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Five Lucky Fans to be Upgraded to On-Field Seats Via State Farm "Get to a Better State" Promotion
State Farm joins list of sponsors for this year’s AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Events DC announced today that State Farm® is an official sponsor for this year’s AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™. State Farm joins a roster of local and national sponsors which includes Pepsi, Wells Fargo, the United States Marine Corps, Destination DC, BET, Marriott International, Driven Golf, Chrysler and Dow Lohnes Sports & Entertainment, along with title sponsor AT&T, in support of the second annual Classic weekend. The football game features Morehouse College versus Howard University on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. at RFK Stadium.
State Farm will upgrade five lucky fans at the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic™ to one-of-a-kind on-field seats. The promotion titled “Get to A Better State” will give the selected fans the opportunity to view the game from the State Farm On-Field Deck (each fan can bring one guest to the upgraded seat). The Deck is directly on the field, at the rear of an end zone. Ticketed fans who visit State Farm’s booth during the Pepsi® Fan Festival can enter for a chance to “Get to A Better State.” The State Farm On-Field Deck also includes complimentary food and soft drinks for the lucky upgraded fans.
The Pepsi® Fan Festival, which is free and open to the public, is Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds (Lot 5). Tickets for the football game are on sale now at the RFK Stadium Box Office (open daily 11 am-6 pm except Sat 9 am-4 pm), Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets and the Howard University Box Office at Cramton Auditorium. Seats are priced $25 to $50.
RFK Stadium is easily accessible by Metrorail on the Blue and Orange lines (Stadium-Armory station) and numerous Metrobus lines. For additional information, please visit www.NationsFootballClassic.com.
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
Teri Washington, Events DC: (202) 494-5737
Courtney Eiland, Events DC: (202) 608-1140
Lisa Milner/ Bryant Mortimer, Swanson Communications: (202) 783-5500
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 the RFK Stadium Box Office (open daily 11 am-6 pm except Wed/Sat 9 am-4 pm), Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets and the Howard University Box Office at Cramton Auditorium. Seats are priced $25 to $50.