2011 Farmers SWAC Football Championship Central
Hotel Information / Reservations
Reminder SWAC fans, the NCAA Div. I Men's Soccer Final Four is also in Birmingham that weekend, so book your hotels now.
- Hyatt Place - Birmingham Downtown
- Embassy Suites - Birmingham / Hoover
- Hampton Inn - Birmingham / Colonnade
- Residence Inn by Marriott - Downtown / UAB
Schedule of Events (subject to change)
- Thursday, December 8
SWAC Hall of Fame Reception (invitation only) 2011 Inductees
6:00 p.m. -- Birmingham Sheraton Hotel
- Friday, December 9
Championship Media Press Conference On-line Credential Application
10:00 a.m. -- Birmingham Sheraton Hotel
Media outlets will have available to them head coaches and players from each participating team, plus Hall of Fame inductees.
NAACP Presents "The Pre-Show" - A Night of Fashion in the Magic City
7:00 p.m. -- Birmingham Museum of Art
Tickets: $15 -- Call (205) 714-5860 for more information
Official Kick-off Party Co-hosted by Rapper Wale and Jazze Pha
9:00 p.m. - Until -- Merienda Lounge
Come experience a live performance by "Just a Few Cats" featuring Logan at one of the hottest spots in Birmingham. Great atmosphere and total entertainment with Chris Coleman mixing live. Tickets: $20
- Saturday, December 10
Super Saturday Tailgate
8:00 a.m. - Legion Field
Farmers Insurance SWAC Championship Game Presented by Toyota
12:00 p.m. - Legion Field
Grambling Tigers vs. Alabama A&M Bulldogs
Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of game ORDER HERE
Haltime Battle of the Bands
Come see the Marching Maroon and White and the World Famed Tiger Marching Band battle it out at halftime.
Postgame High School Battle of the Bands
Immediately following the championship game, stick around to see four of the best high school bands in action -- Parker High School, George Washington Carver High School, Jackson-Olin High School, and Wenonah High School.
Tickets: $10 (for those without a game ticket)
Official SWAC Championship After Party
9:00 p.m. - Until - The Wine Loft
One of the best entertainment complexes in Birmingham for great atmosphere, total entertainment with a live in-house DJ for the adult crowd.
ALABAMA A&M BULLDOGS (8-3 overall, 7-2 SWAC)
GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS (7-4 overall, 6-3 SWAC)