Template:Infobox college football bowl season

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2015–16 NCAA football bowl games
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Season 2015
Regular season {{{regular_season}}}
Number of bowls {{{number_of_bowls}}}
All-star games {{{all_star_games}}}
Bowl games {{{bowl_start}}} – {{{bowl_end}}}
National Championship {{{championship_bowl}}}
Location of Championship {{{championship_location}}}
Champions {{{champions}}}
Bowl Challenge Cup winner {{{bowl_challenge_cup}}}
Bowl Record by Conference
Conference Bowls Record Final AP Poll
{{{conference1}}} {{{conference1_teams}}} 1–2–3 (0.417) {{{conference1_ap_poll}}}
{{{conference12}}} {{{conference12_teams}}} 5–10–1 (0.344) {{{conference12_ap_poll}}}

Usage[edit]

Blank with all fields listed (for example of how to fill in, see last section below):

{{Infobox college football bowl season
| season                = 2016–17
| image                 = [[Image:Exmaple.png|200px]]
| image_caption         = Map of number bowl games per state
| regular_season        = August 27–December 10, 2016
| number_of_bowls       = 41
| all_star_games        = 3
| bowl_start            = December 17, 2016
| bowl_end              = January 9, 2017
| championship_bowl     = [[2017 College Football Playoff National Championship]]
| championship_location = [[Raymond James Stadium]], [[Tampa Florida]]
| champions             = 
| bowl_challenge_cup    = 
| conference1           = 
| conference1_teams     = 
| conference1_wins      = 
| conference1_losses    = <!-- Note: there is a "conference1_ties" field not listed (same for all conference#) -->
| conference1_ap_poll   = 
| conference2           = 
| conference2_teams     = 
| conference2_wins      = 
| conference2_losses    = 
| conference2_ap_poll   = 
| conference3           = 
| conference3_teams     = 
| conference3_wins      = 
| conference3_losses    = 
| conference3_ap_poll   = 
| conference4           = 
| conference4_teams     = 
| conference4_wins      = 
| conference4_losses    = 
| conference4_ap_poll   = 
| conference5           = 
| conference5_teams     = 
| conference5_wins      = 
| conference5_losses    = 
| conference5_ap_poll   = 
| conference6           = 
| conference6_teams     = 
| conference6_wins      = 
| conference6_losses    = 
| conference6_ap_poll   = 
| conference7           = 
| conference7_teams     = 
| conference7_wins      = 
| conference7_losses    = 
| conference7_ap_poll   = 
| conference8           = 
| conference8_teams     = 
| conference8_wins      = 
| conference8_losses    = 
| conference8_ap_poll   = 
| conference9           = 
| conference9_teams     = 
| conference9_wins      = 
| conference9_losses    = 
| conference9_ap_poll   = 
| conference10          = 
| conference10_teams    = 
| conference10_wins     = 
| conference10_losses   = 
| conference10_ap_poll  = 
| conference11          = 
| conference11_teams    = 
| conference11_wins     = 
| conference11_losses   = 
| conference11_ap_poll  = 
| conference12          = 
| conference12_teams    = 
| conference12_wins     = 
| conference12_losses   = 
| conference12_ap_poll  = 
}}

Parameters[edit]

* denotes a required field

Parameter Explanation Example
season* The season of regular play. (for the 2007-08 bowl season, enter 2007 here) 2007
image An image for the season. Follow Wikipedia guidelines. [[File:Bad Title Example.png|200px]]
image_caption A caption for the image, if provided Map of number of bowl games per state.
regular_season The dates of the first and last games of the regular season August 30 – December 1
number_of_bowls The number of postseason bowls played 28
all_star_games The number of all star games played for the season 4
bowl_start The date of the first bowl game of the season December 20, 2007</nowiki>
bowl_end The date of the last bowl played of the season (use <br /> for carriage return if date is too long) <br />January 6, 2008
championship_bowl List the name of the championship game. Likely won't be used much prior to the 1992 Bowl Coalition (precursor to the Bowl Alliance and then the BCS) games. [[2008 BCS Championship Game]]
championship_location List the name of the stadium hosting the National Championship game and the city/state where it is located. (can use <br /> for line between stadium and city) Like the championship_bowl field, this likely won't be used much prior to the 1992 Bowl Coalition (precursor to the Bowl Alliance and then the BCS) games. [[Louisiana Superdome]],<br />[[New Orleans, Louisiana]]
champions The name of the team that won the National Championship. If it was split, say that. [[2007 LSU Tigers football team|LSU Tigers]]
bowl_challenge_cup The conference that is the winner of the Bowl Challenge Cup (was established in 2001 according to article, so will only be used for years after that) [[Atlantic Coast Conference|ACC]]
conference(1-12) Name of a football conference. Up to 12 conference names can be listed. [[Atlantic Coast Conference|ACC]]
conference(1-12)_teams Number of teams representing the conference listed in the same number. (Note: Wins + Losses do NOT need to equal total number of teams, in case the games are currently in progress. Also Note: Generally list is ordered by conferences with the highest number of team representatives to bowl games.) 7
conference(1-12)_wins Number of wins in the bowls for the conference listed in the same number. (Note: Wins + Losses do NOT need to equal total number of teams, in case the games are currently in progress.) 3
conference(1-12)_losses Number of losses in the bowls for the conference listed in the same number. (Note: Wins + Losses do NOT need to equal total number of teams, in case the games are currently in progress.) 4
conference(1-12)_ap_poll Number of teams in the AP Poll from the conference listed in the same number. (If the season is over, it should be the FINAL AP POLL of the season.) 2

