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All parking passes will be mobile.  Members of the media should request parking passes at the time of their media credential request and parking will be sent to email provided in the registration process.

They Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront serves as the Official Headquarters for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. A room block has been reserved for members of the media and can be reserved HERE.

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, 225 Eastline Drive, (855) 680 -3239

Additional TaxSlayer Gator Bowl partner hotels include:

Marriott Jacksonville Downtown, 245 Water Street, (904) 355 -6664
Southbank Hotel Jacksonville Riverfront, 1515 Prudential Drive (904 ) 396 -5100    Rate:  $149 / night
Hampton Inn Jacksonville South – I-95 at Butler Blvd., 4681 Lenoir Ave. South (904) 281-2600

-A limited number of game tickets are available on an “as available” basis. The cost is $85 per ticket.  Those interested should contact Donovan Small at or (904) 798-5999.

The daily practice schedules and interview policies will be provided by the Sports Information Directors of both universities. All interviews with coaches and/or players must be cleared through each SID.

To ensure a professional working environment, no children, spouses or other non-working personnel will be permitted in the press box or on the field.

Seats will be assigned…check the press seating chart upon arrival in the press box.

The press box will close 3 hours after the conclusion of the football game.

There are no permanent phone lines in the press box. To order a phone line you must call JJ Long at or (904) 707-2759.  There are five pool phones available in the press box for general media use at no charge.

Wireless is available in the Press Box and in the photo/editing areas.

Members of the media will receive digital versions of the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Official Game Program, Media Guide and flip-chart. The two universities will also provide a Bowl media guide from their respective schools.

Live stats will be available via StatBroadcast. A play-by-play information sheet will be emailed after each quarter. At halftime, game statistics will be available. Following the game, complete statistics, team, individual and scoring summary along with postgame coaches and players quotes will be emailed to credentialed media.

Pre-game meal and a halftime snack will be available to working press and photographers.

Media credentialed for the Press Box will be permitted to go to field level with approximately 5 minutes left in the game.

Each university will set its own policies regarding postgame, locker room interviews. Player interview area will be located outside locker rooms. Contact both Sports Information Directors to determine their respective policies.

The postgame press conferences will be held in-person.  The losing coach and one player will begin immediately following the game; followed by the winning coach and one player directly following the trophy presentation.

All field stand-ups must be completed from the South end zone and be pre-approved prior to game day.

Use of satellite trucks must be cleared through the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl and indicated on your credential request form to ensure adequate parking.  Satellite trucks will have access to parking lot J.