Bowl-ing for Dollars; Projected Payouts and Ticket Prices

Headed to a college bowl game in beginning of January 2013? Here is a breakdown of seven popular college football bowl games including the five BCS Bowls. Included are the projected payouts for these games and what people are paying for a ticket over the last month on the secondary market.

1. BCS National Championship  1/7 @ 8pm, Miami, FL – #1 Notre Dame vs. #2 Alabama

BCS National Championship Game payout – $21.2 million

BCS tickets –  $1,956.51 each (400 level)

BCS parking cost – $91.96

2. Fiesta Bowl 1/3 @ 6:30pm, Glendale, AZ – #5 Kansas State vs. #4 Oregon

Fiesta Bowl payout – $17 million

Fiesta Bowl tickets – $197.35 each (400 level)

Fiesta Bowl parking cost – $78.31

3. Sugar Bowl 1/2 @ 7:30pm, New Orleans, LA – #3 Florida vs. #21 Louisville

Sugar Bowl payout – $17 million

Sugar Bowl tickets – $132.24 each (100 level)

Sugar Bowl parking cost – $41.00

4. Orange Bowl 1/1 @ 8pm, Miami, FL – #12 Florida State vs. #15 Northern Illinois

Orange Bowl payout – $17 million

Orange Bowl tickets – $46.44 (100 level)

Orange Bowl parking – $23.67

5. Rose Bowl 1/1 @1:30pm, Pasadena, CA – #6 Stanford vs. Wisconsin

Rose Bowl payout – $17 million

Rose Bowl tickets – $278.65 (field level)

Rose Bowl parking – $111.18

6. Capital One Bowl 1/1 @ 1pm, Orlando, FL – #7 Georgia vs. #16 Nebraska

Capital One Bowl payout – $4.55 million

Capital One Bowl tickets – $93.93 (100 level)

Capital One parking – unknown

7. Cotton Bowl 1/4 @ 7pm, Dallas, TX – #9 Texas A&M vs. #11 Oklahoma

Cotton Bowl payout – $7.25 million

Cotton Bowl tickets - $282.81 (400 level)

Cotton Bowl parking – unknown

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