MEAC Football Press Luncheon Kicks Off July 26

Courtesy: MEAC Media Relations
          Release: 07/10/2013
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Courtesy: MEAC Media Relations

NORFOLK, Va. - The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) will host the annual Football Press Luncheon, Friday, July 26 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel (235 E. Main Street, Norfolk, VA23510/ (757) 627-4200).  MEAC head football coaches and two student-athletes from each team will be on hand to offer an inside view on the upcoming 2013 football season. 

A limited number of tickets are available to the public for the press luncheon and can be purchased by calling Jamie Dennison at (757) 951-2055. Tickets are $30 per seat or $300 per table (10 persons) and must be purchased by 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 12. Click here to download the ticket order form.

Media members may obtain a credential for the luncheon and/or one-on-one interviews by completing an application found on www.MEACSports.com. One-on-one interviews will begin promptly at 10:15 a.m. in the International Ballroom also at the Sheraton Waterside.

The 2013 MEAC football season kicks off on Thursday, August 29 featuring Hampton University in a non-conference matchup against Western Illinois. Additional MEAC teams including Howard, Morgan State, Norfolk State, North Carolina Central, Savannah State and South Carolina State will open their seasons on Saturday, August 31.  Bethune-Cookman will face Tennessee State on Sunday, September 1.

Florida A&M will also compete against Mississippi Valley State in the annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge also on Labor Day Weekend, Sunday, Sept. 1. Details and ticket information to be distributed at a later time.

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