Great American Football Classic on iHigh.com
September 17, 2011Great American Football Classic
Atlanta, GA -- iHigh.com, the global youth network, has announced that football fans across the country can view live video from the 2011 Great American Football Classic.
iHigh.com is the official video streaming partner for the event, which will be held at the Georgia Dome on September 16-17. The Classic features important high school football games and provides an unforgettable experience at one of the country's premier sports complex.
The Great American Football Classic features a six-game Showcase expected to draw thousands of passionate high school football fans to this two-day event. The first game kicks off at 5:00pm on Friday, September 16, with the second starting at 8:00pm. On Saturday, the first game kicks off at 11:00am and the fourth and final game of the day at 8:00pm. Every game will be broadcast live on iHigh.com and available for free live and on-demand viewing online and on smart phones.
"Georgia high school football is huge regardless of the venue. The Georgia Dome location just makes it that much more exciting", says Marques Burnett, Regional Manager for iHigh, "We're excited to serve as a platform for this event, the participating teams, and football here in the Peach State."
The Classic was created to highlight the tradition rich, community driven and storied high school football programs across Georgia. "We are delighted to bring the The Great American Football Classic to Atlanta and the Georgia Dome," states Football Classic Director, Kristen Parker. "This really showcases Georgia high school football at its best". The anticipation is significant as the chance to play in an NFL stadium is an extraordinary opportunity for the participating high school football teams and their fans. The match-ups for the inaugural event include:
Friday, September 16
5pm - Lovejoy vs. Morrow
8pm - Carver vs. LaGrange
Saturday, September 17
11:00 am - Creekside vs. Mt. Zion
2:00 pm - Drew vs. Sandy Creek
5:00 pm - Westminster vs. Greater Atlanta Christian Academy
8:00 pm - Central Gwinnett vs. South Gwinnett
These games were chosen from a selection of many games due to their rich rivalry and sustained tradition. Rick Ford, President and CEO of iHigh Marketing, Inc. sums up the event. "We celebrate high school football through recognition like this and are excited to have our first event in Georgia include some really outstanding programs."
To catch all the action live, just go to http://greatamericanfootballclassic.ihigh.com/.
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