R+L CARRIERS NEW ORLEANS BOWL ANNOUNCES SIX-YEAR EXTENSION

WITH CONFERENCE USA AND THE SUN BELT CONFERENCE

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation confirmed today the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl has agreed to an extension with both Conference USA and the Sun Belt Conference. The six-year extension with each respective conference will run through the 2026 football season.

 

“The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Committee, staff and volunteers are thrilled to announce a six-year extension with both Conference USA and the Sun Belt Conference,” said R+L Carriers Bowl Executive Director Billy Ferrante. “Both conferences offices and participating universities have played a pivotal role in the growth and success of the bowl and its surrounding events. We look forward to continuing what has been a fantastic partnership for many years.”

 

“The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl has been a valued partner of Conference USA for many years and we are very pleased to continue this great relationship in upcoming seasons,” said C-USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod. “New Orleans is a destination city and the bowl does a great job of giving our schools and their fans a memorable postseason experience.”

 

“It’s fitting that as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Sun Belt football this season, we also extend our partnership with the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl," said Sun Belt Commissioner Keith Gill. “The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation has been a critical partner to the Sun Belt’s success since we partnered on the founding of this bowl game 20 years ago.”

 

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, 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.

 

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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:

Based in the United States, R+L Carriers is a Global Freight Transportation and Logistics company that has remained family-owned and operated since 1965. R+L Carriers offers one of the most comprehensive networks of nationwide service centers for LTL, Truckload, Expedited and Cross-Border Shipping. In addition to its core value added shipping solutions, R+L Carriers has a portfolio of services that extends to International Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and Customs Brokerage. Learn about R+L Carriers’ Worldwide Transportation Solutions: rlc.com | Media: media@rlc.com

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