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Southern Miss Alumni Association to Host Tailgate Party Prior to R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 16:06pm | By: Nicole Ruhnke

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association, in conjunction with the USM Foundation and Eagle Club, invites all Golden Eagles fans to a pre-game tailgate party prior to the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Saturday, Dec. 17.

Presented by Hancock and Whitney Bank and Mississippi Power, the tailgate party will be held in the St. Charles Club Lounge on the 200 Level of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome from 5:45 – 7:45 p.m. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.

The tailgate party will include food, soft drinks, appearances by the Southern Miss cheerleaders and Seymour, as well as live entertainment. A cash bar will be available. Tickets to the tailgate party are $15 per person and must be purchased in advance. Tailgate party tickets will not be available for purchase on the day of the event. Children ages 10 and under receive complimentary admission; however, all guests must have a ticket in order to gain access to the tailgate party, including children.

To purchase tickets to the tailgate party, visit The deadline to purchase tickets to the pre-game tailgate party is Thursday, Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. or when the event reaches capacity.

The purchase of tailgate party tickets includes access to the St. Charles Club Lounge for the pre-game tailgate party only. The purchase of tailgate party tickets does not include tickets to the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. To purchase game tickets, visit

For additional information on the pre-game tailgate party, contact the Southern Miss Alumni Association at 601.266.5013 or email alumniFREEMississippi.