Ticket Locations

The Cave Beauty and Barber Shop


959 Mauldin Rd 

Greenville, SC 


The Seafood Spot


D&N Menswear


1901 Laurens Road Suite D • Greenville, SC 29607 

Meet our 2019 Upstate HBCU Classic College Football Teams

Benedict College


 Benedict College is a college where each student’s experience in academic, residential and co-curricular activities is transformative and customer-service focused; at the same time, Benedict faculty and staff work in a collaborative, transparent environment where data-based decisions are also girded in compassion. Benedict College is a place of full-time learning from the classroom, to the playing field, to the residence hall and out into the community where the legacy of “BC” as inclusive, pioneering, and “family” is respected and cherished. 

Fort Valley State University


 Fort Valley State University is home to thousands of students discovering the genius within themselves and exploring their extraordinary potential for leadership under the guidance of highly-accomplished faculty.  Since 1895, the FVSU family has shared a love of invention and innovation, and embraced a culture where discovery is celebrated. No matter where you start in life, we believe that education is the surest way to make a difference in the world and achieve your dreams. 

2019 Upstate HBCUs Classic Host City Greenville, SC


Nestled up against the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the heart of South Carolina's Upcountry, you'll find Greenville situated just about halfway between Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia. Greenville's friendly, thriving downtown pulses with things to do year-round. From one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques and art galleries to museums, tours and outdoor activities, Greenville is a welcoming retreat for visitors of every age and explorers of every type. 

2019 Upstate HBCU Events


Tuesday Sept. 24th Upstate HBCU College Fair


Friday Sept. 27  Conference on  Sustaining HBCU's 


Friday Sept 27th HBCU Classic President's Reception

7:00 pm

Saturday Sept 28th Upstate HBCU Football Classic 


Hotels and Lodging


Host Hotel 

Crowne Plaza 

851 Congaree Rd 

Greenville, SC 


Wingate by Wyndham 

33 Beacon Dr, Greenville, SC 29615


Meet Our Presidents

Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis , President of Benedict College


A prolific speaker, critical thinker and fierce advocate for educational access, Dr. Artis has been recognized for her work locally and nationally and is frequently engaged as a mentor, lecturer, and catalyst for strategic transformation. Her passion for education, youth development, and service to the community is manifested through her work with numerous organizations including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Links, Inc. and Jack & Jill of America.

Dr. Paul A. Jones, President of Fort Valley State University


In 2007-08, President Jones served as an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow at the University of West Florida.

Dr. Jones is also a member of several boards including, The Medical Center of Peach County, Navicent Health Board of Directors, ACE Council of Fellows Board of Directors, Fort Valley State University Foundation, Middle Georgia Goodwill Industries Education Committee, and the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Executive Board.


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