record of 2.2 million households.
Conference affiliations for this year’s matchup include the American Athletic Conference, Conference USA, Mid-American Conference, Mountain West Conference, Sun Belt Conference, and selected independents.
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of collegiate sporting events nationwide. In 2022, the 32-event schedule includes three early-season college football kickoff games, 17 college bowl games, 11 college basketball events, and a college softball event, which account for approximately 400 hours of live programming, while reaching nearly 64 million viewers and attracting over 800,000 annual attendees. With satellite offices in more than 10 cities across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans. For more information, visit the official website, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube pages.
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