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Bayou Classic Events Roadshow Events

Terry Jones | 11/1/2014, 3:12 p.m. | Updated on 11/1/2014, 3:12 p.m.
The Bayou Classic is more than a football game. This annual event is one of the country's greatest college sports ...

Bayou Classic Events

The Bayou Classic is more than a football game. This annual event is one of the country's greatest college sports rivalries, bringing the fans and alumni of Southern University and Grambling State University to New Orleans each November. A week of events featuring a parade, fan festival and battle of the bands culminates with Saturday's Bayou Classic football match-up.

Kick-Off Press Conference

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

10:00am


Business of the Future

A United States Black Chambers & NORBCC Solutions Series

Co-sponsored by the Bayou Classic

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel

8:00am - Noon (Registration at 7:00 am)

Must RSVP,


Bayou Classic Smoke-Free Thanksgiving Day Parade

Presented by the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living

In Partnership with The French Market

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Mercedes-Benz

Superdome to the French Market

3:30pm - 6:00pm


Bayou Classic Golf Tournament

Presented by Driven Golf

Friday, November 28, 2014

Joe Bartholomew Golf Course (Pontchartrain Park)

10:00 am (Check In: 9:00 am)

Must pre-register

University Business Summit

9:00 am – 11:00 am (Registration at 8:30 am

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel

Featuring seminar panelists from Microsoft, GNO, Inc., U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce and Presidents from Southern, Grambling State and ULL Systems. These leaders will come together at this event to discuss the future of business, HBCU education and hiring. You will hear in-depth information on what the leaders of the HBCU schools are doing to keep up with the most recent business trends and what are the most sought out industries right now in the job market. Please RSVP to summit.bayouclassic@gmail.com.


Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Program

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Hyatt Regency Hotel

Friday, November 28, 2012

Do you have a great business idea? Get your pitch on for a chance to win a trip to the 2015 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference! Submit a three-minute video of yourself giving your most compelling pitch for your business idea to become one of the ten finalists selected to pitch their ideas to a panel of expert judges.


Bayou Classic Business Challenge 2014

Presented by Capital One

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Registration required.

The purpose of the Capital One Bank Bayou Classic Business Plan Competition, which will award a total of $60,000 in cash prizes, is to help small businesses in Louisiana grow and create jobs. The competition will feature two categories: Category No. 1 will be for businesses with annual revenues of less than $250,000, and Category No. 2 will be for businesses with annual revenues of between $250,000 and $1 million.

Career & College Fair

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel

10:00am - 3:00pm

Looking for new hires? Reserve your spot at the Career Fair now to connect with hundreds of students and graduates who are a part of the HBCU community. For information on how to become an exhibitor, please contact Valerie Huntley at val.bayouclassic@gmail.com.


Coaches Luncheon (Invitation Only)

Presented by AARP

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel

Noon - 2:00pm (Doors open at 11:30 am)


Welcome Reception (Invitation Only)

Friday, November 28, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

6:00pm - 8:00pm


Battle of the Bands & Greek Show

Friday, November 28, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Must purchase tickets.


TrueBlue Donor Appreciation Gala (Invitation Only)

Presented by the Southern University System Foundation

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel

10:00pm - 12:30am


Bayou Classic Kickoff Party (Invitation Only)

Friday, November 28, 2014

Generations Hall/Metro

8:00pm - until


Fan Fest

Presented by Cox Louisiana

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Champions Square

9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Doc Griggs 2X's Around the Dome

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

8:00 am (Registration starts at 7:30 am)

Register required.


The 41st Annual Bayou Classic

Grambling Tigers vs. Southern Jaguars

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Doors open - Noon

Kickoff - 1:30pm CST (2:30 pm EST)


The Official Bayou Classic Celebrity After-Party

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Generations Hall/Metro

10:00pm - until


Gospel Brunch

Sunday, November 30, 2014

House of Blues

10:00am