Clearwater, Fla Launches Online Outback Bowl Promotion – the city of Clearwater’s official tourism marketing website – today announced the launch of its Outback Bowl trip give-away. The Grand Prize is a trip for two to Clearwater Beach for the annual Outback Bowl Beach Day on December 30th, accommodation at the recently opened Pier House 60 hotel, as well as tickets to the Bowl Game, taking place on January 1st. The web-based promotion is running for one week only starting today, and can be entered at

True to tradition, Clearwater Beach will celebrate the Outback Bowl college football championship game with a day of fun and sun on its world-renowned Gulf beaches. The Outback Bowl is the championship game between teams from the SEC and the Big Ten Conferences and takes place each year on New Year’s Day in Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. The Outback Bowl Beach Day on December 30, marks the big game with live music, sky divers, tug of war and much more.

The Michigan Wolverines and the South Carolina Gamecocks, along with their marching bands, cheerleaders, and alumni will join the community to kick the weekend off right, all in one of the country’s most beautiful beach destinations. Sponsored by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, City of Clearwater, the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort, Visit St Pete-Clearwater, Suncoast Hospice Foundation, Allegiant Airlines, St Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, 95.7 the Beat and 93.3FLZ Radio, the Outback Bowl Beach Day will be held on the beach next to Pier 60 in front of the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort.

Clearwater is a popular destination for all Outback Bowl fans. Only 22 miles from Tampa, the sugar white sand beaches and variety of accommodations provide the perfect backdrop for an end of year break for all visitors. Clearwater has become especially popular with the success of Dolphin Tale, the Warner Bros. blockbuster movie about its tailless dolphin, Winter, and the opening of the brand new Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure in Downtown Clearwater.

Participants may enter daily through December 16th at

More information about the Outback Bowl and its schedule of events can be found at

About Clearwater
Clearwater is an ideal destination for travelers of all ages and interests, occupying prime real estate along Florida’s stunning Gulf Coast. As a top, year round location for both leisure and business, Clearwater boasts an endless supply of sun, warm weather, great dining, and shopping, along with extensive outdoor activities both on land and at sea. Clearwater Beach is consistently ranked among America’s most beautiful and the city is also home to a wide variety of sporting and music events, including Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training and the annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday.