2022 Is Going to Be Lit

Unity Gathering

Ohio Stadium 411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus

AGES: All LOCATION:  North Rotunda in front of Ohio Stadium Non-denominational prayer event bringing together people of all faiths and races together for an evening of prayer and asking God's blessings and mercy for the upcoming HBCU Classic.

Free

Pre-Game Parley presented by Pepsi

Camelot Cellars Winery 901 Oak St, Columbus

Presented by AGES:  25 and older Parking options/ instructions: Street parking / nearby lots Time to get back to networking. Join us as we get ready for the Big Game while mingling and networking with professionals. Come out and represent your HBCU, University and/or Organization. Learn, converse, build friendships and expand your connections in a […]

Free

Golf Outing presented by Pepsi

Champion Golf Course 3900 Westerville Road, Columbus

Presented by AGES: 18 and older Golf with OSU Buckeyes football alumni and sports personalities to provide scholarships and feed the hungry. Scramble format registration begins at 7:30am, with a shotgun start sharply at 8:30pm. There will be prizes, awards, food, and more. We hope that you can join us for this event.

$50 – $475

Summer Passion presented by Pepsi

The Forum 144 N. Wall St, Columbus

TICKETS:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-passion-presented-by-1911-foundation-tickets-163945504417   Presented by https://youtu.be/y2Q9dtElvxs AGES: 25 and older Parking: Valet parking available for $5 at attendee’s own expense Cost: General Admission—$20 or $35 at the door | VIP Level— $40 or $55 at the door Can't wait until Friday? You won't have to. The weekend begins early at the Classic For Columbus. Jam […]

$20 – $55

Classic Friday presented by Pepsi

Presented by AGES: 21 and older There's no fun like network fun. Meet old friends and make new ones. Test your business and social networking skills when young professionals and the young at heart mingle in an exclusive setting. Music and food provided. Dress to impress and join the shakers and movers.

Classic Pregame FANGATE!

Ohio Stadium 411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus

AGES: All Join us before the game for the official tailgate celebration! Food trucks, vendors, music, and more! 8:00 AM until kickoff at 3:00 PM across from the main gate to Ohio Stadium.    

Free

PFPMA (NFL Moms/Philly Weeden) Charg’d Up Fitness

Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC) 337 Annie and John Glenn Ave, Columbus

REGISTER HERE AGES: 18 and older Charg’d Up is a great way to kick-off the morning and HBCU Classic for Columbus game day! Known for transforming bodies and as Dr. Miami of Cleveland, former NFL Baltimore Ravens, and Arena football player Philipe “Philly” Weeden is going to lead us in his growing popular, upbeat, and uniquely […]

Free

Battelle HBCU College, Career, and Community Fair

French Field House 460 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus

FREE REGISTRATION:  https://classicforcolumbus.com/3cfair AGES: ALL Everything you need to know about financial aid, admissions, and college life. Looking to begin your career or change careers? Talk to college admissions advisors and job recruiters all in the same space.

Free

PFPMA (NFL Moms) – Next Level Up Panel Discussion

Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC) 337 Annie and John Glenn Ave, Columbus

REGISTER HERE AGES: ALL PFPMA (NFL Moms) along with current and former NFL players share their journey and experiences about the road to and through college and professional sports. Their personal stories, insight, and guidance will help student athletes and parents build a strong foundation for success at the next level up and beyond. Get […]

Free

Skills & Drills

Lincoln Tower Park (Turf Field) 1790 Cannon Drive, Columbus

AGES: 10 to 15 College athletes and coaches lead youth through a series of physical skill and drill activities and provide lectures about the responsibility of being a student athlete. LOCATION DETAILS: Located south of Ohio Stadium and between RPAC and Lincoln Tower

Free

Drumline

French Field House 460 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus

AGES: ALL Drum sections from Kentucky State University and Central State University go head-to-head in a rhythmic, move and groove to the beat competition.

Free

AEP High School Battle of the Bands

Lincoln Tower Park (Turf Field) 1790 Cannon Drive, Columbus

AGES: ALL Marching bands from Columbus City schools strut their stuff and display their extraordinary musical talents in a high energy showcase.

Free

Financial Literacy and Wealth Building

Ohio Stadium 411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus

CLICK HERE FOR FREE REGISTRATION   AGES: 18 and older Insights for financial literacy and wealth presented with energizing edutainment. Seminar and expert panel discussion led by financial services industry leader and credit expert, Shaundretta Boykins! FREE access to The Classic for each attendee immediately following the seminar! Recruit Room in Ohio Stadium

Free

Classic For Columbus HBCU Football Game

Ohio Stadium 411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS AGES: All Kentucky State University vs. Central State University HBCU rivalry football game with an historic Battle of the Bands!

$15 – $45

Official Afterparty presented by Pepsi

Presented by AGES: 21 and older End your week at an unforgettable lifestyle experience. Dance to the hits of yesterday and today or relax and enjoy great conversation with friends from back in the day.

Late Registration presented by Pepsi

Via Vecchia Winery 2108 S. High Street, Columbus

Presented by TICKETS:  https://lateregistrationcfc.eventbrite.com/ This party is one you don’t want to miss with some of the best DJs Ohio has to offer and a very unique venue.

Soul Wars— The Cookout Edition presented by Pepsi

Venice Club 5440 Hildebrand Road, Columbus

Presented by AGES: ALL Parking: FREE As we highlight and celebrate local Grilling chefs during this Cook Off Finale, they are also competing for the grand prize of $1000 dollars. Enjoy Live Band " The Quan Howell Project" on the Patio, or dance with "Earbleed Music Entertainment " at the Pavillion. Food catered by "5 […]

$65

Gospel Concert

Church of the Messiah 51 N. State Street, Westerville

Classic For Columbus Gospel Concert featuring #1 Billboard Gospel artist Nia Allen! AGES:  All

Free

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