2017 Football Classic and Championship Game Dates



Date Home   Visitor   Location Status Event
8/26/17
  Florida A&M 
29
  Texas Southern 
7
Tallahassee, FL 
Bragg Memorial Stadium
Final
Jake Gaither Classic 
TV Broadcast - ESPNU
9/2/17
  Texas College 
20
  Lane 
40
Tyler, TX 
Tyler Rose Stadium
Final
CME Classic 
    Cheyney 
56
  Lincoln (PA) 
28
Cheyney, PA 
O'Shields Stevenson Stadium
Final
Battle of the First 
    Langston 
30
  Lincoln (MO) 
14
Langston, OK 
W.E. Anderson Stadium
Final
LU Classic 
    Benedict 
28
  Livingstone 
15
Columbia, SC 
Charlie Johnson Stadium
Final
Capital City Classic 
    Duke 
60
  NC Central 
7
Durham, NC 
Wallace Wade Stadium
Final
Bull City Gridiron Classic 
TV Broadcast - ACC Network Extra
    Norfolk State 
10
  Virginia State 
14
Norfolk, VA 
William "Dick" Price Stadium
Final
Labor Day Classic 
    Towson 
10
  Morgan State 
0
Towson, MD 
Johnny Unitas Stadium
Final
Battle for Greater Baltimore 
TV Broadcast - SPORTSfeverTV | ESPN3
    Alabama State 
6
  Tuskegee 
14
Montgomery, AL 
ASU Stadium
Final
Labor Day Classic:
A Marion Nine Invitational 
Internet Webcast - ASU Stream | Internet Webcast - Live Stats
9/3/17
  Southern 
14
  SC State 
8
Baton Rouge, LA 
A.W. Mumford Stadium
Final
2017 MEAC/SWAC Challenge 
TV Broadcast - ESPN2
9/9/17
  Winston-Salem State 
13
  Bowie State 
31
Winston-Salem, NC 
Bowman Gray Stadium
Final
Winston-Salem Classic 
Internet Webcast - ESPN3
    Albany State 
20
  Tuskegee 
7
Phenix City, AL 
Garrett-Harrison Stadium
Final
White Water Classic 
Internet Webcast - ESPN3 - Live Stats
    Jackson State 
15
  Tennessee State 
17
Memphis, TN 
Liberty Bowl
Final
28th Southern Heritage Classic 
    NC Central 
41
  Shaw 
0
Durham, NC 
O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium
Final
Prince Hall Shriners
Diabetes Classic 
    Valdosta State 
vs.
  Fort Valley State 
@
Waycross, GA 
CANCELLED 
OKeefenokee Classic 
9/16/17
  Virginia Union 
20
  Winston-Salem State 
21
Richmond, VA 
Hovey Field
Final
Willard Bailey Classic 
    Elizabeth City State 
45
  Fayetteville State 
42
Rocky Mount, NC 
Final
20th Down East Viking Classic 
9/23/17
  Virginia Union 
47
  Fayetteville State 
40
Richmond, VA 
Hovey Field
Final
Community Youth Bowl
HOF Weekend 
    Langston 
36
  Bacone 
6
Oklahoma City, OK 
Douglas High School
Final
OKC Classic 
    Central State 
22
  Kentucky State 
34
Indianapolis, In 
Lucas Oil Stadium
Final
Circle City Classic 
Internet Webcast - Live Stats
    Miles 
27
  Morehouse 
24
Fairfield, AL 
Sloan-Alumni Stadium
Final
Prince Hall Americanism Football Classic 
    Alabama A&M 
30
  Texas Southern 
13
Huntsville, AL 
Louis Crews Stadium
Final
Louis Crews Classic 
Radio Broadcast - WJAB 90.9
9/30/17
  Grambling State 
31
  Clark Atlanta 
20
Chicago, IL 
Soldier Field
Final
20th Chicago Football Classic 
    Tennessee State 
16
  Eastern Illinois 
19
Nashville, TN 
Nissan Stadium
Final - 2OT
John Merritt Classic 
    Livingstone 
18
  Virginia State 
56
Salisbury, NC 
Alumni Memorial Stadium
Final
Faculty/Staff Day/West End Classic 
10/7/17
  Tuskegee 
23
  Morehouse 
17
Columbus, GA 
McClung Stadium
Final - OT
82nd Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic 
TV Broadcast - Aspire-DirecTV 381
    Prairie View A&M 
21
  Grambling State 
34
Dallas, TX 
Final
State Fair Classic 
10/14/17
  Langston 
44
  Texas College 
17
Tulsa, OK 
Final
Black Wall Street Classic 
    Norfolk State 
14
  Hampton 
16
Norfolk, VA 
William "Dick" Price Stadium
Final
Battle of the Bay
Parents' Weekend/Greek Day 
Internet Webcast - ESPN3-Live | TV Broadcast - ESPNU-10:30pm ET
Internet Webcast - Live Stats
    Jackson State 
7
  Tuskegee 
33
Mobile, AL 
Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Final
Fifth Quarter Classic 
10/28/17
  Alabama State 
21
  Alabama A&M 
16
Birmingham, AL 
Legion Field
Final
76th Magic City Classic 
Radio Broadcast - WJAB 90.9 | Internet Webcast - ASU Stream
11/4/17
  Shaw 
14
  Saint Augustine's 
31
Durham, NC 
Durham County Stadium
Final
Raleigh Classic
Homecoming 
Internet Webcast - Video | Internet Webcast - Live Stats
    Livingstone 
14
  Johnson C. Smith 
27
Salisbury, NC 
Alumni Memorial Stadium
Final
Commemorative Classic 
Internet Webcast - Live Stats
    Albany State 
34
  Fort Valley State 
9
Columbus, GA 
McClung Stadium
Final
28th Fountain City Classic 
Internet Webcast - Live Stats
11/11/17
  Fort Valley State 
6
  Tuskegee 
13
Fort Valley, Ga. 
Wildcat Stadium
Final
SIAC Championship 
Internet Webcast - ESPN3
    Virginia State 
42
  Fayetteville State 
19
Salem, VA 
Salem Stadium
Final
CIAA Football Championship 
TV Broadcast - Aspire-DirecTV 381
11/18/17
  Hampton 
20
  Howard 
17
Hampton, VA 
Armstrong Stadium
Final
Battle of the Real HU
Military Appreciation/Senior Day 
Internet Webcast - Pirate TV-$ | Internet Webcast - Live Stats
    Bethune-Cookman 
29
  Florida A&M 
24
Orlando, FL 
Camping World Stadium
Final
37th Florida Blue Florida Classic 
TV Broadcast - ESPN Classic
11/23/17
  Alabama State 
vs.
  Edward Waters 
@
Montgomery, AL 
ASU Stadium
2:00pm CT 
94th Turkey Day Classic 
Internet Webcast - ASU Stream
11/25/17
  Grambling State 
vs.
  Southern 
@
New Orleans, LA 
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
4:00pm CT 
Bayou Classic 
Internet Webcast - NBC Sports
    Texas Southern 
vs.
  Prairie View A&M 
@
Houston, TX 
BBVA Compass Stadium
6:00pm CT 
33rd Labor Day Classic 
12/2/17
SWAC East Champion 
vs.
SWAC West Champion 
@
Houston, TX 
NRG Stadium
3:30pm CT 
SWAC Championship 
TV Broadcast - ESPNU
12/16/17
MEAC Representative 
vs.
SWAC Representative 
@
Atlanta, GA 
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
12:00pm ET 
Celebration Bowl 
TV Broadcast - ABC


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