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Rally Your School to Student Section Immortality!

Which student section in college football will be crowned the Taco Bell Live Más Student Section of the Year? The Live Más Student Section Selection Committee, a group of college football experts from around the country, will watch, rank and reward student sections each week before an overall Live Más Student Section of the Year winner is crowned at the end of the season. Be part of the conversation and show us what makes your student section the best using #LiveMasStudentSectionContest!

Student Section Rankings

  • #1 Penn State
    #2 LSU
    #3 Clemson
    #4 Iowa
    #5 Georgia
    #6 Utah
    #7 Ohio State
    #8 Texas A&M
    #9 Wisconsin
    #10 Florida

Student Section of the Week

Throughout the regular season, our Committee will choose one student section that stood out and crown them the Student Section of the Week.

  • Alabama

    If crimson-and-white shakers being slung around for hours and the endless chants of "Roll Tide" weren't enough, you've got the student section drowning you out with "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Rammer Jammer" before you're even allowed to hit the exits. Nearly 20,000 Alabama students flood the stadium each game.

    Arizona State

    The Inferno and 942 Crew are reunited in the south end zone in 2018 after two seasons of a split student section at Sun Devil Stadium. Expect to see students energized, showing up early, coordinating colors and standing the entire game. On third downs, particularly, you'll catch students throwing up pitchfork signs with their hands as the stadium PA blares out "Hells Bells."


    There's nothing quite like "The Ruckus" — the name for the Cincinnati student section — in the AAC. The rabid Cincinnati fans make their presence felt by donning black shirts and giving UC a truly intimidating backdrop for football games.


    Folsom Field is home to C-Unit Football, Colorado's student section, who bring the Thunder Clap alive at home games in Boulder. Inspired by Icelandic fans in soccer, this clap shakes down the thunder. Home games see students sing "Buff Em Up" and the fight song from the 50-yard line throughout the end zone. Special Blackouts games and Whiteout games make an impressive visual to accompany these loud fans.

    Fresno State

    The entire fan base is known as the "Red Wave" but the student section goes by the "Red Zone". It's smaller than a lot of student sections around the country, but the section goes absolutely nuts each game when the band plays in the 61st minute... especially when the Bulldogs win.

    Georgia Tech

    There's perhaps not a more beautiful setting in the ACC than a night game at Bobby Dodd Stadium, a historic venue with the lights of modern Atlanta illuminating the background. But it's not just the picturesque nature of the stadium that makes a Georgia Tech game special. The student section is a riotous affair, with yellow-clad fans donning wigs and face paint and rocking the end zone during every big play.


    The student section at Indiana is called the Crimson Guard, and the group supports all Indiana athletics, not just football. The students have had a good amount to cheer about now with the team trending in the right direction.


    There's arguably no other atmosphere in college football that compares to a night game inside Tiger Stadium (they don't call it "Death Valley" for nothing). In terms of general rowdiness, no one tops LSU students. From the moment they claw their way through the gates and into their end zone seats, there is non-stop yelling and energy swirling around them. And whether you're a fan of country music or not, experiencing "Callin' Baton Rouge" in Tiger Stadium can't be beat.


    The Wildcats' student section is known as Wildside, which is a big part of every Northwestern game experience. The students are known to be some of the more studious fans in the conference, but they can get loud, too.

    Ohio State

    The Buckeyes have a large backing as it is, but the student section in the Horseshoe is relentless in its support. Affectionately known as the Block O, the organizing group for the student section was founded in 1938 and has the OH-IO chant as well as pulling off card stunts on its resume. This group is rowdy and loud, helping to make Ohio Stadium a very difficult place to play.


    On game days, USC students "kick the poles" on their way from campus into the venerable Coliseum, which they turn into a sea of cardinal and gold. A storied student section traditions include yells of "Fight on!", throwing out "V for victory" hand signs and chanting the "SoCal Spellout". In the running for a major trophy? Well, this student section gets the front row to call out their candidates for national TV exposure.

    Ole Miss

    Hotty Toddy! Ole Miss has never lost a tailgate. The Grove is arguably the best pregame party in college football and Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is an absolute zoo when kickoff comes. Get there early though, because there's nothing quite like "Locking the Vaught" when Led Zeppelin blares over the loudspeaker and fans lock arms and sway as their team runs onto the field. Remember four years ago when Ole Miss pulled off the upset against Alabama? Students stormed the field and carried the goalpost out of the stadium.

