Schedule Released for 15th Annual Palmetto Capital City Classic

benedict-football-15-enter.jpegColumbia, SC  (Benedict) For the past 15 years, the Palmetto Capital City Classic (PCCC) has been the ultimate Historically Black College and University (HBCU) football experience. The Classic brings fans together from across the state of South Carolina and the Southeast for a fantastic weekend of fun and football. It primary mission has been to generate revenue for scholarships and financial support for HBCUs by highlighting the educational and athletic endeavors of its participating HBCUs through quality athletics, academic programs, sportsmanship, and school pride.
This year’s Classic will feature several events for the community to enjoy.
Monday, August 29, 2016
PCCC All White Old School Mixer
Winston’s @ the Granary Hotel
1539 Horseshoe Drive, Columbia, SC 29223
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 per person (Food included with cash bars)
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
PCCC Media/Sponsors Luncheon & Crowning of Miss Palmetto CCC
Hosted by AT&T
11:30 a.m. (INVITATION ONLY)
Brookland Baptist Convention & Banquet Center
1066 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29169
Friday, September 2, 2016
PCCC Annual Garnell McDonald Memorial Golf Tournament
7:30 a.m. – Registration
8:30 a.m. –  Shotgun Start
Oak Hills Golf and Country Club
7629 Fairfield Road, Columbia, SC 29203
Cost: $80.00 – Individual Golfer’s Fee
Team – $320.00
PCCC “Famously Hot” R&B Show
Featuring: Freddie Jackson, the S.O.S. Band,
                  & the Al Jasper Group
The Township Auditorium
1703 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201
8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
Ticket Prices: VIP Seating – $50.00 and General Seating – $40.00
Saturday, September 3, 2016
PCCC Alumni Old School Music Festival/Tailgate Party
(A Fun Filled Event for Alumni, Family & Friends of Benedict College and Livingstone College)
Benedict College Practice Facility
12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The 15th Annual Palmetto Capital City Classic Game Featuring
Benedict College Tigers vs. Livingstone College Blue Bears
5:00 p.m.
The City of Columbia welcomes all of our HBCU football fans a Classical Experience.
You Don’t Want To Miss Special Half-Time Show featuring the Benedict College Marching Tiger Band and Livingstone College Marching Blue Bear Band
Charlie W. Johnson Stadium – Benedict College
2047 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29204
Ticket Prices: General Seating – $20 – Reserved Seating – $25
Ticket Outlets: PCCC Office, The Township Auditorium, and Benedict College – Charlie W. Johnson Stadium
Parking: $10 in advance, $15 day of game
RV Tailgating – $100
For additional information on all events, please call the Palmetto Capital City Classic Headquarters at  (803) 252-9200 or visit the website at
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