Vanderbilt VS N.C. State

December 26, 2016 at 4:00 P.M.
Shreveport, Louisiana

Purchase your tickets to the bowl game

Tickets for the Camping World Independence Bowl are $57 and $52, including fees. If you had a $10 bowl reservation deposit, it will be applied to your total ticket order. All tickets will be assigned by National Commodore Club Priority guidelines.

Vanderbilt’s allotment for the Camping World Independence Bowl will be located in Sections 112-114, 116-118 and 214-218 on the east side of Independence Stadium on the same sideline as the Commodores. View Seating Chart.

Please note: If you are or have been a Vanderbilt season ticket holder, single-game buyer or NCC donor, a Ticketmaster account is already associated with your name and email. Please DO NOT create a new account. Call the Vanderbilt Athletics Ticket Office at (615) 322-GOLD (4653) if you do not remember your account information.

The Commodores are heading to Shreveport in December, and we need your support. We invite you to help us fill Shreveport with black and gold Dec. 22-26.

Additional Vanderbilt sponsored events will be added to this site soon.

Thursday, December 22

Craft Crawl

When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Local Craft Breweries

Free event

Spend your evening enjoying local craft beer favorites at Great Raft Brewing, Red River Brewing Co. and Twisted Root. Shuttles will be provided between the locations.

Friday, December 23

Suddenlink “Big Game Show” Team Welcome Party

When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Riverview Theatre

$5 tickets

Before the teams take to the gridiron on December 26, they will have to battle it out in the “Big Game Show.” Coaches and players from both teams will compete in an array of game show-style competitions, and the audience will have a chance to participate too! Doors open at 5:15 p.m. with the show starting at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 24

Citizens National Bank FCA Breakfast

7:30 a.m.
Bossier Civic Center
Tickets – $10

The annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast is presented each year for the participating teams and their coaching and administrative staffs. Hosted by the Northwest Louisiana FCA Chapter, this event annually hosts more than 500 guests, offering breakfast, and featured speakers who give their personal testimonies.

GAME DAY!
Monday, December 26

Coca-Cola Fan Fest

When: Noon-3:30 p.m.
Where: Louisiana Fair Grounds

Free event

Before heading into Independence Stadium, bring the whole family to the FREE Coca-Cola Fan Fest at the Louisiana Fair Grounds, which features local cuisine, live music, inflatable games and more.

Vanderbilt Pre-Game Tailgate

When: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Louisiana Fair Grounds, Agriculture Building

$25 per adult
$15 per child (ages 6-12)
Kids 5 and under are FREE

Join fellow Commodore fans at our pre-game tailgate located between the stadium and the Coca-Cola Fan Fest.  Pick up some Vanderbilt shakers and enjoy a Louisiana style buffet.  Tailgate includes Louisiana style buffet, beer, wine and non alcoholic beverages.

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Independence Bowl 

When: Kicks off at 4 p.m. CT
Where: Independence Stadium, 3301 Pershing Blvd., Shreveport, La. 71109

Come cheer on the Commodores as they tee it up against the Wolfpack. Anchor Down!

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Game Day Parking

Students

Student Tickets for the Camping World Independence Bowl are available. Student tickets are $57 (including processing fees). All student tickets will be placed in a block together at the stadium but each student will be assigned a specific seat. Students can purchase up to 12 bowl tickets. For more information call the Vanderbilt Ticket Office at 615-322-4653. Buy Tickets Online

Travel with fellow Commodore fans to the Camping World Independence Bowl!

Vanderbilt and Anthony Travel are teaming up again to offer Commodores fans travel packages to the bowl game. Get more information about travel options

Priority Points Awarded

To thank those who reserve their bowl game tickets through the Vanderbilt allotment, the National Commodore Club will apply one bonus priority point for each bowl ticket reserved by December 8 (up to four priority points) to the priority point ranking of active NCC members. The National Commodore Club priority system is used to provide a systematic and fair process to prioritize ticketing, seating, and parking requests from donors to Vanderbilt Athletics. To learn more about joining the NCC, please visit the NCC website. The bonus priority points will be added after the bowl game.

Bowl tickets will be assigned in the following order:

  1. National Commodore Club Priority Order (see chart)
  2. Football season ticket holders who are not NCC members
  3. Season ticket holders in other sports who are not NCC members
  4. General Public

Be sure to check this page often as ticket information will continue to be updated.

For Bowl related ticket questions, please email ticket.office@vanderbilt.edu.

Donate Tickets

Fans who are unable to attend the Camping World Independence Bowl can still do their part in helping the Commodores, while also assisting residents of Shreveport, by purchasing tickets through the Vanderbilt ticket office that will be donated to Shreveport-area nonprofits.

Those interested in ordering tickets to be donated are encouraged to call the Vanderbilt ticket office at 615-322-GOLD (4653).

What are the ticket prices?
Tickets for the Camping World Independence Bowl are $57 and $52, including all fees. If you had a $10 bowl reservation deposit it will be applied to your total ticket order.
I placed a pre-order through the Vanderbilt site for tickets to the Camping World Independence Bowl, what do I need to do?
You do not need to do anything additional. Your pre-order will be processed for tickets for the Camping World Independence Bowl and your credit card will be charged for the balance of your ticket order.
What sections are the Vanderbilt sections at Independence Stadium?
Sections 112-114, 116-118, and 214-218 at Independence Stadium, Vanderbilt’s bench will be on the east side of the stadium.
When will I know where my seats are located?
An email will be sent to all ticket holders as to where their ticket location is no later than Tuesday, December 13. Tickets are scheduled to be mailed that day (December 13).
When will I get my tickets?
Tickets will be mailed no later than Tuesday, December 13. Please wait until Tuesday, December 20 before contacting the ticket office if you have not received your tickets.

All tickets ordered prior to Friday, December 16 will be mailed. After December 16 tickets will be available at the Vanderbilt Ticket Office located inside the McGugin Center until December 21.  All tickets ordered after December 21 must be picked up at will call in Shreveport located at Gate 4 on the east side of the stadium.

Can I leave my tickets at will call? Where is that?
A will call option will be available at the Vanderbilt Ticket Office for all ticket orders made from December 16 through December 21. Only tickets ordered after December 21 can be picked up at will call in Shreveport, located at Gate 4 on the east side of the stadium.

All tickets ordered prior to Friday, December 16 will be mailed.

Can I leave my tickets under someone else's name?
No, will call name changes are not allowed.
Can I make a seat request for an aisle seat?
No, seating is being done based on NCC Priority and unfortunately specific seating requests cannot be made. For specific handicapped requests please contact the Vanderbilt Ticket Office at 615-322-GOLD (4653).
If I want to order more than 25 tickets, how do I do that?
To order more than 25 tickets, please call the Vanderbilt Ticket Office at 615-322-GOLD (4653). We will seat a group of 25+ tickets based on NCC priority and any remaining tickets will be placed at the end of all NCC members.
Can I request my bowl tickets to be next to another person?
Yes, but all tickets will be seated with the lowest donor’s priority.
Where is the Vanderbilt Player Pass Gate?
The Vanderbilt Player Pass Gate is on the west side of the stadium past Gate 3. Please look for signage on game day.
Is parking available for sale? How much is parking?
Vanderbilt Athletics is not selling bowl game parking.

General parking is available at Independence Stadium. For parking questions visit the Independence Bowl website or call (318) 221-0712.

If I'm a student how do I order tickets?
Students can order online through bowl central website using the student link. There will be a designated block available for students. Students will be allowed to order up to 25 tickets.
Does my child need a ticket?
Yes, all attendees require a ticket.