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Dec 29, 2017

Florida Citrus Parade Announces Lou Holtz as 2017 Grand Marshal

Florida Citrus Sports, host of the Camping World Bowl and Citrus Bowl presented by Overton’s, will host the 37th annual Florida Citrus Parade this Saturday, December 30, with former Notre Dame head football coach Lou Holtz serving as the grand marshal for the event. Known for its unique floats, constructed using more than 100,000 pieces of local citrus, the Florida Citrus Parade will both the Notre Dame and LSU marching bands and cheerleaders, along with seven high school bands from […]

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Dec 14, 2017

Steve Hogan to Receive CFHLA’s Charles Andrews Memorial Hospitality Award

The Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association (CFHLA) will recognize Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan as the association’s 2017 Charles Andrews Memorial Hospitality Award recipient at Saturday’s CFHLA Hospitality Gala. This award, the highest honor bestowed upon an individual by CFHLA, is in recognition of achievements and contributions to Central Florida’s hospitality industry, as well as the community at large. Hogan’s continued and unwavering support of Florida’s sports tourism industry through Florida Citrus Sports as well as his commitment […]

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Dec 11, 2017

Citrus Sports Bowl Games Ranked Consensus Top-10 Among National Media

Following bowl announcements on Selection Sunday just over a week ago, participating teams have resumed practicing in preparation for the games signaling the start of bowl season. Several media outlets have broken down the matchups and ranked all 39 bowls with both the Citrus Bowl presented by Overton’s and Camping World Bowl receiving consensus Top-10 rankings among the channels. The Citrus Bowl presented by Overton’s features two historic programs in Notre Dame and LSU. The two teams have met 11 […]

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Dec 03, 2017

Notre Dame, LSU, Oklahoma State and Virginia Tech Orlando-Bound for Bowls

Four top-25 teams will spend the holidays in Orlando as the Citrus Bowl presented by Overton’s welcomes No. 14 Notre Dame and No. 17 LSU and the Camping World Bowl hosts No. 19 Oklahoma State vs. No. 22 Virginia Tech. Bigtime college football has become a 70+ year tradition in the City Beautiful and this year is no exception. The Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-3, 6-3 Big 12) will play the Virginia Tech Hokies (9-3, 5-3 ACC) in the 2017 Camping […]

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