Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett Get into the Competitive Spirit for their Hometown Teams Mayor Dyer Encourages Central Florida Residents to Wear Black and Gold in Support of the UCF Knights


English: The Conference USA Football Champions...
English: The Conference USA Football Championship game logo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

WHAT:
This Saturday, Orlando’s hometown university, the UCF Knights will battle the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane at the H.A. Chapman Stadium in Tulsa, Oklahoma for the Conference USA Championship game.

In competitive style, the City of Orlando will exchange a key lime pie for a pecan pie from the City of Tulsa.  Orlando Mayor Dyer and Tulsa Mayor Bartlett have also agreed to a friendly competition, where the Mayor of the city who does not win will wear the other team’s jersey at an upcoming City Council meeting.

In addition, in support of UCF before the championship game, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has officially proclaimed Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1, as “Black and Gold Days” in the City of Orlando. Mayor Dyer is encouraging all Central Florida residents to wear black and gold this Friday and Saturday and show their spirit for the UCF Knights football team.

WHEREAS,   on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Noon, the University of Central Florida (UCF) Knights will battle the University of Tulsa (TU) in the Conference USA Championship game at H.A. Chapman Stadium  in Tulsa, Oklahoma; andWHEREAS,   since 2005 and the first C-USA Championship Game, no other conference has had two teams play each other more in its respective title game than the matchup between UCF and Tulsa; and

WHEREAS,  the 2012 UCF Football team has tied for the fourth-most victories in a single-season, with the record standing at 11 set by the 2010 squad; and

WHEREAS,    for the fourth time in eight years, the 2012 UCF Football team are the C-USA East Division Champions; and


WHEREAS, UCF alumni and all college football fans throughout the Central Florida community are encouraged to don the school colors of our hometown university, black and gold, in an effort to support UCF;
 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BUDDY DYER, Mayor of the City of Orlando, hereby do Proclaim Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1, 2012, as
 
 
“Black and Gold Days”
 
 
in the city of Orlando.
 
 
                        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereunto have set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Orlando to be affixed this 28th day of November 2012.

 

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