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South Carolina State Selected for 2014 Atlanta Football Classic

ATLANTA, GA -

The Atlanta Football Classic, presented by 100 Black Men of Atlanta, announced today the match-up for its 26th annual game. For the second consecutive year, the North Carolina A&T State University Aggies will compete against the South Carolina State University Bulldogs at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. This will be South Carolina State University’s third return to the legendary game and the second appearance for North Carolina A&T State University.

Tickets are on sale now at the Georgia Dome ticket office, www.ticketmaster.com and participating schools’ ticket offices. Prices range from $10 to $50. Additional details about pre-event and game day festivities are available atwww.atlantafootballclassic.com.

“We are thrilled to welcome back both schools to the Georgia Dome for another year of great football and team comradery,” said John Grant, CEO of 100 Black Men of Atlanta. “We are proud and fortunate to have raised millions of dollars for our Project Success program and for participating schools.”

The Atlanta Football Classic is more than just a game, its Atlanta’s premier entertainment experience. Week-long festivities include concerts, alumni and VIP parties, the Parade of Excellence, pre-game fan fest, Robotics Competition, Battle of the Bands halftime show, to name a few.

Annual Sponsors for the Atlanta Football Classic include Abbott, Abbvie, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, AJC, AT&T, Bonner Brothers, Coke Zero, Coors Light, Delta Air Lines, Georgia National Guard, Georgia Power, Home Depot, Kia Motors, Liquid Soul Media, , Marta, McDonald’s, Rollingout.com, Sam’s Club, Savoy Magazine, Upscale Magazine, U.S. Army and Walmart.

The Atlanta Football Classic is the largest fundraiser for 100 Black Men of Atlanta’s mentoring, academic and scholarship program, Project Success.

 

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