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Chick-fil-A Bowl Nearing 16th Straight Sellout

Fewer than 1,000 tickets remain for Atlanta’s Bowl game tradition.

ATLANTA (Nov. 14, 2012) – Fewer than 1,000 tickets remain available for public sale for the 45th annual Chick-fil-A Bowl on New Year’s Eve.

Bowl officials issued the ticket update today, with ticket inventory dwindling, urging fans to purchase tickets now to avoid being shut out. The Chick-fil-A Bowl expects to announce its 16th straight sellout before teams are selected Dec. 2.

The Chick-fil-A Bowl’s current sellout streak of 15 games is second in the nation among bowls, behind only the Rose Bowl.

To purchase the last remaining tickets, fans can:

  • Access the Bowl’s online ticket store at

  • Call the Bowl’s ticket office at 404-586-TIXX (8499)

  • Purchase through TicketMaster 

The Chick-fil-A Bowl will be played Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Georgia Dome and will feature the first non-BCS selection from the ACC against an SEC opponent. The game will be televised nationally in prime time on ESPN. The ACC vs. SEC rivalry series in the Bowl is tied at 10-10 since the series began in 1992.


About the Chick-fil-A Bowl
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 15 consecutive sellouts and has earned a reputation as one of the most competitive bowls in the nation. Fifty-five percent of its games have been decided by a touchdown or less. On television, Chick-fil-A Bowls are three 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 more than $110 million in team payouts over its 44-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 $13 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.

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