Mission: Gator bowl sports inc. 's mission is to provide northeast florida with the very best in college athletics and related activities in order to maximize positive impact on the area's economy, national image, and community pride and to foster and encourage collegiate education. The organization receives its revenues primarily from the sale of tickets to its games and events and from membership income.
Programs: Tradition: the gator bowl game and events are a 72-year-old northeast florida family tradition. The gator bowl is the sixth oldest college bowl game and was the first to be televised nationally coast-to-coast. It is the home of legendary coaches; heisman, outland, vince lombardi and maxwell award winners; and more than 175 first-team all-americans. Charitable benefits: gator bowl sports, inc. Is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose primary charitable activities are focused on education and youth in the north florida area. Florida's first coast schools will receive a portion of special ticket revenue to support in-school programs. Economic benefits: 30,000 out-of-town visitors; $14-$16 million in direct spending for the local economy; $30 million overall economic impact to northeast florida. Gator bowl sports, inc. Had two major programs for the fiscal year ended march 31, 2017, the taxslayer. Com gator bowl and the navy-notre dame game. The taxslayer. Com gator bowl was a post-season college football game matching georgia tech against university of kentucky. It included a week-long celebration with activities, parties and events for the fans and universities.