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Release Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 1:29 PM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Teri Washington, Events DC
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AT&T Nation's Football Classic® Tickets Now On Sale
 

SPECIAL PROMOTION: $25 tickets available for $15 for limited time

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Events DC announced today that tickets for the 2nd annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® are now on sale via Ticketmaster, at the Howard University Box Office located at Cramton Auditorium and the Morehouse College Bookstore.

The AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® takes place Labor Day weekend with a rematch between the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers and the Howard University Bison on Saturday, September 1 at RFK Stadium. Tickets are priced $25 to $50, plus all applicable fees. Through June 30, $25 tickets are available for $15 (while tickets last). Suite and group ticket sales will begin July 1.

“The inaugural AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® took the nation’s capital by storm, and we look to build upon the success of last year’s event. Holding the Classic during Labor Day weekend presents a greater opportunity for students and alumni to come show their school pride and enjoy all the festivities,” said Erik A. Moses, managing director of the Events DC Sports and Entertainment Division. “With the support of our sponsors, our partner schools and the city, we cannot wait for the festivities to begin.”

In addition to the football game, there are several free events that will be held throughout Labor Day weekend including the AT&T Kickoff Rally, Pepsi MAX Fan Festival, Academic Symposium, and Morehouse vs. Howard Student Debate.

The Howard University Box Office at Cramton Auditorium is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and located at 2455 Sixth Street, NW. Washington, DC 20059. The Morehouse College Bookstore is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and located at 830 Westview Drive, Atlanta, Ga. 30314. Tickets are also available at all Ticketmaster locations and via www.ticketmaster.com and www.nationsfootballclassic.com .

For more information on the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®, please visit www.nationsfootballclassic.com.

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.

About Events DC
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital.  Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that generates over $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the Stadium-Armory campus, which includes the historic Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, and the non-military functions of the DC Armory.  Events DC also built and now serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com.


ABOUT HOWARD

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 24 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University's Web site at www.howard.edu.


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