Wisconsin Governor Walker, Florida Governor Scott Place Friendly Wager Over the Orange Bowl
Governor Walker also declares Saturday "Wear Wisconsin Badgers Red for the Orange Bowl Day”
MADISON – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Florida Governor Rick Scott today placed a friendly wager over Saturday’s Orange Bowl game between the No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers and the No. 10 Miami Hurricanes.
Governor Walker wagered an assortment of Wisconsin-made products including beer, cheese, cranberries, and HARIBO Gummi Candy, which will soon be made in Wisconsin. Governor Scott wagered Cuban croquetas from Florida’s Vicky Bakery.
“We will be cheering on our Wisconsin Badgers in the Orange Bowl on Saturday, which is their 16th consecutive bowl appearance,” Governor Walker said. “We’re so confident in a Badgers victory that I am willing to wager some of my favorite Wisconsin-made products with my friend Governor Scott. We are also encouraging everyone to wear Badgers red tomorrow to show their support. On behalf of our entire state, Go Badgers!”
The Orange Bowl will take place tomorrow, Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 7:00 P.M. Central at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Governor Walker proclaimed Saturday, December 30, 2017, “Wear Wisconsin Badgers Red for the Orange Bowl Day.” A copy of the proclamation is attached.
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