Popeyes Announced as Title Sponsor of Bahamas Bowl

August 26, 2014

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen today announced its title sponsorship of one of college football’s newest bowl games, pills the Bahamas Bowl.

The Popeyes Bahamas Bowl will be played December 24, capsule 2014 in Nassau, cough Bahamas at noon EST inside Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium. The game will feature teams from Conference USA and the Mid-American Conference, and will be televised live on ESPN.

“Popeyes is honored to partner with the Bahamas Bowl to bring this historic bowl game to college football fans everywhere,” said Hector Munoz, Vice President of Marketing for Popeyes. “Like college football, Popeyes enjoys a rich tradition and passionate fans, and we look forward to a great game and a lot of fun in the Bahamas.”

This historic announcement marks the first time Popeyes has sponsored a college football bowl game and is the latest example of the brand’s increasing international reach. 

“Popeyes has always been the best way to enjoy a college football game, so the opportunity to bring together Popeyes and college football in a tropical paradise like the Bahamas was an opportunity we did not want to miss,” Munoz said.

“We are very excited to partner with Popeyes as our inaugural title sponsor,” said Lea Miller, Executive Director of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl. “We appreciate the tremendous support of Popeyes for the Bahamas Bowl, and we look forward to a great event in the Bahamas.”

The 2014 Popeyes Bahamas Bowl will be the first bowl game played outside the United States since the 2010 International Bowl in Toronto, and is the first NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) bowl game outside of either the United States or Canada between two U.S. teams since 1937.