Do You Know Where These College Football Bowl Games Are Played?

By: Abi Luftig
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About This Quiz

Almost everyone is in love with college football, one of the greatest sports in America, and bowl season is the peak of the year for both fans and players as teams try to put an exclamation point on the season. How much do you know about bowl season, though?

College football bowl season is one of the greatest times of the year, when friends and families gather together, with Doritos and cheese dip, to watch their favorite teams compete against one another in bowl games across the country. Many of these bowl games are marked by tradition as well, with storied histories made up of competitive games and memorable moments. They leave fans, some who don't even like the teams, asking, "Did you see that bowl game?" 

Part of the lure of these games, however, is where they are located, allowing fans and players to experience cities across the United States that they wouldn't otherwise visit. Do you know where these cities are and which bowl games are located in them? Does your college football fandom go that far? 

If you're a true college football fan and know everything about the bowl season, take this quiz and prove your knowledge! 

Which state hosts the Alamo Bowl?

The Alamo Bowl is held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. It is an NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision college football bowl game that began in 1993.

Which state hosts the Armed Forces Bowl?

The Armed Forces Bowl is an NCAA Division I Football postseason bowl that began in 2003. It is held at the Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.

Which state hosts the Belk Bowl?

The Belk Bowl is held at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. It began as a Division 1 Invitational in 2002.

Which state hosts the Birmingham Bowl?

The Birmingham Bowl is held at the Legion Field stadium in (not surprisingly) Birmingham, Alabama. It began in 2006.

Which state hosts the Cactus Bowl?

The Cactus Bowl is held at the Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. It began in 1989.

Which state hosts the Camellia Bowl?

The Camellia Bowl is held at the Cramton Bowl stadium in Montgomery, Alabama. It is one of the newer bowls, having only begun in 2014.

Which state hosts the Camping World Bowl?

The Camping World Bowl is held in the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. When it began in 1990, it was called the Sunshine Football Classic, but sponsorship took over and it became the Camping World Bowl.

Which state hosts the Celebration Bowl?

The Celebration Bowl is a Division I FCS bowl that began in 2015. It is held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

Which state hosts the Citrus Bowl?

The Citrus Bowl is held at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. Started in 1946, it is one of the oldest bowl games still around.

Which state hosts the Corsicana Bowl?

The Corsicana Bowl is held at the Tiger Stadium in Corsicana, Texas. It is a Division II game and is one of the newest, starting in 2017.

Which state hosts the Cotton Bowl Classic?

The Cotton Bowl Classic is one of The New Year's Six and began in 1937. It is held at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Which state hosts the Cure Bowl?

The Cure Bowl began in 2015 as a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness and research. It is held at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

Which state hosts the Dollar General Bowl?

The Dollar General Bowl is held at the Ladd–Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. It started in 1999.

Which state hosts the Fiesta Bowl?

The Fiesta Bowl, another of the New Year's Six, is held at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. It began in 1975.

Which state hosts the Foster Farms Bowl?

The Foster Farms Bowl is held at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. It began in 2002.

Which state hosts the Frisco Bowl?

The Frisco Bowl is another newbie getting its start in 2017. It is held at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

Which state hosts the Gasparilla Bowl?

The Gasparilla Bowl started in 2008. It is held at the Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Which state hosts the Heart of Dallas Bowl?

The Heart of Dallas Bowl is, as the name suggests, held in Dallas, Texas, at the Cotton Bowl Stadium. It began in 2010.

Which state hosts the Holiday Bowl?

The Holiday Bowl is held at the SDCCU Stadium in San Diego, California. It began in 1978.

Which state hosts the Independence Bowl?

The Independence Bowl is held at the Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana. It began in in 1976 and is named as a nod to the bicentennial it was created to celebrate.

Which state hosts the Liberty Bowl?

The Liberty Bowl is held at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee. It began in 1959 and was originally held in Philadelphia (hence the name), moving to Memphis in 1965.

Which state hosts the Live United Bowl?

The Live United Bowl is a Division II game held at the Razorback Stadium in Texarkana, Arkansas. It began in 2013, replacing the Kanza bowl.

Which state hosts the Military Bowl?

The Military Bowl is held at the Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. When it began in 2008, it was held in Washington, D.C., but moved to Annapolis in 2012.

Which state hosts the Mineral Water Bowl?

The Mineral Water Bowl is a Division II game held at the Tiger Stadium in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. It began in 1999.

Which state hosts the Music City Bowl?

The music city in this case refers to Memphis, Tennessee. Since 1998, Memphis' Nissan Stadium has hosted The Music City Bowl.

Which state hosts the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl?

The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl is an All-Stars FBS game that began in 2012. It is held in Carson, California.

Which state hosts the Orange Bowl?

The Orange Bowl, one of The New Year's Six is held at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. It began in 1935.

Which state hosts the Outback Bowl?

The Outback Bowl is held at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. It began in 1985.

Which state hosts the Peach Bowl?

The Peach Bowl, another New Year's Six, is held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. It began in 1968.

Which state hosts the Pinstripe Bowl?

The Pinstripe Bowl gets its name from the fact that it is held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. It began in 2010.

Which state hosts the Quick Lane Bowl?

The Quick Lane Bowl is held at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. It began in 2014.

Which state hosts the Rose Bowl Game?

The Rose Bowl, one of the New Year's Six and possibly the most well-known bowl game, is held at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California. It began in 1902, but didn't become an annual event until 1912.

Which state hosts the Sugar Bowl?

The Sugar Bowl, the last of the New Year's Six in this list, is held at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. It began in 1935.

Which state hosts the Sun Bowl?

The Sun Bowl is held at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas. It began in 1935.

Which state hosts the TaxSlayer Bowl?

The TaxSlayer Bowl is held at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. When it began in 1945, it was known as the Gator Bowl, which makes more sense, but is less fun-sounding.

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