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Contact: Lynn Stewart or Amy Boltinghouse, Centenary News Service
318-869-5120 or 869-5709
SHREVEPORT, LA -- Centenary College students will celebrate Mardi Gras and homecoming during the weekend of Jan. 31 through Feb. 2.
The festivities will begin with a bonfire behind the Centenary baseball field from 9-10 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31. The Centenary Pep Band and the Leading Ladies will participate in this pregame pep rally.
At noon on Feb. 1, the Student Government Association will sponsor a free tailgate party, catered by Dudley and Gerald's, on the lawn in front of the Gold Dome.
Following the tailgate party, the Centenary Gents will play Georgia State in a Trans America Athletic Conference Game at 1:05 p.m. During halftime of the basketball game, the Centenary Mardi Gras Court will be presented.
Admission to the game is $7 for reserved seats, $6 for general admission and $3 for non Centenary students. Admission is free to Centenary students.
To conclude the homecoming celebration, a post-game party is scheduled from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Progressive Men's Club in Shreveport. Continuous bus transportation to and from this event will be provided from 8:45 p.m. until 1 a.m. Transportation will begin in front of Jackson Hall on the Centenary College campus.
All events are open to Centenary College alumni and students.
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