NEW ORLEANS - (May 27, 2021) – Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation/R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials announced today the 21st R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will kick off on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at 9:15 p.m. ET/8:15 p.m. CT at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The game will be broadcast on ESPN and ESPN Radio. For its 21st anniversary, the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will host teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA.
“As things continue to improve in New Orleans, the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl team hopes to welcome fans back to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for this year’s game and looks forward to showcasing New Orleans and the State of Louisiana to a primetime audience on ESPN,” said Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation
Senior Vice President/R+L Carriers Bowl Executive Director Billy Ferrante. “On behalf of our Bowl Chairman Paul Valteau, Jr. and our entire Bowl Committee, I want to thank the leadership team at R+L Carriers, the State of Louisiana, the City of New Orleans, Conference USA and the Sun Belt Conference for their continued cooperation and support. These partnerships are essential to making this game a success.”
Fans will be able to purchase tickets through TicketMaster and the New Orleans Bowl office at (504) 525-5678. Further details can be found at www.neworleansbowl.org
For more than two decades, the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl has created significant economic impact and media exposure for the State of Louisiana, the City of New Orleans, and surrounding areas. The bowl game and associated events continue to be economic generators for the region, while supporting area youth and at-risk individuals.