2024 Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl Scheduled for Friday, December 20 at Raymond James Stadium

Organizers also announce the renewed commitment of Union Home Mortgage as the event’s Title Sponsor


Tampa, Fla. (June 6, 2024) The Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl is set to take place at Raymond James Stadium on Friday, December 20, at 3:30 pm ET. Owned and operated by ESPN Events, the game will be broadcast live on ESPN and will feature two teams selected from a diverse pool, including the Southeastern Conference (SEC), Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), and American Athletic Conference (AAC).


Along with announcing the game date, the Gasparilla Bowl is proud to announce that it has extended its partnership with Union Home Mortgage as the title sponsor for another two years, making them the longest tenured title sponsor in the bowl’s history. Union Home Mortgage strives to create a culture that demonstrates mutual respect for everyone along with a deep desire to be world-class, underscoring the bowl’s commitment to excellence, community engagement, and support for collegiate athletics. 


“We are thrilled to announce the new date for the 2024 Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl and to renew our partnership with Union Home Mortgage,” said Scott Glaser, Executive Director of the Gasparilla Bowl. “This collaboration enhances our ability to deliver a premier college football experience at Raymond James Stadium. We look forward to welcoming fans and teams for  another exciting and memorable game in December.”


Union Home Mortgage, a nationally recognized mortgage banking company, has been a dedicated supporter of the Gasparilla Bowl. Their ongoing partnership plays a crucial role in enhancing the event’s outreach and impact.


“Union Home Mortgage is excited to announce the renewal of our partnership with ESPN and the Gasparilla Bowl,” stated Bill Cosgrove, CEO of Union Home Mortgage. “Our organization is committed to Tampa and all of Florida, and we are honored to partner with ESPN in this great state. Union Home Mortgage’s 1,800 Partners nationwide are dedicated to building homeownership opportunities for everyone. We look forward to bringing the 2024 Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl to Tampa residents and football fans across the country.”


Georgia Tech’s 30-17 victory against UCF last year drew a strong audience, averaging a 1.3% rating with more than 2.35 million people tuning in to the primetime matchup on ESPN. The game was the top sports program during its telecast window. With the game occurring just before Christmas, local businesses and fan groups have a unique opportunity to host holiday parties or family gatherings, including pre-game tailgates and stadium seating options.


Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl ticket information will be announced later this fall. Additional game information is available at gasparillabowl.com.


About ESPN Events

ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of collegiate sporting events nationwide. In 2024, the 34-event schedule includes four early-season college football kickoff games, 17 college bowl games, 10 college basketball events, the premier regular season college softball and gymnastics events, as well as the Band of the Year National Championship. Collectively, these events account for over 400 hours of live programming on ESPN platforms, reaching 60 million viewers and attracting more than 650,000 annual attendees. Each year, the portfolio of events features more than 20 Division I conferences and hosts over 4,000 participating student-athletes. With satellite offices in more than 10 cities across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans. Follow ESPN Events on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube pages.

About Union Home Mortgage

Union Home Mortgage Corp. (UHM) is a high-growth, full-service retail, wholesale, and consumer direct independent mortgage banking company with branches across the U.S. in 48 states + D.C. With a world-class culture that stands out in the mortgage industry, UHM Partners (employees) are guided by a Code of Conduct that emphasizes respect, open communication, and accountability.


Media Contacts:

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl: 

Toiaya Crawford, 813.203.7616, [email protected]


ESPN Media Contacts: 

Danny Chi, [email protected]

Andrea Dicristoforo, [email protected] 



FINAL SCORE: GEORGIA TECH 30, UCF 17 Game MVP: Jamal Haynes, Georgia Tech – Rushing Statistics – 18 carries, 128 rushing yards, 7.1 yards per carry. His 128 rushing yards are the fourth-highest single-game total in Gasparilla Bowl history. Bowl Notes: ● The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) improves 3-0 in Gasparilla Bowl appearances while the […]



Tech RB Jamal Haynes leads Yellow Jackets with 128 rushing yards and earns Bowl MVP honors Dec. 22, 2023 TAMPA, FLA. – Georgia Tech fell behind 17-3 but dominated the final three quarters of play to post a 30-17 victory over UCF in the 15th edition of the Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl on Friday […]

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