Wednesday, July 6, 2016
CHICAGO, Illinois -- Ninety degree days, cool breezes off Lake Michigan, neighborhood festivals, and community block parties; that is what summer in Chicago is all about. Add one more activity to the list: Tickets are on sale now, for the 19th Annual Chicago Football Classic, Saturday, September 10th at 3:30PM at Soldier Field, when the Clark Atlanta University Panthers will battle the Central State Marauders in this Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) rivalry.
“The Chicago Football Classic is excited to announce that tickets are on sale, now. This demonstrates the commitment that the City of Chicago and Chicago Park District have towards the Chicago Football Classic, and the experience that is provided to the families of Chicago”, Tim Rand Co-Founder of the Chicago Football Classic.
Tickets for the 19th Annual Chicago Football Classic are available for purchase in-person at Midway Wholesalers, 41 W. 84th Street, Rite-Way Huggins, 1030 E. 87th Street and online at Ticketmaster.com and priced from $17 to $45.
“The NFL held their draft here in April, and the teams signed their rookies, who are living their professional football dreams. That is what the Chicago Football Classic is about, exposing students and families to Historically Black College Universities and the academic and athletic opportunities they provide to make their dreams come true. We have been doing this for 19 years, and this year we are starting earlier than ever before.