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Release Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 4:16 PM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:
Rachel Mann
202.238.2631    
     

Teri Washington, Events DC
(202) 494-5737
GROUP TICKETS, SUITES AND PREMIUM TICKETS
AVAILABLE FOR AT&T NATION’S FOOTBALL CLASSIC™
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 3, 2012) – Events DC announced today that group tickets, suites and premium tickets are available for the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™ by calling the ATTNFC Hotline at 202-608-1135. Credit card payments accepted only (Mastercard and VISA).

Football fans attending the game with their family and friends have a range of options from ticket discounts to premium opportunities:

Group tickets:                                   

Discount for purchases of 20 tickets or more.

Group Rate     Individual Ticket Rate
        $20                       $25
        $30                       $40
        $40                       $50


Suites:
Private suite with in-house catering available.

Champions Club Super Suite:Allows for an upscale game day experience. At $100 per ticket, fans receive a lower-bowl seat (both Howard and Morehouse seating available), all-you-can-eat catered buffet with pre-set menu, unlimited non-alcoholic drinks and private cash bar.

“The advantage of our group sales option is that it allows large groups of family, friends, fraternities, sororities and alumni to sit together and save money on each ticket purchase,” said Erik A. Moses, managing director of Events DC’s Sports and Entertainment Division.

The 2nd annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™ will be held Thursday, August 30 through Sunday, September 2. The football game features Morehouse College vs. Howard University on Saturday, September 1 at RFK Stadium at 3:30 p.m.

Individual tickets for the football game are priced $25 to $50 (plus applicable fees), and on sale at ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, the Howard University Box Office located at Cramton Auditorium and the Morehouse College Bookstore.

The JW Marriott Washington, DC is the headquarters hotel and will serve as the hub for AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™ activity during the weekend. Promotional rates for this hotel, and other participating Marriott properties, can be reserved at www.nationsfootballclassic.com or 800-266-9432 (use reference code: NFF).  

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 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.

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


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, 30 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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