Georgia Bulldogs & Florida Gators to square off on Saturday, November 7
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., October 9, 2020 – The City of Jacksonville continues the tradition and will host the annual Georgia-Florida football game on Saturday, November 7 at 3:30 p.m. at TIAA Bank Field, where the University of Georgia will take the field against the University of Florida. This annual tradition has taken place in Jacksonville since 1933 and is considered to be one of college football’s most significant rivalries.
“The annual Georgia-Florida Football Classic is one of our city’s most well-known and celebrated traditions,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “We are both thankful and excited that we are able to carry on with the game this year. We have implemented and will continue to maintain regulations for the safety of all those attending. Nevertheless, we will ensure a fun and safe event as we celebrate this college football rivalry in our City.”
In efforts to ensure safety amongst all fans and attendees, the game will take place with limited capacity. In addition, RV City and all ancillary events including the Hall of Fame Luncheon and Duuuval’s Bold City Bash will not take place this year. Complete game day safety policies and procedures will be announced at a later date closer to the game.
The City of Jacksonville Division of Sports and Entertainment will host six Information and First Aid Zones within the Sports Complex and Downtown Jacksonville. The zones will provide free assistance to all fans and attendees that include first aid needs, transportation information, directions, and more.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing the most current public safety and traffic information for the 2020 Georgia-Florida football game. JSO coordinates with the City of Jacksonville, the University of Florida and the University of Georgia to provide the information fans need to make the most of the weekend. Event information related to public safety can be found on JSO’s website at www.jaxsheriff.org. For live game day traffic updates, passengers are encouraged to follow JSO on twitter @JSOPIO.
For more information, please visit GAFLjax.com.
The Georgia-Florida football rivalry is an American college football rivalry game played annually by the University of Georgia Bulldogs and the University of Florida Gators. The game was first played in 1915, and has been played every season since 1926, except for a war-time interruption in 1943. This match-up between Southeastern Conference opponents is one of the most prominent rivalry games in college football, and has been held in Jacksonville, Florida since 1933, with only two exceptions, making it one of the few remaining neutral-site rivalries in college football.
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