Gridiron Bowl 2023 time,date, kickoff: live stream for Raiders vs. Rebels
Washington,DC-In a matter of hours, the Racine Raiders will be facing the West Sound Rebels to see who takes home the National Championship Trophy, as Andre Locke and Jacob Taase look to lead their teams to victory. There can only be one champion, and we'll know who that is at the conclusion of Gridiron Bowl XIV as we have reached the finals to the Road to the Capital and the crowning of a National Champion in our nations capital Washington DC. One of these two teams will be winning their first ever title (West Sound Rebels) the other could be winning their tenth title as they celebrate their 70th Anniversary (Racine Raiders) this will be the epic battle of David vs Goliath.
The Raiders advanced to Gridiron Bowl XIV after dominating the defending GDFL National Champions 31-8 in the Xtreme Championship Game. The Raiders defensive unit didn't give up but 1 score and have only allowed a 21 points throughout the playoffs that is and avg. total of just 7 points per game. Syracuse Strong, did manage to score 8 points but it was to little to late. As the old saying goes defense wins Championships and Racine is the overwhelming favorite to win!
The Rebels punched their ticket to DC by beating the Blackhawks 26-24 in a thrilling Impact Championship game. The game wasn't decided until Blackhawks failed to recover an on sidekick hit with just under 2:00 minutes left. and West Sound recovering the onside kick by the Blackhawks and was able to get the necessary 1st downs and run out the clock.
The Rebels are now headed to the Gridiron Bowl for the time first ever as they avenge their loss against the Blackhawks.’
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How to watch Gridiron Bowl XIV
This will mark both organizations first trip to the big game. Back in 2022, the Rebels loss to the Blackhawks 38-18 in the Impact Conference Championship Game. The Raiders have won a total of nine national titles, the most by any team at the minor-league level 2014 was the most recent one.
With that in mind, here's a look at the entire game day schedule.
Gridiron Bowl XIV
Date: September 2 , 2023
Fairmont Heights High School
6501 Columbia Park Rd.
Landover, Maryland 20785
Online Tickets are $15.00
Raiders vs.Rebels , 6:00 p.m. ET (stream on GDFL Website,GDFL Facebook page and YouTube ).
Raiders vs.Rebels , 6:00 p.m. ET (stream on YouTube ).