Allstate Sugar Bowl Hosts 74 Volleyball Teams for AAU Regional
NEW ORLEANS (May 26, 2019) – The Allstate Sugar Bowl sponsored the 2019 Girls Volleyball AAU Super Regionals hosted by Louisiana Volleyball on May 25-26 at Loyola University and the Hilton Rivercenter. The event featured 74 teams and over 700 young athletes from seven different states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas) playing multiple matches over the two-day event. It is the 10th year that the Sugar Bowl has sponsored the event.
Age Group Champions:
12-Year Olds (5 teams): NOLA Dana 12
13-Year Olds (11 teams): Memphis VB Academy 13 Red
14-Year Olds (12 teams): Nola Angela 14
15-Year Olds (17 teams): West FL Waves 15 Power
16-Year Olds (14 teams): WD Nation 16-Adidas
17/18 Club (15 teams): NOLA Jesse 17
In addition to sponsoring the New Orleans AAU Super Regionals in recent years, the Sugar Bowl also sponsors an annual collegiate volleyball classic hosted by Tulane University and it sponsored the JVA World Challenge in 2010.
The Allstate Sugar Bowl has established itself as one of the premier college football bowl games, having hosted 28 national champions, 93 Hall of Fame players, 50 Hall of Fame coaches and 18 Heisman Trophy winners in its 85-year history. The 85th Allstate Sugar Bowl Football Classic, featuring top teams from the Big 12 and the SEC, will be played on January 1, 2020. 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 nearly 100,000 student-athletes each year, while injecting over $2.5 billion into the local economy in the last decade.