The Elizabeth City State University Vikings VS Fayetteville State for its 20th Annual Down East Viking Football Classic in Rocky Mount, NC.
Elizabeth City State finished 5-5 last season, and 4-3 in the CIAA during coach Earnest Wilson’s first season at the school.
Fayetteville State won the last Classic meeting, 31-27, in 2013, and the Broncos hold a 5-2 advantage in such games.
This will be the eighth time that these rivals will faceoff to claim the win!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS-
Saturday, Septmber 16, 2017
7 am- Tailgating Party Begins (Rocky Mount Athletic Complex located at 600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, NC
9 am- ECSU Recruitment Reception II- This will be located in the Doubletree Hotel on 651 North Winstead Ave., Rocky Mount, NC
3 pm- Down East Viking Football- Pre-game Ceremony located at the Rocky Mount Athletic Complex
4 pm- ECSU Vikings VS Fayettville State- Located at Rocky Mount Athletic Complex. Admission is $20 advance/$25 game day
6:30 pm- High School Band Showcase- Rocky Mount Athletic Complex (Stadium immediately following the game)
For ticket outlets, vendor information, and more details visit www.ecsu.edu or www.ecsuvikings.com or call ECSU Athletics, 252-335-3891 or the City of Rocky Mount (252) 972-1151. Purchase tickets online at www.etix.com.
For lodging information or to book a room, please visit www.rockymounttravel.com.