Tallahassee, FL. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) will take Bethune-Cookman University at the 28th Annual Walt Disney World® Florida Classic presented by State Farm Saturday, November 17, at 3:30 p.m. in Orlando, Florida.
Keeping with tradition, the game will be the final regular-season contest for both FAMU and Bethune-Cookman University.
Events include a symposium, sponsored by FAMU, Bethune-Cookman University and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regarding the impact of society on black athletes; a fanfare, a family friendly free interactive area featuring vendors, climb rock walls, etc; battle of the bands; a step show; a comedy jam; and much more.
A complete listed of the events are as follows.
Wednesday, November 14 through Friday, November 16
International Plaza Resort and Spa
$150 for professionals, $50 for students
Thursday, November 15
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Corporate Scholarship Luncheon
11:30 a.m. reception, 12 noon luncheon
The Ballroom at Church Street
$150 per person
Friday, November 16
(Luncheon for coaches and players)
Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
AARP presents an
Evening of Stars
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
$100 per person
$1250 reserved table (10)
Featuring . . .Midnight Star
State Farm Battle of the Bands
$26 for premium seating
$15 for general admission.
The Classic Step Show and Comedy Jam
Orange County Convention Center
Saturday, November 17
Pre-game, Tinker Field
Pre-game, Lot C
The 11th Annual Grown Folks Classic After Party
House of Blues
$45 for general admission
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the FAMU ticket office or at www.floridaclassic.org. Ticket prices for the classic are $50 for sideline, $40 for general admission and $25 for students with ID. Groups of 20 or more can purchase tickets through the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium.
For more information, contact FAMU’s Athletics at (850) 599-3200.
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