ATLANTA, Ga. – With the Clemson Tigers football team at number-two in the preseason polls and poised for another national championship run, fans can relive the excitement of the national title and prepare for the upcoming kick-off during the 2018 Tiger and Trophy Tour, which will take place August 14-31 at select Dick’s Sporting Goods, Belk, and Tommy Bahama locations around the State of South Carolina.
The Tiger and Trophy Tour, which is produced by Clemson Athletics and IMG College Licensing in collaboration with the participating retailers, will feature fan events that include entertainment, deals on Clemson gear to prepare fans for the season, and photo opportunities with the Tiger and 2016 College Football National Champions trophy.
The full Tiger and Trophy Tour schedule includes:
Photo Gallery – Rock Hill
Photo Gallery – Spartanburg
The Tour will kick-off in Rock Hill on Tuesday, August 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the Dick’s Sporting Goods located at 548 John Ross Parkway. Dick’s Sporting Goods will provide music and specials for fans to enjoy during the event at all participating locations, with the first 100 fans with photo wristbands guaranteed a photo with the official championship trophy. Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 9:00 a.m. the day of the event with a limit of one wristband per person. Fans with wristbands must be in the photo line by 3:45 p.m. The Tiger mascot will also be in attendance and available for pictures.
The Tommy Bahama event will also feature live music, and the Belk event will include refreshments in addition to photo opportunities with the Trophy. The Tour concludes on Friday, August 31, which is College Colors Day, an opportunity for Clemson fans to showcase their Tiger spirit by wearing Clemson gear during the day.
“Our Clemson fans are some of the most passionate and dedicated in all of college sports, and we are excited for them to come out and support our football team as we head into the season,” said Mike Money, Clemson’s Assistant Director for Marketing & Game Management. “Our Tiger and Trophy Tour lets us rally that excitement across the state while giving our fans an up-close and personal look at the success we can achieve when we all come together as one team.”
Event details may vary by location. Fans are encouraged to check with participating retailers for additional details.