    Virginia Tech

    "Enter Sandman" is what everyone remembers about a Virginia Tech game, but it's really the atmosphere, led by a rowdy student section, that sets the tone. Once those first few notes of the Metallica hit echo through the stadium, the student section erupts, getting the crowd and the team pumped enough to have the stadium shaking once the players sprint onto the field.


    At West Virginia, the "Mountaineer Maniacs" are the largest student organization on campus and membership comes with matching T-shirts donning the section's name. The group is loud, proud and helps provide for a quality home game atmosphere at Milan Puskar Stadium. Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong...

  • Oklahoma

    The University of Oklahoma Student Section came out strong in Week 1 to welcome their new QB to the Crimson & Cream. OU students arrived early and packed the student section well before kickoff. From the opening kick, their voices were heard throughout the entire game as they opened the season with a dominating performance both on the field and in the stands. Impact and Tradition makes them the Live Más Student Section of the Week!

  • Clemson

    In the biggest home game of the year, the Clemson student section was the epicenter of the Tigers' home field advantage. Their most devoted students began painting their bodies head-to-toe five hours before kick-off and despite temperatures over 100 degrees, the students never sat down or stopped jumping for four straight hours. With the opponent telling the media to expect an upset, they obviously were not prepared to deal with the noise produced by the rabid orange-clad student section. Creative energy, endurance, impact... reasons why Clemson is this week's Live Más Student Section of the Week!

  • Georgia

    Georgia's students never fail to support their beloved Bulldogs on game day. What set apart UGA's Week 3 performance, was the way the student section supported the opponent too. Painted in pink as part of a stadium-wide "Pink Out," Georgia students offered a tribute to Wendy Anderson, the wife of Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson, after she lost her battle with cancer. Despite the blazing heat and a lopsided score, the Dawgs remained throughout the game, the words "Georgia Dawgs" with a pink ribbon written in block letters across their chests, and "Remember Wendy" emblazoned on their backs. This was bigger than football, and for that the University of Georgia deservedly is named this week's Live Más Student Section of the Week!

  • Wisconsin

    Wisconsin's "Jump Around" is a tradition that defines its Student Section and makes a definitive home field advantage. When the student section jumps in unison at the end of the third quarter, and gets the whole crowd to join in, it causes the whole stadium to shake. If the home team is up big, just like this past weekend, the Wisconsin student section elevates "Jump Around" to a whole new level. Michigan already had its hands full with the Wisconsin football team, but factor in a rabid Camp Randall student section and the final score speaks for itself. Tradition and impact... reasons why Wisconsin is our Live Más Student Section of the Week!

  • Penn State

    For the first time — a road team is taking home the honor of Live Más Student Section of the Week! The Penn State student section is formidable at home, but when you're able to mobilize and send enough students to create your own student section on the road, you're raising the bar for all others. The Penn State student section made a noticeable impact at Maryland, bringing hundreds of students, creating a home field advantage on the road and helping propel the Nittany Lions to a victory over the Terps. Nittanyville and the Penn State faithful have not gone unnoticed this season and their endurance, impact and creative energy are what makes them this week's Live Más Student Section of the Week!

  • Florida

    In a huge conference showdown, the Florida student section was at the top of its game and set the tone for the rest of "The Swamp". The volume from the students was unrelentingly loud and led to a number of Auburn mistakes and penalties. The student section's traditional sing-along to "I Won't Back Down" kicked off a crucial 4th quarter where the Gators scored early and put the game away. Tradition and impact... qualities that make the University of Florida the Live Más Student Section of the Week.

  • LSU

    It has been said that LSU's "Death Valley" is the place where opponent's dreams go to die. Fueled by the student section this past Saturday, it lived up to its name. The student section was consistently deafening throughout the tight game between undefeated LSU and Florida and played a huge factor when it came to crunch time. The LSU student section "geauxs" as hard as any, but this week was truly a master class in energy, endurance and impact... qualities that make for an impressive Live Más Student Section of the Week!

