Officials  with the New Orleans Bowl have annonunced the date for the 13th edition of the game. The 2013 New Orleans Bowl will kickoff Dec. 21st, 8 p.m. local time in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.
The bowl game organizers currently have agreements to match bowl eligible teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA.
Mark Hudspeth's  Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns of the Sun Belt Conference have won the New Orleans Bowl each of the past two years, defeating San Diego State 32-30 in 2011, and East Carolina of Conference USA 43-34 last December.
Will the Cajuns appear in their 3rd consecutive bowl game? The road won't be easy.

See their  2013 schedule here.