Virginia Participating in College Colors Day Spirit Cup Competition
Aug. 4, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – As part of the 10th annual College Colors Day celebration, the University of Virginia is participating in the Spirit Cup competition and is asking for participation from its fans. Prizes include a $10,000 donation towards the University’s general scholarship fund as well as a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game. Cavalier fans can also win Virginia gear and other prizes by participating.
The Spirit Cup is a points-based rivalry competition that utilizes social media platforms to crown its champion. Cavalier fans can earn points for Virginia by showcasing their school spirit on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #collegecolors and #gohoos. Bonus points can be earned by sharing those posts via the College Colors Day app. The school with the most points at the end of the competition will be crowned the Spirit Cup champion and receive a $10,000 donation towards its general scholarship fund.
Cavalier fans are encouraged to click here to learn how to earn points for Virginia, stay up-to-date on the latest the Spirit Cup standings and register to win an all-expenses paid trip for two to the inaugural College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship game.
Cavalier fans can earn additional entries in the CFP sweepstakes by supporting Virginia in the Spirit Cup competition. Once registered for the CFP sweepstakes, each action a fan takes to support Virginia in the Spirit Cup competition earns additional sweepstakes entries and increases their chances of winning. Eligible actions include:
- Sending a tweet using #collegecolors and #gohoos
- Posting a photo on Twitter or Instagram using #collegecolors and #gohoos
- Sharing a picture on Twitter or Instagram via the College Colors Day app using #collegecolors and #gohoos
The Spirit Cup competition runs through August 28 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Winners of both the Spirit Cup competition and the College Football Playoff sweepstakes will be announced on College Colors Day, Friday, August 29, via CollegeColorsDay.com.
College Colors Day is an annual celebration, held in conjunction with Paint the Town Orange at UVa, dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that embodies the college experience. On that day, fans across the United States are encouraged to wear the apparel of their favorite college or university throughout the day. Now in its 10th year, College Colors Day is celebrated by thousands of organizations, classrooms and millions of individuals who annually don their team colors and share their school spirit with friends and colleagues.