2015 MARMOT BOCA RATON BOWL CREDENTIAL APPLICATION NOW OPEN

BOCA RATON, Fla. (November 30, 2015) – The online application for media credentials for the 2015 Marmot Boca Raton Bowl to be played on Tuesday, Dec. 22, is now open. Accredited media can access the credential application by visiting http://espnevents.com/boca-raton-bowl/media/ and following the link to the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl credential page.

Accredited media should only complete the online credential application at this time if they will cover the 2015 Marmot Boca Raton Bowl regardless of the participating teams. Accredited media that will be covering the game only if the team they cover is playing should wait until the teams are announced on Sunday, Dec. 6. The deadline for applications for all media outlets is Friday, Dec. 11.

Sports editors/directors and/or photography editors need only complete ONE APPLICATION PER MEDIA AGENCY. They can request working media credentials for all members of their agency in a single application. When submitting the application, the sports editor/director and/or photography editor should list him/herself as the “contact” and register media members assigned to cover the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl as “attendees.” If requiring credentials for him/herself, the “contact” will need to be added as an attendee as well. Sports editors/directors and/or photo editors will also need to register the organization’s name, type and contact information.

From the online registration portal, media can also make hotel reservations at the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center, the official media hotel of the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl, at a special discounted rate of $149 per night plus tax. This rate includes in-room Internet and access to the onsite media work room.

The Marmot Boca Raton Bowl is affiliated with the American Athletic Conference, Conference USA and Mid-American Conference, and will feature a matchup between the American Athletic Conference and the Mid-American Conference this season. The bowl game will take place from FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla., on the campus of Florida Atlantic University. The game will also be nationally televised on ESPN.

For additional information about the Marmot Boca Raton Bowl, please visit www.MarmotBocaRatonBowl.com or e-mail media@thebocabowl.com.

ESPN Events
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a large portfolio of collegiate sporting events worldwide. The roster includes three Labor Day weekend college football games; 13 college bowl games, 10 college basketball events and two college award shows, which accounts for approximately 250-plus hours of programming, reaches almost 64 million viewers and attracts over 700,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in Boca Raton, Boise, Birmingham, Dallas-Fort Worth, Albuquerque, St. Petersburg and Las Vegas, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.

ESPN Events also manages the Big 12 Corporate Partner Program.

Collegiate Football
AdvoCare Texas Kickoff (Houston); AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl (Houston); Birmingham Bowl (Alabama); Celebration Bowl (Atlanta); Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise); Gildan New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque); Hawai’i Bowl (Honolulu); Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); Marmot Boca Raton Bowl (Florida); MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney (Orlando, Fla.); Orlando Kickoff (Florida); Popeyes Bahamas Bowl (Nassau); Raycom Media Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.); Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl (Nevada); St. Petersburg Bowl (Florida); The Home Depot College Football Awards (Atlanta) and Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth)

Collegiate Basketball

AdvoCare Invitational (Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.); Armed Forces Classic (Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan); DIRECTV Wooden Legacy (Orange County, Calif.); College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s (Los Angeles); Gildan Charleston Classic (South Carolina); Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu); Jimmy V Men’s  Classic Presented by Corona (New York City); Jimmy V Women’s Classic Presented by Corona (Storrs, Conn.); NIT Season Tip-Off (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan) and State Farm Champions Classic (Chicago)

For more information, visit the official website, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube pages.

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Marmot Boca Raton Bowl Media Contact: Rachel Rodriguez at 305-341-4785 or media@thebocabowl.com

ESPN Media Contact: Rachel Margolis Siegal at 860-766-2798 or rachel.m.siegal@espn.com