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Rescheduled 47th Annual Bayou Classic to be played in Shreveport in April

Shreveport, La. – The decision of the SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors to postpone fall sports contests also postponed the 47th Annual Bayou Classic until Spring and not as it is annually played in New Orleans each November.   … Continue reading

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WITH SWAC DECISION, THE ANNUAL BAYOU CLASSIC POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2020   WITH SWAC DECISION, THE ANNUAL BAYOU CLASSIC POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING A statement from the organizers of the Annual Bayou Classic   NEW ORLEANS – With the decision of the SWAC Council of Presidents … Continue reading

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PLANS FOR THE ANNUAL BAYOU CLASSIC STILL BEING DECIDED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2020   PLANS FOR THE ANNUAL BAYOU CLASSIC STILL BEING DECIDED   A joint statement from the leaders of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Southern University and Grambling State University   NEW ORLEANS – The location of … Continue reading

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Bayou Classic 2020 Updates

Dear Bayou Classic Family,   As of today, an official decision has not been reached as it relates to the 47th Annual Bayou Classic scheduled for November 28, 2020. At this point, we are moving forward with 2020 planning as … Continue reading

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CLEAR BAG POLICY AT BAYOU CLASSIC

Any bag, purse, or briefcase MUST be clear and cannot exceed 12″x12″x6″ (LxWxH). Small clutch bags will be permitted at a maximum size of 4.5″x6.5″ and do not have to be clear. An exception will be made for medical bags … Continue reading

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NEW BAYOU CLASSIC PARADE ROUTE

Due to construction hazards along Canal Street, the Bayou Classic Parade will take a new route to the Superdome this year. The parade will go down N Peters and cross Canal – and go down Tchoupitoulas past the Doubletree, August, … Continue reading

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Bayou Classic $2,000 P&G / Crest / Old Spice / Gain Field Goal Challenge

    OFFICIAL RULES. PLANNING TO APPLY FOR A P&G POSITION? WHEN YOU DO, YOU CAN ALSO ENTER THE BAYOU CLASSIC’S P&G / CREST / OLD SPICE / GAIN FIELD GOAL CHALLENGE NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES. A … Continue reading

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Media Credentials for the 46th Annual Bayou Classic

NEWS: Media Credentials for the 46th Annual Bayou Classic   Application process now open for both the Bayou Classic gameday and Greek Show/Battle of the Bands.   The online media credential application process for the 46th Annual Bayou Classic gameday … Continue reading

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Sheryl Underwood Named an Ambassador of Bayou Classic

  NEW ORLEANS, LA – Comedian, actress and television host Sheryl Underwood has been named an ambassador of the upcoming 46th Annual Bayou Classic which is set to take place in November. Best known as the co-host of the Emmy-award-winning, … Continue reading

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Experience the Power of the 46th Annual Bayou Classic

Tickets for the 46th Annual Bayou Classic go on sale today, Monday, April 8, 2019.   The Bayou Classic, ranked as the #1 HBCU Classic in the nation, is the iconic collegiate gridiron matchup between Southern University and Grambling State … Continue reading

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