GREENSBORO, N.C. – The ACC and the ACC Digital Network announce the 2013 ACC Trophy Tour beginning Feb. 5. In celebration of the 60th annual of the men's basketball tournament, the ACC will take the Official Championship Trophy on tour with stops at various ACC Men’s Basketball games. The tour will conclude at the 2013 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament in Greensboro, N.C. March 14-17, 2013.
Fans at each stop are encouraged to take photos with the trophy and share their favorite ACC Tournament memories as well as sample the official ACC Sports app featuring highlights, analysis and hidden gems from the past through the ACC Digital Network. As part of the Trophy Tour, fans at the games will receive a “Watch and Win” scratch card from which one lucky fan will have the chance to win an official commemorative ACC Championship basketball. The lucky number will be revealed following the game and announced within the ACC Digital Network's game highlight video.
Fans everywhere can enter to win the Grand Prize, a pair of ticket books to the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament by visiting theACC.com/trophytour to enter.
All are encouraged join the conversation and post pictures from the Trophy Tour by using the hashtag #ACCTrophyTour on Twitter and Instagram.
The 2013 Trophy Tour schedule will be:
Tuesday, February 5th – Wake Forest at North Carolina (7:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 12th – Virginia Tech at Virginia (7:00 p.m.)
Saturday, February 23rd – Miami at Wake Forest (1:00 p.m.)
Sunday, February 24th – Boston College at Duke (2:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 26th – Wake Forest at Florida State (9:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, February 27th – Maryland at Georgia Tech (8:00 p.m.)
Thursday, February 28th – North Carolina at Clemson (7:00 p.m.)
Saturday, March 2nd – Clemson at Virginia Tech (8:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, March 6th – Wake Forest at NC State (9:00 p.m.)
ABOUT THE ACC DIGITAL NETWORK
The ACC Digital Network (ACCDN) is a joint venture between Silver Chalice, a fast-growing digital sports and entertainment media firm and Raycom Sports, a long-time television producer and partner of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The television-quality, cross-platform digital video network covers the spectrum of one of the nation’s top intercollegiate athletic conferences, featuring both live programming and original on-demand content throughout the entire year.
ABOUT THE ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE
The Atlantic Coast Conference, now in its 60th year of competition, has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and most competitive intercollegiate conferences in the nation. Since the league’s inception in 1953, ACC schools have captured 128 national championships, including 68 in women’s competition and 60 in men’s. In addition, NCAA individual titles have gone to ACC student-athletes 145 times in men’s competition and 104 times in women’s action. For more information, visit theACC.com.