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The 20th ANNUAL CHICAGO FOOTBALL CLASSIC Announces Teams Grambling State University Tigers battles Clark Atlanta University Panthers

5/8/2017, 4:57 p.m. | Updated on 5/8/2017, noon
The Chicago Football Classic proudly announces this year’s teams. Celebrating a major milestone 20 years in the making, the Chicago ...
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The 20th ANNUAL CHICAGO FOOTBALL CLASSIC Announces Teams Grambling State University Tigers battles Clark Atlanta University Panthers

(Chicago, May 8, 2017) The Chicago Football Classic proudly announces this year’s teams. Celebrating a major milestone 20 years in the making, the Chicago Football Classic features a “not to be missed” game between Grambling State University Tigers and the Clark Atlanta University Panthers, Saturday, September 30th at 3:30 PM at Soldier Field.

"The Chicago Football Classic is excited to announce this exciting game that everyone wants to see, and we are proud to bring it to Chicago, says Larry Huggins, Co-Founder of the Chicago Football Classic.

This year’s Classic will be a destination event showcasing not only our series of events including the President’s Reception, Golf Tournament, Pep Rally, HBCU College Fair and Empowerment Summit, Battle of the Bands and of course, the highly-anticipated game, but some exciting surprises as well. Plans are underway to make this the “must attend” Classic of all time.

“This signature event demonstrates the commitment that the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District have towards the Chicago Football Classic, and the experience that is provided to the families of Chicago", says Tim Rand Co-Founder of the Chicago Football Classic.

The Chicago Football Classic is excited to have the opportunity to host this game between the Grambling State University Tigers and the Clark Atlanta University Panthers. The tradition and the rivalry that these teams bring, highlights two strong (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) HBCUs for students and their families to see here in Chicago.

"We remain committed to bring not only a spirited game to Chicago, but give our youth an educational experience, promoting the importance of getting a good education and furthering their academic aspirations," says Co-Founder Everett Rand.

For more information, visit our new website at www.chicagofootballclassic.biz or by calling or 773-874-8000, x4025 or 773-734-1600.