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OBIE Mascot

Obie the Orange Bowl Mascot

Obie is the official mascot of the Orange Bowl Committee. He is arguably the oldest mascot in South Florida, originating at the inception of the prestigious Orange Bowl game.

 
Birthday: Obie made his debut on January 1, 1935 during the first Orange Bowl game which featured Bucknell and Miami.obie
 
Height: 5-8
 
Weight: 175 lbs.

Favorite sport: College football and college basketball
 
Little known fact: Obie was born on a Florida Citrus Grove. In Florida, there are over 750,000 acres of citrus groves and more than 100 million citrus trees.
 
Favorite food: Orange slices
 
The official mascot of the Orange Bowl Committee is a fun-loving character who loves to entertain crowds. One of Obie's biggest thrills is busting a move or two on the sidelines during the Orange Bowl game or during an Orange Bowl Youth Football Alliance game.
 
Obie resides in South Florida, but has been spotted on several college campuses throughout the country during football season. Obie’s appearance schedule is constantly changing so make sure to check back for updates.
 
For more information or to book Obie for your event, please call 305-341-4703 or email OBIE@orangebowl.org.
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