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Clemson vs. Ohio State, 2014 Discover Orange Bowl Central

Clemson vs. Ohio State, 2014 Discover Orange Bowl Central

Clemson will face Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 8:30 PM at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. This will be the second time in the last three years Clemson has played in the Discover Orange Bowl. This is the first time Clemson has been selected for a BCS Bowl as an at-large team. Overall, this will be Clemson’s 36th appearance in a bowl game and the ninth consecutive year, the 10th longest active streak in college football. Clemson’s 17 wins in bowl games stand 18th best in college football history. READ MORE

Who: Clemson (#12/11) vs. Ohio State (#7/6)When: Friday, January 3, 2014Kickoff: 8:30 PMWhere: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, FLTV: ESPN

CLEMSON TIGERS (10-2, 7-1 ACC)Roster | Statistics | Depth Chart | Schedule | NewsMedia Guide | Bowl Guide | Game | Twitter | Facebook

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES (12-1, 8-0 Big Ten)Roster | Statistics | Depth Chart | Schedule | NewsMedia Guide | Game | Twitter | Facebook

TEAM HOTELThe Clemson team headquarters will be the Fountainbleau Miami Beach. Click HERE for accommodations.

SIDELINEClemson will be the visiting team and will use the north sideline at Sun Life Stadium.

CLEMSON ORANGE BOWL PREVIEW SHOW AFFILIATES/AIR TIMESCSS – Dec. 16 at 5 PM, Dec. 26 at 4 PM, Dec. 30 at 5 PMWFXG (Augusta, GA) – Dec. 21 at 12 PMWACH (Columbia) – Dec. 21 at 12 PMWCIV (Charleston) – Dec. 21 at 1 PMWPDE (Myrtle Beach) – Dec. 21 at 3 PMWMYA (Greenville) – Dec. 21 at 4 PM


The Clemson Athletic Ticket Office is currently selling tickets to the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. Ticket prices range from $50 to $225, with a limited number of $50 tickets made available by the department in an effort to provide an economical option for fans to support the Tigers against Ohio State.

Bowl tickets will be assigned to IPTAY members based on IPTAY priority points. General public tickets will be assigned based upon order date.

Additionally, the athletic department will provide a complimentary parking pass ($20 value) to any ticket order of four or more. All ticket orders processed through the athletic department will have all processing or shipping costs waived.

Tickets are available online at and via phone at 1-800-CLEMSON.

STUDENT TICKET INFORMATIONThe Tigers are Orange Bowl Bound! We hope to see you in Miami to support your Clemson Tigers against Ohio State on Jan. 3! The Clemson Athletic Department is offering a discounted lower-level ticket to students for $50. Students may purchase up to two tickets at the reduced rate, and student tickets will go on sale Thursday, Dec. 12 at 8 a.m., in the Ticket Office at Memorial Stadium (next to Gate 9). Tickets can be purchased with cash or credit card, and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis so please purchase tickets with your friends to sit together.

Several fan options are available through Clemson’s official travel partner at Clemson Sports Travel. From land only to same-day air packages, turn to Clemson Sports Travel for your trip to cheer on the Tigers at the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. Click HERE for detailed information about travel packages.

STUDENT TRAVEL PACKAGEThe Clemson Athletic Department is offering a discounted student travel package to support the Tigers in the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. With prices beginning at $285 for transportation, ticket and two-nights lodging, Clemson is urging its students to make the trip to South Florida.

The price points are based on number of students per room, with prices at $555 (1-per-room), $375 (2-per-room), $315 (3-per-room) or $285 (4-per-room) total package includes round-trip bus fare, 2 nights hotel stay in South Florida, transportation to-and-from Sun Life Stadium and a ticket to cheer on the Tigers against Ohio State!

Students can reserve their spot today at

GAMEDAY TRAFFIC INFORMATIONHeading to the Discover Orange Bowl? The Florida Department of Transportation encourages travelers driving to Sun Life Stadium to use the 511 Traveler Information System before hitting the road to stay up-to-date on crashes, congestion and construction along their route. The 511 system provides information on all of Florida’s interstates, toll roads and other major metropolitan roadways, including those traveling near the stadium such as I-75, I-95, I-595 and Florida’s Turnpike. For real-time traffic updates, travelers can call 511 toll free, visit, download the free 511 mobile apps on iTunes or Google Play or follow @FL511_Southeast on Twitter.

