It’s more than a game. It’s an experience! The Florida Blue Florida Classic is a weekend where college friends reunite, families come together and fans show out for an O-town Showdown to witness the FAMU Rattlers and B-CU Wildcats battle it out on the gridiron for bragging rights. Over 1,500,000 fans have attended since the first game in 1978, making it the BIGGEST Black college football game in the country.
The rivalry continues on November 19. Tickets go on sale later this year.
FLORIDA CLASSIC EVENT LINEUP
Saturday, Nov. 19
FanFare 9AM - Free admission ticket holders
Kickoff 2PM - Camping World Stadium
It’s a Classic showdown! Historic rivals Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University meet on the gridiron for the 37th time since 1979.
Friday, Nov. 18
7PM – Amway Center
Get ready for crowd-pleasing dance teams, high-stepping drum majors, precision drumlines, and roaring brass sections. The Battle of the Bands is packed with exciting energy as competing bands show off their skills for the chance at bragging rights. Tickets start at $16.
Friday, Nov. 18
11:30AM – Rosen Centre
Florida Classic Consortium kicks off The Classic weekend with sponsors, community partners, business leaders, players, pep bands, university officials, and student leaders gathering to celebrate the season, rally the teams, and show that Rattlers and Wildcats remain divided on the field but united in the world. To purchase luncheon tickets, call (407) 423-2476.
PARTNERS & SPONSORS
The Florida Classic depends on the continued support of our corporate partners and sponsors to present the premiere HBCU sports event in the country. Proceeds from every sponsorship benefits educational opportunities on the campuses of Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University.