Culver's Isthmus Bowl

Welcome to the Culver's Isthmus Bowl website. The inaugural game will take place on Saturday, November 20th, 2021 at Verona Area High School. It'll feature one team from the WIAC and one team from the CCIW. The two teams competing in the bowl game will be decided towards the end of the season. It'll be the first postseason college bowl game in Wisconsin state history.

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Possible Teams

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College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW)

Augustana College
Carroll University
Carthage College
Elmhurst University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Millikin University
North Central College
North Park University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wheaton College

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Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC)

UW-Eau Claire
UW-La Crosse
UW-Oshkosh
UW-Platteville
UW-River Falls
UW-Stevens Point
UW-Stout
UW-Whitewater

Selection Process

The Culver's Isthmus Bowl has three potential selection scenarios depending on NCAA Division III automatic qualifiers and at-large bids:

SCENARIO #1 - 2nd place (WIAC) vs. 2nd place (CCIW)

Runner-up (2nd place) in each conference would go head-to-head in the Isthmus Bowl if only one team from each league is selected to play in the NCAA Division III Football Tournament.

SCENARIO #2 - 3rd place (WIAC) vs. 3rd place (CCIW)

Third place team in each conference would go head-to-head in the Isthmus Bowl if two teams from each league are selected to play in the NCAA Division III Football Tournament.

SCENARIO #3 - 2nd place (WIAC) vs. 3rd place (CCIW) OR 3rd place (WIAC) vs. 2nd place (CCIW)

Runner-up from one conference would play the 3rd place team from the other conference depending on the selection into the NCAA Division III Football Tournament.

Get in touch

Mike Shaw
Bowl Game Director
Culver's Isthmus Bowl

For ticketing information, please email isthmusbowl@gmail.com
Tickets will go on sale October 1st.
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