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Battle in the Valley

Celebrate the kick-off of the 2013 TVCC Cardinals’ football season by coming out for the tailgate and staying for one exciting game between the Trinity Valley Cardinals and the Iowa Western Reivers.
In summer 2012, Paul Benson, owner of Athens based business Virtual Communication Specialists, was visiting with Trinity Valley Community College head football coach Brad Smiley. “We were discussing doing something big to get the community even more involved with the Cardinal football team.”
A short time later, the opportunity to do so came to fruition.
In pre-season polling that year, T.V.C.C was ranked seventh, with the Iowa Western Community College Reivers ranked sixth.  The stars were aligning for the big event Benson and Smiley were looking for.
Battle in the Valley, sponsored by Virtual Communication Specialists was born.  The idea was to put a “bowl” game at the beginning or during a season to raise excitement over the Community Colleges’ teams.  Benson immediately began putting together a plan for the Reivers to travel to Athens to play.  The game was exciting and the Iowa Western Reivers dominated the 2012 season, becoming the National Junior College Athletic Association Champions.

Virtual Communication Specialists’ Pre-Game Tailgating Festivities Include:
-Sports on the massive 3x3 video wall.  This video wall is comprised of nine 47” TVs for a diagonal measurement of nearly 12’
-Four 46” TVs in which to test your video game skills on a variety of video games, across video game consoles
-Food and beverage available to purchase

Tailgating starts at noon and the game itself begins at 6.

Event Type:

Event Cost: $0.00

Event Start Date: Sat Aug 24, 2013

Event End Date: Sat Aug 24, 2013

Event Start Time: 12:00 PM

Event End Time: 9:00 PM

Venue Name: Bruce Field

Venue Address: 480 Royal St. , Athens, TX 75751

Organization: Virtual Communication Specialists

Organization Telephone: 903-675-8604

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