This Orlando Classic event will be held at Gatsby downtown Orlando. This is a special edition of Simply Classic that will encourage young alumni of FAMU and Bethune Cookman to partake in a great night to celebrate the weekend of the Florida Classic. A strict dress code will be in effect.

This Orlando Classic event is not directly affiliated with either FAMU or B-CU. The event itself nor the individuals attending or throwing the party/event do not represent the schools in any form or fashion. This event is solely for the purpose of individuals attending the game or weekend of events to have a source of entertainment.

A bit about the game: The Florida Classic has now drawn in excess of 1.8 million fans since 1978. Since 1997, a total of 1,115,783 fans have watched the Florida Classic in the Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium, an average of 61,988 per year. By comparison, the total attendance for the 18 years prior to Orlando was 765,529, an average of only 45,031. Between Orlando and Tampa, the Classic has drawn 1,801,587 fans. The record for attendance at the game is 73,358, set in Orlando in 2003.