NEWS FROM THE ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL
The Allstate Sugar Bowl will sponsor elite AAU events in basketball and volleyball this weekend. The Allstate Sugar Bowl Primetime Super 60 AAU Basketball Tournament will feature over 400 girls' and boys' teams in action at multiple locations around the city, while the Allstate Sugar Bowl AAU Volleyball Super Regional will be contested at Loyola University and the Hilton Riverside.
The Super 60 basketball action will begin on Friday, May 26. There are 13 divisions for boys (ages 8-16) and six divisions for girls (6th grade-11th grade). Boys' championship matches will be played on Monday, May 29, and the girls' title games will be on Sunday, May 28. All championships will be played at the Alario Center. For more information, visit the Super 60 website.
The volleyball Super Regional will have over 70 teams in action on Saturday and Sunday. There are six divisions featuring girls from 12 to 18 years old. The winners in each division earning free entry into the AAU National Championships at the Disney Sports Complex in Orlando. For more information, please visit the Louisiana Volleyball website.
The Allstate Sugar Bowl has established itself as one of the premier college football bowl games, having hosted 27 national champions, 92 Hall of Fame players, 48 Hall of Fame coaches and 17 Heisman Trophy winners in its 83-year history. The 84th Allstate Sugar Bowl Football Classic, which will double as a College Football Playoff Semifinal, will be played on January 1, 2018. In addition to football, the Sugar Bowl Committee annually invests over $1.6 million into the community through the hosting and sponsorship of sporting events, awards and clinics. Through these efforts, the organization supports and honors over 25,000 student-athletes each year, while injecting over $2.5 billion into the local economy in the last decade.