November 15, 2010


A host of activities is scheduled for the 37th State Farm Bayou Classic. NBC will televise the football game between the Grambling State University Tigers and the Southern University Jaguars at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27.

GSU’s official headquarters hotel is the J.W. Marriott, New Orleans, 614 Canal St. Call (800) 771-9067 for reservations.

A list of scheduled events, times, dates and locations is as follows:

Monday, November 22

  • Bayou Classic Press Conference, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Nov. 22, Louisiana Superdome

Friday, November 26

  • Super Job Fair, noon-5 p.m., Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal Street
  • KaBOOM! Playground Build, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Intercultural Charter School, 5316 Michoud Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70129
  • Coaches Luncheon, noon-2 p.m., Sheraton New Orleans
  • State Farm Bayou Classic College Fair, noon-5 p.m., Sheraton New Orleans
  • Bayou Classic Super Job Fair, noon-5 p.m.; Sheraton New Orleans
  • Corporate Reception presented by Adams and Reese LLP, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Louisiana Superdome
  • Battle of the Bands & Greek Show, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Louisiana Superdome

Saturday, November 27

  • Grambling University National Alumni Association (GUNAA) Breakfast, Hilton, Versailles Room. Tickets $20/each at Alumni House or at the door.
  • Fan Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Louisiana Superdome, Champions Square
  • XXXVII State Farm Bayou Classic, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Louisiana Superdome (Kick-off time is at 1 p.m. CST on NBC)
  • Maze Concert, 9 p.m., New Orleans Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd.
  • Blues Concert featuring Mel Waiters hosted by Grambling University National Alumni Association (GUNAA), Hilton, Grand Ballroom, 9 p.m. Tickets $35/each or $350/table (10). Tickets available at the Alumni House or at the door.
  • Smoove Pandemonium, the GSU After-Party Event featuring DJ Rah Smoov (The greatest DJ in the World) and a long list of VIPs, 9 p.m., J.W. Marriott’s Ile de France Ballroom.

Director of Public Relations
Grambling State University
GSU Box 4268
100 Robinson Street
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 274-2560 Office


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