Athletic Tours

The Hawkeyes are Bowl Eligible

For the ninth time in 10 years, the University of Iowa football team is bowl eligible! For 70 years, alumni and fans have traveled with the University of Iowa on the official Hawkeye football bowl tour. Wherever this year’s postseason destination may be, let us handle all of your arrangements.

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Once an official announcement of the bowl destination is made on December 3, 2017, check back here, or watch for an email so you can reserve your spot on the tour.

2017-18 Big Ten Conference Affiliated Bowls

Quick Lane Bowl Quick Lane Bowl

December 26, 2017
Detroit, Michigan

Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
December 26, 2016
Dallas, Texas

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

December 27, 2017
Bronx, New York

Foster Farms Bowl

December 27, 2017
Santa Clara, California

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

December 28, 2017
San Diego, California

National University Holiday Bowl Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

December 29, 2017
Nashville, Tennessee

TaxSlayer Bowl TaxSlayer Bowl

December 30, 2017
Jacksonville, Florida


Capital One Orange Bowl

December 30, 2017
Miami Gardens, Florida

Outback Bowl

January 1, 2018
Tampa, Florida

  Citrus Bowl

January 1, 2018
Orlando Florida

Travel Information: Hawkeye bowl travel is a partnership between Iowa's Office of Alumni Engagement and Hawkeye athletics. Travel is facilitated by Travel Leaders/Winebrenner Travel.


2017 Outback Bowl

More than 400 University of Iowa alumni, friends and fans traveled to Tampa on the Official UI Outback Bowl Tour. Despite the game's outcome, travelers enjoyed a great trip that included an exclusive Chalk Talk session with Gary Dolphin and Ed Podolak, along with top-notch accommodations and customer service. For a glimpse into the action check out the great huddle photos below!