  • Penn State

    There are few college football stadiums quite like Happy Valley at night in a whiteout. The student section and surrounding crowd have been known to help draw penalties on the field and shake the press box with their thundering enthusiasm and deafening yells. Saturday was no exception when Penn State beat Michigan in a back-and-forth battle. The student section made its presence known down to the last-minute, even when the Wolverines were faced with a goal line fourth down play to tie the game in the heart of the student section. The students were as loud and energetic during the last play as they had been at the start of the game and because of their effort and impact, they can now chant, We Are... the first two-time winner this season of the Live Más Student Section of the week.

  • Kansas State

    Whenever an unranked team can take down a top-5 school, you know that the student section was at their best. This past weekend the Kansas State Wildcats fed off the relentless energy and support of their student section as they upset a big conference rival. The students were rocking during the "Wabash Cannonball," a Kansas State student section tradition, and capped off the huge upset win by rushing the field. Even the Wildcats QB had to tip his hat to the students calling them "one-of-a-kind." Their impact and endurance is why Kansas State is taking home the Live Más Student Section of the Week award!

  • Memphis

    There was a huge spotlight on Memphis this past weekend and the Tigers' student section didn't disappoint. After watching the sunrise from Beale Street during GameDay, the students kept the energy all day long and came out in force for the night game against rival SMU. The student section set the tone for the 59,000 in attendance (the most-attended game in AAC history) by bringing relentless energy throughout a tremendously competitive game. As the clock wound down, the Memphis team fed off the support coming from the student section to withstand one final SMU charge and secure the victory. An impressive demonstration of endurance and impact... qualities that make Memphis this week's Live Más Student Section of the Week.

  • Minnesota

    Big games call for big plays and a raucous crowd. The Minnesota faithful saw both in spades as their team upset the #4 Nittany Lions on Saturday. The Student Section was wild and rambunctious throughout and when the game ended, led the celebration as they stormed the field. Stadium staff described the scene as "the biggest party I've ever been to." The Gophers even trolled Penn State with the loudspeaker playing "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" once the final whistle blew. Endurance, impact and creativity were on display, making it certain that Minnesota took home the Live Más Student Section of the Week.

  • Utah

    The Mighty Utah Student Section (the MUSS) is an integral part of Utah's home field advantage. Creativity? They have the 3rd Down Jump and Hanging 5 that are signature traditions unique to the MUSS. But they don't stop there. They even organize a MUSS Bus for away games that take the Student Section on the road. The MUSS is a big reason why Utah's home field advantage has resulted in a 28-point average margin-of-victory this season, putting them in the hunt for a spot in the College Football Playoff. This past weekend, the MUSS were loud and proud as their #7-ranked football team handily beat the visiting UCLA Bruins. Creative energy and impact... reasons why the University of Utah is the Live Más Student Section of the Week.

Meet the Committee

Rece Davis

Committee Chairman

Rece Davis

Committee Chairman

In the world of college football, there is no more qualified voice to act as Chairman of this prestigious Committee than William Laurece "Rece" Davis. As a voice on ESPN since 1995 and the lead of ESPN College GameDay Built by The Home Depot since 2015, Rece has pretty much been everywhere and seen everything. While his knowledge of college sports and unbiased perspective have earned him the trust of college football fans across the land, his heart lies in Tuscaloosa with the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Marty Smith

ESPN Sportscaster

Marty Smith

ESPN Sportscaster

He's been to Rome with Jim Harbaugh. He's put his feet up in Nick Saban's office. He's thrown post patterns on the South Lawn of the White House with the Clemson Tigers. As one of ESPN's most popular and recognized reporters, Marty Smith brings a passion for college football, an enthusiasm for its fans and more energy than this Committee can probably handle. Since visiting Lane Stadium as a five-year-old with his dad, Marty has bled the orange and maroon of the Virginia Tech Hokies. Gobble Gobble.

Molly McGrath

ESPN Sportscaster

Molly McGrath

ESPN Sportscaster

Since joining ESPN in 2016, Molly is a rising star in the world of college football acting as the sideline reporter for ESPN's Friday night games and as the host of numerous college football studio shows. Her experiences as a cheerleader at Boston College, where she received the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Excellence, bring a unique and indispensable perspective to the Committee. From The Heights to the sidelines, Molly McGrath has seen the future of America getting rowdy on game day.

Tom Luginbill

ESPN Sportscaster

Tom Luginbill

ESPN Sportscaster

Tom's done everything you can do on a football field - Juco National Champion, ACC Rookie of the Year, QB Coach, Offensive Coordinator, Head Coach, NFL Personnel Evaluator. Now, as ESPN's National Recruiting Director and on-air analyst, he will use his extensive background in football and talent evaluation to scout student sections across the nation.

