Football

Pep Rally, $1,000 Student Sweepstakes Highlight Promotions Surrounding RED OUT Game Saturday

Sept. 23, 2010

RUSTON, La. - Several promotions surrounding Louisiana Tech's RED OUT game against Southern Miss Saturday are in place, including a pep rally Friday evening and a chance for a lucky Tech student to win $1,000.

Louisiana Tech will hold a pep rally Friday at 6 p.m. on the Thomas Assembly Center floor to get students, fans and alumni geared up for Tech's game against Southern Miss. LA Tech students can pick up their official RED OUT t-shirts at the pep rally. The Band of Pride, LA Tech cheerleaders and the Regal Blues will perform with several Bulldog football players speaking to the crowd.

At the game Saturday evening, one lucky Louisiana Tech student will win $1,000 in Tech's second annual $1,000 Student Sweepstakes. In order to win, Tech students have to become a fan of Louisiana Tech's athletics facebook page and be at the game dressed in red. That's all!

In addition to the $1,000 Student Sweepstakes, Tech's Union Board will be hosting an even better student tailgating experience at the Dawg Pound at Hideaway Park next to Joe Aillet Stadium. Free food and live music will begin at 2 p.m.

The Ruston Brick Kids Zone will also open at 2 p.m. with a bounce castle, ball toss, a clown and more.

At halftime, Louisiana Tech will have an obstacle course on the field for Legacy Park as the school helps raise money for special needs children. The organization will be selling t-shirts on the Joe Aillet Stadium concourse during the game on the east and west sides, raising money for the organization. Legacy Park will be a boundless playground that is handicap accessible so that everyone has an equal opportunity to play. The park will have many unique features that will benefit special needs children of this area. Legacy Park will be 25,000 square feet located inside of Lincoln Parish Park in Ruston.

Tickets are still on sale for Louisiana Tech's game against Southern Miss and can be purchased by visiting the Louisiana Tech Ticket Office, calling 318-257-3631, e-mailing techtickets@latech.edu or by visiting ticketmaster.com/latech. Fans that eat at the Dawg House can use a coupon code printed on their receipt for $10 off a single game ticket to Louisiana Tech home games when purchasing their tickets online.

For complete coverage of Bulldog Football, please visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.

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