It’s time for food, fun at Southern’s ‘Fan Fest’ on Saturday
Southern University football fans will celebrate the start of the 2015 football season and secure tickets for the Jaguars' season opener at Louisiana Tech at the fourth annual SU Fall Fan Fest "refreshed by Coca-Cola" on Aug. 15 in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
SU has partnered with Cumulus Radio Baton Rouge and Coca Cola to help Jaguar fans kickoff the 2015 season with the Cumulus Tailgate Party prior to the football team's arrival at 1:45 p.m. Doors for Fan Fest open at 1 p.m., following the Jaguars final scrimmage of fall camp, which starts at 9:15 a.m.
Fans are urged to enter the F.G. Clark Activity Center at the service entrance.
General admission tickets for the Louisiana Tech game along with SU season books will be available for purchase during Fan Fest at the SU Ticket Office, located inside the service entrance of the Activity Center.
Coaches and players from the soccer and volleyball programs will also be available to autograph posters and take pictures to promote their respective season during Fan Fest .
Southern Head Football Coach Dawson Odums will address attendees at the free event, which will include live performances by the "Human Jukebox Pep Band" and varsity cheerleaders.
Free Coca-Cola products will be available to fans as well as the 2015 football and fall sports posters while supplies last.
The Bayou Classic Roadshow RV will also make an appearance to promote the 42nd annual Bayou Classic, which announced NBC Sports as the new broadcast home for the in-state rivalry game held Nov. 28 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.