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College Football Returns To The Port City - 2013 Cape Fear Classic Set For September 21, 2013

July 31, 2013 - Wilmington, NC - On September 19, 2013 S & J Concierge and Management Services and The Wilmington Journal are pleased to announce a weekend full of events culminated by Wilmington, North Carolina’s inaugural football game – The Cape Fear Classic – between the Shaw University Bears and the UNC-Pembroke Braves. College football returns to the Port City for the 2013 Cape Fear Classic! This event will be held at Legion Stadium in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina, on Saturday, September 21, 2013. Kick-off for the game is set for 1 p.m.

“With these two teams, you not only get outstanding football programs, enthusiastic bases of alumni but two of the most entertaining and traveled marching bands in the country,” said Atiba D. Johnson, Cape Fear Classic Executive Director.

In addition to the game itself, a variety of public events are planned throughout the weekend. Some events include:

  • The Cape Fear Classic “Power To End Stroke” Health Fair will be held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center on Thursday, September 19, 2013. The event is sponsored by the Cape Fear Chapter of the American Heart Association and will include “Power To End Stroke” Movement Registration, on the spot testing for high blood pressure, diabetes and much more.
  • The Cape Fear Classic Golf Tournament will be held Friday, September 20 at Echo Farms Golf Course. The tournament is a fundraising event aimed at raising funds for the Cape Fear Classic benefitting organizations: Boys & Girls Clubs of America, RS & TC Jervay Scholarship Foundation, Donald Deneil Harrison Scholarship Foundation and the Lille Ann Heggins Scholarship Foundation.

Tickets are on sale online at www.capefearclassic.com and The Wilmington Journal. Ticket prices for the game are $25.00 for VIP/Reserved Seats, $15.00 for General Admission and $10.00 for students with a valid university ID and children.

For more information on the Cape Fear Classic or being a vendor, sponsor or volunteer please call 910-795-5853 or visit www.capefearclassic.com



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