Rocky Mount, NC Event Center to Host Educational Day

Rocky Mount Event Center. Photo: Kay Whatley, October 25, 2018 (grand opening day)
Rocky Mount Event Center. Photo: Kay Whatley, October 25, 2018 (grand opening day)

Rocky Mount Event Center is beyond excited to be partnering with Elizabeth City State University for multiple events leading up to the Down East Viking Classic event. Elizabeth City State University (ESCU) will be hosting the Down East Classic Educational Day on Thursday, September 26, 2019, 9am-1pm.

All schools, students, and families are invited to take advantage of this free event that will help students learn about the STEM Program at ESCU.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the outstanding STEM programs, that includes Aviation to Drone Technology and Emergency Management.  On the day of the event, their NASA Mobile STEM Lab will available to tour as well.

The day’s activities will take place at the Rocky Mount Event Center, 285 NE Main Street, Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

For those who that have questions about attending Elizabeth City State University, financial aid and scholarship, and campus life, admission counselors and STEM faculty will be on-hand to answer questions.

For more information on the Down East Classic Educational Day, visit


Rocky Mount Event Center opened October 2018 and is managed by the industry-leading sport facility management firm, The Sports Facilities Management. The Rocky Mount Event Center is a state-of-the-art sports facility and event complex, designed to be North Carolina’s premier host for sports, music, entertainment, weddings, and special events. Check out the facility’s list of upcoming community and ticketed events.

The Sports Facilities Management, LLC (SFM) and The Sports Facilities Advisory, LLC (SFA) are both headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. SFA, founded in 2003, has produced more than $8 Billion in institutional-grade financial forecasts for youth and amateur sports complexes, while SFM provides industry-leading, results-driven management solutions for sports, fitness, recreation and event venues, nationwide. Since 2014, SFM-managed venues have hosted more than 50 million visitors. For more information, visit:


Source: Ashley Pittman, Rocky Mount Event Center/Sports Facilities Advisory

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