The event is already drawing a large crowd, has booked up area hotels, and is expecting to bring a lot of money into the local economy.
Mike Passinisi, voice of the Curve as well as its director of communications, said its great to have the game in Altoona.
"We get to showcase Altoona and the surrounding," he said. "And for the fans its a sense of pride that we get to have the game here."
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