Allstate Sugar Bowl Hosts 76 Volleyball Teams for AAU Regional park
The Allstate Sugar Bowl sponsored the 2016 Girls Volleyball AAU Super Regionals hosted by Louisiana Volleyball on May 28-29 at Loyola University and the Hilton Rivercenter. The event featured 76 teams and nearly 800 young athletes from seven different states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas) playing multiple matches over the two-day event. It is the sixth year that the Sugar Bowl has sponsored the event.
Full results are available by visiting the Louisiana Volleyball website.
Age Group Champions:
12-Year Olds (6 teams): NOLA 12 Dana
13-Year Olds (12 teams): LVL 13 National
14-Year Olds (14 teams): NOLA 14 Mica
15-Year Olds (16 teams): VIA 15 National
16-Year Olds (12 teams): WD Nation 16-Select
17/18 Club (16 teams): Asics Louisiana 17 Black
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 27 national champions, 88 Hall of Fame players, 47 Hall of Fame coaches and 17 Heisman Trophy winners in its 82-year history. The 83rd Allstate Sugar Bowl Football Classic, featuring teams from the Big 12 and the SEC, will be played on January 2, 2017. In addition to football, the Sugar Bowl Committee annually invests over $1.3 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.