Florida Classic Consortium Events
Saturday, Nov. 23

Florida Blue Florida Classic
2:00 p.m. Kickoff - Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium - ESPN Classic

FanFare 9:00 a.m. - Free admission, featuring performances by DJ Khaled and B. Smyth.

Historic rivals Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University meet on the gridiron for the 34th time. Tickets start at $15.

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Friday, Nov. 22

Florida Blue Battle of the Bands
7:00 p.m. - Amway Center


Get ready for crowd-pleasing dance teams, high-stepping drum majors, precision drumlines and roaring brass sections. Hosted by Orlando's own Rod Z. Tickets start at $16.

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Florida Classic Consortium Kickoff Luncheon presented by Florida Blue
11:30 a.m. Doors; 12:00 p.m. Program - Rosen Centre


The Classic weekend gets started with players, pep bands, university officials and student leaders gathering to celebrate the season, preview the upcoming matchup and show that Rattlers and Wildcats remain divided on the field but united in the world. Individual tickets are $55 (including lunch) while a table of 10 (eight guests and two football players) is $550. SOLD OUT FOR 2013

Florida Blue Florida Classic Career Expo and Diversity Job Fair
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Amway Center


The Career Expo and Job Fair is geared to provide college students and working professionals of all ages with both education and opportunity. The event itself aims to stimulate hiring across Florida by offering attendees with an opportunity to meet and greet with top businesses and hiring companies throughout the state. Free professional development and employment search seminars will be offered as well featuring Recruiters and local career experts.

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Florida Classic Symposium
Noon - 3:00 p.m. - Amway Center


A national dialogue highlighting old school traditions vs. new school innovations and the civic responsibilities of using social media. The Symposium kicks off with a Classic Flavors performance by the legendary Chubb Rock, followed by a forum featuring the honorable Judge Glenda Hatchett, entertainment industry CSR consultant Nina Packer Ali, national TV and radio personality Michael Baisden and Black Enterprise contributor Kenny Pugh.

Free admission

Other Official Sanctioned Events
Saturday, Nov. 23

16th Annual Chambord Vodka Official Classic Postgame Soiree

9:45 p.m. - 3:00 a.m. -- Majestic Events Center, 801 N. John Young Parkway

$20 and up.

The Official Florida Classic After Party, hosted by world-famous comedian Kevin Hart. Past entertainers at the event have included Bell Biv Devoe, Monica, Dougie Fresh & DJ Biz Markie.

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