Example[edit]

Here is an example of one that is filled in. Only the first 11 conference numbers are filled in, but you could also have a twelfth conference if there were indeed 12 conferences to list.

Note: Generally conferences are ordered with the highest number of bowl representatives at the top and the lowest number of bowl representatives at the bottom.

2005–06 NCAA football bowl games
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Bowl games played per state.
Season 2005
Regular season September 1–December 3
Number of bowls 28
All-star games 4
Bowl games December 20, 2005 –
January 4, 2006
National Championship 2006 Rose Bowl
Location of Championship Rose Bowl Stadium,
Pasadena, California
Champions Texas Longhorns
Bowl Challenge Cup winner (tie) Big 12 and ACC
Bowl Record by Conference
Conference Bowls Record Final AP Poll
ACC 8 5–3 (0.625) 5
Big 12 8 5–3 (0.625) 4
Big Ten 7 3–4 (0.429) 3
SEC 6 3–3 (0.500) 5
Conference USA 6 3–3 (0.500) 0
Pac-10 5 3–2 (0.600) 4
Mountain West 4 2–2 (0.500) 1
Big East 4 1–3 (0.250) 2
WAC 3 1–2 (0.333) 0
Independents 0 0–0 (–) 0
MAC 2 1–1 (0.500) 1
Sun Belt 1 0–1 (0.000) 0
{{Infobox college football bowl season
| season                = 2005
| image                 = [[File:Bad Title Example.png|200px]]
| image_caption         = Bowl games played per state.
| regular_season        = September 1–December 3
| number_of_bowls       = 28
| all_star_games        = 4
| bowl_start            = December 20, 2005
| bowl_end              = <br />January 4, 2006
| championship_bowl     = [[2006 Rose Bowl]]
| championship_location = [[Rose Bowl (stadium)|Rose Bowl Stadium]],<br>[[Pasadena, California]]
| champions             = [[2005 Texas Longhorn football team|Texas Longhorns]]
| bowl_challenge_cup    = ''(tie)'' [[Big 12 Conference|Big 12]] and [[Atlantic Coast Conference|ACC]]
| conference1           = [[Atlantic Coast Conference|ACC]]
| conference1_teams     = 8
| conference1_wins      = 5
| conference1_losses    = 3
| conference1_ap_poll   = 5
| conference2           = [[Big 12 Conference|Big 12]]
| conference2_teams     = 8
| conference2_wins      = 5
| conference2_losses    = 3
| conference2_ap_poll   = 4
| conference3           = [[Big Ten Conference|Big Ten]]
| conference3_teams     = 7
| conference3_wins      = 3
| conference3_losses    = 4
| conference3_ap_poll   = 3
| conference4           = [[Southeastern Conference|SEC]]
| conference4_teams     = 6
| conference4_wins      = 3
| conference4_losses    = 3
| conference4_ap_poll   = 5
| conference5           = [[Conference USA]]
| conference5_teams     = 6
| conference5_wins      = 3
| conference5_losses    = 3
| conference5_ap_poll   = 0
| conference6           = [[Pacific-10 Conference|Pac-10]]
| conference6_teams     = 5
| conference6_wins      = 3
| conference6_losses    = 2
| conference6_ap_poll   = 4
| conference7           = [[Mountain West Conference|Mountain West]]
| conference7_teams     = 4
| conference7_wins      = 2
| conference7_losses    = 2
| conference7_ap_poll   = 1
| conference8           = [[Big East Conference (1979–2013)|Big East]]
| conference8_teams     = 4
| conference8_wins      = 1
| conference8_losses    = 3
| conference8_ap_poll   = 2
| conference9           = [[Western Athletic Conference|WAC]]
| conference9_teams     = 3
| conference9_wins      = 1
| conference9_losses    = 2
| conference9_ap_poll   = 0
| conference10          = [[NCAA Division I-FBS independent schools|Independents]]
| conference10_teams    = 0
| conference10_wins     = 0
| conference10_losses   = 0
| conference10_ap_poll  = 0
| conference11          = [[Mid-American Conference|MAC]]
| conference11_teams    = 2
| conference11_wins     = 1
| conference11_losses   = 1
| conference11_ap_poll  = 1
| conference12          = [[Sun Belt Conference|Sun Belt]]
| conference12_teams    = 1
| conference12_wins     = 0
| conference12_losses   = 1
| conference12_ap_poll  = 0
}}