The 2018 football season for the Kentucky Wildcats came to an official close at the end of November, and with their current ranking of 2nd in the SEC East division pretty much guarantees them a great bowl game, full of competition and prestige. Fans have been waiting for this type of season for a long time. Go Cats!
With the Wildcat’s amazing wins against Florida, South Carolina, and Louisville, their 9-3 season only shows losses against ranked opponents, unlike other SEC teams whose losses against unranked teams may set them back in bowl projection bids. In fact, many anticipate the Wildcats will be attending their most important and prestigious bowl game that they’ve seen in over two decades.
Kentucky will play Penn State in the Citrus Bowl on New Year’s Day 2019. This game is played at 1pm EST in Orlando, Florida. This will be the Wildcat’s first New Year’s Day bowl game since their matchup at the Outback Bowl back in 1998. Snell yeah! Historically, the Citrus Bowl gets the top pick of SEC division schools that do not make the championship game. The Wildcat’s should be very proud!
There are a total of 40 bowl games played across the nation, with a handful of them more popular being that they are televised nationally on New Year Day. Bowl games are chosen by the bowl committee, and have conference oversight on them as well. While predictions are updated daily, and generally vary due to differing opinions, bowls were solidified and announced on Sunday.
If you’re thinking to yourself what the best way to experience a Kentucky Wildcats football game is, there is no better time to jump on the fan train and travel to a bowl game to cheer on the ‘Cats. Since this is the first substantial bowl game since the late 90’s, showing your home team the love and respect for a season well done is ultimately the best ticket to true fandom. Who doesn’t yearn for a winter time mini vacation over the New Year holiday season, and with Orlando being the top prediction contender, there’s never been a better time to pack your bags and head down south for the big game. There are many flights to choose from, including some discount airlines that fly to Orlando from Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati.
Camping World Stadium is a top-notch outdoor arena that exclusively hosts the Citrus Bowl, as well as other outdoor concerts and other sporting events throughout the year. The best way to see KU at a Bowl Game in 2018 is to experience it like a true VIP fan in a private suite. Suites offer a premier experience that is unmatched anywhere else in the venue. Most suites feature a climate controlled area (which matters in Orlando!) and clear sight lines to the field and game below you, as well as top notch catering, comfortable seating, and the ability to watch the Wildcats play a game televised nationally, getting the recognition they deserve after a great season. (Not to mention, suites also have other perks such as bar service without waiting in lines, and private restrooms as well.) If you’re in the market and want to learn all about the suite life, head on over to Suite Hop and browse their site to learn how manageable and easy it is to kick it up a notch, and take on the game from a whole new perspective.
Suite Hop is comparable to the Air B & B of stadium skyboxes. Whether it’s the football Cats or the basketball Cats, Suite Hop can help you attend the game in style!
Take the time this year to plan a getaway over the New Year holiday. Escape all the family madness at home and plan to watch the Kentucky Wildcats play in an unforgettable bowl game, unlike anything they’ve been invited to in over 20 years. You will enjoy the entire experience, and showcase your school spirit and pride by traveling the miles to celebrate their accomplishments over the past 12 weeks. Post season play is always a great trip!
Go Cats! Snell yes!