Camping World Kickoff
StadiumCamping World Stadium
LocationOrlando, Florida
Operated2016–present
2018 matchup
No. 1 Alabama 51, Louisville 14
2019 matchup
No. 8 Florida 24, Miami 20

The Camping World Kickoff is an annual college football game played on the opening weekend of the college football season in Orlando, Florida at Camping World Stadium. The game, a collaboration between Florida Citrus Sports and ESPN Events, debuted in 2016 with a Labor Day game between Ole Miss and Florida State.

Camping World was announced as the event's title sponsor in May 2016.[1]

Game results

Season Date Winning team Losing team Attendance
2016 September 5, 2016 4 Florida State Seminoles 45 11 Ole Miss Rebels 34 63,042[2]
2018 September 1, 2018 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 51 Louisville Cardinals 14 57,280[3]
2019 August 24, 2019 8 Florida Gators 24 Miami Hurricanes 20 66,543[4]

Rankings are from the AP Poll.

Future games

Year Matchup
2023 LSU Tigers vs. Florida State Seminoles

References

  1. ^ WOFL https://web.archive.org/web/20161220065427/http://www.fox35orlando.com/home/132877652-story. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Ole Miss vs. Florida State - Game Summary - September 5, 2016". ESPN. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  3. ^ Associated Press (September 2, 2018). "Tagovailoa shines, No. 1 Alabama routs Louisville 51–14". ESPN. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  4. ^ Associated Press (August 24, 2019). "Inconsistent Franks, No. 8 Florida rally to beat Miami 24-20". ESPN. Retrieved August 25, 2019.