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Release Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014 11:35 AM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Rachel Mann
Communications Specialist
202.238.2631    
rachel.mann@howard.edu
     
http://www.howard.edu/newsroom/
     

Teri Washington, Events DC
(202) 494-5737
2014 AT&T NATION’S FOOTBALL CLASSIC®
TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY

Howard University and Morehouse College meet in annual game at RFK Stadium; Student Section tickets available at campus locations
 

WASHINGTON, D.C.Countdown to the Battle in the Capital! Events DC announced today that tickets for the 4th annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 2 at Ticketmaster, the Howard University Box Office at Cramton Auditorium and the Morehouse College Bookstore. The Howard Bison meet the Morehouse Maroon Tigers at RFK Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m.

“The AT&T Nation’s Football Classic has become an exciting black college sports experience that has lived up to the hype each year with competitive games and thrilling finishes,” said Erik A. Moses, managing director of Events DC Sports and Entertainment Division. “This year will be no different, and we look forward to seeing waves of maroon and blue in the stands at game time.”

For the first time, Student Section tickets will be sold at Campus locations only. Ticket prices are as follows (plus applicable fees):

  • Student Section tickets - $15 (sold at campus locations only; school ID must be presented)
  • Lower Bowl tickets - $25
  • Mezzanine tickets - $50
  • Suites & Group Sales for 20 and more begin June 1

The Howard University Box Office at Cramton Auditorium is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (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 Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (830 Westview Drive, Atlanta, Ga. 30314).

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 Morehouse College versus Howard University. 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.

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, 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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