20th Annual Down East Viking Football Classic
September 13-16, 2017
Rocky Mount, NC
The Down Viking Football East Classic, now in its 20th year, has grown each year drawing over 10,000 fans to the Rocky Mount Athletic Complex. Fans have the opportunity to enjoy a CIAA football game, golf challenge, college and regional high school bands, and a variety of social and entertainment activities. Through additional recruitment and outreach activities, ECSU also offers scholarship opportunities for students in the Rocky Mount-Nash-Edgecombe-Wilson areas. The CIAA (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) is a premier NCAA Division II athletic conference. Elizabeth City State University, located in northeastern North Carolina and this year's opponent, Morehouse College a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAC) in located in Atlanta, GA.