Thursday, December 31, 2020

Team Selection Process

The Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl is in the final year of six-year contracts with the ACC and the Pac-12 conferences. The current selection order for each conference is:

ACC SELECTIONS ORDER

College Football Playoff
Orange Bowl versus SEC

The ACC and its bowl partners will make team selections based on several factors, including geographic proximity, avoiding repeat appearances and matchups, and regular-season won-loss records.

Charlotte Bowl Game (Charlotte, North Carolina) – NAME TO BE DETERMINED
Cheez-It Bowl (Orlando, Florida) [formerly Camping World Bowl]
Fenway Bowl (Boston, Massachusetts)
Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman (Annapolis, Maryland)
New Era Pinstripe Bowl (New York City)
Outback Bowl (Tampa, Florida) – if the ACC’s opponent in the Capital One Orange Bowl is from the Big Ten
San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl (San Diego, California)
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, Florida)
Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl (El Paso, Texas)

Pac-12 SELECTIONS ORDER

College Football Playoff Semifinal: If Selected

New Year’s Six (Chick-fil-A Peach, Cotton, Fiesta) vs. New Year’s Six [Pac-12 Champion goes here if not in the College Football Playoff]

Valero Alamo Bowl versus Big 12
San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl versus ACC
Las Vegas Bowl versus SEC
Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl versus ACC No. 3-7
LA Bowl vs. Mountain West
Redbox Bowl [tentatively] versus Big Ten
Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl vs. Army

Contact Us!

Sun Bowl Association
4150 Pinnacle Street
Suite 100
El Paso, Texas 79902

Phone: (915) 533-4416
Toll Free: (800) 915-BOWL
Fax: (915) 533-0661