Orange Blossom Classic returns to South Florida with community events that lead to big game – CBS Miami


MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Orange Blossom Classic returns for Labor Day weekend in South Florida with community events leading up to the big game.

The Orange Blossom Classic was a South Florida classic and a black college football classic dating back to 1933.

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The soccer game has always been historic, but this year the classic is positioned to attract thousands of fans, alumni, school members and family members from the local area and around the world.

The Greater Miami Cinvention & Visitor office Projects the return of the classic Head economically Advantages for the area via Labor Day weekend.

Community events will take place on Thursday, September 2nd by Sunday September 5.

The community events are designed to bring a large community together to celebrate deserving students while providing engagement and connections with community leaders, colleges, local entrepreneurs, and large business corporations.

Friday, September 3rd, will be the first day of the community events leading up to the game at Hard Rock Stadium.

The Career In Sports and Entertainment Symposium is scheduled for 9:00 a.m., entry is at 8:00 a.m.

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Attendees will receive information about careers in the sports industry from executives across all NFL teams.

In addition, representatives from the admissions offices from Jackson State University and Florida A&M University will be present to help students plan college enrollment.

The career fair CareerSource takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Hard Rock Stadium (north gate on club level on the second floor).

The GMCVB commissioner’s welcome reception and lunch at the north gate on the second floor of the club are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., with a cocktail reception starting at 11:00 a.m.

On Saturday, September 4th, the OBC Parade in Miami Gardens starts at 9 a.m. from Carol City High School and ends at 11 a.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreation Center.

The OBC Empowerment Fest and Health Village at the Betty T. Ferguson Community Center takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Doors open at 10 a.m.

The Battle of the Bands takes place in the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Entry is at 5:00 p.m.

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On Sunday, September 5, the OBC Official Tailgate Experience begins at 11:00 a.m., the stadium opens at 1:00 p.m. and the OBC soccer game starts at 3:00 p.m.