Annual Event to be Played on Sunday, Sept. 4 at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium
Tickets for the 2016 MEAC/SWAC Challenge are on sale now. The 12th annual matchup will showcase the Alcorn State UniversityBraves of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) against the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium.
Tickets to the MEAC/SWAC Challenge can be purchased through Ticketmaster online, by calling 800-745-3000 or by logging on towww.meacswacchallenge.com. Tickets are priced at $25.00 and $35.00 plus applicable fees and taxes.
The game is slated to be televised on ESPN Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
The yearly event, which features teams from two prominent Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), will bring fans to Daytona Beach over Labor Day Weekend for the start of college football season. Offering More Than Just a Game, the weekend’s events also include a high school career seminar and pep rally featuring Alcorn State’s Sounds of Dyn-O-mite and Bethune-Cookman’s Marching Wildcats.
Fans traveling to the game can enjoy a special $135/night rate at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village, which is serving as the host hotel. Additional accommodation options are available and can be booked through Anthony Travel, the event’s official travel provider. For more information, visit www.AnthonyTravel.com/MEACSWAC or call 888-632-6951.
The MEAC/SWAC Challenge is owned and operated by ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN. For more information about the MEAC/SWAC Challenge, or to join the event’s following on Facebook and Twitter, visit the event’s official website atwww.meacswacchallenge.com.