The 15th edition of the event will take place Friday, December 23, at Raymond James Stadium


November 2, 2022 (Tampa, Fla.) – With just over 50 days until the 2022 Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl, ESPN Events is proud to announce that tickets are now available for purchase to the general public. The 15th edition of the bowl game will take place at Raymond James Stadium on Friday, December 23, at 6:30 p.m. ET. Last year’s in-state matchup between the UCF Knights and Florida Gators hosted a sold-out crowd of 63,669 fans.


Gasparilla Bowl welcomes two teams from among the American Athletic Conference (AAC), Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Big 12, Conference USA, Mid-American Conference (MAC), Mountain West, Pacific 12 Conference (Pac-12), the Southeastern Conference (SEC), and independent programs, Brigham Young University and Army. The event annually showcases many top college football players who go on to play in the NFL.


The week leading up to the game offers student-athletes and fans a variety of interactive events across the Tampa Bay area to celebrate Bowl Week and get into the game-day spirit. From visits to local sites and attractions to a loud and proud Block Party at the Tampa Convention Center, Gasparilla Bowl activities honor the rich history of Tampa’s famed Gasparilla Invasion, our community’s rich waterfront, and the fun of football in Florida! Stay tuned for more announcements.


Beginning today at 10 a.m., fans can purchase Gasparilla Bowl tickets with lower bowl seating available starting as low as $40, making it an affordable option for holiday family fun. Club-level seating and access starts at $75.


College football fans who want to catch all of the action with their favorite krewe of 10 or more can purchase discounted Group Ticket packages by calling 813.301.6900. Group ticket information is also available at


Gasparilla Bowl is owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN. For more information on this year’s bowl game and the bowl week events, please visit, or follow along on social media at @GasparillaBowl.



Tickets for the 2022 Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl are now on sale to the general public. Lower level tickets start at $40 and are available for purchase on Taxes and service fees will apply. For group tickets, please contact 813.301.6900.


About ESPN Events

ESPN Events, a division of ESjennifer@crackerjackmedia.comPN, owns and operates a portfolio of 34 collegiate sporting events nationwide. The roster includes five early-season college football games, 17 college bowl games, 11 college basketball events and a college softball event, which accounts for approximately 400 hours of live programming, reaches nearly 64 million viewers and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in more than 10 markets across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.


For more information, visit the official website, 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 over 150 branches across the U.S. For 7 consecutive years, UHM has been awarded a Top Workplace. 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. UHM is an approved direct lender of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, VA, USDA and other conforming and non-QM loan products, with over $13 billion in responsible lending per year.


Media Contacts:

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl:

Toiaya Crawford, 813.203.7616,


ESPN Media Contact:

Bill Hofheimer, 860.766.9589,



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