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 rivalry between the FAMU Rattlers and B-CU Wildcats battle it out on the gridiron for bragging rights. At 1,500,000 fans attending since the first game in 1978, we’re the BIGGEST Black college football game in the country, and we dominate fun.
Will the Wildcats dominate with five consecutive wins since 2011?
Will the Rattlers break the Wildcats’ winning streak?
Don’t miss out on the experience on November 21. Buy your tickets starting at $15.
FLORIDA CLASSIC EVENT LINEUP
Saturday, Nov. 21
Fan Fare 9AM - Free admission ticket holders
Kickoff 2:30PM - Orlando Citrus Bowl - ESPN Classic
It’s a Classic showdown! Historic rivals Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University meet on the gridiron for the 36th time since 1979. Will B-CU keep the title after four consecutive wins since 2011 or will FAMU break the Wildcats’ losing streak and recover the title?
Friday, Nov. 20
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. 20
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.