Urban Edge Network (UEN) has announced a partnership today to broadcast the Inaugural Florida Beach Bowl. The inaugural 2023 Florida Beach Bowl will spotlight two well-deserved institutions and NCAA Division II football programs that have earned at least six wins during their regular season schedule. Kickoff time is 7:30pm on Wednesday, December 13, at DRV PNK Stadium. The game will be broadcast in 70% of the country due to UEN’s partnership of the Impact Network.
“Urban Edge Network, LLC, is pleased to partner with the Beach Bowl Committee to bring an exciting four days of events in South Florida to the entire national audience on our HBCU+ streaming channel. Honoring and celebrating HBCU champions with this talented pool of athletes, families, and fans locally in the stadium and nationally on our platform is the perfect way to kick off the holiday bowl season..” Todd Brown, Co-Founder CEO, Urban Edge Network.
There will be five days of events leading up to the game hosted by the Florida Beach Bowl committee. For more information https://www.floridabeachbowl.com/
“The Florida Beach Bowl is thrilled to announce our partnership with Urban Edge and Impact Network, organizations that share our commitment to supporting and uplifting HBCUs. Together, we anticipate a future filled with opportunities and progress, as we work to make a positive and lasting impact on these remarkable institutions. The Florida Beach Bowl is proud to embark on this journey towards a brighter future alongside our dedicated partners.” – Victor Robenson, CEO of the Florida Beach Bowl.
Ways to Watch
- HBCU Plus: https://watch.hbcu-plus.com/or the HBCU Plus app available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV, iOS, and Android
- Impact TV: https://watchimpact.com/directory/
A Press conference is scheduled for 11am on Thursday, September 14 at L.A. Lee YMCA/Mizell Community Center, 1409 NW 6th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311.
About Urban Edge Network and HBCU Plus
Urban Edge Network was curated to level the playing field and provide a platform for diverse voices. As part of the UEN family of brands, HBCU Plus is an ad-supported Black College Sports Network, delivering 24/7 access to live and on-demand Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ games, sporting events, original sports shows, curated films, podcasts, and more. The HBCU Plus app is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV, iOS, and Android.
About Impact Network
Impact Network is an independent, 100% black-founded & operated cable network, providing entertainment & lifestyle content aimed at multicultural audiences with the purpose of enriching, educating, and entertaining. Impact was founded in 2010 by community leaders, serial entrepreneurs & philanthropists Bishop Wayne T. Jackson and Dr. Beverly Y. Jackson. Impact is media with a mission that connects with a coalition of organizations to improve and impact lives within underserved communities in holistic ways. Impact Network’s operations are led by Executive Vice President & GM Royal W. Jackson. The Impact Network can be found in over 70% of US Homes broadcasting via cable & satellite across the United States on Comcast-Xfinity, Frontier, Cox, Time Warner, Spectrum, Charter, Spectrum, ATT-U-verse, Verizon, Fios, Altice, DirecTV, DISH and expanding digitally.
About Florida Beach Bowl
The highly anticipated Florida Beach Bowl, a thrilling clash of football prowess, is set to take place on December 13, 2023, at 7:30 PM EST, at the DRV PNK Stadium in the picturesque city of Fort Lauderdale. The inaugural 2023 Florida Beach Bowl will spotlight two well-deserved Division II HBCU institutions that have earned at least six wins during their regular season. The Florida Beach Bowl game aims to promote both academic and athletic recruitment for the participating institutions while generating vital funds for each school’s development programs and providing an exceptional platform for these schools to showcase their academic and athletic abilities on a national level. “The Florida Beach Bowl is an exciting and unique event that will elevate the profile of participating schools and provide a national stage for our talented student-athletes,” said Victor Robenson, CEO of the Florida Beach Bowl. “We believe this game will not only entertain college football fans but also create pathways for academic and athletic success for our student-athletes.” This bowl game is a centerpiece featuring an exciting lineup of teams, each eager to leave their mark on the Florida Beach Bowl history. This is also an incredible opportunity to unite and showcase Broward County as a whole. In addition to the bowl game, the Florida Beach Bowl is also hosting a Golf Tournament, a 5K Run, a Prayer Breakfast, a Coaches Luncheon, and other special events. For more information, please visit our website at www.floridabeachbowl.com .