Tiger Tour Kicks Off Wednesday in Shreveport

by Michael Bonnette (@LSUBonnette)
Tiger Tour Kicks Off Wednesday in Shreveport

BATON ROUGE – Head football coach Les Miles kicks off LSU’s annual Tiger Tour on Wednesday night at the Riverdome at the Horseshoe Casino in Shreveport in what will be the first of 11 stops for the event this year.

Miles will be joined in Shreveport by men’s basketball coach Trent Johnson, women’s basketball coach Nikki Caldwell and vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva.

The tour will make a stop the following night on Thursday, April 28 at the Civic Center in Monroe with Tiger running backs coach Frank Wilson being joined by Johnson and Alleva.

The annual LSU Tiger Tour 2011 is presented by Capital One, CST, 104.5 FM ESPN Baton Rouge, and the LSU National L Club. It’s a joint fundraising venture by the Tiger Athletic Foundation, the LSU Foundation and the LSU Alumni Association.

Other features on this year’s tour include the Capital One Photo Area; the CST Trivia Challenge where fans can win prize packs courtesy of CST and TAF; and the popular TAF Silent Auction, which features memorabilia from past Tiger greats. There will be LSU merchandise on sale at the events courtesy of the LSU Alumni Store.

For more information on this year’s Tiger Tour please visit www.lsutigertour.com, the Tiger Athletic Foundation website at www.lsutaf.org, and at the official website of LSU Athletics, www.LSUsports.net.

2011 LSU Tiger Tour Schedule
Date, City, Location
April 27, Shreveport, Horseshoe Casino Riverdome
April 28, Monroe, Monroe Civic Center
May 2, Alexandria, Riverfront Convention Center
May 3, Lafayette, River Oaks Catering and Event Center
May 10, Jackson, Miss., Clyde Muse Center at Hinds Community College
May 12, Pensacola, Fla., New World Landing
July 13, Houston, Texas, J.W. Marriott
July 17, New Orleans, Hilton Riverside
July 20, Lake Charles, L’Auberge du lac Casino Resort
July 21, Covington, Tchefuncta Country Club
July 28, Baton Rouge, Lod Cook Alumni Center