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OFFICIAL: A Classic Week of Events!

Sep 14th, 2016

Mobile, AL- The 5th Quarter Classic is bringing a week full of education and fun to Mobile! With Florida A&M bringing in $1.5+ Million in scholarship giveaways to Mobile's youth to the rekindling of a 108-year rivalry, after a 20-year hiatus, as Tuskegee takes on FAMU followed by an all-out Battle of the Bands, you won't want to miss this!

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

5th Quarter Classic Powered by Mobile Sports Authority - College Fair
9 a.m.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

FAMU Scholarship & Recruitment Program
7 p.m.

Friday, September 16th, 2016

FAMU/Tuskegee Alumni Day Party
4 p.m.
Hosted by Tag Bar & Lounge
Florida A&M Alumni Association Welcome Reception
5-7 p.m.
Golden Tigers Mix and Mingle
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5th Quarter Classic Greek Step & Comedy Show featuring DC Young Fly
7 p.m.
Tickets available via
Gulf Coast Music Fest featuring Erykah Badu
8 p.m.
Tickets available via
The National Alumni Association Party featuring DJ Neaux
9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Stadium Parking Lot Opens for Tailgaters
8 a.m.
5th Quarter Classic Game Day Parade (coordinated by MAMGA)
10 a.m.
FREE Event
Tuskegee and FAMU Alumni Unity Tailgate
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ladd Peebles Stadium
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Stadium Gates Open
4 p.m.
5th Quarter Classic Powered by the Mobile Sports Authority
6 p.m. Kickoff (Gates open at 4 p.m.)
Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Game Tickets available at area Food for Less locations, Northside Check Exchange, and
Tickets also available at the Ladd-Peebles Stadium Ticket Office on Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th
5th Quarter Battle of the Bands
Following the 5th Quarter Classic Powered by the Mobile Sports Authority 
FAMU National Alumni Association Post-Game Party
Featuring American Idol's Erica Washington & Live Band
10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Note:  FAMU Alumni, in partnership with Saint Mary's Home, will be collecting items such as shirts, socks, shoes and other clothing items for their "Room in your Heart, Room in your Bag" Program. The OFFICIAL host hotel of the FAMU Alumni (The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa) will also be collecting these items upon check-in. FAMU Alumni will also be collecting these items at the Official Tailgate Party on Saturday Game Day.

About The Mobile Sports Authority
The Mobile Sports Authority (MSA) is a non-profit sports commission formed in 2008 by the Mobile County Commission. The main mission is to create a positive economic and public relations impact for Mobile County, the City of Mobile, and the region through attracting, hosting, managing and supporting sporting events. MSA is the main point of contact for sports and sports-related activities for the Mobile County area. For more information on MSA, please visit