The experience coming Nov. 18, 3:30 p.m. in Orlando Florida, is more than just a football game. It’s a vibrant and dynamic occasion that includes a grand luncheon, an exhilarating Battle of the Bands, and a thrilling football game. It’s meticulously designed to provide an exceptional experience for alumni, students, and the broader community.

But what makes this experience truly special is its ability to bridge the past and the future.

Tony Jenkins, the Marketing President for Florida Blue, highlighted how the monumental event serves as a beacon of benefit for the universities involved, local businesses and the community at large.

“First and foremost, it acts as an economic powerhouse, injecting an estimated $30 million into the local economy, providing invaluable support to a multitude of enterprises. This means your participation in this event not only promises a good time but also contributes to the local economy.”

Why should you be a part of this experience? “It’s not just about ticket sales, it’s about embracing a legacy, being part of a change, and coming together as a community. The Florida Blue Florida Classic is not your average event, it’s a journey through time and a glimpse into the future. So, your presence not only supports a great cause but also helps students find their way to higher education.

“Lastly, it fosters a profound sense of community and tradition, uniting alumni and students in celebration. It’s a day dedicated to scholarships, community support, and the promotion of holistic well-being. Your ticket purchase is not just for entertainment; it’s an investment in the community and its future.”

Jenkins shed light on Florida Blue’s commitment to channeling the majority of the event’s proceeds into scholarships for deserving students at Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University.

“This commitment stands as a pivotal force in expanding access to higher education for underserved individuals, embodying the event’s mission to make a lasting impact on these students’ lives, uniting alumni and students in celebration.”

Looking toward the horizon, Jenkins