@BCUathletics Rolls Out #24kCountdown to Kickoff
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – One of the most anticipated seasons of Bethune-Cookman Wildcats football is almost here. To continue generating excitement, Bethune-Cookman Athletics will begin an eight-week social media countdown leading up to kickoff for the season-opener at Tennessee State in Nashville on Sept. 1.
The campaign, which begins Tuesday, July 2 – exactly 60 days from the opening game in the Music City, gives Cats fans the opportunity to win tickets, prizes, see pictures and get some new and intriguing tailgating recipes for the upcoming 2013 football slate.
Be sure to interact with us on all social media channels. Fans are encouraged to follow @BCUathletics on Twitter, @BCUathletics on Instagram, and “Like” BCUathletics on Facebook to enter their daily submissions for participation. Fans should also follow BCUathletics on Pinterest for that special tailgating recipe yet to be discovered by the rest of the world.
In addition, Bethune-Cookman has announced the official social media directory for the department of athletics. CLICK HERE FOR SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTORY. All 17 sports teams at Bethune-Cookman have a unique twitter handle, and fans are encouraged to follow the student-athletes and coaches of those teams as each will have special tweets, photos and information unique to that program.
Bethune-Cookman is #NeverSatisfied.
Each weekday has its own theme starting with:
BCUathletics.com will reveal an archived photo of our founder, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, along with a little-known fact relating Dr. Bethune to the Wildcats football program. Fans are also encouraged to tweet their own facts about Dr. Bethune as they relate to B-CU football.
Please use the hashtag #MaryMemories when Tweeting photos, and/or sharing your facts to Twitter. We’ll add the photo and facts to Facebook as well.
Tailgating has become almost as important as the game itself, and for several reasons the B-CU atmosphere with Florida weather and the gentile lake at Municipal Stadium makes the Wildcats experience like none other. For Pinterest users, break out your favorite tailgating pictures and recipes for a chance to win a special B-CU Tailgate Prize Pack from BCUSportShop.com. Simply Tweet us photos of your tailgate experience, or send us a link to your favorite recipe for Pinterest, and you could be the first to rock some brand new B-CU tailgating gear for the 2013 Football Season!
Please use the hashtag #CatsTailgate when Tweeting so we can post those photos and recipes to Facebook and Pinterest.
Champions and legends are created yearly at Bethune-Cookman. Each Wednesday, we’ll highlight a special championship team throughout the rich history of the B-CU football program. Fans are encouraged to tell us their favorite moments from that particular season/team through Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Please use the hashtag #WildcatWINSday when Tweeting and we’ll retweet those winning moments.
Throwback Thursday has taken over Twitter and Instagram throughout the last year. Now, we invite you to take a stroll down memory lane with B-CU Athletics as we flip through pictures from over 80 years of Wildcats football. We will also tweet out pictures, videos, stories and more of great Wildcats football moments from the past. While we send out some of our favorite memories, we want to hear from you and we’ll share those with the B-CU online community!
Please use the hashtag #BCUTBT when submitting your throwback memories through Twitter and Instagram.
“There’s no B-C without U”. We want to show that we can’t make it without YOU, the fans, and we want your photos from wherever you are around the world. Studying abroad or living overseas rocking Maroon and Gold? Send us the picture! Visiting your parents out in California? We need the picture! Did you go to the last road game to see the Wildcats in action at the Florida Classic? Shoot us that photo!
The best photos will be turned into a Facebook Gallery!
Please use the hashtag #BCyouFriday when Tweeting and we’ll retweet those photos while adding them to Pinterest and Facebook.