2018-19 Atlantic Coast Conference football bowl affiliations

Greensboro, NC – Here is a rundown of the 2018-19 ACC football bowl affiliations, as well as the ACC football bowl selection process.

DateTimeGameNetworkMatchupLocation
Thurs., Dec. 208 p.m.Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla BowlESPNAmerican vs. C-USA or ACCTampa, Fla.
Sat., Dec. 22NoonBirmingham BowlESPNSEC vs. American*Birmingham, Ala.
Wed., Dec. 261:30 p.m.Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas BowlESPNBig Ten vs. C-USA or ACCDallas, Texas
5:15 p.m.Quick Lane BowlESPNBig Ten vs. ACCDetroit, Mich.
Thurs., Dec. 271:30 p.m.Walk-On’s Independence BowlESPNSEC vs. ACCShreveport, La.
5:15 p.m.New Era Pinstripe BowlESPNBig Ten vs. ACCThe Bronx, N.Y.
Fri., Dec. 281:30 p.m.Franklin American Mortgage Music City BowlESPNSEC vs. ACC/Big TenNashville, Tenn.
5:15 p.m.Camping World BowlESPNBig 12 vs. ACCOrlando, Fla.
Sat., Dec. 29NoonChick-fil-A Peach BowlESPNAt-Large vs. At-LargeAtlanta, Ga.
12:30 p.m.Belk BowlABCSEC vs. ACCCharlotte, N.C.
4 or 8 p.m.CFP Semifinal at Capital One Orange BowlESPNNational SemifinalMiami Gardens, Fla.
4 or 8 p.m.CFP Semifinal at Goodyear Cotton BowlESPNNational SemifinalArlington, Texas
Mon., Dec. 31NoonMilitary Bowl Presented by Northrop GrummanESPNACC vs. AmericanAnnapolis, Md.
2 p.m.Hyundai Sun BowlCBSPac-12 vs. ACCEl Paso, Texas
7:30 p.m.TaxSlayer Gator BowlESPNSEC vs. ACC/Big TenJacksonville, Fla.
Tue., Jan. 11 p.m.PlayStation Fiesta BowlESPNAt-Large vs. At-LargeGlendale, Ariz.
Mon., Jan. 78 p.m.CFP National ChampionshipESPNCFP Semifinal WinnersSanta Clara, Calif.
2018-19 ACC Football Bowl Selection Process

2018-19 ACC Football Bowl Selection Process

College Football Playoff (four teams)
The Capital One Orange Bowl and the Goodyear Cotton Bowl are national semifinal sites for the 2018 season.  There is no limit on how many teams from one conference can appear in the CFP.

ACC Champion – Top Four CFP Ranking
If the ACC Champion is in the top four of the final CFP rankings, it will play in one of the national semifinal games.  Additional ACC teams could also be selected for the CFP, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl or PlayStation Fiesta Bowl as at-large representatives.

ACC Champion – Not In Top Four CFP Ranking
If the ACC Champion is not in the top four of the final CFP  rankings, it will appear in either the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl or the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl. Additional ACC teams could also be selected for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl or PlayStation Fiesta Bowl as at-large representatives.

Camping World Bowl 
The Camping World Bowl has the first pick of an ACC team after the CFP and New Year’s Six Bowls are filled.

Tier One Bowls (all equal selection status)
Belk Bowl
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl or
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Hyundai Sun Bowl

Additional Bowls
Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
Walk-On’s Independence Bowl
Quick Lane Bowl
Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl or Heart of Dallas Bowl

Secondary*
Birmingham Bowl
*If not filled by other conferences and additional ACC teams are available.