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Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl

Hey Fans, this bowl game will kickoff bowl week airing nationally on ABC Dec 19th at Noon.

Let’s help fill the Georgia Dome! Team match up below:


The Teams are set! NC A&T vs Alcorn State in Inaugural Air Force Reserve @CelebrationBowl, Sat, Dec 19th at Noon, Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Click —-> Celebration Bowl to Purchase your Tickets on the website NOW!
#HBCU alums, come out and show support for the first ever SWAC vs MEAC college football #CelebrationBowl airing on national TV, ABC.


Thursday, December 10
Team Introduction Press Conference | College Football Hall of Fame | Time TBD
Coaches for the MEAC and SWAC champions will be on hand to discuss the inaugural Celebration Bowl matchup on December 19

Wednesday, December 16
Team Arrivals
*Goodie Hack @ Celebration Bowl | Tech Square Lab | 859 Spring Street | 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Goodie Hack is a mash-up of social good, tech innovation, entrepreneurship, highly-skilled/passionate people. It’s, quite possibly, the coolest community impact project you’ll ever experience. The Celebration Bowl Edition is an intense and fast-paced one day event where current college students and recent college graduates form teams to develop technology ideas which solve educational within under-served communities. Each team will be mentored by some of Atlanta’s best tech startup founders who will help refine their idea and presentation before a huge pitch competition in front of industry experts and community leaders. Afterward, the winning team will be introduced to key opportunities, leaders, and events in the Atlanta tech startup ecosystem.

Team Welcome Dinner | Georgia Aquarium

Thursday, December 17

*Male Youth Symposium/RACE Movie Screening, Presented by Focus Features | Regal Cinemas Atlantic Station | 11 a.m – 2 p.m.
The Male Youth Symposium will provide a fresh outlook on how young men can #RunYourRace as Champions….just like Jesse Owens. The 100 Black Men of Atlanta, ESPN and Focus Features have partnered to deliver an experience with an impact to about 400 young men during the Celebration Bowl by hosting a movie screening and Q&A Talkback with film star Stephan James. Stephan plays the character Jesse Owens in the upcoming film “RACE.”

Team Hospital Visit & Community Event

Team Function | Center for Civil and Human Rights

Celebration Bowl Champions Dinner| College Football Hall of Fame | 6 p.m.
The champions of the MEAC and SWAC, accompanied by their coaching staffs, school president, conference commissioners and other invited VIP guests will gather for an intimate dinner – Invitation Only.

*Fan Event TBD

Friday, December 18
*College Fair | Georgia World Congress Center, Building C | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The 100 Black Men of Atlanta has annually presented a college fair that regularly hosts approx. 4,000 attendees with over 50+ HBCU & Majority Institutions representatives. In addition to the college fair, the 100 Black Men of Atlanta also features a Scholarship Academy Workshop to inform students about college funding and financial aid opportunities. Historically, students attending have reported an 80 percent increase in awareness for financial aid options based on participation in the Scholarship Academy Workshop.

*Robotics Showcase and Invitational Day 1, Presented by Georgia Power | Georgia World Congress Center, Building C | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Come join us for the “Super Bowl of Smarts!” Georgia FIRST Robotics teams from around the state will go head-to-head in a robots competition event – Aerial Assist. Youth participating in a mentor-based program of leadership and innovation at its best!

*The 100 Black Men of Atlanta Celebration Bowl Welcome Event | Delta Airlines Museum | 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Celebrate good times with the 100 Black Men of Atlanta and take off with Delta Airlines as we toast new beginnings and a lasting legacy. The inaugural Celebration Bowl will be officially christened by the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Delta Airlines, ESPN and the City of Atlanta at this magnificent affair. Your ticket will not only gain you access to this special event, but also allow you the opportunity to experience the lasting legacy of Atlanta’s own Delta Airlines within their Delta Flight Museum. Be festive and wear your dancing shoes … this is where the Celebration will take flight!

Saturday, December 19 (GAME DAY)

*Robotics Showcase and Invitational Day 2, Presented by Georgia Power | Georgia World Congress Center, Building C | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*Fan Fest | Georgia Dome | 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Must have game ticket to attend

MEAC vs. SWAC Kickoff | Georgia Dome | Noon

5th Quarter Battle of the Bands | Georgia Dome | Postgame
Stay after the game and enjoy music from both participating schools as well as 4 local high school marching bands

*Managed by the 100 Black Men of Atlanta


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