The 7th Annual BBVA Compass Bowl
The BBVA Compass Bowl will be played Saturday, January 5th at noon (CST) at historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. The game will be nationally televised on ESPN.
Media interested in covering this year's BBVA Compass Bowl may apply for credentials and make media hotel reservations online by filling out the credential request form below. Submitting a request does not guarantee approval. The BBVA Compass Bowl and its representatives reserve the right to revoke any credential at any time. For more information please contact Norm Reilly, BBVA Compass Bowl Media Relations Director at
(205) 936-1793 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To arrange an interview with a member of the bowl staff, please contact Eboni Thomas at (205) 212-6402 or via email at email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest in the BBVA Compass Bowl, we look forward to seeing you in Birmingham.
Friday, January 4
Monday Morning QB Club Luncheon
12:00 P.M. at the Sheraton Hotel
Enjoy the Monday Morning Quarterback Club Luncheon with keynote speaker, Danny Wuerfful and Golden Flake Legend of Birmingham, Jack Crowe. Ticket required. To purchase tickets contact Michelle Banks at (205) 251-8423 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Street Fest and Pep Rally at Five Points South
In Concert: High Valley
Start dancing in the streets with live music from
High Valley as they kick off the festival on the
Miller Lite Stage.
Visit various sites in Five Points South and find the clues you need to win this year's scavenger hunt.
Dreamland rib eating contest
Got an appetite? See how many Dreamland ribs you can eat at the Miller Lite Stage in Five Points South.
Pitt pep rally
Go Panthers! Show your team spirit with Coach Chryst, players, cheerleaders, mascot and band.
Ole Miss pep rally
Go Rebels! Show your team spirit with Coach Freeze, players, cheerleaders, mascot and band.
In Concert: Chevy 6
Enjoy live music from our headline act Chevy 6. The festival ends at 8 p.m. but the party keeps going at the many establishments in historic Five Points South.
Saturday, January 5
8:30 A.M. at Legion Field
Enjoy food, drink, music, and more at the Fan Zone in the Legion Field parking lot. There'll be activities for all ages.
7th Annual BBVA Compass Bowl
12:00 P.M. at Legion Field
Grab your seat because Pitt and Ole Miss are kicking off at high noon, and this should be a great game.
For more information contact Norm Reilly, Media Relations Director at (205) 936-1793 or email@example.com
Download the official hi res (jpg & eps) BBVA Compass Bowl logo graphic to be used by authorized media outlets in print, on-air and online.
The BBVA Compass Bowl manages its licensing program through a partnership with The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC). If you are interested in becoming a licensed manufacturer to produce BBVA Compass Bowl merchandise, please contact CLC at 770-956-0520 or download a Bowl application at www.clc.com.
For vendors interested in merchandising opportunities please contact Shannon Collins, with Screentech at 334-792-7010 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 Press Releases
Eighth Annual BBVA Compass Bowl Set For Saturday, Jan. 4
April 30, 2013 - The eighth annual BBVA Compass Bowl will be played Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala., ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, announced today. read more
A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club Celebrates Black History Month with ESPN Regional & BBVA Compass Bowl Volunteers
February 28, 2013 - A.G. Gaston Boys and Girls Club announced today its Black History Month Celebration featuring a day of community service with Team ESPN volunteers from ESPN Regional Television & the BBVA Compass Bowl volunteers at its South Park Club location. read more
BBVA COMPASS BOWL DELIVERS RECORD TURNOUT AND ECONOMIC IMPACT
January 4, 2013 - The 2013 BBVA Compass Bowl game and festivities produced the largest economic impact and turnout in the seven-year history of the bowl. read more
BBVA COMPASS BOWL TO SERVE UP DREAMLAND BAR-B-QUE AT LEGION FIELD
January 4, 2013 - BBVA Compass Bowl has partnered with Dreamland Bar-B-Que to add five Dreamland kiosks to the concession stands at Legion Field for the BBVA Compass Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The stadium menu includes barbecue nachos, barbecue pork sandwiches and barbecue chicken sandwiches. read more
BBVA COMPASS BOWL TO HONOR COACH JACK CROWE AS GOLDEN FLAKE LEGEND OF BIRMINGHAM
January 2, 2013 - Former Jacksonville State head coach and long-time Auburn University assistant Jack Crowe will be honored as the Golden Flake Legend of Birmingham recipient at the Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon presented by Sheraton Birmingham. read more
2012 Press Releases
RICH WINGO TO HEADLINE BBVA COMPASS BOWL FCA BREAKFAST
December 31, 2012 - Rich Wingo, who was a part of one of the most famous plays in college football history as a linebacker at the University of Alabama, will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual BBVA Compass Bowl Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Breakfast presented by Northwestern Mutual of Alabama. read more
OLE MISS TO PLAY PITTSBURGH IN BBVA COMPASS BOWL
December 2, 2012 - The Ole Miss Rebels and Pittsburgh Panthers, two football programs with rich bowl histories, will play in the seventh annual BBVA Compass Bowl, bowl officials announced Sunday. read more
BBVA COMPASS BOWL ANNOUNCES DANNY WUERFFEL AS QUARTERBACK CLUB LUNCHEON SPEAKER, MAKES FOUNDATION GIFT
October 15, 2012 - Danny Wuerffel, the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner from the University of Florida, will be the keynote speaker at BBVA Compass Bowl's Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon, Bowl officials announced Monday. read more
Seventh Annual BBVA Compass Bowl Set For Saturday, Jan. 5
April 11, 2012 - ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, announced the seventh annual BBVA Compass Bowl will be played Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. read more
2011 Press Releases
Papale and Del Greco to Headline Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon
December 30, 2011 - Al Del Greco, a former standout kicker at Auburn University who went on to play 17 seasons in the National Football League, will be honored as the Golden Flake Legend of Birmingham recipient at the Monday Morning Quarterback Club Team Luncheon presented by Sheraton Birmingham. read more
BBVA Compass Bowl to Honor Alabama First Responders with Complimentary Tickets
December 21, 2011 - BBVA Compass, together with the BIG EAST Conference and Conference USA, is honoring first responders to last spring’s tornadoes with complimentary tickets to the sixth annual BBVA Compass Bowl on Jan. 7, 2012. read more
BBVA Compass Bowl Teams Announced
December 4, 2011 - The Pittsburgh Panthers and SMU Mustangs will square-off in the sixth annual BBVA Compass Bowl, bowl officials announced. The Mustangs and Panthers have played five times previously with the series tied at 2-2-1. In the only previous bowl matchup between the schools, SMU defeated Pitt 7-3 in the 1983 Cotton Bowl. read more
BOBBY BOWDEN TO HEADLINE BBVA COMPASS BOWL FCA BREAKFAST
November 15, 2011 - Legendary former Florida State head coach and College Football Hall of Fame member Bobby Bowden will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual BBVA Compass Bowl Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Breakfast presented by Northwestern Mutual of Alabama. read more