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AT&T Nation's Football Classic Engages Fans Through Twitter Trivia Contest and Volunteer Opportunities
WASHINGTON, D.C. —The 2nd annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™ (ATTNFC), featuring longstanding rivals Morehouse College and Howard University, is offering fans the chance to get involved through a Twitter trivia contest and volunteer opportunities.
The Twitter contest challenges fans’ knowledge of both Morehouse and Howard. Beginning on Monday, July 23, fans can win one of five ATTNFC Prize Packs by being the first to correctly answer a trivia question from the ATTNFC Twitter account (@NationsClassic). The Prize Pack includes a t-shirt, commemorative cup, mini-football and a pair of Classic game tickets. Additional contest details will be released at 1:30 pm ET on Monday from the ATTNFC Twitter account (@NationsClassic).
Interested persons can also gain hands-on experience working behind the scenes by serving as a volunteer during the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™. Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas:
• Grassroots Marketing: August 27 – August 31
• Game Operations: September 1; 10am – 8pm (Available in Shifts)
• Public Relations Support: August 27 – September 1
• Pepsi® Fan Festival (Pre-Game): September 1; 9:30am – 4pm
For more information and to sign up, please visit www.nationsfootballclassic.com or http://nationsfootballclassic.com/be-nfc-volunteer-registration.
Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, sign a waiver release form and wear the official AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™ Volunteer t-shirt (to be provided).
AT&T Nation’s Football Classic Twitter Contest & Volunteers, page 2
Events surrounding the 2nd annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™ will be held over Labor Day weekend from Thursday, August 30 through Sunday, September 2 in Washington, D.C. The football game features Morehouse College vs. Howard University on Saturday, September 1 at RFK Stadium at 3:30 p.m. For more information on the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™, please visit www.nationsfootballclassic.com.
ATTNFC website: www.NationsFootballClassic.com
ATTNFC Twitter: @nationsclassic
ATTNFC Facebook: www.Facebook.com/NationsFootballClassic
Howard University website: www.howard.edu
Morehouse College website: www.morehouse.edu
Teri Washington, Events DC: (202) 494-5737
Courtney Eiland, Events DC: (202) 608-1140
Lisa Milner / Bryant Mortimer, Swanson Communications: (202) 783-5500
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About the AT&T Nation's Football Classic™
The AT&T Nation's Football Classic™ is a black college football game held annually at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. This year, the game features Howard University against Morehouse College. Organized by Events DC, the AT&T Nation's Football Classic™ was created to celebrate the passion and tradition of the college football experience, recognize the history of service to others by the students, faculty and alumni of historically black colleges and universities, highlight the unity of African American culture, and honor the heritage and excellence of these proud institutions. Tickets for the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™ are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, the Howard University Box Office at Cramton Auditorium and the Morehouse College Bookstore. Seats are priced $25 to $50.