NEW ORLEANS (May 10, 2017) – R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation confirmed today the 2017 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will kick off on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 12 p.m. CST. The game will be televised on ESPN and broadcast on ESPN Radio. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the New Orleans Bowl will host teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

“The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Committee, staff and volunteers are excited to once again be a part of the special tradition of college bowl season,” R+L Carriers Bowl Executive Director Billy Ferrante said. “We are looking forward to celebrating the accomplishments of both schools, alongside their alumni, students and fans this December.”

Priority membership seats are currently available through the New Orleans Bowl office at (504) 525-5678 with details on the bowl website at www.neworleansbowl.com. All other general tickets will go on sale to the public in early September through Ticketmaster.

In its 17th year, the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl and its affiliated events continue to grow and create significant impact in the Greater New Orleans region, generating an estimated economic impact in excess of $20 million annually.




About R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Organized in 2001, the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl is managed by the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, established in 1988, and whose mission it is to attract, manage and promote sporting events to the Greater New Orleans area for the purposes of economic impact.

For more information on the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, visit

Website: www.neworleansbowl.org

Twitter: @Neworleansbowl

Facebook: www.facebook.com/NewOrleansBowl


About R+L Carriers:

R+L Carriers is a Global freight shipping company based in the United States. With nearly 50 years of service, R+L Carriers, Inc. serves the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic with LTL, Truckload, Business Critical, Logistics and more. To learn more about R+L Carriers Worldwide shipping solutions visit their corporate website at rlcarriers.com.