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Alcorn announces the Magnolia Heritage Classic: Return of the Soul Bowl

Same great game, Brave new name
Game day ticket and parking prices released
 

Alcorn State, Miss (October 10, 2012) – Alcorn State University is proud to announce that one of the most anticipated in-state collegiate football rivalries between two of Mississippi’s foremost HBCUs – Alcorn State and Jackson State – will return to Lorman, Mississippi, on Saturday, November 17, 2012, as The Magnolia Heritage Classic: Return of the Soul Bowl. The biggest collegiate football game of the season will highlight and celebrate the rich cultural heritage, contributions and athletic traditions of the Magnolia State’s premier HBCUs.

The “Return of the Soul Bowl”, formerly known as the Capital City Classic, will be held at the Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium at 2:00 p.m. on the historic campus of Alcorn and incorporate an array of special events and activities for everyone that will be filled with celebrity guests including a Classic hospitality tent, live music soundstage, the 5th quarter battle of the bands, an exciting postgame concert and much more. Additional details on events will be announced soon.

Ticket prices (parking not included and must be purchased at Alcorn):

Children under 6 years old – free admission

Children 6-12 – $10

ASU full-time students – free with valid Gold Card

ASU part-time students/JSU students with valid ID – $15

General admission – $25

Reserved seats – $35

Purple seats – $50

Please note: tickets purchased via Ticketmaster and other outlets may be assessed an additional fee. Student tickets are limited to two (2) tickets per student and can be purchased only at each university’s ticket office.

Parking

General – $10

Reserved/Purple – $15

VIP – $40

Tailgate Pass – $35

Bus/RV – $75 (no arrivals prior to 12 noon, Wednesday, November 14, 2012)

Alcorn invites businesses and corporations to be a part of the excitement of the Magnolia Heritage Classic. With an anticipated 30,000-plus spectators in attendance, leveraging marketing and advertising opportunities as a strategic partner with Alcorn will be highly rewarding. For more information on business and corporate partnerships, contact Marcus Ward with the Foundation 601.877.6296 or email mdward@alcorn.edu .

Tickets go on sale Monday, October 15, at Alcorn State, Jackson State, Walmart electronics counters and all Ticketmaster outlets. For ticket information, visit www.alcorn.edu or call the Alcorn Ticket Office at 601-877-6822.

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Alcorn State University is a premier comprehensive land-grant university that develops diverse students into globally-competitive leaders, and applies scientific research through collaborative partnerships which benefit the surrounding communities, state, nation and world.