Down East Viking Football Classic Cancelled Due to Hurricane

Down East Viking Football Classic canceled due to Hurricane Florence. Source: Elizabeth City State University
Down East Viking Football Classic canceled due to Hurricane Florence. Source: Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City State University, Winston Salem State University, and the city of Rocky Mount have announced that all events for the 21st Down East Football Viking Classic scheduled for Sept. 12-15, 2018 have been cancelled due to Hurricane Florence and its expected significant impact on the Rocky Mount region.

Said ECSU’s Director of Athletics George L. Bright:

“Our priority is focusing our attention on the safety and welfare of the student-athletes, support groups and those that worked hard to bring forth this terrific event. We look forward to returning the Down East Viking Football Classic to Rocky Mount in 2019.”

The game may be rescheduled at a later time in Elizabeth City. Tickets purchased for the game can be returned where purchased for a refund.

The 21-st annual Down East Viking Football Classic was scheduled for September 15, 2018, with events leading up to the football game starting on September 12.

 

Source: Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount

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