Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Battle of Florida?
The Battle of Florida is more than a game. It's an attitude. It's finally taking the incredible talent and dominance of Florida football and putting it on show for the whole nation to see. It's a week of events in Boca Raton with celebrities and NFL athletes. Florida is football, and The Battle of Florida is about giving the people what they want.
The game itself is on January 21, 2012. It's an all-star football matchup for NFL draft-eligible collegiate players with ties to the state of Florida. It pits coaches Bobby Bowden vs Howard Schnellenberger.
What other events does The Battle of Florida put on?
The Battle of Florida will host a slew of events and entertainment in the week leading up to the game, beginning on January 15. Think Celebrity BBQ, a cheerleading competition, NFL Beach Football, The Taste of Florida, and so much more. For a complete list of events and information, click here.
What is the date and time for this year's The Battle of Florida?
The Battle of Florida will take place on January 21, 2012. Kickoff is at 8:00pm EST.
What network will televise The Battle of Florida?
The game will be broadcast nationwide by Fox College Sports
Who plays in The Battle of Florida?
Players must be NFL draft eligible and have either been born in Florida or have played high school or college football in Florida. Florida is the greatest football state in the country, and it's high time that these men be let loose to battle it out for the title.
Who coaches The Battle of Florida?
The two head coaches for the game will be Bobby Bowden coaching the North team and Howard Shnellenberger coaching the South. Click here to read more about these two legendary coaches.
Assistant coaches will be made up of NFL coaches, former NFL players, and collegiate coaches.
How can I purchase tickets?
Tickets can be purchased now on The Battle of Florida's Ticketmaster page. Beginning in November, tickets will be available for purchase at the FAU ticket office in Boca Raton as well as at selected local outlets.
When do tickets go on sale?
Tickets go on sale October 10, 2011
Where can I get souvenirs?
Souvenirs will be available online, at the BOF office, and at the game.