Chase Rice

Country Music Singer

Chase Rice

Country Music Singer

A former DI football player himself as a linebacker at the University of North Carolina, Chase Rice also went on to win a NASCAR championship with Hendricks Motorsports while working on the pit crew for Ryan Newman and Jimmie Johnson. He has since become one of country music’s most exciting entertainers, building a loyal fan base through his energetic live shows and edgy, eclectic sound. Rice's latest single, "Lonely If You Are," follows recent two-week chart-topper “Eyes On You” – his first No. 1 as an artist and the most-streamed song of his career with more than 200 million on-demand streams and counting. Rice is also known for his Top 5 Platinum-certified hits “Ready Set Roll” and “Gonna Wanna Tonight” as well as his breakthrough success as a songwriter on the Diamond-certified Florida Georgia Line smash hit “Cruise.” Fans can catch him across the country on his headlining AM/PM Tour throughout the rest of the year. For more information, visit and follow on Twitterand Facebook@ChaseRiceMusic or on Instagram@ChaseRice.

Alex Scarborough College Football Writer

Alex Scarborough College Football Writer

Alex Scarborough has been covering college athletics for ESPN since 2012. Before that, he worked for the Tuscaloosa News, Savannah Morning News and Rome News-Tribune. A native of Southern California, he now lives in Birmingham where he reports heavily on the SEC.

Sam Khan Jr. College Football Writer

Sam Khan Jr. College Football Writer

Sam Khan Jr. is a college sports reporter for This is his seventh season covering college football for the company. A Houston native, Khan graduated from the University of Houston and spent seven years covering sports at the Houston Chronicle prior to joining ESPN.

Tom VanHaaren College Football Writer

Tom VanHaaren College Football Writer

When it comes to football and food, Tom VanHaaren has always lived más. He joined in 2011, where he learned a go route didn't mean getting in the drivethru line at Taco Bell. He covers college football and recruiting, and he loves a good tailgate. His penchant for food and his knowledge of the college football atmosphere make him a natural fit for the student section selection committee.

Edward Aschoff College Football Writer

Edward Aschoff College Football Writer

As a college football reporter, Edward understands how crucial student sections are. But he's on this committee to see if anyone can rival the 2006 student section at Florida. As a proud member of the UF drumline and Gator Band back then, he likes to think they helped block a game-winning field goal against South Carolina because of how loud they helped make the Swamp. They made history. Can you?

David Hale College Football Writer

David Hale College Football Writer

David has covered college football for more than 12 years, spending the past seven seasons at ESPN with a focus on the ACC. He's attended games at more than 30 stadiums and is an aficionado of eccentric student-sections everywhere.

Kyle Bonagura College Football Writer

Kyle Bonagura College Football Writer

Kyle Bonagura is a Los Angeles-based college sports reporter for He grew up in the Bay Area and attended Washington State University. When it's not football or basketball season, he's trying to visit as many new countries as possible.


Honor Roll





Before The Mighty Utah Student Section was created, only 500 students attended Utah football games. After its 2002 creation, the MUSS now counts 6,000 rabid student fans per game including 1,000 standing-room-only tickets. Among their many gameday traditions, The MUSS was responsible for introducing the 3rd Down Jump, Hanging 5 and the MUSS Bus, which has traveled as far as 35 hours one-way for away games. The MUSS exemplifies how an organized student section can make a huge impact on a team, student body and university.

Texas A&M

Largest Student Section

Texas A&M

Largest Student Section

The Student Section at Texas A&M is second-to-none. With more than 30,000 students filling all three decks on the east side of Kyle Field, yelling in unison and standing from kickoff to conclusion, few atmospheres are as loud and boisterous as the one in College Station. And it's every week... no matter the opponent... or if the game goes into 7 OTs.


Jump Around


Jump Around

Introduced in the late 1990's, Wisconsin's "Jump Around" tradition brings fear into the hearts of every opponent that comes through Camp Randall. At the end of every 3rd quarter, the Badger faithful erupt with the introductory horn riff of the House of Pain hit song. Opponents have outright said they need to have a healthy lead once "Jump Around" hits the speakers, or else they could be in for a difficult 4th quarter.

