RENEGADES TRIVIA

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The Florida Citrus Bowl has been a host to college football bowl games almost since its construction in 1936.
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Most notable among college post-season games played in the facility was the Tangerine Bowl, which in the 1980's underwent the first of a number of name changes in deference to corporate sponsors.
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The building itself underwent similar name changes, and while referred to as the Florida Citrus Bowl it is formally known as "Orlando-Orange County Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium."

Built in 1936 as Orlando Stadium, what is now formally known as the Orlando-Orange County Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium served as the home of the USFL's Orlando Renegades in 1985.

With a seating capacity of over 65,000, the Citrus Bowl today serves as the home of two college bowl games (the Florida Citrus Bowl, which was originally known as the Tangerine Bowl; and the Champs Sports Bowl, which was originally the Sunshine Football Classic), as well as the annual game between Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman.  It had also served as the home stadium for the University of Central Florida, but in 2005 UCF began construction on a new facility, and in 2007 will play at its own 45,000 seat Bright House Networks Stadium.

In September 2006, Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer announced a $ 175 million expansion/renovation project for the stadium as part of a $ 1 billion-plus "Triple Crown for Downtown" program that will also renovate the Orlando Centroplex and build a new arena for the NBA's Orlando Magic.

FLORIDA CITRUS BOWL

Orlando, Florida

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