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Capital One bowl
Monday January 1, 2013
Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Florida
The Capital One
Bowl is an annual college football bowl game
played in Orlando, Florida at the Citrus Bowl,
and previously known as the Tangerine Bowl
(1947–1982) and the Florida Citrus Bowl
(1983–2002). Financial services company
Capital One has been the title sponsor of the
bowl since 2001 when it was the Capital One
Florida Citrus Bowl but with the exclusive
Capital One Bowl moniker since 2003. The bowl
is operated by Florida Citrus Sports, a
non-profit group which also organizes the
Capital One Bowl and Florida Classic.
Currently, the bowl has tie-ins with the SEC
and the Big Ten holding the first selection
after the BCS for both conferences. As of 2006
it has the largest payout of all the non-BCS
bowls at $4.25M per team.