"We are thrilled to have so many regional teams in this year's Charleston Classic," said Dan Shoemaker, vice president, ESPN Regional Television. "Each school has a substantial presence in the Southeast and we are excited to host both the teams and their fans this coming November."
Fans can purchase tickets to all six sessions (12 games) for $100 each, or single-session tickets (two games) for $20 each. Tickets are available at www.CharlestonClassic.com, by calling the College of Charleston box office at (843) 953-2632 or at the TD Arena Box Office.
The 2013 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 throughout will face off in a championship game on the final day of competition.
This will be the sixth year that Charleston has hosted the tournament. The city has been voted "Top City in the United States" for the second consecutive year in the Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards. Known for both its fresh seafood and southern cuisine, Southern Living also named Charleston one of the top 10 "tastiest towns in the South".
Fans can purchase travel packages that include official hotel accommodations and game tickets 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 Charleston Classic is owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsiary of ESPN.
ESPN Regional Television
ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, owns and operates collegiate sporting events worldwide, including two Labor Day Kickoff college football games; seven college bowl games and eight college basketball events. These account for approximately 200 hours of programming, reach almost 64 million viewers and attract nearly half a million attendees each year. The owned and operated events build relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as provide unique experiences for teams and fans. In addition to event ownership, ERT manages the Big 12 Corporate Partner Program.