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november, 2016

thu24nov(nov 24)10:00 amsun27(nov 27)12:00 pm43rd Annual Bayou ClassicMercedes-Benz Superdome10:00 am - 12:00 pm (27) CST Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr New Orleans, LA 70112

Event Details

Tigers Jags Historic Rivalry – 2016 marks the 43rd annual meeting of HBCU rivals Southern University and Grambling State University: The Bayou Classic is a football game and so much more! The Bayou Classic commemorates historically black colleges and universities, academic achievement, tradition, sportsmanship, marching bands, and friendly competition. The “Classic” is an exhibition of the high standards of academic achievement deeply embedded in the traditions of the two institutions.

Premier New Orleans Tourism Event: The Bayou Classic draws more than 200,000 visitors to New Orleans.

Grambling State University and Southern University are public, four-year institutions of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Both are recognized for their academics and athletics, and their rivalry is on display each year during the Bayou Classic. Grambling State University is located in Grambling, Louisiana, and Southern University is located in Baton Rouge.


24 (Thursday) 10:00 am - 27 (Sunday) 12:00 pm CST


Mercedes-Benz Superdome

1500 Sugar Bowl Dr New Orleans, LA 70112