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Jul 27, 2007

Stadium Renovations Approved By Local Government

The Board of Orange County Commissioners approved a $175 million Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium renovation – along with a new arena/events center and a new performing arts center – on Thursday night by a vote of 5-2. This vote, along with a 6-1 approval from the Orlando City Council on Monday, greenlights a long-awaited and much-needed upgrade to the 70-year-old facility. Since first being built in 1936, the Citrus Bowl has enjoyed several additions – the most recent being the […]

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Jul 19, 2007

Notre Dame, FCSports Working to Bring Games to Orlando

The University of Notre Dame and Florida Citrus Sports have agreed to work together to create football matchups in Orlando, pending a renovation of the city�s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium.The games would be played in 2011 and 2014, with the former potentially being the first game held in the new Citrus Bowl after renovations are completed.Opponents have yet to be determined. �We are very excited about working to have an elite national program like Notre Dame visit Orlando twice in […]

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Jul 10, 2007

Florida State to Play Neutral Site Game in Orlando

Florida State University has reached an agreement with Florida Citrus Sports to play a neutral site football game in Orlando, pending a renovation of the city�s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. The game, which would pit the Seminoles against a quality non-conference opponent, would be played in either 2012 or 2013. �We�re excited about the opportunity to play a game in an important Florida market such as Orlando,� said FSU Athletics Director Dave Hart. �The economics and fan experience available in […]

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