13th Annual Palmetto Capital City Classic Schedule of Events

August 18, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – For the past 13 years, the Palmetto Capital City Classic (PCCC) has been the ultimate Historically Black College and University (HBCU) football experience. The Classic brings fans together from across the state of South Carolina and the Southeast for a fantastic weekend of fun and football. It primary mission has been to generate revenue for scholarships and financial support for HBCUs by highlighting the educational and athletic endeavors of its participating HBCUs through quality athletics, academic programs, sportsmanship, and school pride.

This year’s Classic will feature several events for the community to enjoy.


Monday, August 25, 2014
PCCC Sponsors Kick-off Reception/Alumni Mixer

First Citizen Café & Outdoor Center

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
1210 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Cost: $15.00 @ the door, NO ADVANCE TICKETS


Tuesday, August 26, 2014
PCCC Media/Sponsors Luncheon & Crowning of Miss Palmetto CCC

Hosted by AT&T

11:30 a.m. (INVITATION ONLY)
Brookland Baptist Convention & Banquet Center
1066 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29169


Wednesday, August 27, 2014
PCCC Battle of the Drumlines

Experience drumlines at their best! South Carolina State University, Benedict College,

and High Schools.

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Charlie W. Johnson Stadium – Benedict College

2047 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29204

Cost – $5.00 per person



Thursday, August 28, 2014
PCCC Bridge With the PRO’S

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Cecil Tillis Center

2111 Simpkins Lane, Columbia, SC 29204

For more information, please contact: Cathy Childs: 803-446-3740


Friday, August 29, 2014

PCCC Garnell McDonald Golf Tournament

9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start

Oak Hills Golf and Country Club

7629 Fairfield Road, Columbia, SC 29203

Cost: $85.00 – Individual Golfer’s Fee

Team – $350.00


Come Party Like It’s 1999. PCCC Salute to Coach Willie Jeffries

for Thirteen Years of Great Service.

Sit Back Listen, Laugh and Dance to Two Wonderful Jazz Artist

Tanya Ross/Jazz Pianist Jayy and Dance the Night Away With:

World Famous Johnny Green, Cash Bars, Consessions

7:30 p.m.

Cost: $35.00 per person and Tables of (8) $500.00

On Sale at the PCCC Office Only

2352 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC 29204

(803) 252-9200


Saturday, August 29, 2014

PCCC Alumni Old School Music Festival

A Fun Filled Event for Alumni, Family & Friends of Benedict College and S. C. State University

2047 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC

Charlie W. Johnson Stadium – Benedict College

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


The 13th Annual Palmetto Capital City Classic

Benedict College Tigers vs. South Carolina State University Bulldogs

5:00 p.m.

The City of Columbia welcomes all of our HBCU football fans a Classical Experience.

You Don’t Want To Miss Special Special Half-Time Show featuring S.C. State Marching 101 Band and The Benedict College Marching Tiger Band

Charlie W. Johnson Stadium – Benedict College

2047 Two Notch Road, Columbia, SC

Tickets: $25

Ticket Outlets: PCCC Office, Benedict College – Charlie W. Johnson Stadium, SCSU Ticket Office, and Columbia Township Auditorium

Parking: $10 in advance, $15 day of game

RV Tailgating –  $100


For additional information on all events, please call the Palmetto Capital City Classic Headquarters at

(803) 252-9200.