BCS: If you go

December 27, 2012 

If you go

Saturday

Orange Bowl Basketball Classic

2 p.m.: Billy Donovan's Florida Gators, fresh off an Elite Eight run in last season's NCAA Tournament will face the Air Force Falcons at 4:30 p.m. In the 2 p.m. game the defending ACC Champion Florida State Seminoles under coach Leonard Hamilton will take on the Tulsa led by first-time head coach Danny Manning.

Downtown Countdown

4 p.m. to 3 a.m.: The Orange Bowl and the City of Fort Lauderdale have partnered to host the annual Fort Lauderdale Orange Bowl Downtown Countdown, the premier New Year's Eve celebration in South Florida. Touted as one of the largest New Year's Eve celebrations in the South East, the free 11-hour street festival is full of fun and excitement for both children and adults. An estimated 100,000 revelers will crowd downtown Fort Lauderdale on Monday to wait for the lighted ball to drop at midnight. Event free to the public.

Tuesday

Bud Light Orange Bowl Game Day Fan Zone

Sun Life Stadium Gate G

1:30-7:30 p.m.: This interactive ticket-holder event has college football fans from all over the country kick-off game day with some of Miami's hottest local talent, interactive games, sports memorabilia, stage contests, food and beverages, performances from the marching bands and cheerleaders.

8 p.m.: The Discover Orange Bowl Game

Florida State takes on Northern Illinois

Saturday, Jan. 5

Miami Beach on Ocean Drive between 7th and 8th Streets

Noon to 8 p.m.: Interactive games and actitivies, autograph sessions and celebrity and alumni appearances.

4 p.m.: Alabama team pep rally.

7 p.m.: Notre Dame team pep rally.

Sunday, Jan. 6

Miami Beach on Ocean Drive between 7th and 8th Streets

Noon to 8 p.m.: Interactive games and actitivies, autograph sessions and celebrity and alumni appearances.

4 p.m.: Guest host DJ Irie.

5 p.m.: Dierks Bentley.

7 p.m.: Flo Rida.

Monday, Jan. 7

Bud Light Championship Game Day Fan Zone

Sun Life Stadium Gate G

1:30 p.m.: This interactive ticket-holder event has college football fans from all over the country kick-off game day with some of Miami's hottest local talent, interactive games, sports memorabilia, stage contests, food and beverages, performances from the marching bands and cheerleaders.

8 p.m.: The Discover BCS National Championship Game: Notre Dame takes on Alabama

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