2022 HBCU Pigskin Showdown-Schedule of Events
Tuesday, December 13 – Friday, December 16, 2022
Team Practices -Team practices are an important part of the game-week experience. The general public is welcome to attend all practice sessions.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
College & Career Fair - HBCU representatives will be available to provide information about attending college to area high school juniors and seniors. Local businesses will also be in attendance to provide information about how to jumpstart a career.
Fan Day Selma - A free admission fan day event where fans can meet and greet players, coaches and staff. Coaches and players will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans. Fan Day event will happen after football practice on Wednesday December 14, 2022.
HBCU Pigskin Welcome Dinner – We invite you to join in on an evening of fun and entertainment with guest speakers and music. Invitation Only.
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Fan Day Marion - A free admission fan day event where fans can meet and greet players, coaches and staff. Coaches and players will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans. Fan Day event will happen after football practice on Thursday December 15, 2022.
The Alabama Historically Black College & University (HBCU) Hall of Fame Dinner- This Ceremony will honor 8 inductees into the first class (c/o 2022) of The Alabama HBCU Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Alabama Historically Black College Hall of Fame is to honor and preserve the names and deeds of those, who by achievement or service, have brought lasting honor to the State of Alabama and to themselves.
Friday, December 16, 2022
Unity Parade - Join us at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. We will be led by the HBCU football all-stars as we cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in a show of Unity.
Saturday, December 17, 2022
Pre-Game Party - Join us on the outside of the stadium for a great pre-game celebration with food and music.
HBCU Pigskin Showdown (Game) -See the game featuring the HBCU all-stars. Be entertained at halftime by an HBCU band. (Game will be held on the campus of Marion Military Institute)
HBCU Pigskin Showdown 5th Quarter (Battle of the Bands) - Post-game battle of the bands.