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July 21, 2011
Greensboro, N.C. (theACC.com) - The 2011 ACC Football Kickoff is set for Sunday and Monday, July 24-25 at Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, N.C. The event brings together local, regional and national media with ACC student-athletes, coaches, administrators and bowl partners for the unofficial beginning of football season.
ACC fans can experience the ACC Football Kickoff in a variety of ways. Coverage of the 2011 event will include live streaming video on theACC.com and social media coverage with the #ACCfbk hashtag. Below is a complete list of ways to experience the 2011 event.
Complete coverage of the 2011 ACC Football Kickoff can be found on theACC.com. A dedicated page will have links to all the news, photos and video from the event: http://www.theacc.com/sports/m-footbl/2011-acc-football-kickoff.html.
Watch Online!There will be three opportunities to watch live video coverage of the 2011 ACC Football Kickoff. The ACC Football Commissioner's Forum, featuring a live question and answer session between the media and ACC Commissioner John Swofford will be broadcast Sunday, July 24 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Next, a pair of players from each ACC school will participate in the interview session on Sunday, July 24 from 2-6 p.m., while all 12 ACC head coaches will be available on-line on Monday, July 25 from 2-6 p.m. Links to the videos, interview session schedules and list of participating players with links to their bios are available on the official page for the 2011 ACC Football Kickoff: http://www.theacc.com/sports/m-footbl/2011-acc-football-kickoff.html.Archived footage will also be available after each session on theACC.com
#ACCfbk and @theACCfootball on Twitter
The official Twitter hashtag for the 2011 ACC Football Kickoff is #ACCfbk. Official tweets will include this hashtag and all media and fans are also asked to use it in their tweets related to the event. Fans can also follow @theACCfootball for the league's official tweets. (http://twitter.com/#!/theaccfootball)
Coverage of the 2011 ACC Football Kickoff will also be available on the ACC's official Facebook page: Facebook.com/theACC. For the complete online experience, fans should "RSVP" to the Facebook event. (http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=224447617590773)
2011 ACC Preseason Poll
The 2011 ACC Football Preseason Poll will be announced early afternoon on Monday, July 25. The complete poll will be available on theACC.com after it is announced by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).
2011 Preseason All-ACC Team
The 2011 ACC Football Preseason All-ACC Team, as selected by the members of the media attending the ACC Football Kickoff, will be announced on Wednesday, July 27 on theACC.com.