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The Bayou Classic announces 2013 schedule of events, Road Show schedule - Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Bayou Classic Wednesday, May 29, 2013, announced their official schedule of events for the upcoming series of events beginning November 26, 2013. Each year, this weekend of events brings together family, friends and alumni of Grambling State University and Southern University to see one of America's greatest college sports rivalries and celebrate football, family, and the traditions surrounding Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

This year's schedule includes the fan favorite Battle of the Bands and Greek Show, occurring November 23, as well as a couple of new events.

"This is a big year -- the big 4-0 -- and we are ready to celebrate with new events and bigger events that celebrate what the Bayou Classic has brought our community for over 40 years," said Dottie Belletto, president of New Orleans Convention Company, Incorporated (NOCCI), the management firm of the 40th Annual Bayou Classic. "We€ve put together our schedule of events focused on continuing our work to make Bayou Classic fan and family friendly, but have developed new programming that helps nourish our HBCU community through their financial and health success."

In advance of this year's 40th celebration of the Bayou Classic, the Bayou Classic Roadshow will travel to events and five football games this year, including both Grambling and Southern universities'
homecoming games. The Bayou Classic Roadshow gives fans an opportunity to participate in challenges, win prizes, meet former Bayou Classic participants, and share why they think their favorite team will win The Bayou Classic.

Read full release with schedule here.


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