# How much does each bowl game payout?

## How much does each bowl game payout?

Each conference receives \$6 million from the College Football Playoff for each team selected for a semifinal game and \$4 million for each team that plays in a non-playoff bowl under the College Football Playoff.

How much does the winner of the Sugar Bowl get?

Sugar Bowl
Championship affiliation CFP (2014–present) BCS (1998–2013) Bowl Alliance (1995–1997) Bowl Coalition (1992–1994)
Conference tie-ins SEC (unofficial 1935–1975, official 1976–present) Big 12 (2015–present)
Payout US\$17 million per team (As of 2014)

### Do schools lose money on bowl games?

According to the Republic’s report, 41 percent of public universities that played in BCS bowl games over the past six years reported losses. Teams would be in danger of losing more if their major conferences, like Virginia Tech’s ACC, had not subsidized their losses during years they compete in a bowl game.

What bowl game pays the most money?

College Football Playoff games

Name First Game Most Recent Per Team Payout (+ Revenue Pool)
Rose Bowl Game 1902 (annual since 1916) \$4,000,000
Orange Bowl 1935 \$6,000,000 (as semifinal)
Sugar Bowl 1935 \$4,000,000
Cotton Bowl Classic 1937 \$6,000,000 (as semifinal)

## How much do bowls pay teams?

— Each conference gets \$6 million for every football team it sends to a playoff semifinal game. They also get an additional \$4 million for participation in one of the other non-playoff New Year’s Six bowl games. There is no additional revenue added for making the national championship game.

How does bowl payout work?

How do bowl game payouts work? Bowls pay conferences, and conferences divvy that up among member schools. Each game hands out six- or seven-figure payments. Short rule of thumb in most years, with some obvious exceptions: the closer to the title game it is, the more money it likely pays out.

### How much does the Peach Bowl payout?

Peach Bowl
Payout US\$3,967,500 (ACC) (As of 2011) US\$2,932,500 (SEC) (As of 2011)