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UPDATE 5:35 p.m.

Every detail gets prepared down to the painting of the end zones at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Crews were assembling the stage on Bobby Bowden Field. The same stage where the Heisman and Coaches trophies will be on the display.

"These guys are excited to celebrate this celebration as much as the fans are excited to be here," said FSU director of marketing. "So it should be a good time and we're glad to be able to do it."

You can read more about the celebration further below.


News Release: Florida State University
January 23rd, 2014

The National Champion FSU football team will hold its official celebration of the BCS title Saturday, February 1 at 12:00 p.m. inside Doak Campbell Stadium. The event is free as is parking and will conclude no later than 2:00 p.m. Stadium gates will open at 11:00 a.m. and Seminole Village on Langford Green will be open at 9:00 a.m.

Following the celebration of the 2013 BCS National Championship, fans will be invited on to the field to congratulate the players personally for their undefeated run to the national title. The meet-and-greet with the team will follow the formal program. While on the field, fans will be asked to refrain from seeking autographs so the players have the chance to meet and talk with as many of the team's supporters as possible.

Numerous activities are on tap leading up to the in-stadium celebration. From 9:00-11:00 fans will be able to have their photo taken with the Dr. Pepper Coaches' Trophy on Langford Green. They can also visit the Indoor Practice Facility and check out where the Seminoles train. It will also be the only chance for fans to see the turf from FSU's road wins at Florida, the ACC Championship and the piece taken by Telvin Smith at the Rose Bowl on display in caskets at the Sod Cemetery before they are buried.

Following the event, 20,000 free commemorative posters will be given to fans in attendance as they exit the celebration.

Fans are asked to enter Doak Campbell through Gates B, C, D, F, G or X on the south side of the stadium by the Seminole Sport Shop and Unconquered statue. The normal bag policy for home games will be in effect, which limits bags to a size of 6x12x12. The Moore Center will not be open so the best way to see the National Championship Trophy up close and personal will be on Langford Green or during the official celebration. The celebration will conclude with plenty of time for fans to attend the Seminoles' men's basketball game versus Clemson in the Civic Center at 3:00 p.m.


News Release: Florida State University
January 15th, 2014

Florida State athletic officials announced Wednesday that the National Championship Celebration scheduled for Saturday in Tallahassee is postponed. A new date for the celebration will be announced once plans are finalized.

“Due to travel conflicts and recent schedule changes for some team members, we did not feel it was fair to the fans or our players to host the celebration this weekend,” said Rob Wilson, FSU Associate Athletic Director. “Our draft eligible players expressed that they very much wanted to be part of the celebration. We felt that our fans, many of whom were traveling some distance, might be disappointed that key contributors to the national championship could not be present.”

The United Way’s Downtown GetDown this Friday night at the Adam’s Street Commons in Tallahassee will go on as planned.


News Release: Florida State University
January 10th, 2014

Tallahassee, FL - The National Champion FSU football team will hold its official celebration Saturday, January 18 at 2:00 p.m. inside Doak Campbell Stadium. The event is free as is parking. Stadium gates will open at 1:00 p.m. and Seminole Village on Langford Green will be open at 11:00 a.m. Parking will be available on the south side of the stadium as well as in the parking garages next to the intramural fields and by the soccer/softball complex.

Fans are asked to enter Doak Campbell through Gates C, D, F, G or X on the south side of the stadium by the Seminole Sport Shop and Unconquered statue. The parking lots outside the Moore Athletic Center on the north side of the stadium will not be available for fan parking. The celebration is expected to last a little over an hour


By: Bailey Myers
January 8th, 2014

Tallahassee FL- It's official. FSU will have a celebration dedicated to the National Championship Win.

We spoke with university officials earlier today. They told us Head Coach Fisher didn't want to make too many plans before the big win for fear of jinxing it. Now they are planning on hosting an event on Saturday the 18th at 2:00p.m. at Doak Campbell Stadium.

FSU Associate Athletic Director Rob Wilson explained, "The whole idea is to just get together lets join each other for an hour-- hour and a half. Give the players one more time. And give the fans a chance to see the when it gets here. Hear from coach Fisher in person."

We have been told the event is free to the public and every Nole fan is welcome to attend.



Tallahassee, Fla. -- FSU has told WCTV that they will be holding the 2014 BCS National Championship celebration Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2 pm, and that it will be free to the public.

WCTV will bring you all the details as they become available.

Go Noles!


By: Bailey Myers
January 7th, 2014

Tallahassee FL- For weeks the City of Tallahassee and FSU have been discussing the possibility of a National Championship celebration here in Nole Country. With plans still up in the air we decided to ask the fans what they want to see.

In Tallahassee fans screamed as the Noles won the National Championship. Tuesday, they flaunted their Semionle pride.

"14 and 0 season? Like I was a student here and I witnessed it. I just can't put it into words." Explained one FSU fan. Now those fans who couldn't make it to Pasadena hope to show their support here in Nole Country with a special ceremony.

"What would you want to see? I want to see a huge block party," said another fan.

"It would be just awesome to see a huge parade. The whole team up there you know with the trophy."
"Fireworks lots and lots of fireworks."

FSU Student Veronica Pitocchi said, "I would love to see some kind of parade or some type of festivity. I think it's necessary to do something fun to celebrate such a big event because it's not everyday you win a national championship."

The last time FSU won a national championship, back in 1999, a ceremony was held at Doak Campbell Stadium with the trophy being presented to the team and coach in front of all the Seminole fans. This year we have been told FSU is planning their celebration in the stadium on Saturday.

No word on the time or details just yet but the second we have more details on Saturday's event we will relay those to you.


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