HBCU National Championship Parade

HBCU Championship Parade - Jan. 28, 1pm. GSU CampusGrambling State University will celebrate its HBCU National Championship football team with a day full of fanfare and fun.

The HBCU National Championship Parade for G-Men will start at 1 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 28) on the GSU campus. Head football coach Broderick Fobbs will be the grand marshal, and the parade will feature GSU President Rick Gallot; Athletic Director Paul Bryant; the World Famed Tiger Marching Band; the GSU cheer squad; Miss Grambling State University, Astra Watts; Miss Cover Girl, Taylor Stewart; Student Government Association (SGA) President Michael Meadows and SGA representatives; Favrot Student Union Board (FSUB) President Jimmitriv Roberson and FSUB representatives and the Alma J. Brown Elementary School cheerleaders.

There will be a G-Men Fan Fest held between the Tiger and Lady Tiger basketball games. Providing an opportunity for fans to mingle with Coach Fobbs and his coaching staff as well as the national championship football team. Fans can bring their own merchandise, etc. to be autographed by their favorite player/coach. GSU Army/ROTC may/will sponsor events such as rock climbing wall, pull up bar and others for fans. There will be an opportunity to take photographs with the national championship trophy, won at the December Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl in Atlanta.

Barnes and Noble will be open from 12 noon until 3:00 p. m. on Saturday, January 28.

During half-time of the Lady Tigers basketball game there will be an introduction of the SWAC and HBCU National Champions where President Gallot will introduce the G-Men and Coaching Staff and Mr. Bryant will present the trophy.

The parade will begin at the Robinson Stadium Support building, travel down Blalock Street toward the Tiger Village Clubhouse, turn left onto R.W.E. Jones Street and make a right on to College Ave. It will make another right on Main Street to pass in front of McCall Dining Hall and Favrot Student Union. Once at the Central Ave the route will make a right and end at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center for the 3 p.m. Lady Tiger Basketball game against the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Lady Lions.

Tickets are available for sell at the GSU Ticket Office and via Ticketmaster. Individual Tickets are $10, group rate (10 or more) are $7 and Season Tickets are $60. Contact the ticket office at 318-274-2625 for more information regarding tickets.


GSU National Champions Parade Photos 01/28/17
Championship Parade Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gramblingstateuniv/albums/72157678234394560


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