AROUND THE GAME
Earning its second bowl berth in three seasons, the Georgia State football team will travel to Orlando to play in the AutoNation Cure Bowl at Camping World Stadium on Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m., facing Western Kentucky. The game will be televised live on the CBS Sports Network.
The Panthers (6-5, 5-3 Sun Belt Conference) are returning to the AutoNation Cure Bowl, where they also made their first bowl appearance in 2015.
Under first-year head coach Shawn Elliott, Georgia State earned a fourth-place finish in the Sun Belt Conference. The Panthers won five times on the road, tied for second nationally.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
- Teams Arrive Universal Orlando Resorts
- 5pm – CoventBridge Welcome Reception at Amway Center
- 7pm – Orlando Magic vs. L.A. Clippers
Thursday, December 14, 2017
- 8am-11am – Team Practices
- 12pm – 1:30pm – AutoNation Cure Bowl Press Conference – Loews Royal Pacific Resort
- Afternoon – Teams explore Universal Orlando Parks
Friday, December 15, 2017
- 8am-12pm – Team Practices
- 1:30pm – 3:30pm Team Visit: Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
- 2pm – 3:30pm Team Visit: Give Kids the World
- 2pm – 4pm – JA Edwards Feeding Children Everywhere Hunger Project (at Loews Royal Pacific Resort)
- 5pm – 6pm – Pep Rally and Battle of the Bands, Universal CityWalk – Waterfront Stage
Saturday, December 16, 2017
- 9:30am – Camping World Stadium – Parking Lots Open
- 11am – Cure Village Tailgate Opens at Tinker Field
- 12pm – Pre-Game Tailgate & Concert at Tinker Field Featuring Platinum Recording Artist: Andy Grammer
- 1:30pm – Gates Open – Camping World Stadium
- 2:30pm – Kick Off for the 2017 AutoNation Cure Bowl
Georgia State Tailgate
Register for tailgate HERE.
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Tinker Field, Camping World Stadium (corner of Tampa Ave. and Church St.)
Cost: $15 prior to 11:59pm Wednesday, December 13th. $20 day of event (walk-up only).
Menu: BBQ Chicken, Pulled Pork, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, cookies & soda/water/tea. Cash bar available (beer and wine).
Universal Orlando Resort™
Plus you’ll enjoy the best in casual and fine dining, live music, movies, shopping and more at Universal CityWalk™. With action, thrills, and excitement for all ages, Universal Orlando Resort™ is the vacation your family really wants.
Click here for more info.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel (Team Hotel)
(GSU Football Team Hotel)
5601 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819
Exclusive PAC Hotel Block*: “Georgia State Fan Block”
*Space is limited and is first come, first served. Block is available for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights only. No minimum stay required.
Camping World Stadium
Please click here for more information.
Reserve complimentary seats on the Panther Fan Bus. Buses leave from the Red Lot at Georgia State Stadium early Saturday morning and return after the game.
*Deadline to register is Friday, December 8th*
A detailed itinerary will be emailed to registrants the week of December 11th.