(RENTON, Wash.) - The 2009 Emerald City Kickoff Classic (ECKC), presented by Farmers Insurance Group, is a day long event that showcases several of the top high school football teams in Washington state. Eight of the featured teams in this year’s ECKC competed in the 2008 State Football playoffs. The event is being held on Saturday, September 5, at Qwest Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks.
2009 Emerald City Kickoff Classic Schedule
- 9:30 a.m. 2A Archbishop Murphy vs. 2A Lynden
- Noon 4A Kennewick vs. 4A South Kitsap
- 3:00 p.m. 3A Capital vs. 3A O’Dea
- 5:30 p.m. 6A Jesuit (Oregon vs. 4A Skyline
- 8:00 p.m. 4A Bothell vs. 4A Issaquah
Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster. Adults are $15 each, students (with valid ASB card) and seniors (62 and over) are $10 each, and children under the age of five are free. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and tickets are good for all of the games at Qwest Field. For more information on the 2009 Emerald City Volleyball Invitational and the Emerald City Kickoff Classic, contact Andy Barnes, Event Coordinator, at (425) 282-5237 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the WIAA’s kickoff weekend, which also includes the Emerald City Volleyball Invitational on Friday, September 4 at Eastlake High School, visit www.eckclassic.com.
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association exists to assist member schools in operating student programs that foster achievement, respect, equity, enthusiasm and excellence in a safe and organized environment.