Southern Living Magazine has chosen their top 20 colleges with the greatest pregame parties in the south. Grambling State University and Howard University have both made the list of top contenders.
Grambling is listed in The Most Spirited category in the company of the University of Florida, Louisiana State University, McDaniel College, and Mississippi State University. Referencing the Bayou Classic against Southern University, the magazine states Grambling “Turns its rival match up into a weeklong extravaganza. “Howard is listed under The Style Setters category accompanied by University of Mississippi, Hampden-Sydney College, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Virginia. Howard is described as “Sports the style that have earned students mentions on the best-dressed list.”
Vote for a chance to win your own ultimate tailgate
Show you HBCU pride by voting daily for Grambling and Howard though October 1, 2012. The winner will be crowned later this fall at a home game. Voting will automatically enter you for a chance to win a $2,500 grand prize towards your very on ultimate tailgate (no purchase necessary).There are two ways to vote – either online or with your smart phone (Saturday votes count twice). Here are the steps:
1. Online entry: Visit www.southernliving.com/tailgate to vote for your favorite school by entering your email address, and following all entry instructions to complete and submit the online entry form.
2. Smart phone entry: Use your web-enabled mobile device to instantly vote for your team by following these steps:
- Download the free Digimarc Discover app from the iTunes App Store or Google Play Market (formerly Android Market).
- Open the app, find your school in the September 2012 issue of Southern Living Magazine.
- Hold your smartphone’s camera 4-7 inches over the text next to your favorite school ‘s helmet to scan the digital watermark.
- Click vote for to be taken to the corresponding sweepstakes entry page, enter your email, and follow all entry instructions to complete and submit the mobile entry form.
Photo credits: Justin D. Knight/Howard University and Grambling State University Mighty Tiger Football Team
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