Another tremendous season is in the books, and now our Dawgs get to revive a series that began on New Year’s Day 70 years ago: UGA vs. Texas! Whether you’re in New Orleans or elsewhere, there are plenty of ways to connect with the UGA Alumni Association as we face the Longhorns for the first time since 1984.
Game Watching Parties
New Year’s Day
Alumni chapters are hosting official game watching parties for the Allstate Sugar Bowl at more than 50 locations across the country. Find a chapter near you and cheer on the Dawgs with local friends and fans. Share photos and video from your game watching party on social media using #AlwaysADawg.
Two-day fan fest with football themed activities, pep rallies, meeting the mascots, and the opportunity to kick the field goal into the All-State “Good Hands” Field Goal Net. The Fan Fest is free and open to the public.
Activities begin on Sunday, December 30, from Noon – 6 p.m. to Monday December 31, from Noon – 6 p.m. It will be followed by New Year’s Eve celebrations.
On New Year’s Eve fans can participate in Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest celebration. Live segments of the celebration in New Orleans will be aired with performances by national recording artists. Past headliners include Usher, Imagine Dragons, Jason Derulo, Train, O.A.R., FUN, Cee-Lo Green, Kelly Clarkson, Walk the Moon and New Orleans-own Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.
Location: Jackson Square in the Jax Brewery parking lot off Decatur Street. Physical Address: 418 Decatur Street
The fan jam is a first-rate tailgate held in Champions Square at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. It begins 4 p.m and ends at the beginning of the game. It is free for all fans. The Allstate Sugar Bowl Fan Jam features food, interactive games, family-friendly performers and more entertainment. This year’s performer is KARMA.
The Allstate Sugar Bowl and Tailgate Guys partnership will offer a fresh approach to PRE Game hospitality inside the Superdome, and will consist of several options for individuals, small and large groups as well as high-end VIP experiences. From live entertainment to premium food and beverage, Tailgate Guys is excited to offer the same level of superior service to in-stadium hospitality as we deliver to outside-stadium for regular season football games across the country.
Allstate is hosting a Mardi Gras-style parade with floats, bands, and more. The parade is open to the public. It will travel through the French Quarter up Decatur Street along the Mississippi River and wrap up around Canal Street.
The Bulldogs are returning to the SEC Championship Game! Cheer on our Dawgs as they make their second consecutive appearance in Mercedes-Benz Stadium as SEC East champs. Stay tuned for travel packages, events and more!
UGA vs. Auburn Tailgate
November 10, 2018
Nothing is better than a Saturday in Athens, especially when the Dawgs are playing Auburn. Great things are in the works for an alumni tailgate near the Tate Student Center. Details coming soon. Go Dawgs!
November 5-9, 2018
Join the Student Alumni Association for a weeklong celebration as we get hyped for the UGA-Auburn home football game. Get ready for activities, T-shirts and loads of fun as we stir up school spirit across campus!
UGA Black Alumni Tailgate
October 6, 2018
Join UGA Black Alumni for its annual Homecoming Tailgate and to cheer on the Dawgs to a victory over Vanderbilt on October 6! The Black Alumni Leadership Council has secured a block of tickets for the homecoming game and invites you to join us for this annual Homecoming tailgate.
October 6, 2018
UGA schools and colleges will host events for alumni throughout the weekend – and don’t forget the annual Homecoming parade in downtown Athens on Friday evening. Event details will be aggregated and shared in September.
UGA in New Orleans
October 11, 2018
Calling all New Orleans-area alumni, parents and friends. As part of the UGA vs. LSU game weekend, we are hosting a special UGA in New Orleans event. Join fellow Dawgs as we descend upon the Big Easy and paint the town red and black.
UGA vs. LSU Weekend
October 11-14, 2018
The UGA Alumni Association, UGA Athletic Association and The Georgia Bulldog Club are partnering to offer Bulldog fans a travel package as the Bulldogs take on LSU for the first time since 2013. Making your own travel plans to Louisiana? Check out our lineup of events, suggested places to eat and explore, and more.