Official Clemson Discover Orange Bowl gear is now availabe for sale at the official store of Clemson Athletics on Click HERE to begin shopping.


ONE CLEMSON PREGAME TAILGATE PARTY*Note:* This event is sold out.Date: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Location: Sun Life Stadium – Enter between Gate B & C (look for the Clemson balloons)IPTAY, the Clemson Alumni Association and the Clemson Athletic Department are partnering to provide the signature -pregame event for all Clemson fans. Located in the 100 Level of Sun Life Stadium, the tailgate party will feature a cash bar, food and drinks and all your favorite Clemson friends. Included with your One Clemson ticket will be a pass to the Orange Bowl Gameday Fan Zone, along with a complimentary copy of the official 2014 Discover Orange Bowl game program.

ORANGE BOWL GAMEDAY FAN ZONEDate: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014Time: 1:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Location: Sun Life Stadium – Gate GIt’s the ultimate game day party! Adding to the frenzy of game day, this ticketed interactive event, has college football fans from all over the country kick-off game day with some of Miami’s hottest local talent, interactive games, sports memorabilia, stage contests, food & beverage, performances from the marching bands and cheerleaders and then a performance from our headlining artist all on stadium grounds!

BOWL GAME GATHERING AT BOKAMPERSDate: Thursday, January 2, 2014Time: 6 p.m. until… Location: Bokampers, 15500 SW 29th Street, Miramar, FLThe South Florida Clemson Club would like to welcome all Clemson fans and alumni to the area for the Discover Orange Bowl! If you’re staying in the Fort Lauderdale area, join us at Bokampers for a pre-bowl game gathering at Bokampers. Appetizers and cash bar available.CLEMSON AT THE CLEVELANDERDate: Thursday, January 2, 2014 Time: 5-6pm no cover charge; 6-9pm $5 cover charge; 9pm…$10 coverLocation: the Clevelander, 1020 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FLThe South Florida Clemson Club would like to welcome all Clemson fans and alumni to the area for the Discover Orange Bowl! If you’re staying in the Miami area, join us at the Clevelander for a pre-bowl game gathering in South Beach. Appetizers and cash bar available.

AVMED ORANGE BOWL COACHES LUNCHEON PRESENTED BY DELOITTEDate: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014Time: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Location: Jungle IslandHead coach Dabo Swinney and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer will highlight the annual AvMed Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon presented by Deloitte. Interviews are conducted with the coaches and star players and the annual Hall of Fame class is honored. The Orange Bowl also honors the Edwin Pope Vanguard Media Award winner. Call 305-341-4702 for ticket information.

With 25 years as one of the nation’s premier sports facilities, Sun Life Stadium is South Florida’s home to the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami Hurricanes, Discover Orange Bowl, the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game and other world-class events. This multi-purpose, open-air complex hosted its first football game in August 1987 and its first regular season Major League Baseball game in April 1993. It has been home to five Super Bowls, four BCS National Championships, two World Series and was the first stadium to host the NFL Pro Bowl after 30 years of the game being held in Hawaii.

CLEAR BAG POLICYClick HERE for information about approved bags that fans may carry into the stadium.

Click HERE for additional information about Sun Life Stadium. 


FORT LAUDERDALE ORANGE BOWL DOWNTOWN COUNTDOWNDate: New Year’s EveTime: 4 p.m. – 3 a.m.Location: Downtown Fort LauderdaleThe Orange Bowl and the City of Fort Lauderdale have partnered together since 2011 to host the annual Fort Lauderdale Orange Bowl Downtown Countdown, the premier New Year’s Eve celebration in South Florida. Touted as one of the largest New Year’s Eve celebrations in the South East, the free 11-hour street festival is full of fun and excitement for both children and adults. An estimated 100,000 revelers will crowd downtown Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, December 31 from 4 p.m. to 3 a.m. to wait with anticipation for the lighted ball to drop at midnight.

BAPTIST HEALTH ORANGE BOWL PRAYER BREAKFAST IN SUPPORT OF FCADate: Monday, Dec. 30, 2013Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.Location: Jungle IslandThe 42nd Annual Baptist Health Orange Bowl Prayer Breakfast in Support of FCA regularly features appearances and testimonies by players and coaches of the teams participating in the Orange Bowl.  This year’s event will be held Monday, December 30, 2011 at Jungle Island in Miami, beginning at 7:30 a.m. For more information on this event, please contact the office of Fellowship of Christian Athletes at (305) 445-1600.