Team Events

Players from the schools participating in the Belk Bowl enjoy special events throughout the days leading up to the big game. From a shopping spree at Belk's flagship store in SouthPark to the Belk Bowl's signature event at Charlotte Motor Speedway, teams will be shown the best hospitality Charlotte and the surrounding areas have to offer!

Coaches Reception

Location: Quail Hollow Country Club
Date: 12/26
Time: 5pm-7pm

Coaches and their families will be welcomed to Charlotte with a small reception at Quail Hollow Country Club. The golf course is the home of the Wells Fargo Championship and the 2017 PGA Championship. 

Players' Shopping Event at Belk

Location: Belk-Southpark
Date: 12/26 & 12/28
Time: 7pm-9pm

At Belk's flagship store in SouthPark, players will have the unique opportunity to shop for their own bowl gifts. Belk will have special displays of electronics set up in the men's department, along with an expansive Big & Tall section specially set up with the players in mind.

Charlotte Motor Speedway Outing

Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway
Date: 12/27
Time: morning

The signature event of the Belk Bowl for the participating teams. All participants will be given a three-lap ride-along with a driver. In addition, players will get a look at the CMS facilities, play interactive games and have a team photo in Victory Circle. Each head coach will be presented with a commemorative Belk Bowl jacket.

Charlotte Hornets Game

Location: Time Warner Cable Arena
Date: 12/27
Time: 7pm

Each team will attend the Hornets home game against the Orlando Magic.

Media Day

Location: BB&T Ballpark
Date: 12/29
Time: 10pm

The official media function of the Belk Bowl, media day will be the last opportunity for media to interview the head coaches and select players before the game. 

Team Dinners

Location: Chima Brazilian Steakhouse
Date: 12/26 & 12/28
Time: 7pm

Teams will enjoy an eight meat meal and all you can eat salad bar.