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Gophers are playing in the Citrus Bowl: Our biggest bowl game in 50 years
and you can participate in Orlando or at home.


In Person:
> Buy game tickets in the Gopher fan section through Gophers Sports
> Learn about bowl events in Orlando here, including
  -  Florida Citrus Parade, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 30
  -  Kickoff Luncheon, Noon, Wednesday, Dec. 31
  -  Gopher Pep Rally, 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Pointe Orlando, across from Hyatt, the team hotel
  -  Sota Social and radio show, 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Hyatt Regency (team hotel) - free, but unless you are on the official tour, please RSVP
  -  Gopher Tailgate, begins at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 1,  at Lake Lorna Doone Park next to the Citrus Bowl stadium - purchase tickets by Noon, Dec. 23.

Virtually:
>  We want everyone to share in the celebration as you ‘get your Gopher on’— post it on our Facebook page, or give us a shout in your tweets by tagging @umnalumni. Download a PDF of our social media contest here

Fan Events

'Sota Social at the Citrus Bowl
Get in the pregame spirit with a pep rally the night before the game.
5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, Hyatt Regency, Plaza Ballroom
Free


Gopher Fan Tailgate at Citrus Bowl
Gopher Tailgate begins at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 1,  at Lake Lorna Doone Park next to the Citrus Bowl stadium. Details and registration here: www.Gophersfantravel.com


Gophers at the Citrus Bowl
The Gopher football team plays the Missouri Tigers on New Year's Day in Orlando! Get info on travel, tickets, events and more by clicking here.


Gopher Football Bowl Game Watch in Chicago
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: Noon, Thursday, January 1st
Where: Blackfinn Ameripub in Chicago, IL
More: https://www.facebook.com/events/747690721990335/


Gopher Football Bowl Game Watch in San Francisco Bay
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 10:00am, Thursday, January 1st
Where: Final Final, 2990 Baker Street in San Francisco, CA
More: Shelby Rhodes, shelbyrhodes@gmail.com


Gopher Football Bowl Game Watch in Kansas City
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 11:30am, Thursday, January 1st
Where: Tanner's Bar & Grill, 12906 W 87th Street Parkway in Lenexa, KS
More: Bobby Baumann, kcgophers@gmail.com or 913-306-6368


Gopher Football Bowl Game Watch in Puget Sound
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 9:00am, Thursday, January 1st
Where: Zayda Buddy's Bar & Restaurant, 5405 Leary Avenue NW in Seattle, WA
More: Arnie Ness, ness@cablespeed.com


Gopher Football Bowl Game Watch in Austin
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 11:45am, Thursday, January 1st
Where: Midway Field House, 2015 E riverside Drive in Austin, TX
More: https://www.facebook.com/events/489612684514649


Gopher Game Watch in Atlanta
Gather with Gopher fans to watch the Citrus Bowl.
Where: 120 Tavern and Music Hall, 1440 Roswell Road, Marietta - MAP
Info/RSVP: Derek Behning at dbehning@gmail.com


Citrus Bowl Game Watch in Detroit

Join Detroit-area Alumni to watch the Gophers take on Missouri in the Citrus Bowl

When: 1 p.m. kickoff, Thursday, January 1, 2015
Where: Doc's Sports Retreat, 19265 Victor Parkway, Livonia, MAP
Info: John Rohlf at rohlf_john@yahoo.com or 612-965 5323


Citrus Bowl watch in Nashville

Gather will fellow Gopher football fans in Nashville to watch the Citrus Bowl

Where: Crow's Nest Nashville 2221 Bandywood Dr, Nashville - MAP
Info/RSVP:  Amanda Halfond at amanda.halfond@gmail.com or Alison Leathers atallie.bunge@hotmail.com or visit 
https://www.facebook.com/events/335093266677320/


Citrus Bowl Game Watch in Delray Beach
Gather with fellow South Florida Gophers to watch Minnesota play in its first New Year's Day bowl game in 50 years! Goldy Gopher will be standing watch at the entrance to the Sports Theater room that we frequent – with 8 TVs surrounding us for our viewing pleasure. We keep it simple by individually ordering what we want to eat or drink off the menu. Join the Minnesota camaraderie!
Where: Duffy's Sports Grill, 1750 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach - MAP
Info/RSVP: Kirsten Charlson at Kirstenn@hotmail.com or Cell: 954.899.3433


Gopher Football Game Watch in Madison
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 11:30am, Thursday, January 1st
Where: Legends Sports Bar & Grill, 439 Grand Canyon Drive in Madison, WI
More: Tom Kazmerzak, tom.kazmerzak@gmail.com or 608-335-8607


Citrus Bowl Game Watch in Charlotte
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 1 p.m., Thursday, January 1
Where: Hickory Tavern, 11504 Providence Rd (off 485) - Map
Info/RSVP:  Tom Lavaty at  tom.lavaty@asmnet.com cell 704 661 2212


Gopher Football Game Watch in Phoenix
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 10:00am, Thursday, January 1st
Where: Home of Phoenix Chapter Leader, Mickey Latz. Address will be shared with those who RSVP.
More: Contact Mickey Latz to RSVP, mickeyhome@gvpm.com


Citrus Bowl Game Watch in DC
Gather with fellow Gophers to watch Minnesota play in its first New Year's Day bowl game in 50 years! We'll have drink specials and a $5 food menu.
When: 1 p.m. kickoff, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015
Where:  Back bar of The Front Page in Dupont Circle, 1333 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.
Info/RSVP:  Susan Heltemes at umaadc@gmail.com or 301-509-4046


Car Pool from Bradenton to the Citrus Bowl
If you have tickets to the Citrus Bowl, contact us about carpooling.


Citrus Bowl Game Watch in Boston

Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 1 p.m., Thursday, January 1
Where
:  The Fours, 166 Canal Street, Boston - See Map
Info/RSVP:  Contact Sharon Leary  at sharonleary85@gmail.com


Citrus Bowl Game Watch in Hermosa Beach

Join Los Angeles-area Alumni to watch the Gophers take on Missouri in the Citrus Bowl

When: 10 a.m. kickoff, Thursday, January 1, 2015
Where:Patrick Molloy's 50 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach - MAP
Info: Chris Newman at chrisnewman13@gmail.com


Citrus Bowl Game Watch in Denver
Cheer for the Gophers as they take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl
When: 11 a.m., Thursday, January 1
Where: Three Dogs Tavern, 3390 West 32nd Ave., Denver
Info/RSVP:  Philip Burns at burns2065@gmail.com


  


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