Clearwater, Florida Announces Outback Bowl Beach Day

New York, NY – December 9, 2013 – True to tradition, Clearwater, Fla. 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 Dec. 30, 2013 marks the big game with live music, skydivers, tug-of-war and much more on Clearwater’s award-winning beach.

The LSU Tigers and the Iowa Hawkeyes, along with their marching bands, cheerleaders, and alumni will join the community to kick the weekend off right 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, Visit St Pete-Clearwater, the Clearwater Gas System, Allegiant Airlines, St Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, 95.7 the Beat and 93.3FLZ Radio, Outback Bowl Beach Day will be held on Clearwater beach next to Pier 60 in front of the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort.

Only 22 miles from Tampa, Clearwater is a popular and easily accessible destination for Outback Bowl fans nationwide. The sugar white sand beaches, a variety of accommodations, and endless range of activities make the destination an ideal end of the year escape. Home of Winter the dolphin of hit movie Dolphin Tale fame, Clearwater is currently the setting for the filming of highly-anticipated Dolphin Tale 2.

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.