September 2021Digital Newsletter

The 2021-22 College Football season is here, and we have plenty going on at Florida Citrus Sports. Our team selection committee was back on the road this past weekend and preparations are underway for Feast on the 50 presented by SouthState Bank and the Florida Blue Florida Classic.

There’s no better time to get involved with FCS. If you’re interested in learning more about membership opportunities for yourself or the football fan in your life, schedule a time to speak with a rep by clicking here.

For the latest FCS news and more on how you can get involved and make an impact in our community, continue below or visit FloridaCitrusSports.com.

News & Notes

Florida Blue Florida Classic Tickets On Sale

The Florida Blue Florida Classic returns to Camping World Stadium on Nov. 20! If you haven’t had the chance to witness the Florida Classic live, this is the year to do it!

The nation’s top HBCU football rivalry pits the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats against the Florida A&M University Rattlers and also includes the world-famous McDonald’s Halftime Show featuring the Marching Wildcats of B-CU and the Marching “100” of FAMU. Learn more.

If you can’t make it to the game on Saturday, don’t worry! Classic Weekend is more than just the game. Click here to view the complete list of 2021 Classic events, such as the Florida Blue Battle of the Bands at the Amway Center.

Get in the game with the 2021 College Pick’em Challenge!

The college football season is upon us, and the Florida Citrus Sports College Pick’em Challenge is underway!  If you haven’t signed up already, it’s not too late! We will be giving out weekly prizes so you are always in the mix to win. Click here to join! 

Media Releases Preseason Bowl Projections

It’s never too early to start predicting which teams might be headed to Orlando this Bowl Season. Check out the latest Cheez-It Bowl and Vrbo Citrus Bowl projections from a collection of national college football writers.

Upcoming Events

Yoga at the Stadium pres. by Michelob Ultra

Wednesday, September 22 | 6 PM | Camping World Stadium

Orlando’s hidden gem is back for another season as Yoga at the Stadium returns with five dates at Camping World Stadium! Join our growing community and enjoy a relaxing, socially distant evening on the field, complete with a 60-minute yoga session with a local instructor and a post-yoga happy hour.

This event is free for Florida Citrus Sports members. General Admission tickets are available for $10 each.

Member Training Camp

Wednesday, September 22 | Noon | Camping World Stadium

Ready. Set. Hike! Join members of the Florida Citrus Sports staff for lunch, and learn more about becoming an FCS members!

We’ll cover upcoming events, member benefits and how you can get more involved in the local community. We’ll also answer any questions you may have regarding Florida Citrus Sports.

Community Spotlight

AT&T Foundation donates $25,000 to Boy & Girls Clubs of Central Florida

We want to thank the AT&T Foundation for its generous $25,000 donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis Family Branch – a grant that will fund specialized tutoring for students in the communities of West Lakes and provide educational software for the Club’s technology labs. Learn more.

Jones defeats Dr. Phillips in 2021 Legacy Classic

Photo courtesy of S.T. Cardinal

The football team at Jones High School kicked off its 2021 campaign with a 48-13 win against Dr. Phillips in the annual Legacy Classic at Camping World Stadium on Aug. 27. Learn more.

Since 2016, Florida Citrus Sports has hosted the Tigers for the Legacy Classic, an annual regular-season game at the stadium, Jones’ home field for decades. The facility sits in the heart of the West Lakes neighborhoods, where many Jones students and families reside.

Partner Spotlight

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

August 27 – October 3

Experience the wonders of Orlando’s amazing culinary scene with Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining from August 27 through October 3. It’s your chance to enjoy three-course, prix-fixe dinners at many of Orlando’s most popular restaurants for just $37 per person.

Plus, through Visit Orlando, $1 from each meal served will benefit two local nonprofits helping to combat homelessness in Central Florida: Pathlight HOME and IDignity. Learn more.

I-Drive Restaurant List: Click to view

Volunteer

The college football season is here! There is no better time to volunteer with Florida Citrus Sports as several events are just right around the corner.

From Feast on the 50 to the Florida Blue Florida Classic and Bowl Week, there is no shortage of opportunities to get off the sideline and into the game! Stay up-to-date on opportunities to get involved in the Orlando community by clicking the button below.

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