Show school spirit and help TU during College Colors Day contest


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (August 12, 2013) — The Tuskegee community will be encouraged to show their spirit by wearing official apparel and accessories during College Colors Day on Aug. 30. In addition to donning crimson and old gold, Tuskegee University is participating in the second annual College Colors Day spirit competition and is asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup award, which includes $10,000 toward the general scholarship fund. 

By visiting, Golden Tiger fans can register to vote for Tuskegee University as the school with the most college spirit and loyal fan base. After placing a vote, fans will have the opportunity to win prizes and discounts through an instant win game, view and submit photos to the College Colors Day fan photo gallery, and download a custom Facebook cover photo promoting Tuskegee University for College Colors Day.

“We want to encourage all students, alumni, staff, and fans to show their support for the Golden Tigers by voting for Tuskegee as the institution with the most school spirit,” said Curtis Campbell, athletic director. “With colleges and universities across the country vying for this top award, it is important that our fans visit Facebook to vote for our school.

The Facebook-based rivalry competition includes more than 160 participating colleges and universities and is part of this year’s 2013 College Colors Day celebration, which starts today and runs through 10:59 PM CST on Thursday, August 29. Fans can vote once each day and can check who is winning the competition nationally and within each conference. The winner will be announced on College Colors Day Friday, August 30.

College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that embody the college experience by encouraging fans across America to wear their favorite college or university apparel throughout the day on August 30. The national spirit competition is presented by The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), a division of IMG College, and NCAA Football. 

© 2013 Tuskegee University

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