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Nov 02, 2011

Open Audition Commences for Bowl Games Public Address Announcer

For 30 years, Florida Citrus Sports and its bowl games have been blessed with the golden pipes of Bob Matheison handling the public address announcing duties. After three decades, Matheison has announced that he is retiring from the booth and turning over the reins to someone else.  In the spirit of competition, FCSports has decided to open up to the public the audition to fill Matheison’s shoes. “Bob has not only served as the voice of Orlando’s bowl games, but […]

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Jul 21, 2010

Citrus Bowl Goes To AstroTurf As New Field Installation Begins

The City of Orlando, in concert with Florida Citrus Sports officials, have selected AstroTurf® as the provider of the new playing surface at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. The selection took place following a detailed consultation with Stantec and Patrick Maguire, one of the world’s premier turf management and design firms and experts, respectively. Installation will begin immediately and is scheduled to be completed prior to the September 5th MEAC/SWAC Challenge between Southern and Delaware State. “We have been staging major […]

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