DETROIT, MICH. (August 5, 2013) – Coaches and players from local high school football teams that will play their 2013 season-opening games in the Detroit Sports Commission (DSC) Prep Kickoff Classic at Wayne State University on Aug. 29-31 will visit the Detroit Lions’ training camp morning practice session on Tuesday, Aug. 6 in Allen Park as guests of the Lions.
Expected to attend are players and coaches from Birmingham Brother Rice; Dearborn; Detroit Cass Tech and East English Village Prep; Oak Park, Southfield and Toledo Central Catholic along with DSC executive director and Prep Kickoff Classic founder Dave Beachnau.
The event, founded and organized annually by the Detroit Sports Commission, was recognized at the Outstanding Locally Created Event in 2008 by the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) for excellence in all aspects, including attendance, marketing, promotion and community presence.
2013 Detroit Sports Commission Prep Kickoff Classic Game Match-Ups
Thursday, Aug. 29:
4 p.m. – Dearborn vs. Chippewa Valley
7 p.m. - Dearborn Fordson vs. Macomb Dakota
Friday, Aug. 30:
1 p.m. – Detroit Loyola vs. East English Village Prep
4 p.m. - Orchard Lake St. Mary’s vs. Oak Park
7 p.m. - Detroit Cass Tech vs. Southfield
Saturday, Aug. 31:
1:30 p.m. - Birmingham Brother Rice vs. Cleveland (OH) St. Ignatius
5 p.m. - Warren De La Salle vs. Toledo Central Catholic
The Detroit Sports Commission is committed to hosting a high-quality event at WSU and welcomes sponsors and partners from the business and civic community who are interested in collaborating to enhance the game-day experience for the participating schools, teams and fans.
For more information on the Detroit Sports Commission Prep Kickoff Classic including ticket availability and pricing, visit www.detroitsports.org. You can also follow the DSC on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.ABOUT THE DETROIT SPORTS COMMISSION: The mission of the Detroit Sports Commission is to enhance the local economy and image of metro Detroit by attracting and hosting amateur, international and professional sporting events