EVENTS

Thursday, September 3, 2020

HBCU Mixer:

Get a jump start on your Orange Blossom Classic weekend celebration with the One Big Community HBCU Mixer. The HBCU Mixer will be the perfect opportunity to reconnect with friends and reminisce about the old days on “The Yard”.

Mayor’s Welcome Reception:

Join Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert and the Presidents of Albany State University and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) as we officially kick-off the Orange Blossom Classic weekend. Mix and mingle with local and national celebrities as Common delivers an inspiring message on the significance of the HBCU experience to the teams and guests attending the Kick-off Luncheon. During the luncheon we will have an unveiling of the OBC Hall of History. The Orange Blossom Classic Hall of History will shine a light on the rich heritage and connection of the Orange Blossom Classic to the Miami Gardens community. The Hall of History will also pay homage to the history and traditions of Albany State University and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) as we give attendees a brief glimpse into the heritage of the HBCU experience. The Hall of History will be both a physical and digital exhibit experience.

OBC High School Showcase:

Get ready as two of South Florida’s powerhouse high school football programs battle. 5A State Champs Miami Northwestern will face 3A State Champ Chaminade-Madonna in the inaugural Orange Blossom Classic High Showcase. This will be a game not to miss as the winner will walk
away with bragging rights and the Orange Blossom High School Showcase trophy. Admissions representatives from both Albany State University and FAMU will also be on hand to discuss their respective program offerings.

OBC Battle of the Bands:

The Orange Blossom Classic Battle of the Bands will showcase some of South Florida’s top high school marching bands as they compete for the title of “Best Band in the Land”. The bands will thrill and entertain you as they showcase precision marching, and musicianship, and the heritage of our HBCU Marching Bands.

Sunday, September 6, 2020 - OBC GAME DAY

OBC Tailgate:

No HBCU Classic experience is complete without the official tailgate and the OBC One Big Community Tailgate Experience will kick your Orange Blossom Classic game day in style.
Join us in the OBC Fan Zone, the FAMU Alumni Zone, or the Albany State Alumni Zone for a tailgate experience like no other.

Official Party:

No HBCU Classic experience is complete without the official tailgate and the OBC One Big Community Tailgate Experience will kick your Orange Blossom Classic game day in style.
Join us in the OBC Fan Zone, the FAMU Alumni Zone, or the Albany State Alumni Zone for a tailgate experience like no other.

The Game:

Florida A&M University vs. Albany State University | 7:00 p.m. | Hard Rock Stadium

Friday, September 4, 2020

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