America's Crossroads Bowl

Friday, December 1, 2023

McKendree University (GLVC) v. Ashland University (G-MAC)

Hammond Central High School
5926 Calumet Ave., Hammond, Indiana

Game starts at 6:00 p.m. CST and gates open at 4:45 p.m. 

America’s Crossroads Bowl was formed in 2019 by the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) and Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) in partnership with the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority. In 2019, 2021 and 2022 the bowl game took place at the Brickyard Stadium in Hobart, Indiana. The game is being moved to the City of Hammond at Hammond Central High School and will be played under the Friday night lights on December 1, 2023.  

The highest-ranking team in league standings not participating in the NCAA Division II playoff will earn its respective Conference’s bowl bid.

2023 America's Crossroads Bowl pre-game party

Game Tickets & Bowl Banquet

Tickets are available for purchase online for $12 / adults, $7/students and seniors & children 4 and under are free. Tickets will also be sold at the gate. 

The America's Crossroads Bowl Banquet will be held Thursday, November 30 at the Marquez Banquet Hall in Hammond, IN from 7:00-9:00 p.m. CST. This banquet is held to recognize both participating teams and the student-athletes for their outstanding seasons. Tickets are available for purchase for $25 / person and can be purchased online below. 

Live Stream

Can't be there in person? Watch the game from the live stream link below!

 ACB Long Sleeve Shirt

ACB Apparel

America's Crossroads Bowl Commemorative Long Sleeve T-Shirts are available for pre-order!  Use the "buy tickets" link to get yours today! 

Byway Brewing Hammond food and drinks

Join the Pre-Game Party!

Byway Brewing Company is the official host of the ACB pre-game party! Join us at this family-friendly microbrewery & enjoy chef-driven food and finely crafted beer from 2:00-5:00 p.m. CST. 

Special America's Crossroads Bowl Buffet: $20 / person

  • Chopped Salad 
  • Poutine 
  • House Chips & Dip 
  • Pulled Pork with Slaw 
  • Nacho Bar 
  • Pasta & Meatballs 
  • Pop / Water 

*Regular menu is available in the Taproom. 

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!

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