Tallahassee, Florida- August 22, 2012
Florida State University is participating in the inaugural Pledge Your Allegiance for College Colors Day spirit competition and is asking for fan support to help win the College Colors Day Spirit Cup and $10,000 toward Florida State’s general scholarship fund.
By visiting http://promo.espn.go.com/espn/contests/clc/2012, Seminole fans can register to pledge their allegiance to Florida State as the school with the most college spirit and loyal fan base. All registrants areentered to win weekly $50 gift cards from the ESPN Shop and one of two grand prizes including a $500 college-shopping spree at the ESPN Shop.
The website-based rivalry competition, which includes 165 participating colleges and universities and is an element of this year's 2012 College Colors Day celebration, will run through August leading up to College Colors Day on Aug. 31. Throughout the competition, standings will be tracked nationally, as well as by conference.
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.
The inaugural national spirit competition is presented by the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), a division of IMG College, and NCAA Football.
“We are excited to engage fans in the first-ever College Colors Day spirit rivalry competition on ESPN.com (http://espn.go.com)," said Catherine Gammon, senior vice president for brand development of the Collegiate Licensing Company, a division of IMG College. “We encourage all fans to cast their pledge and spread the word with fellow fans to ensure their favorite school is crowned the winner of the College Colors Day Spirit Cup.”
Seminole fans also are encouraged to share the Pledge Your Allegiance for College Colors Day competition through Facebook.