Ticket packages for the first bowl games in the newly-rebuilt Orlando Citrus Bowl are on sale today. The packages are available via Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) membership, which includes priority access to the best seats in the house for the annual college football games, the Capital One Bowl and Russell Athletic Bowl.

Members will be among the first to enjoy all of the amenities of the new stadium which dramatically transform the gameday experience with wider aisles, seats with more legroom and individual chair back seating in an all-new lower bowl. New premium club spaces, loge boxes and a 10,000-square-foot deck highlight a new plaza level with an unobstructed 360-degree path around the stadium.  State-of-the-art video displays, a vibrant open-air façade, and a grand plaza entrance at Rio Grande Avenue and Church Street will provide a new gateway for fans.

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Ken Potrock Begins Term As President, Tony Massey Moves To Chairman
Ken Potrock of Disney Vacation Club made his first public appearance as 2014-15 FCSports President at the Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital. Tony Massey of Massey Services Inc., who served as president in 2013-14, begins his one-year term as Chairman. Outgoing 2013-14 President Massey will move to Chairman, w...

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Paul Kennedy Given Howard Palmer Award at 2014 Member Celebration
Long-time local sports television personality Paul Kennedy was honored with the Howard Palmer Award, the FCSports' highest service honor, at the 2014 Member Celebration.  Kennedy becomes the 25th recipient of the award, presented during the annual Florida Citrus Sports Member Celebration held this year at Full Sail University’s &...

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First FCSports Happy Hour of 2014 Set For Feb. 13 at Aloft
We're celebrating the beginning of Citrus Bowl reconstruction with our first happy hour of 2014. Come join us at the w xyz bar in the Aloft Orlando Downtown Hotel (500 S Orange Avenue) on Thursday, February 13 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Our happy hours bring together FCSports members, their guests and anyone else who wants to join for socializing and n...

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Whitley Writes: The Citrus Bowl Is Dead, Long Live The Citrus Bowl

Wherever he was at 10:29 a.m. on January 29th, Mick Jagger probably felt a mysterious tug of nostalgia. That’s when the countdown started and couple of hundred people at the Citrus Bowl looked toward the north.


Talk about an exploding scoreboard. This one really did have its legs blown out. As it crashed to the ground, fireworks went off and “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC blared over the loud speakers.

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Video of Early Citrus Bowl Demolition Progress
A brief recap of the early days of Citrus Bowl demolition, including the Wednesday kickoff event:
Citrus Bowl Reconstruction Begins

On Wednesday morning, officials from the City of Orlando, Orange County and Florida Citrus Sports joined together to kick off reconstruction of the Citrus Bowl with a demolition ceremony on the field of the historic stadium.

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Whitley Writes: Spending Holidays In Orlando Means Christmas Cheer For Bowl Players At Best Buy
At least one person is not going to be happy with the Capital One Bowl. He or she lives in the apartment next to South Carolina receiver Kane Whitehurst. He left Orlando with a nice win and a killer subwoofer. It cost $600, most of which was picked up by the bowl. I'm no stereo expert, but I know that any speaker that cost more than my first car i...

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Whitley Writes: Another Side Of Bowl Week At Give Kids The World Village

John Wallace accomplished almost every mission Louisville gave him during the regular season. He made 17 of 21 field goals and 49 of 50 extra points.

Then the sophomore from Celia, Ky., got to Orlando for the Russell Athletic Bowl. A little girl he’d never met came up and asked him for a favor.

“Could you paint my face?” Desiree Kelleher asked.

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US Open Champion Justin Rose, Ron Dayne and George Rogers All Join Florida Citrus Parade Lineup

One week from today, a Central Florida tradition returns to Downtown Orlando when the Florida Citrus Parade winds down Orange Avenue and back up Rosalind Avenue on its way to Lake Eola Park. This year, a pair of Heisman winners join an Orlando resident and reigning champion golfer as the headline talent.

The parade steps off at 10:00 a.m. next Monday, December 30.

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