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Outback Bowl celebrates Clearwater Beach Day Monday

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Clearwater Beach, Florida -- Thousands of visitors will descend on Clearwater Beach Monday in one of the most popular annual traditions of Outback Bowl Week when they join the Iowa and LSU teams, college bands, cheerleaders and local residents for Clearwater Beach Day.

This year's event will feature performances by the Tiger and Hawkeye marching bands and cheerleader squads along with live music on stage, the Budweiser skydiving team, a tug-of-war contest between the cheerleading squads, and even a pie eating contest among fans.

Fans will also be able to take their picture in front of a huge custom designed Outback Bowl sand sculpture, as well as specially designed dolphin statues.

All the festivities take place behind the Hilton Clearwater Beach (just north of Pier 60) and run from 11:30 a.m. to about 4:00 p.m.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the best parking. Food and drinks along with bowl merchandise will be available for purchase. 

The Outback Bowl game between LSU and Iowa will kick-off at 1:00 p.m. ET on Jan. 1 in Raymond James Stadium. Tickets are still available at Fans can follow the teams throughout the week with daily updates and photo galleries on the Outback Bowl web site at and on Facebook at

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