Penn State

White Out

Penn State

White Out

You know you're in for a tough game when you walk out of a tunnel and are welcomed by the sight of 20,000 crazy Penn State students clad all in white. First introduced in 2005, the Penn State White Out helped push Penn State to an upset of sixth-ranked rival Ohio State. Ohio State players can still remember how their ears were ringing whenever they were anywhere near the Penn State student section. Nittanyville is known for many things, but it's been said that the White Out is "the best atmosphere in college football, year in and year out."

Grand Prize

For the sixth consecutive year, Taco Bell and the College Football Playoff are picking up the tab for 4,000 students to congregate in the Live Más Student Section during the biggest bowl games of the year. There are two opportunities for you to join in on the fun:

1. Simply use #LiveMasStudentSectionContest to show us what makes your student section special. If your school makes it to the Fiesta Bowl and/or National Championship Game, you could win a pair of tickets to cheer on your team from the Live Más Student Section. (Note: this contest is open to current students only.)

2. Once a school is selected to participate in the Cotton Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Orange Bowl, Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl or National Championship, Taco Bell will work with each school's athletic department to distribute complimentary Live Más Student Section tickets directly to students. Be on the lookout for ticket communications from your respective Athletic Department for further details.

Watch the College Football Playoff Selection Show on Sunday, December 8th at noon ET on ESPN to see if your school qualifies.

How To Enter

How to Enter:

  1. Follow @ESPN or @ESPNCFB on Twitter or Instagram and make sure that your account is public.
  2. Upload a photo of yourself showcasing your student section spirit to Twitter or Instagram using #LiveMasStudentSectionContest and an optional hashtag representing your college.
  3. If you're a potential winner, ESPN will direct message you via Twitter or Instagram between December 12 and 16 with details on how to claim your tickets.
See Contest Rules

Live Más Spirit Contest
Official Rules


The Live Más Spirit Contest (hereafter "Contest") is comprised of two (2) individual challenges: 1) Live Más Student Section of the Year Challenge (hereafter "Student Section Challenge"); and 2) Live Más Student Spirit Challenge (hereafter "Student Challenge").

  1. Eligibility: The Student Section Challenge is open to Football Bowl Subdivision ("FBS") colleges and universities with a football team student section. For the purpose of this Contest, a football team student section is defined as a group of student fans that support its school football team by being the most visible and vocal sections at the game. The Student Challenge is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old or older and who are currently enrolled as part-time or full-time students at an FBS college or university at the time of entry. For a full list of the current FBS college or universities, please visit Employees of Taco Bell Corp., ESPN Enterprises, Inc., teamDigital Promotions, Inc., and any of their respective parent companies, franchisees, licensees, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company's officers, directors, employees and agents (hereafter "Released Parties") as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children and their spouses) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
  2. Sponsors: Taco Bell Corp., 1 Glen Bell Way, Irvine, CA 92618 and ESPN Enterprises, Inc., ESPN Plaza, Bristol, CT 06010. Administrator: teamDigital Promotions, 6 Berkshire Blvd, Bethel, CT 06801.
  3. Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in this Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsors' and Administrator's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
  4. Timing: The Contest submission period begins on August 31, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on December 7, 2019 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the "Submission Period"). Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.
  5. How to Participate in the Student Section Challenge: On a weekly basis (hereafter "Weekly Entry Period") throughout the Submission Period, Sponsors will observe the student sections from all eligible schools to determine the student section that exemplifies the greatest impact on the students, crowd and/or overall game. This will be displayed through honoring school traditions, endurance & innovation in cheering and the use of school colors/logos/chants Each Weekly Entry Period will begin on a Saturday and conclude on the following Friday, with the exception of the last Weekly Entry Period which will end on a Saturday.
  6. How to Enter the Student Challenge: Entrant must follow @ESPN or @ESPNcfb on Instagram or Twitter. During the Submission Period, upload one (1) photo to either your Instagram or Twitter account that displays your school spirit and represents your college football team, including the hashtag #LiveMasStudentSectionContest (collectively referred to as your "Submission"). In addition to your Submission, you may also add a distinguishable or recognizable hashtag for your school. The hashtag for your school is optional, will not be judged and not required for Entry. In order for your Submission to be eligible and entered into the Student Challenge, your Submission must include the photo and the hashtag #LiveMasStudentSectionContest and your Twitter or Instagram account (as applicable) must be public and thus viewable by the Sponsor and its agents. All terms and conditions of Twitter and Instagram apply. By uploading your Submission, you agree that your Submission conforms to the Photo Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the "Guidelines and Restrictions") and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify you from the Contest if it believes that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions. Standard text messaging and/or data rates apply to entrants who submit or participate via a wireless mobile device. Wireless service providers ("Provider") may charge for airtime for each message sent and received. Call Provider for pricing and service plan before mobile device participation. To participate without using your mobile device, entrant may deactivate their mobile phone from their Instagram and/or Twitter account and enter via a computer or tablet.

