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2021 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl


Beginning Friday, Dec. 17, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and its Alumni Association will host events in New Orleans leading up to our Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns squaring off against the Marshall Thundering Herd at Caesar's Superdome on Saturday, Dec. 18. All of the following events are open to the public, and we invite everyone to join us in the Big Easy.

Note: Some events listed below have COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements. PCR tests will be available at the Ragin' Cajuns Store located on St. Mary Blvd. on Wednesday, Dec. 15 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 14

1:00 p.m.
Cajun Walk: Official Send Off of the Ragin' Cajuns @ Russo Park | Help send our Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team off in style. We're cheering on our team with one last Cajun Walk of the year as they depart to prepare in New Orleans.

Friday, Dec. 17

2:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Ragin' Cajuns Fan Fest @ Sheraton New Orleans Hotel | This reception at the Sheraton in the 5th Floor Grand Ballroom will be open to all Ragin’ Cajuns Fans with live music provided by Wayne Toups. A cash bar/food will be available. CASH ONLY! Food available for purchase: Sausage Jambalaya $10.00, Pulled Pork w/ Cajun Cole Slaw $10.00, Assorted Chips $4.00. Ticket Will Call will be available for fans to pick up their tickets in New Orleans.

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
New Orleans Pelicans Pregame Party @ Smoothie King Center | Kickoff your NOLA Bowl weekend with a pregame party and basketball! The pregame party is free to attend, but game tickets are required to enter. REGISTER NOW »

7:00 p.m.
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Milwaukee Bucks @ Smoothie King Center | Discounted tickets to the game are offered to all Ragin' Cajuns fans. GET TICKETS »

Saturday, Dec. 18

2:00 p.m.
Bus Trip departing from Cajun Field | Don't miss the bus! Join the Alumni Association on the way to the New Orleans Bowl! Check-in begins at 1:30 p.m. The bus departs Cajun Field at 2:00 p.m. sharp. SOLD OUT »

4:30 p.m.
Will Call Window Opens @ Caesars Superdome | Fans can pick up their purchased tickets at the Will Call window at the Superdome.

5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Pregame Tailgate Party presented by IBERIABANK / First Horizon @ Caesars Superdome Bienville Room  | Ragin' Cajuns fans are invited to a pregame tailgate party in the Bienville Room at the Superdome. Live music will be provided by Nik'l Beer & Storyville Stompers. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is free, but you are entering the game at this time, so all guests are required to present game tickets to enter. Enter through Gate B, no exit and re-entry allowed after entering the Superdome.

6:30 p.m.
Superdome gates open | All gates open for public entrance

7:30 p.m.
Pregame Field Performance Begins | Pride of Acadiana performs UL Lafayette Fight Song

8:15 p.m.
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Kick-Off @ Caesars Superdome | Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs. Marshall Thundering Herd GET TICKETS »

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