The Chick-fil-A Bowl is the ninth-oldest bowl game in the country and hosts the longest-running rivalry series between the ACC and SEC. Now in its 45th year, the Chick-fil-A Bowl has established itself as one of the nation’s elite bowl games with a string of 16 consecutive sellouts and has earned a reputation as one of the most competitive bowls in the nation.
- Fifty-six percent of its games have been decided by a touchdown or less.
- On television, Chick-fil-A Bowl games are now the number-one most-viewed, four of the top 10 and seven of the top-25 most-viewed non-BCS bowl game telecasts in ESPN history.
- The Chick-fil-A Bowl has disbursed $117.8 million in team payouts over its 45-year history and has increased team payout every year since 1996.
- The Bowl also leads all other bowl games in charitable and scholarship contributions, giving more than $15.7 million to organizations in need since 2002.
Other events under the Chick-fil-A Bowl brand include the Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament each spring and the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game season-opening game over Labor Day weekend.