Media Credential Applications Now Open

Atlanta, GA - December 19, 2015 - Georgia Dome: Signage during the 2015 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images)

The online media credential application for the 2016 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta is now available. Media interested in covering the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl can apply for credentials online at the link below:

The deadline to submit your credential application is Wednesday, Dec. 7.

The Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl will feature the champion of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the champion of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). The MEAC champion will be determined this Saturday, Nov. 19 as FCS #9 North Carolina A&T and #25 North Carolina Central play a winner-take-all game. The SWAC champion will be determined by the SWAC Championship game on Saturday, Dec. 3. Alcorn State locked up the East Division this past Saturday, and will play either #16 Grambling State or Southern. The Celebration Bowl kicks off at noon ET and will be televised live on ABC.

From the online application, Media members can make hotel reservations at the Atlanta Hilton Hotel for a discounted rate of $95.

Credentials will be available for pick up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, at the Georgia Dome. Credentials will also be available for pickup on the day of the game at Media Will Call – Gate E, beginning at 10 a.m.

Questions concerning credentials should be directed to the Celebration Bowl media coordinator, Michelle Jinks at [email protected].

Individual tickets for the game range from $15 to $60 (plus tax and fees) and are available through Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or

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