Allstate Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic Scheduled for Jan. 30-31 in Hammond


Allstate Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic Scheduled for Jan. 30-31 in Hammond park

The eighth Allstate Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic, featuring high school teams from throughout the region, will take place January 30-31 at Chappapeela Sports Park in Hammond, La. (19325 Hipark Blvd). Admission to the event is free.

The high school lacrosse weekend, will include brackets at the varsity and junior varsity, as well as U15, U13 and U11 teams. For more information and registration information, please visit the U.S. Lacrosse Louisiana website or email Heidi Meibaum.

Action begins at 8 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday and will continue throughout the day on multiple fields. Saturday's last match is slated to begin at 6 p.m. while the varsity championship match on Sunday is scheduled for 3 p.m. Each game consists of 22-minute running periods.

Full Schedule and Brackets

The varsity competition features two pools with the winners meeting for the championship. Teams participating in the event (multiple teams from some schools) include:

Archbishop Rummel (Metairie)
Baton Rouge Mustangs
Brother Martin (New Orleans)
Captain Shreve (Shreveport)
Carrollton Boosters
Catholic High (Baton Rouge)
Central High (Baton Rouge)
Christian Brothers (New Orleans)
Dutchtown (Geismar)
Holy Cross (New Orleans)
Jesuit (New Orleans)
Lafayette Hurricanes
North Shore (Slidell)
Ocean Springs (Miss.)
St. Catherine (Metairie)
St. Martin's (Metairie)
St. Paul's (Covington)
St. Thomas More (Lafayette)
UMS-Wright (Mobile, Ala.)

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 is involved with various community initiatives through hosting and sponsorships 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 billion into the local economy in the last decade.