will open its 2012 football season against Chippewa Valley High School in the Detroit Sports Commission Prep Kickoff Classic at Wayne State University this August.
Formerly known as the Big Day Prep Showdown, the Prep Kickoff Classic will be held at Tom Adams Field on the campus of Wayne State Aug. 24 and 25.
The Big Reds and Pioneers will play the first game of the two-day event, taking the field at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24.
Additional matchups in the Prep Kickoff Classic include:
- 7:30 p.m. Southgate Anderson vs. Woodhaven
- 11 a.m. East Village Prep vs. Oak Park
- 1:30 p.m. Port Huron vs. Utica Eisenhower
- 4:30 p.m. Southfield vs. Detroit Martin Luther King
- 7:30 p.m. Detroit Cass Tech vs. Birmingham Brother Rice
Advance tickets are $8 on Aug. 24, and $10 on Aug. 25 and are currently available at the participating schools. A percentage of the proceeds from advance ticket sales will benefit the schools.
Game-day tickets at the gate are $10 on Aug. 24 and $12 on Aug. 25.
For more information on the DSC Prep Kickoff Classic, visit www.detroitsports.org.