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HBCU Classic For Columbus

August 25 - August 28


PFPMA (MidWest Region) will participate as a community partner in the HBCU Classic For Columbus (CFC) which will take place in Columbus, Ohio, August 25 – 29, 2021.  The event will be a weeklong celebration of educational, existential and cultural programs that complement a multicultural Jamboree Festival and football game showcasing Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The rivalry game between Central State University and Kentucky State University will be played on Saturday, August 28, 2021 with a 2:30 PM kickoff time.

PFPMA’s role in the CFC will include:

  • offering a panel discussion on Saturday morning, August 28th before the game, on the campus of The Ohio State University, to student athletes and their parents about the road to college and professional sports and the ‘Next Level Up – Beginning with the End in Mind’;

  • being the focal point of the upcoming TV ad campaign launching on June 8 which can help increase our visibility across Ohio;

  • offering a community activation in the area of health and wellness in collaboration with a local fitness expert.


August 25
August 28
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John Pace
Nicole Ward Midwest Region Coordinator


The Ohio State University