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The Fountain City Classic (FCC) is an annual American football game featuring Albany State University (Golden Rams) and Fort Valley State University (Wildcats), two historically black universities (HBCU). The annual game is played at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Georgia. 

The FCC rivalry between the Golden Rams and the Wildcats began in 1945 and relocated to the city of Columbus and became officially known as the Fountain City Classic. Fountain City Classic football weekend has an estimated attendance of 45,000 spectators drawn to the gathering at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium and the grounds of South Commons.

The Fountain City Classic has grown from a weekend of activities to a week-long celebration, focusing on community camaraderie and service. The Fountain City Classic calendar includes a Community Worship Service, FCC Community Health Fair, FCC Media Press Conference, City of Columbus FCC Proclamation presentation, ASU and FVSU College Recruitment Fair, FCC  Cuff Links and Pearls Networking Mixer, FCC Kick-Off Morning Coffee Sip, FCC Golf Tournament, FCC Chairman’s Reception and Gala, Club Fountain City Pre-game Party, FCC Football Game and FCC After game “Grown Folks Society” party.

The Fountain City Classic business office is located in midtown Columbus on the campus of 2000 Opportunities, Inc., located at 1151 Britt Avenue, Columbus, GA. 31906.