Marshall fans encouraged to pledge their allegiance to the Thundering Herd by registering on espn.com/collegecolorsday
August 9, 2012|
As a participant in the inaugural Pledge Your Allegiance for College Colors Day spirit competition, Marshall University is asking for fan support to help win the prestigious College Colors Day Spirit Cup and $10,000 toward the general scholarship fund.
By visiting www.espn.com/collegecolorsday, fans can register to pledge their allegiance to Marshall as the school with the most college spirit and loyal fan base. All registrants are entered to win weekly $50 gift cards from ESPN Shop and one of two grand prizes, including a $500 college shopping spree at ESPN Shop.
The website-based rivalry competition, which includes 165 participating colleges and universities, is an element of this year’s 2012 College Colors Day celebration. It will run through the entire month 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 throughout the day on Friday, Aug. 31. It also is the kickoff for Marshall University’s annual Green Fridays campaign. Fans are encouraged to wear green every Friday throughout football season to show their Marshall spirit.
The inaugural national spirit competition is presented by The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), a division of IMG College, and NCAA Football.
Fans also are encouraged to share the Pledge Your Allegiance for College Colors Day competition through Facebook.
About The Collegiate Licensing Company
CLC is a division of global sports and entertainment company IMG. Founded in 1981, CLC is the oldest and largest collegiate trademark licensing agency in the U.S. and currently represents nearly 200 colleges, universities, bowl games, athletic conferences, The Heisman Trophy and the NCAA. The mission of CLC is to be the guiding force in collegiate trademark licensing and one of the top sports licensing firms in the country. CLC is dedicated to being a center of excellence in providing licensing services of the highest quality to its member institutions, licensees, retailers and consumers. Headquartered in Atlanta, CLC is a full-service licensing representative, which employs a staff of more than 80 licensing professionals who provide full-service capabilities in brand protection, brand management, and brand development. For more information on CLC, visit: www.clc.com or www.imgworld.com.