Paint the town blue and gold for College Colors Day

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Throw on your favorite Lumberjack gear Aug. 30 and show your colors for College Colors Day.

Lumberjacks will have a chance to show off their True Blue NAU as the university gears up for the second annual College Colors Day Spirit Cup.

Northern Arizona University is among 165 colleges and universities looking to their spirited fans to pledge support for their institution on the College Colors Day website. The university with the most pledges will be awarded a $10,000 donation that will be added to the school’s general scholarship fund.

The competition kicked off last week and will end on Thursday, Aug. 29. Fans can vote daily for NAU Lumberjacks on the College Colors Day’s Facebook page. Fans also have the opportunity to win prizes, submit photos to the fan photo gallery and download a custom NAU Facebook cover photo.

Lumberjacks everywhere are encouraged to don their favorite blue and gold attire on Aug. 30 for College Colors Day and continue the tradition every Friday during the semester for True Blue Fridays.

College Colors Day also coincides with the season opener for NAU Football. Coach Jerome Souers’ team will head south to take on the University of Arizona Wildcats at 7 p.m. at Arizona Stadium. Lumberjacks in the area are invited to join NAU alumni, friends and fans for a pre-game gathering hosted by NAU Alumni Relations.

Fans can also share their Lumberjack spirit by posting pictures or tweets on social media using the hash tags #CollegeColors and #TrueBlueNAU.