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2013 Crawfish Boil - May 11th

It's Baaaack! Get ready for a whole afternoon of fun on Saturday, May 11th for the 2013 edition of Crawfish Craze at “Bayou Allatoona.” Please read all the event details below. As always, you need to order in advance for your required admission and any quantity of 3 lb. and 5 lb. platters of crawfish you desire.
 
After a successful event last year, we are bringing back the FREE admission for members! If you are a current dues paying member of LSU Atlanta you get one free adult admission (2 adults for a Family membership)! Everyone needs to pay or register for admission, so if you are not a member, this is a great time to join (do it here).
 
Admission includes a sumptuous Cajun Buffet provided by our great sponsors, one free raffle ticket, and live music by The Electromatics, a hot blues band featuring New Orleans sounds and sponsored by Duffy Realty of Atlanta.

Directions to Corps of Engineers Riverside Park

  • Take I-75 north to Red Top Mountain Road exit 285.  

  • Turn LEFT over the interstate and go .8 mile and turn RIGHT at Red Top Mtn. Connector for short jog to US 41 NORTH.

  • Turn RIGHT (north) on US 41 and go approx. 1 mile to the first real road, Allatoona Dam Rd.  

  • Turn RIGHT and it takes you right into the park after approx. one mile.

  • When you enter Riverside Park you will see a parking lot on each side of the road and the pavilion is on the left. 

ORDER YOUR CRAWFISH PLATTERS BY 7 PM MONDAY, MAY 6TH TO GUARANTEE YOUR MUDBUG ORDER. We have to make our order Tuesday - late requests cannot be guaranteed and will be fulfilled in order of request.  There is a chance some crawfish will be available on day of event, but this is not promised or assured. Thanks for your understanding!

AGAIN this year - if you are a current dues paying member of LSU Atlanta you get one free adult admission (2 adults for a Family membership). Everyone needs to pay or register for admission, so if you are not a member, this is a great time to join (do it here) You don't have to be an alum to be a member of LSU Atlanta and we are planning some great new benefits coming later this year. 
 
LINK TO ORDER ADMISSION AND CRAWFISH HERE (Note: when you get to the Check Out page, the "Complete Order" button is all the way at the bottom below the payment information. This will take you to the actual payment page.)

SAVE THE DATE: Annual Crawfish Boil May 11

Crawfish Craze in Red Clay Country

Saturday, May 11, 2013
at beautiful "Bayou Allatoona"

(Corps of Engineers Riverside Park Pavilion "A")
Expect another GREAT party in the country.
More details coming in March - Mark your calendar NOW!  

King Cake Super Party Announced Feb. 2

King Cake Super Party

Saturday, February 2nd    1 – 3 pm
Copeland’s of New Orleans (Cumberland location)
RSVP Events@LSUatlanta.com

As with the past few years, Mardi Gras is coming early – Feb. 12th to be exact- so options for when to have our annual King Cake Party were limited.  The best date we have is the day before the Super Bowl, so plan to come out Saturday, Feb. 2 to help us get into the Carnival spirit with music, food and fun!
 
Because of our great dues paying member support, LSU Atlanta can offer this party at NO CHARGE as a way to invite everyone to come out and meet the 2013 board and to hear about all of our plans for the coming year.  Everyone who attends gets a hunk of King Cake and a ticket for a drawing for great door prizes from Community Coffee and Tigermania. (Kids are welcome, but only adults get a prize ticket.)
 
While this is a free event, we do ask that you RSVP to Events@LSUatlanta.com if you plan to come with how many will be in your party so we can plan to have enough cake for everyone.  And since this is an LSU theme event, feel free to invite other LSU fans but please help us keep this a purple and gold event with LSU friends and family.
 
Copeland’s will have their full bar and food menu available to make your New Orleans style experience complete!  Once again, Copeland’s will be a Champion Sponsor for LSU Atlanta in 2013 and we thank them for their continued support!

LSU Atlanta's 2012 Chick-Fil-A Bowl Fan Guide

WELCOME TO ATLANTA, PURPLE AND GOLD TIGER FANS!

Get ready to have great time in the ATL! The official bowl website has all of the usual scheduled activities, but your LSU Atlanta alumni chapter has arramged to have an Official Tailgate Bar just steps from CNN Center for traveling Tigers and locals to meet and mingle.  We have a Sunday night throwdown to welcome everyone...and check out our 4 Star Recommendation for the best place to eat downtown with a $4 discount.  Plus a few tips about how to get around and enjoy your visit and another big LSU Football victory.

 

Park Bar is LSU Atlanta's Official Downtown/Tailgate Bar

This year, the recently opened Park Bar is THE place for LSU fans to party and it's only a one minute walk from CNN Center!  It is located at the corner of Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Walton Street, directly across from the park and one short block from the Omni Hotel and CNN Center.  It has two floors with a bar on each level and an outdoor deck overlooking the park and all the action.  If you get hungry, they have an outstanding kitchen with a kicked up menu and there is a Subway right next door for cheap eats.  What you will really appreciate is that Park Bar has the best drink prices anywhere near the Georgia Dome, including their now famous 3-2-1 Special (Triple shots for the price of a Double in One glass.)  Not only will your dollar go farther, Park Bar will be donating a portion of all sales Sunday and Monday to the LSU Atlanta Scholarship Endowment Fund, so they are a true supporter of LSU! Why pay too much at another bar that doesn't care squat about LSU after you leave town?

Welcome Party and "REAL Tigers Trivia Contest" Sunday, Dec. 30th at Park Bar

Join us on Sunday night for our Welcome Party. Be upstairs around 10 pm for some organized crazy featuring the incomparable Evil Twins, stars of LSU Stage, TV Screens and Taillgates.  LSU Atlanta's Mike A. Tiger will serve as Cajun interpreter and you never know who else might show up.  There will be a "REAL Tigers Trivia Contest" and lots of prize giveaways including Tigermania gear and online gift cards, Community Coffee goodies and more!  Everyone upstairs will get a free prize drawing ticket just for showing up!  As the Evil Twin always say, "IT'S GONNA GET UGLY!!"

Game Day / New Year's Eve 

Park Bar will open at 10 am and will stay open late after the game to celebrate victory into the New Year with no cover charge and last call at 2:30 am.  There are several ticketed New Year's events around town but this is the perfect and affordable before and after game party place for LSU fans.  

Pre Game Southern Buffet Lunch and Drink Specials at Pittypat's Porch

Great Holiday Gift Ideas from Community Coffee

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Mike A. Tiger: Gotta Love Those Aggie Jokes
Exhibit 1 of 2,345,812 for Why Aggie Jokes Exist (Unretouched photo)
Mike A. Tiger Football Blog: Why Worry in Death Valley at Night?

"There are 3 kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." - Benjamin Disraeli

Mike A. Tiger Football Blog: Still Not Worried

Mike A. Tiger Football Blog: "What, Me Worry?"

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Scholarship Recipient Makes the Grade with Tiger Band

Andrew Pate is one of the three lucky LSU freshman from Georgia that received financial aid from LSU Atlanta's Scholarship Endowment Fund in 2012. To say he's making the most of it is a resounding understatement.

One reason Andrew desired to go to LSU was to be a part of the Golden Band From Tigerland.  The drummer originally was told that his favored line position (quads) were filled, but that tryouts would be held for bass drum.  Andrew took the leap of faith, enrolled at LSU and was rewarded with membership in the LSU Tiger Band.