BATON ROUGE — Southern University head football coach, Stump Mitchell”, is inviting the Jaguar Nation Football to be a part of the “Countdown to Kick-Off” event to be held Saturday, August 28,2010 on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus. “Countdown to Kick-Off” will replace “Fan Day”.

The “Countdown to Kick-Off “event will be a day full of festivities including a rib cook-off for RV and tailgating members of Jaguar Nation, scheduled for 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., performances by the Human Jukebox, an exciting bike show by the Nubian Kruzers at 1 p.m., and a host of other entertainment and activities.

The first 500 fans to purchase tickets to this event will have the opportunity to experience the “Suite Life”, and watch the scrimmage, scheduled for 3:30 p.m., in the comfort of the air-conditioned, luxury box suites located on the West Side and in the North End Zone of A.W. Mumford Stadium. Refreshments will also be available as a part of the “Suite Life” experience. Following the scrimmage, we will host a meet-and-greet with the coaches and the players in the North End Zone and announce the rib cook-off winners at approximately 6 p.m.

“I have heard countless members of the Jaguar Nation brag about their culinary and grilling skills and am particularly excited about the rib cook-off.”, says Stump Mitchell.

First, Second, and Third place winners will be awarded prizes and will earn bragging rights as being one of the best cooks in Jaguar Nation. The 1st Place winner will be awarded “the best seats in the house” for the first home game.

Registration for the rib cook-off ends Wednesday, August 25. The enclosed registration form, along with a $25 entry fee, should be submitted to the SU Ticket Office.

Scrimmage tickets are $10 per person and are available at the SU Ticket Office, 7722 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, (225) 359-9328. All tickets will be pre-sold!

For those that choose not to experience the “Suite Life”, you may still come out and watch the scrimmage, albeit from the west side stands. No refreshments will be available for the free patrons.

For more information, please call Shelia Minor, SU Athletics (225) 771-5137 or Tracie Abraham,SU Alumni Affairs, at (225) 771-4200.


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