The Bayou Classic

The Bayou Classic

Place: New Orleans, Louisiana( Louisiana SuperDome)

Date November 21-28, 2005

The State Farm Bayou Classic is more than just a football game; with its colorful and glorified history, the State Farm Bayou Classic is a unique family fellowship that exists within a football game. The State Farm Bayou Classic has become the greatest and most distinguishable sporting event in all of Black America.

The gridiron match-up between Grambling State University and Southern University, two great Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) rivals, represents the best that collegiate sports has to offer: teamwork, tradition, passion and fierce competition.

Each year, the Bayou Classic attracts more than 200,000 revelers to the City of New Orleans for the nationally televised State Farm Bayou Classic Football Game, the Battle of the Bands & Greek Show, the Super Job Fair and many other events surrounding the Bayou Classic weekend.