Greensboro, NC – Here is a rundown of the 2018-19 ACC football bowl affiliations, as well as the ACC football bowl selection process.
|Thurs., Dec. 20||8 p.m.||Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl||ESPN||American vs. C-USA or ACC||Tampa, Fla.|
|Sat., Dec. 22||Noon||Birmingham Bowl||ESPN||SEC vs. American*||Birmingham, Ala.|
|Wed., Dec. 26||1:30 p.m.||Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl||ESPN||Big Ten vs. C-USA or ACC||Dallas, Texas|
|5:15 p.m.||Quick Lane Bowl||ESPN||Big Ten vs. ACC||Detroit, Mich.|
|Thurs., Dec. 27||1:30 p.m.||Walk-On’s Independence Bowl||ESPN||SEC vs. ACC||Shreveport, La.|
|5:15 p.m.||New Era Pinstripe Bowl||ESPN||Big Ten vs. ACC||The Bronx, N.Y.|
|Fri., Dec. 28||1:30 p.m.||Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl||ESPN||SEC vs. ACC/Big Ten||Nashville, Tenn.|
|5:15 p.m.||Camping World Bowl||ESPN||Big 12 vs. ACC||Orlando, Fla.|
|Sat., Dec. 29||Noon||Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl||ESPN||At-Large vs. At-Large||Atlanta, Ga.|
|12:30 p.m.||Belk Bowl||ABC||SEC vs. ACC||Charlotte, N.C.|
|4 or 8 p.m.||CFP Semifinal at Capital One Orange Bowl||ESPN||National Semifinal||Miami Gardens, Fla.|
|4 or 8 p.m.||CFP Semifinal at Goodyear Cotton Bowl||ESPN||National Semifinal||Arlington, Texas|
|Mon., Dec. 31||Noon||Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman||ESPN||ACC vs. American||Annapolis, Md.|
|2 p.m.||Hyundai Sun Bowl||CBS||Pac-12 vs. ACC||El Paso, Texas|
|7:30 p.m.||TaxSlayer Gator Bowl||ESPN||SEC vs. ACC/Big Ten||Jacksonville, Fla.|
|Tue., Jan. 1||1 p.m.||PlayStation Fiesta Bowl||ESPN||At-Large vs. At-Large||Glendale, Ariz.|
|Mon., Jan. 7||8 p.m.||CFP National Championship||ESPN||CFP Semifinal Winners||Santa Clara, Calif.|
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)
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl or
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Hyundai Sun Bowl
Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
Walk-On’s Independence Bowl
Quick Lane Bowl
Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl or Heart of Dallas Bowl
*If not filled by other conferences and additional ACC teams are available.