Coaches' Trophy to be displayed at local Walmarts
WHAT: The Coaches’ Trophy presented by Dr Pepper, which will be awarded to the 2013 national college football champions, will be on display at Walmart Supercenters in the Clemson area on Friday, August 30. Fans will be able to have a free on-line photo taken with the actual Waterford® Crystal football trophy that will be awarded to the 2013 national champion.
WHEN / WHERE:
Friday, August 30
1636 Sandifer Blvd.
Seneca, SC 29678
1 – 3 p.m.
1286 Eighteen Mile Road
Central, SC 29630
4 – 6 p.m.
The Coaches’ Trophy presented by Dr Pepper will be awarded on the field to the winner of the Vizio BCS National Championship on Jan. 6, 2014 in Pasadena, Calif.
Created in 1986, this is the 28th year the American Football Coaches Association has awarded the trophy to the national champion.
The trophy is on a season long tour, visiting high profile games and being displayed in stores nationwide. The trophy will attend the Georgia vs. Clemson game on Saturday.
The ball that sits atop The Coaches’ Trophy is made of Waterford® Crystal. The trophy is valued at $30,000 and takes three months to produce.
The Coaches’ Trophy is 34 inches tall and weighs 45 pounds. The ball alone weighs approximately eight pounds.
Every year, a new trophy is made. Each winning school keeps The Coaches’ Trophy for permanent display on campus.
Dr Pepper has been a part of college football for more than 15 years and will once again be giving Dr Pepper fans a chance to win free tuition through the Dr Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway. Go to DrPepperTuition.com to enter for a chance to win free tuition and an opportunity to compete during halftime at a major college football championship game.