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Release Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 1:40 PM
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Fans are encouraged to reserve parking in the Tailgating Lot in advance

WASHINGTON, D.C.Events DC  announced today that advance parking reservations for cars, buses and RVs are available for the 2014 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®. Morehouse College takes on Howard University in the fourth annual game at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at RFK Stadium.
For the first time, game attendees have the option to purchase and reserve parking in all lots surrounding RFK Stadium prior to game day. Lot 8 has been designated as the exclusive Tailgating Lot. All other specified lots will be used for parking only; no tailgating activities will be allowed in these lots. Event parking prices are as follows (plus applicable fees):

  • General Parking – $25 (Lots 3, 4, 6, 7)
  • Tailgating Lot – $30 (Lot 8 only)
  • RVs and Buses – $50 (Lots 6, 7, 8)

“This year we are hosting the Pepsi® Fan Festival in Lot 8 in order to allow fans in the Tailgating Lot to be closer to the music and fanfare while tailgating before the game,” said Erik A. Moses, managing director of Events DC’s Sports and Entertainment Division. “The process to reserve a space online is quick and easy. We encourage tailgaters and buses to make their reservations early.”
All parking lots open at 9:00 a.m. To reserve a parking space and for information on tailgating guidelines and general parking information, please visit

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

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 Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and Maloof Skate Park at RFK Stadium.  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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