The Ultimate HBCU Football Countdown is On


We’re 83 days away from the 15th Annual MEAC / SWAC Challenge Kick-Off Game. Click here for an official game preview! It features all you need to know about this year’s challenge.

Upcoming Community Events & Promotions

See what events and activities are coming up soon in your local community!


Indulge yourself in summer fitness, and start your summer off right! Join our Divine Nine partners, on June 8, 2019, for the Atlanta Divine Nine 5K, be sure to stay for the after party and awards ceremony!



Get Dad the gift of HBCU Football by taking advantage of our buy one get one free Father’s Day ticket sale! Offer available from June 11 to June 25 for seats in Sections 102-108. Just use the Promo Code “DAD” and we’ll see you on September 1st!




Can’t wait for the HBCU football season to start? Neither could we, which is why we are excited to announce our Pre-Game Celebrations! Join us for Kick-Off Fridays at JR Crickets on Main Street, in College Park, Ga. There’s good food, live music, fun prizes and giveaways. We look forward to seeing you at our next Kick-Off Friday on June 14th, 2019.




You’re invited to join us at the 20th Annual Birthday Bash Celebration! Hosted by HOT 107.9, Come celebrate with us at Centennial Olympic Park, on June 15, 2019, at the Birthday Bash block party. Stop by our MEAC / SWAC Challenge tent for fun games, prizes and giveaways, see you there!



Join us and our partners, the Atlanta HBCU Alumni Alliance, at their 12th Annual HBCU Alumni 5K Run/Walk race! We’re providing you with another great opportunity to stretch your legs, get those 10,000 steps in, and support your HBCU community. Meet us at Piedmont Park on June 29, 2019 at 8:00 AM. Be sure to visit our official MEAC / SWAC Challenge tent for some fun games, prizes and giveaways!






Highlighting our Board Members

We’d like to extend a special thanks to the members of our ATL Airport District MEAC / SWAC Challenge Advisory Board!

Cookie Smoak – President | ATL Airport District
Senator Tonya Anderson – Senator | 43 District
David Offenhauser – GM | the Gateway Marriott and Renaissance
Mercedes Miller – Executive Director | the GICC
Julian Nabaa – Owner | Corner Grille
Artie Jones – Economic Development Director | College Park
Jamal Brown – Board Member | ATL Airport District
Maceo Rogers – Economic Development Director | East Point
Chloe Alexander – Hapeville City Councilwoman
Mayor Vince Williams – Mayor of Union City
Renee Coakley – Main Street Manager | City of College Park
Mike Sutter – General Manager | Kimpton Overland Hotel
Todd Neal – Senior Sales Manager | ATL Airport District
Benisa Woolford – General Manager | Springhill Suites Gateway Center
Rob Strickland – President/CEO | Strickland Security & Safety Solutions
Lawrence Morrow – General Manager | Proof of the Pudding |GICC

Kick-Off Flashbacks: 2005-2018

We’re celebrating 15 years of HBCU Legacy! Checkout a collection of our favorite moments from previous MEAC / SWAC Challenge games.

Save the Dates:

A friendly reminder to save the dates for all upcoming events! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @MEAC_SWAC.

Be sure to come by Birthday Bash, Divine Nine 5K, Kick-off Fridays, and the HBCU Alumni 5K Run!

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