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Herd fans encouraged to support Marshall in spirit competition

Aug. 25, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University is asking for the support of its fans as it seeks to win the national Spirit Cup award and $10,000 toward its general scholarship fund in the second annual College Colors Day spirit competition.

Fans can register to vote at www.facebook.com/collegecolorsday. After placing a vote, fans will have the opportunity to win prizes and discounts through an instant-win game, view and submit photos to the College Colors Day fan photo gallery, and download a custom Facebook cover photo promoting Marshall for College Colors Day.

The Facebook-based rivalry competition, which includes more than 160 participating colleges and universities and is an element of this year's 2013 College Colors Day celebration. It continues through Thursday, Aug. 29.

College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that embody the college experience by encouraging fans across America to wear their favorite college or university apparel throughout the day on Friday, Aug. 30.