The ACC Announces The First-Prize Winners Of The 2010 ACC Get LOUD Football Sweepstakes

Nov. 24, 2010

The ACC congratulates 12 final winners, representing each of the league's member institutions

From Boston College - Lynette A. from San Tan Valley, AZ
From Clemson - Harriet H. from Columbia, SC
From Duke - Jeremy C. from Franklinville, NC
From Florida State - Bobby F. from Memphis, TN
From Georgia Tech - Charles J. from Peachtree City, GA
From Maryland - John M. from Vienna, VA
From Miami - Marne F. from Plantation, FL
From North Carolina - Larry J. from Raleigh, NC
From NC State - Frank M. from Mechanicsville, VA
From Virginia - Tammy R. from Midlothian, VA
From Virginia Tech - Maureen W. from Chincoteague, VA
From Wake Forest - Hank L. from Oklahoma City, OK

All 12 winners were randomly selected from the official entries received during the season at the "Get LOUD" Sweepstakes website www.theACC.com/LOUD. Fans had the opportunity to win prizes related to the 2010 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship, the Discover Orange Bowl, which is the "Home of the ACC Champion," as well as all other league bowl partner games.

All 12 First-Prize Winners, one representative per ACC school, will receive a Championship Prize Pack in addition to the "Get LOUD" Prize Pack. The Championship Prize Pack includes an autographed mini-helmet by the team's head football coach, two complimentary tickets to the 2010 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game and two complimentary tickets to their schools' respective bowl game (if applicable). The "Get LOUD" Prize Pack, which was also given to 72 weekly winners, includes a "LOUD" music video DVD, an ACC iPhone application download and an ACC "Get LOUD" t-shirt and an autographed CD by Bridgette Tatum, a South Carolina native and Nashville recording artist, who was named the 2010 ACC Football theme song artist.

Additionally, the two first-place prize winners representing the participating teams in the 2010 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game will also receive a weekend Championship experience, including round-trip transportation, an autographed guitar by songwriter Bridgette Tatum, entertainment opportunities and the chance to represent at the 2011 Discover Orange Bowl on Jan. 3 in at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

The Atlantic Coast Conference will conclude its 2010 ACC Football "Get LOUD" campaign with a live performance by Bridgette Tatum on Saturday, December 4. Fans can join the Sweepstakes winners on December 4 at ACC FanFest, which will be located between Graham and Mint Streets surrounding Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium, for the live performance by Tatum. Her band will take center stage at 2 p.m.

Following the performance, fans can enjoy several other events taking place in the ACC FanFest area, including an ACC Mascot Football game at 3:30 p.m. on Dr Pepper Field, an autograph session with the ACC Football Legends at 4:30 p.m., and pep rallies from both schools.