Cyclones to face Clemson in Cheez-It Bowl on 95.1/830 KWPC

The Iowa State football team (7-5, 5-4 Big 12) will be heading to a bowl game for a school-record fifth-straight season and for the 17th time in school history, accepting an invitation to play in the 2021 Cheez-It Bowl in Orlando, Fla.

Iowa State will face No. 19 Clemson (9-3, 6-2 ACC) on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 4:45 p.m. CT at Camping World Stadium. ESPN will broadcast the game. This will be the first meeting between the teams.

Coverage starts at 2:30 p.m. on 95.1 FM/830 AM KWPC, The Voice of Muscatine.

Iowa State finished in the upper half of the Big 12 standings and had a winning record in conference play for the fifth season in a row.

This will be ISU’s second appearance in the Cheez-It Bowl, formerly the Camping World Bowl (Notre Dame in 2019).

Iowa State has a 5-11 all-time record in bowl games. Sixth-year head coach Matt Campbell, who is a three-time Big 12 Coach of the Year recipient, is the first Cyclone skipper to take five-straight Cyclone teams to a bowl game. Campbell is 2-2 in bowl games at Iowa State.

Bowl Ticket Ordering Information for Cheez-It Bowl
Tickets for the 2021 Cheez-It Bowl taking place in Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday, December 29th at 4:45pm CT cost $79-$190. Seating Diagram

Ticket orders can be placed either:

•    Online (ticket are available to order now online) (Click here) – login to your My Cyclone Athletics Account to ensure your Cyclone Club priority is honored. If you are having issues logging into your account, call the Athletics Ticket Office on Monday, Dec. 6 from 9am-5pm)
•    By phone beginning Monday, Dec. 6 at 9 a.m. through the Iowa State Athletics Ticket Office (toll-free at 1-888-478-2925 or locally at 515-294-1816); or
•    In person at the Iowa State Athletics Ticket Office, 1800 S. Fourth Street, Ames. Ticket Office hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 6 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7.

Seat locations for bowl tickets will NOT be determined at the time of purchase; locations will be allocated based upon Cyclone Club membership level and priority within that level. If you are not a donor your tickets will be determined after all Cyclone Club priority orders are filled. The deadline to place bowl ticket orders and ensure priority seating based upon your membership level is Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.

Priority seating limits will be applied at the following tickets levels per account: Directors Level (12 tickets), Victory Level (8 tickets), Captains Level (6 tickets), Gold Level (4 tickets) and Cardinal, States and Century Levels (4 tickets). Any additional tickets ordered by Cyclone Club members above their respective priority seating limit will be allocated in the best available locations based on availability.

All Cyclone Club donors and season ticketholders who purchase their bowl tickets through Iowa State’s bowl ticket allotment will receive 20 bonus Cyclone Club priority points for 2021.

Season ticket holders who are not Cyclone Club members and the general public can also purchase their bowl tickets online, via phone or in-person at the athletics ticket office. Seat locations for those tickets will be determined after all Cyclone Club priority orders are filled. Click here to order tickets online.


Credit cards will NOT be charged for the payment of tickets at the time of order. The credit card provided will be charged for the price of the tickets available and fee total on or before Friday, Dec. 17. All tickets are based on availability. Placing a ticket order does not guarantee ticket fulfillment. Ticket quantities are limited, and your tickets may be placed in the next available price range, based on availability. If your order cannot be fulfilled your credit card will not be charged and you will be notified on or before Dec. 13.

The Cheez-It Bowl utilizes mobile tickets. Please know printed tickets will not be distributed and there is no option to receive printed tickets. You must be able to use a mobile ticket to attend.

More detailed information regarding accessing your mobile tickets will be shared once available

Iowa State University will be offering just one official university bowl travel package through Anthony Travel.

So whether you are a member of the ISU Alumni Association, Cyclone Club, Cyclone Gridiron Club, ISU Letterwinners Club, or a fan of the Cyclones, click here to purchase your travel package now.