Thank you for your interest in covering the 2017 Celebration Bowl, featuring the champions of the MEAC and the champions of the SWAC, Saturday Dec. 16, Noon ET at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.

To obtain credentials for the Celebration Bowl, media members must have an authorized assignment editor/director complete the online credential application. Sports editors or photo editors must request all credentials for still photographers. Credential applications will be evaluated and approved by the Celebration Bowl Media Coordinator  An application does not guarantee approval.

The credential application deadline is Friday, December 8, 2017

Please see below for links regarding the 2016 game:

2016 Celebration Bowl Game Story
2016 Celebration Bowl Game Notes
2016 Celebration Bowl Post-Game Quotes – Grambling State
2016 Celebration Bowl Post-Game Quotes – North Carolina Central

Atlanta, GA – December 17, 2016 – Georgia Dome: De’Arius Christmas (5) of the Grambling State University Tigers during the 2016 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl.
(Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images)