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Return of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Tennis Tournament

After nearly two decades the Allstate Sugar Bowl Tennis Tournament is returning to New Orleans City Park. Considered to be the finest tennis facility in the state, the event will be played at the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center.

The Allstate Sugar Bowl Tennis Tournament is sanctioned by the United State Tennis Association and is expected to draw top players, 14 to 18 years old, from around the nine states of the Southern Section.  New Orleans City Park will run the tournament with the support of the Louisiana Tennis Association.

The Allstate Sugar Bowl hosts and sponsors over 50 annual amateur athletic events to promote tourism and generate economic impact for the region.

Representatives of the tournament and the Sugar Bowl will be present.

Press Conference:
Tuesday, June 28th at 1 pm at the City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center

Allstate Sugar Bowl Tennis Tournament:
Saturday to Monday, November 12th, 13th, 14th
City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center: 5900 Marconi Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124

For further information: 504-830-7235

About the Allstate Sugar Bowl:

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 billion into the local economy in the last decade. For more information, visit

Free Zumba Classes in New Orleans City Park: Class Dates Added

WHAT: Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat!


Rain or shine
Saturdays: June 11th through September 24th 
8 am until 8:45 am

WHERE:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)

COST: Free and no reservations are needed

For further information call (504)733-1600.