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Watch the Mikey Awards Live!

by Judy Willson
Watch the Mikey Awards Live!

BATON ROUGE – LSU Athletics, Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletics (CCACSA) and the Tiger Athletic Foundation (TAF) are excited to roll out a revamped introduction to the 2019-20 Tigers’ season.

LSU’s annual student-athlete kickoff event has changed its format from a sit-down dinner gala to an awards show that will be re-branded as The Mikey Awards. The new format will elevate the student-athlete experience. It includes a gold carpet celebrity-style entrance and a best-dressed fan poll on Twitter.

The celebration recognizes the academic accomplishments and athletic achievements of LSU student-athletes during the 2018-19 season. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, August 25 at 7 p.m. at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The invitation-only event will be livestreamed and can be viewed at and Fans are encouraged to use the hashtag #LSUMIKEY throughout the show.