Bobcat Bash: Dollar General Bowl Game

Friday, December 23, 2016
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Ladd-Peebles Stadium
1621 Virginia Street
Mobile, AL 36604
United States

*Online registration for this event has closed. There is still limited space available for walk-ups on game day, or you can contact Ryan Boyd directly at to reserve your spot. We will accept cash, card, or check at the door.*

OHIO Football is headed back to 'Bama for the Dollar General Bowl! Join fellow alumni and friends as we Stand Up and Cheer for the Bobcats in their matchup with the Troy University Trojans! Prior to the game, the OHIO Alumni Association will be hosting a pre-game Bobcat Bash, beginning at 4 p.m. (three hours prior to kickoff). Registration to the Bobcat Bash includes an all-you-can-eat buffet and two drink tickets redeemable for alcoholic beverages. The cost is $20 for attendees ages 13 and older, $10 for children ages 5-12, and free for children ages 4 and under.

The Bobcat Bash will be held in the east parking lot of Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Our site is approximately 100 feet from the stadium. We will be outdoors, so please plan accordingly for December weather in Mobile, AL. Average daytime temperatures are 60 degress, with the low typically being in the mid-40s.


BBQ Pulled Pork & Chicken
Twice Baked Potato Casserole
Macaroni & Cheese
Garden Salad
Spicy Shrimp Dip with Crackers
Buffalo Chicken Dip with Chips
Bread Pudding & Brownies/Cookies 

Directions & Parking

Please use Ladd-Peebles Stadium's gameday page for directions. Plenty of parking will be available near the stadium for $20 per car. Some of the Mobile hotels will also be providing shuttles to the game, so be sure to inquire about that possibility when booking. We will share a map of the venue with the Bash marked when this information is available.

Game Tickets

Game tickets are not sold by the OHIO Alumni Association. Please contact OHIO Athletics, or a third-party ticket provider, to secure your seats for the Dollar General Bowl.

Additionally, OHIO Athletics will be offering bus packages to Mobile, AL. Please click here to learn more about possible transportation for students and fans!

Dollar General Bowl Shirts

Commemorative long sleeve shirts are available for purchase. Shirts are $25 and are available in sizes S-XXXL. Quantities are limited, so reserve yours at check out! Individuals purchasing t-shirts can pick theirs up at the Bobcat Bash.


Mobile Lodging

Mobile has an assortment of hotels available for fans of OHIO! Those listed below are offering special rates and in some cases other perks as a part of the Dollar General Bowl:

Courtyard Marriott
Fairfield Inn Marriott
Residence Inn Marriott
TownePlace Suites Marriott
Hampton Inn & Suites

Other Bowl Week Alumni Events

Thursday, December 22

  • Mayor's Luncheon - Mobile Convention Center Exhibit Hall, 12:00pm
  • Greer's/ Mardi Gras Parade - Downtown Mobile, 6:30pm
  • Pep Rally/Street Party - Bienville Square - Follows Mardi Gras Parade  


All questions or concerns should be sent to Ryan Boyd, Assistant Director of External Relations, at 740-593-4305 or

We're sorry, the deadline for buying tickets for this event has passed.