MYRTLE BEACH, SC – ESPN Events is set for the inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl, scheduled to make its debut on Monday, Dec. 21, at 2:30 p.m. ET, on ESPN.

“After many months of challenges, we are delighted to be bringing this game to the Myrtle Beach area,” said Rachel Quigley, Executive Director. “While this year may not be traditional, our team has worked tirelessly to establish this game and ensure its success for years to come.”

The first installment of the bowl game will be played at Brooks Stadium, located on the campus of Coastal Carolina University.

“We are excited to have an official date for the 2020 Myrtle Beach Bowl and we look forward to working with ESPN Events to create the best event and atmosphere possible for the participating teams,” said Karen Riordan, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO. “This event will showcase the Myrtle Beach area, providing additional positive national coverage for our destination.”

The game will feature two NCAA Division I college football programs, who will be selected for the game based on their win-loss record.

For more information, visit Media Contacts

Myrtle Beach Bowl: Rachel Quigley at [email protected] or 610-405-9995 ESPN: Anna Negrón at [email protected] or 860-256-1757; @ItsAnnaNegron

ESPN Events

ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of 35 collegiate sporting events nationwide. The roster includes four early-season college football games, 17 college bowl games, 11 college basketball events, a college softball event and two college award shows, which accounts for approximately 400 hours of live programming, reaches nearly 64 million viewers and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in more than 10 markets across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.

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