    If you do not have an Instagram account, you may sign-up for free by visiting and following the enrollment instructions. By uploading your Submission on Instagram, you are acknowledging and agreeing that Sponsor has the right to pull your Submission through the Instagram API or otherwise use your Submission as set forth in these Official Rules. If you do not have a Twitter account you may sign-up for free by visiting and following the enrollment instructions. By uploading your Submission on Twitter, you are acknowledging and agreeing that Sponsor has the right to pull your Submission through the Twitter API or otherwise use your Submission as set forth in these Official Rules.

    Student Challenge Submission Guidelines:

    • Entrant must follow @ESPN or @ESPNcfb;
    • The Submission must be in a format acceptable and understandable on the applicable social channel;
    • The Submission must contain the hashtag #LiveMasStudentSectionContest;
    • Any text in the Submission must be in English; and
    • Twitter or Instagram account (as applicable) must be public.

    Student Challenge Content Restrictions:

    • The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
    • The Submission must not disparage Sponsors, Administrator or any other person or party affiliated with the Contest;
    • The Submission must not contain unauthorized use of brand names or trademarks of third parties other than the names and logos of the entrant's college or university;
    • Cannot use the name, likeness, or persona or any person without permission;
    • The Submission must not contain images or artwork not created by entrant;
    • The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
    • The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
    • The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Submission is created.

    Student Challenge Limit: Each entrant may submit up to one (1) unique Submission per day to Instagram and up to one (1) unique Submission per day to Twitter during the Submission Period, for a maximum total of one-hundred ninety-eight (198) Submissions (maximum ninety-nine (99) Instagram Submissions and maximum ninety-nine (99) Twitter Submissions) during the Submission Period. For the purposes of this Contest, a "day" is defined as a calendar day. Submissions received from any account or person using multiple accounts in excess of the stated limit will be void. Submissions generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Entrant must have permission from all individuals that appear or are named in the Submission (if any) to use their name and likeness in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Released Parties (as defined in Section 9, below) are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Submissions; all of which will be void.

    In the event of a dispute as to any Submission, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Instagram or Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each entrant may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

    Rights Granted: Uploading a Submission constitutes entrant's consent to give Sponsor its parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and each of their respective licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users including, without limitation, advertisers/sponsors directly associated with the Contest (collectively, the "Licensed Entities") a royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission. Entrant acknowledges that the Submission may be edited and/or added to for any reason and in any manner which the Licensed Entities may, in their sole discretion, determine and may, to the extent decided by the Licensed Entities in their sole discretion, have other elements added to the Submission, and that the Licensed Entities may use and modify the Submission or any portion or element of it and combine it with other materials. Any use of a Submission in any media during the Contest Period is at Sponsors' discretion and does not give entrant any advantage in winning the Contest.

  7. Student Section Winner Determination & Prizes: At the conclusion of each Weekly Entry Period, Sponsor will announce one (1) Weekly Student Section Winner based upon the criteria identified above in section #5. The Student Section Representative will be notified within 5 days of winner selection and will be required to claim such prize on the school's behalf. Student Section Representative must have the authorization to accept such prize and will be required to complete and return a Prize Claim Form within 3 days of attempted notification. If a potential Student Section Representative cannot be contacted, fails to execute and return the Prize Claim Form or provide any other requested information within the required time period (if applicable), does not comply with these Official Rules, prize may be forfeited. If a potential Weekly Student Section Winner is disqualified for any reason, the prize may be awarded to a runner-up, if any, in Sponsor's sole discretion. Each Weekly Student Section Winner will receive Taco Bell Rewards and Experiences valued at $100. At the conclusion of the Submission Period, Sponsors will determine one (1) Grand Prize Student Section of the Year Winner (from amongst all Weekly Student Section Winners) to receive Taco Bell Rewards and Experiences valued at $100. Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of all Student Section Prizes: $1,500. Limit: One (1) Weekly Student Section Prize per eligible college or university.
  8. Student Challenge Winner Determination & Prizes: A panel of judges determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion will review and score all eligible Submissions received based on the following criteria ("Judging Criteria"):
    • Creativity/Originality (40%);
    • Quality of Submission (20%); and
    • Fit to Contest Theme (40%)

