ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tickets for the 2008 edition of America's largest HBCU football game, the Florida Classic presented by State Farm, go on sale July 7th, as do tickets to the annual extravaganza on the eve before the game, the State Farm Battle of the Bands. The Classic, the 29th-annual contest between Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University will be played on November 22nd at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando.
General admission tickets can be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet by phone (407.839.3900) or online through www.ticketmaster.com or www.FloridaClassic.org. Priority seating for the game are available in season ticket packages purchased at either B-CU or FAMU. For ticket information for B-CU, call 368.481.2202; for FAMU, call 850.599.3141.