This Labor Day Weekend the Benedict Tigers Play Against the Allen University Yellow Jackets For the First Game of the Season.

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – September 1, 2021 – This Labor Day weekend, the Benedict College Tigers in South Carolina are gearing up to play against  Allen University’s Yellow Jackets for the 2021 Carolinas Football Classic game presented by Pepsi! You won’t want to miss the event, which is also being called the Sesquicentennial Bowl because Benedict will be celebrating its 150th Plus anniversary as an institution as well! The festivities begin Friday, September 3, 2021, with the game starting the evening of the following day. It’s going to be an exciting weekend of football, friends, family, and fun, and it’s all for a good cause! In fact, the entire Classic weekend was created to generate funds for scholarships and programs at Benedict College. 

Photo Courtesy Of: The Benedict College Tigers (The State File Photo)

To kick off the weekend of festivities, on Friday, the day of events will include an exclusive pitch competition, a student debate, leadership talk and more. Later on that evening, Benedict students will celebrate the eve of the Classic with a tailgate and pep rally.

The following day on Saturday, September 4th, a Mayor’s Brunch will be held for VIP guests in the morning, and at 3 p.m., a few special guests will be joining the festivities! In honor of the HBCU Buzz Tailgate Takeover, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. attendees will be joined by famed HBCU graduates including here will be familiar faces at the HBCU Buzz Tailgate Takeover, with celebrities like Rocsi Diaz, Darren Brand, Krystal Garner, and Jae Murphy. The takeover will be the perfect segue to the highly-anticipated football game, which will start promptly at 6 p.m.

Attendees who stay for the entire game will be treated to “The Fifth Quarter Battle,” where bands from both opposing teams will battle in a competition to engage and excite the crowd with dynamic performances. The special post game event features the Benedict College Band of Distinction, plus the Allen University Band of Gold.

For tickets to this weekend’s Benedict College vs. Allen University game, click here! We hope to see you there.