CHARLOTTE, NC - Charlotte's own Norm the Niner is set to begin his quest to earn the crown of the top mascot in Conference USA on Thursday, October 17 at 10am EST and he will need the help of Niner Nation to do it. Norm is set to face Marshall mascot Marco in Round 1 of the C-USA Mascot Showdown. Fans can begin to vote for Norm in the C-USA Mascot Showdown beginning at 10am EST Thursday, October 17 with voting closing at 6pm EST on the same day.
Conference USA will utilize social media for the voting. In order to track votes, fans will need to utilize #VOTE4NORM and #CUSASHOWDOWN on both Facebook and Twitter when voting. A profile photo will be available for Norm will be available on the Conference USA facebook page for fans to like, and share with friends, while fans may tweet @Conference_USA to keep track of the promotion. In both cases use #VOTE4NORM and #CUSASHOWDOWN to place your vote for Norm the Niner. The most combined likes/shares on Facebook will determine the winner.
Niner Nation has the chance to show the rest of Conference USA what we already know in the C-USA Mascot Showdown! Voting is open from 10am-6pm Thursday, October 17.
Round two voting begins on Monday, October 21 at 10am EST. Semifinals are October 30 and 31, with the final match-up slated for Friday, November 1.
For more information about Norm the Niner, click on the link to his official page on Charlotte49ers.com presented by AAA.