UNC Charlotte and the University of Colorado Denver are in a social media battle to determine which city has the most hometown pride.
The two research institutions dressed their mascots in NFL gear and are vying for the most likes, shares and comments on Facebook. Each is worth a point.
Norm the Niner and Sir Purr from the Carolina Panthers are “doing the Dab” in the contest picture posted on Facebook.
Visit the UNC Charlotte Facebook page to like, share or comment on the image. All count for the contest.
The university that loses the contest must post a video of its mascot rooting for the opposing Super Bowl team.
In 14 hours since posting, the UNC Charlotte post had more than 9,115 likes, 4,847 shares and 1,150 comments – and still counting, UNCC spokeswoman Buffie Stephens said.
The contest ends at 5 p.m. Friday.