December 14, 2024 | The Historic Cramton Bowl

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December 14, 2024

9:00 pm ET/8:00 pm CT on ESPN

Montgomery, Alabama



Camellia Bowl Returns to Primetime on December 14

Posted June 6, 2024

MONTGOMERY – The Camellia Bowl is back in primetime.

The 11th annual Camellia Bowl will be played on Saturday, Dec. 14, with kick off set for 9 p.m. (ET) on ESPN at the historic Cramton Bowl.

“We are excited to kick off the 2024 Bowl Season and to be showcasing our event in primetime,” Johnny Williams, Executive Director of the Camellia Bowl said. “We have had some outstanding matchups with thrilling finishes, and we anticipate another exciting game this year.”

The Camellia Bowl has seen nine games within one score in the first 10 meetings. In addition, there have been three game-winning field goals and two game-winning touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

The 2024 Camellia Bowl will mark the seventh time the game has been played on Saturday, and the third time the game has been played primetime.

The game traditionally matches teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Mid-American Conference.

Previously announced, the Cramton Bowl will host two games in Week 0 and Week 1.

Southeast Missouri State and North Alabama will play in the FCS Kickoff on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. (ET) on ESPN.

Johnson C. Smith and Tuskegee will play in the Red Tails Classic on Sunday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. (ET) on ESPNU.

For FCS Kickoff and Red Tails Classic ticket information log on to


Ticket information for the 2024 Camellia Bowl will be announced at a later date.

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