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Gildan Charleston Classic Tickets, Travel Packages on Sale Now

July 1, 2015

Tickets and Travel Packages for 2015 Gildan Charleston Classic on Sale Now

Special Early Bird ticket packages available through Aug. 1

Tickets for the 2015 Gildan Charleston Classic – to be held Nov. 19, 20 and 22, at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. – are on sale now through the College of Charleston ticket office. The eighth annual Gildan Charleston Classic features an eight-team field, including Bradley, George Mason, Long Beach State, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Seton Hall, Towson and Virginia.

From July 1 to Aug. 1, fans can purchase an early bird all-session ticket for $84 (regularly $100). Fans also have the option to purchase a “fan pack” for $60, which allows entrance to the three sessions in which their team will play during the three-day event (six games total).

Starting Aug. 1, all-session tickets (12 games) can be purchased for $100 each, or single-session tickets (two games) for $22 each. Tickets are available at www.CharlestonClassic.com or by calling the College of Charleston box office at (843) 953-2632.

The 2015 Gildan Charleston Classic will feature a bracket format with 12 games over three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through the bracket. The two teams that remain undefeated will face off in a championship game on the final day of competition.

This will be the eighth year that Charleston has hosted the tournament. Charleston has been named the “Top U.S. City” and “Second Best City in the World” by Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. Known for its fresh seafood and Southern cuisine, Charleston was also voted the “Top City in the U.S. and Canada” in the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards survey.

Fans can purchase travel packages that include official hotel accommodations by going to http://www.anthonytravel.com/Charleston or by calling 1-888-632-6951. Additional information can be found on the Charleston Classic’s official Web site at www.CharlestonClassic.com. The Gildan Charleston Classic is owned and operated by ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN.


ESPN Events ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a large portfolio of 31 collegiate sporting events worldwide. The roster includes three Labor Day weekend college football games; FCS opening-weekend game; 14 college bowl games, 10 college basketball events, a college softball event and two college award shows, which accounts for approximately 300-plus hours of programming, reaches almost 64 million viewers and attracts over 700,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in Albuquerque, Birmingham, Boca Raton, Boise, Dallas-Fort Worth, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Montgomery and St. Petersburg, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans. ESPN Events also manages the Big 12 Corporate Partner Program. Collegiate Football Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl (Houston); AdvoCare Texas Kickoff (Houston); Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl (Tampa, Fla.); Birmingham Bowl (Alabama); Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl (Florida); Camping World Kickoff (Orlando, Fla.); Celebration Bowl (Atlanta); Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise); Frisco Bowl (Texas); Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff (Montgomery, Ala.); Hawai’i Bowl (Honolulu); Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl (Nassau);  MEAC/SWAC Challenge (Atlanta); Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl (Nevada);   New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque); Raycom Media Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.); SERVOPRO First Responder Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth);  The Home Depot College Football Awards (Atlanta) Collegiate Basketball AdvoCare Invitational (Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.); Armed Forces Classic (Fort Bliss, Texas); Charleston Classic (South Carolina); College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s (Los Angeles); Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu); Jimmy V Men’s Classic presented by Corona (New York City); Jimmy V Women’s Classic Presented by Corona (South Bend, Ind.); Myrtle Beach Invitational (Conway, S.C.); NIT Season Tip-Off (Brooklyn, N.Y.); State Farm Champions Classic (Indianapolis) and Wooden Legacy (Fullerton, Calif.) Collegiate Softball St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational (Clearwater, Fla.) For more information, visit the official website, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube pages.