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2023 MIAA Football Championships to be Hosted at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium®

Double-Header to feature the A and B Conference Championships

For Immediate Release - October 3, 2023

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Blackbyrd Events, event operator for the 2023 MIAA Football Championships, in partnership with the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), announced the double-header event will be played at Minnegan Field at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium® on Sunday, November 19th.


Tickets to attend the event will be available beginning Monday, October 30th and will grant access to both A and B Conference Championship games. Johnny Unitas Stadium® ranks as the third-largest outdoor venue in the metropolitan area, behind M&T Bank Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards.


“Last year’s football double-header was a blast. The competition was impressive and the community support in the stands was tremendous,” said Mark Burdett, Owner and Principal, Blackbyrd. “We are excited to produce the MIAA Football Championships again this year as we bring our first-class athletes and enthusiastic crowd to Towson’s Johnny Unitas Stadium®.”


“It is both a thrill and an honor for the MIAA to host our football championships at Johnny Unitas Stadium®,” added MIAA Executive Director, Paul Bernstorf. “For our teams, schools and communities to experience a state of the art Division I venue is exciting, and adds to the importance of competing in a championship.”


Both championship games will be livestreamed on Blackbyrd Events YouTube, and ForTheFan Network.


Visit for the latest event information and to purchase tickets, available October 30th, visit For group ticket opportunities, please email Lisa LaPlaca at




Blackbyrd is a marketing and events company based in Annapolis, MD, serving clients regionally in the areas of marketing and digital advertising, website and graphic design, email marketing and event management.



The MIAA is an independent organization comprised of 29 private high schools located in and around the Baltimore Metro area. Founded in 1994, MIAA schools have a combined enrollment in excess of 17,000 students. More than 60% of these students participate in at least one of 17 MIAA sanctioned Sports. In addition, more than 97% of all graduates from MIAA schools go on to college, including many who enroll in some of our nation’s most prestigious universities. MIAA Schools are located in eight Maryland counties and Baltimore City.



Towson University is Maryland’s university of opportunities. With more than 150 years of experience pushing possibilities, TU is a nationally recognized leader in inclusive excellence, social mobility, research and discovery. As the largest university in greater Baltimore, TU’s momentum is always accelerating, with more than 20,000 students and 100 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences and applied professional fields. Located amid one of the East Coast’s cultural and economic epicenters, TU is a beacon and powerful catalyst in the Mid-Atlantic, partnering with hundreds of businesses and organizations, impacting communities and fueling change. TU meets the holistic needs of each student to achieve success, a result of a deeply inclusive culture with a focus on equity among all students, faculty and staff.

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