Football fans get ready for a match-up that will undoubtedly be one for the books. This year’s event features teams from two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in a classic-style format. The 2023 game will feature the Alabama State Hornets and the Grambling State Tigers in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) showdown..
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About The Port City Classic
We believe in the awareness of the excellence of HBCU experience. The Port City Classic (PCC) invest in the visibility and growing recognition of premiere events that expand and enhance the exposure of Historically Black Colleges and Universities while building the capacity of supporters along the Gulf Coast. We focus on providing exposure to featured historical collegiate institutions while connecting both high school and college-athletes in atmospheres created to educate, thrive, and infuse the camaraderie of team sports in our communities. PCC is the premiere experience to build your personal and professional development through engaging opportunities surrounding the grid iron matchup. Our goal is to cultivate the culture through community building. A connected community is a thriving community. When you mix football, food, comradery, and connection in a city that is “Born to Celebrate,” you get the best of who we are. We are the Port City Classic.