AT&T Nation's Football Classic Engages Fans

7/23/2012, 5:03 p.m.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -The 2nd annual AT&T Nation's Football Classic (ATTNFC), featuring longstanding rivals Morehouse College and Howard University, is offering fans the chance to get involved through a Twitter trivia contest and volunteer opportunities.

The Twitter contest challenges fans' knowledge of both Morehouse and Howard. Beginning on Monday, July 23, fans can win one of five ATTNFC Prize Packs by being the first to correctly answer a trivia question from the ATTNFC Twitter account (@NationsClassic). The prize pack includes a T-shirt, commemorative cup, mini-football and a pair of Classic game tickets. Additional contest details will be released at 1:30 pm ET on Monday from the ATTNFC Twitter account (@NationsClassic).

Interested persons can also gain hands-on experience working behind the scenes by serving as a volunteer during the AT&T Nation's Football Classic. Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas:

Grassroots Marketing: Aug. 27 - 31

Game Operations: Sept. 1; 10am - 8pm (Available in Shifts)

Public Relations Support: Aug. 27 - Sept. 1

Pepsi Fan Festival (Pre-Game): Sept. 1; 9:30am - 4pm

For more information and to sign up, please visit www.nationsfootballclassic.com or http://nationsfootballclassic.com/be-nfc-volunteer-registration.

Please note that volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, sign a waiver release form and wear the official AT&T Nation's Football Classic Volunteer t-shirt (to be provided).

Meanwhile, events surrounding the 2nd annual AT&T Nation's Football Classic will be held over Labor Day weekend from Thursday, Aug. 30 through Sunday, Sept. 2 in Washington, D.C. The football game features Morehouse College vs. Howard University on Saturday, Sept. 1 at RFK Stadium at 3:30 p.m. For more information on the AT&T Nation's Football Classic, please visit www.nationsfootballclassic.com.