BATON ROUGE – Southern University is participating in the second annual College Colors Day spirit competition and is asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup award, which includes $10,000 toward the general scholarship fund.
By visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday, Jaguar fans can register to vote for SU as the school with the most college spirit and loyal fan base. After placing a vote, fans will have the opportunity to win prizes and discounts through an instant win game, view and submit photos to the College Colors Day fan photo gallery, and download a custom Facebook cover photo promoting SU for College Colors Day.
“We want to encourage all students, alumni, staff, and fans to show their support for the Jaguars by voting for Southern as the institution with the most school spirit,” said Dr. William Broussard, Southern athletics director. “With colleges and universities across the country vying for this top award, it is important that our fans visit Facebook to vote for our school.
The Facebook-based rivalry competition, which includes more than 160 participating colleges and universities and is an element of this year’s 2013 College Colors Day celebration, kicks off Monday, August 12 and runs through 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, August 29. Fans can vote once each day and can check who is winning the competition nationally and within each conference. The winner will be announced on College Colors Day on Friday, August 30.
College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that embody the college experience by encouraging fans across America to wear their favorite college or university apparel throughout the day on August 30.
The national spirit competition is presented by The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), a division of IMG College, and NCAA Football.
“We are excited to engage fans in the College Colors Day spirit rivalry competition through Facebook,” said Catherine Gammon, Senior Vice President – Brand Development, The Collegiate Licensing Company, a division of IMG College. “We encourage all fans to vote and spread the word with fellow fans to ensure their favorite school is crowned the winner of the College Colors Day Spirit Cup.”
Courtesy: SU Sports Information