MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Residents and businesses are encouraged to turn the Myrtle Beach area into "Teal Town" in support of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers football team, who compete in the 2014 NCAA Division I Football Championship on Dec. 6, 2014.

CCU will play Richmond in second-round action at Brooks Stadium in Conway beginning at 1 p.m.

The community can get in on the football excitement by decorating their homes and businesses with CCU colors on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and Dec. 6. It doesn't end there; make sure and dress in teal yourselves.

Then, participants are asked to take a picture and submit them to CCU's social media channels. Fans should use #TealNation when making their submissions.

Once all photos are in, the best business and best individual decorations will be chosen. The winning individual will receive a $500 Shop Our Members gift package, while the winning business will have a meal catered to them at a later date.

"Fans of the Chanticleers have had plenty of reasons to be excited the past few seasons as the program has grown in national recognition, which included a No. 1 national ranking this season," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. "We want that support and enthusiasm to continue in the all-important post-season play, and know the local community will show their teal power."

"Playoff football has become a tradition for our program and we thank the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce for helping fans get excited for Saturday's game," said Matt Hogue, CCU Interim Director of Athletics. "We hope to see our community become a blanket of teal."

The Chanticleers finished the regular season with an 11-1 record, and received a first-round bye in the FCS playoffs. They are the seventh overall seed.