Tickets on Sale Now for the 34th Annual State Farm Bayou Classic(R)

Event organizers for the legendary State Farm Bayou Classic(R) announced that tickets for the 34th annual event are on sale now. Dubbed the “Granddaddy” of African-American collegiate sporting events and the “Superbowl” of black college football, this year’s Bayou Classic will be held on Saturday, November 24 at the Louisiana Superdome.

“We are excited to once again play this historic game in the great city of New Orleans,” said Dr. Horace Judson, President of Grambling State University. The area is still rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina and this event is an important part of the rebuilding process. We hope people will come to support the schools and the city.”

“Southern University is proud to be a part of such a great event,” said Southern University State Farm Bayou Classic Coordinator Cedric Upshaw. “The game is one of the best sporting events in the country and we are happy to once again return to New Orleans. We hope people will make the trip and show their support for the city while they continue to rebuild.” More than just a football game, the State Farm Bayou Classic(R) is a unique weekend-long event with something for everyone. The State Farm Bayou Classic(R) Fan Festival, the Super Job Fair, the State Farm Bayou Classic(R) College Fair and the McDonald’s Battle of the Bands & Greek Step Show presented by Alltel are all fan-friendly events that will take place throughout the weekend.

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