For the third year in a row, the UL Ragin' Cajuns football team will be playing in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This year's opponent is, of course, the Tulane Green Wave.

It should be the best NOLA Bowl yet as the two bayou state schools do battle on Saturday, December 21st.

If you've been before, you know how much fun not only the game can be, but all the events leading up to the contest. If you haven't gone before, no sweat, here's a handy dandy guide of the week's happenings.


Ragin' Cajuns Fan Fest presented by Home Bank
Friday, December 20
New Orleans Marriott (555 Canal Street)
Party for Ragin' Cajuns fans with live music from Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie, cash bar and a very special graduation ceremony for team and student-staff members.

New Orleans Bowl Friday Night Concert
Friday, December 20
Champions Square
Free concert featuring The Charlie Daniels Band and Travis Tritt

Ragin' Cajun Block Party
Saturday, December 21
1010 Poydras St (across from Walk-On's)
Hot 107.9 and Planet Radio 105.1 are teaming up with City Bar Downtown and Rabbit Hole crew from Lafayette, as well as the Metropolitan and Barcadia crew from New Orleans to give you food, fun and music all day long at the corner of Poydras and Rampart, right across from Walk On’s. The party starts with City Bar’s world-famous Bloody Marys, plus all you can drink from the The Rabbit Hole and The Metropolitan Nightclub. Plenty of food will be on hand to keep your party fueled with Barcadia providing tailgate burgers and the best fried peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in town!

Rouses Louisiana Tailgating Party
Saturday, December 21
701 Baronne (few blocks from the Dome)
Join 97.3 The Dawg and Hot 107.9 for a huge tailgate party at Rouses on Baronne. We'll actually be in the parking lot! There will be burgers and jambalaya on the menu and plenty of $3 beer and mixed drinks to wash it all down. The Chee Weez will be on stage from 3pm-6pm.

RCAF/UL Alumni Association Pre-game Tailgate Party, presented by Park Place Surgical Hospital and LCH
Saturday, December 21
Superdome Bienville room (enter Gate C)
Ragin' Cajuns fans are invited to the pre-game tailgating party with live music provided by Lafayette's Bayou Boys and the Storyville Stompers. Admission is free to all RCAF 2013 Annual Fund donors and 2013 UL Alumni Association members. Please bring your membership cards for easy access. Open to all other fans for $10 per person. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Fans will be able to go to their seat directly from the party.

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Tailgate Party at Champions Square
Saturday, December 21
Champions Square
Fans can get ready for the game and enjoy live music by Band Camp outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Entertainment, food and beverages are available. This event is free to the public

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Saturday, December 21
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns vs. Tulane Green Wave

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