Kentucky State University continues rivalry football game against Central State in inaugural 2021 Classic for Columbus
Kentucky State University and Central State University will meet in Columbus in August for another rivalry battle on the gridiron.
Kentucky State and Central State are the inaugural participants of the Classic for Columbus (CFC), which takes place Aug. 25-29 in Columbus, Ohio.
“We are extremely proud to share in such a wonderful experience with Central State,” Kentucky State University Executive Vice President Douglas R. Allen II said. “Kentucky State has a rich tradition and we are excited to attend such a beautiful city. We are looking forward to fun, fellowship and a great game.”
John Pace, CEO of Classic for CFC, said over $300,000 in scholarships will be raised as part of CFC. CFC guests will have over 20 events to choose from, including a battle of the bands and step show. Featured events include “Keys to Black Wealth,” a golf tournament and a college and career fair.
The game will take place Saturday at Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus.
According to its website, CFC “will be held in conjunction with the National Black
Alumni Reunion conference, where alumni chapters from PWIs and HBCUs come together
for a week of chapter development seminars, social change training and networking.”
For more information about the Classic for Columbus, go to classicforcolumbus.com.