    Fiesta Bowl Prizes: The five (5) entrants from each of the two (2) schools that are selected to play in the Fiesta Bowl (a "Playoff") with the highest-scoring Submissions (based on the Judging Criteria outlined above) from among all eligible Submissions for those schools will be the potential winners of the Fiesta Bowl Prizes, for a total of ten (10) winners. In the event of a tie, the entrant whose Submission received the highest score for Fit to Contest Theme, as determined by the judges, in their sole discretion, will be deemed the potential winner. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than ten (10) potential winners, if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions.

    Championship Prizes: A total of ten (10) Championship Prize winners will be determined as follows: a) The five (5) winners of the Fiesta Bowl Prize whose schools moved on to the College Football Championship (the "Championship") will also win the Championship Prize. b) The five (5) entrants from the other school selected to play in the Championship with the highest-scoring Submissions (based on the Judging Criteria outlined above) from among all eligible Submissions for such school will be potential winners of the Championship Prize.

  9. Student Challenge Winner Requirements: Potential winners will be notified via Instagram or Twitter by Sponsors. Potential Fiesta Bowl Prize winners will be notified on or around December 11, 2019. Entrants must have their Instagram or Twitter accounts marked as public. Potential Fiesta Bowl Prize winners must respond to the notification from Sponsors with contact information as directed within the notification within twenty-four (24) hours or the prize will be forfeited. Except where prohibited, each potential Fiesta Bowl Prize and Championship Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will also be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release (collectively, the "Declaration of Compliance"), in order to claim his/her prize. Administrator must receive the Declaration of Compliance from each Fiesta Bowl Prize winner within forty-eight (48) hours from the time notice or attempted notice is sent, and Administrator must receive the Declaration of Compliance and W-9 Form from each Championship Prize winner within twenty-four (24) hours of the time notice or attempted notice is sent. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to execute and return the Declaration of Compliance or provide any other requested information within the required time period (if applicable), does not comply with these Official Rules, or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the prize may be awarded to a runner-up, if any, in Sponsor's sole discretion. Only three (3) alternate winners may be determined, after which the applicable prize will remain un-awarded. Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify each winner's agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the winner's name, city, state, likeness, photo, Submission and/or prize information in connection with the Contest for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law. Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, each winner shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to Sponsor the entirety of the rights in and to the Submission and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Submission for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Each winner accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that Sponsor in its sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. Each winner will indemnify Sponsor, Released Parties (as defined in Section 9, below) and any licensee of Sponsor against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms. Tickets will be at will call (student ID required to receive prize at will call).
  10. Student Challenge Prize Details:TEN (10) FIESTA BOWL PRIZES (five (5) winners per school selected for the Fiesta Bowl): Each winning entrant will receive two (2) tickets to the Fiesta Bowl currently scheduled to take place on December 28, 2019. ARV: $400 each.TEN (10) CHAMPIONSHIP PRIZES (five (5) winners per school selected for the Championship): Each winning entrant will receive two (2) tickets to the Championship Game currently scheduled to take place on January 13, 2020. ARV: $900 each. Total ARV of all Student Challenge Prizes $13,000.

    For All Prizes: Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. PRIZE DOES NOT INCLUDE TRAVEL TO/FROM THE GAME. Winners are responsible for all travel and other expenses related to attending the games, and for all taxes and fees associated with acceptance and/or use of the prize. Limit: One (1) Fiesta Bowl Prize and one (1) Championship Prize per person.

  11. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
  12. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Submissions received up to time of such action using the judging procedure outlined above. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated Submissions. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys' fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  13. Limitations of Liability: Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Submission process or the Contest; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the uploading, processing or judging of Submissions, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen Submissions and/or hashtags; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto). Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Submissions or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of any Submission.
  14. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
  15. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from entrant is subject to both Sponsor's Privacy Policies available at and
  16. Winner List: For a winner list, visit The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

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