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Release Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 1:47 PM
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Media Contact:
Sholnn Freeman
Communications Specialist

Teri Washington, Events DC
 (202) 494-5737

WASHINGTON (June 12, 2013) – Events DC is offering special benefits to individual and group ticket buyers who plan on attending the third annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® taking place Saturday, Sept. 7 at RFK Stadium at 3:30 p.m. This game features Howard vs. Morehouse.

As part of a new promotion called Me+3, fans who purchase three tickets in either the stadium’s lower or mezzanine levels, will receive a fourth ticket for free. For larger groups purchasing 50 or more tickets, benefits include discounted ticket prices (savings of $5 per ticket), in-game group recognition, exclusive Group Ticket Fan Experiences, free promotional materials – posters, t-shirts and more, complimentary VIP parking and personal service from a Group Ticket Sales Specialist. Please note: Benefits vary based on group size.

Groups interested in purchasing packages or for more information on suite and exclusive group seating areas, contact Steve Franklin at (314) 421-4040, extension 133. Me+3 ticket offers can be purchased at

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 or 877-212-5752. Early bird rates are available until June 30.

For additional information on ticket offers, please visit

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 outlets, the Howard University Box Office at Cramton Auditorium and the Morehouse College Bookstore. Seats are priced at $25 and $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


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

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