41st Annual Bayou Classic Kicks-off Next Tuesday

Bayou Classic will decide who moves on to the SWAC Championship

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 11/19/2014, 2:38 p.m.
The kick-off press conference for the 41st Annual Bayou Classic featuring the historic rivalry between the Tigers of Grambling State ...
41st Annual Bayou Classic

WHAT:

The kick-off press conference for the 41st Annual Bayou Classic featuring the historic rivalry between the Tigers of Grambling State University and the Jaguars of Southern University. The Bayou Classic is revered as the "Granddaddy" of HBCU college matchups.

The Bayou Classic series is tied at 20 wins each for both schools. And with both schools holding a 7-1 record in the SWAC this year, the team that will play in the SWAC Championship this year will be decided at Bayou Classic. A true "who will break the tie" battle this year between Southern and Grambling.

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

10 a.m.

WHERE:

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Complimentary parking available in Parking Garage 6

Entrance through Gate A of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome

WHO:

State of Louisiana Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne

City of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Representatives from the tourism industry

Members of the US Marine Corps

Grambling Head Football Coach Broderick Fobbs

Southern University Head Football Coach Dawson Odums

Directors of Athletics, Assistant Coaches and Players from GSU and SU

Sponsors & Partners of the 41st Annual Bayou Classic

Other invited guests

TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets for the 41st Annual Bayou Classic and the Battle of the Bands & Greek Show are on sale now. Tickets for both events can be purchased at the following locations: the Bayou Classic website (www.mybayouclassic.com), Ticketmaster, the New Orleans Arena Box Office, the Grambling State University Ticket Office or the Southern University Ticket Office.

For more information, visit www.mybayouclassic.com