Louisiana Tech football fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a host of experiences at Bulldog Village this year prior to each of its six home football games.

Bulldog Village is an interactive fan experience zone that will include game day music, tailgating, vendors, autograph signings, food, kid’s activities and other fan opportunities. It will be located next to Argent Pavilion this season and will open three hours prior to kickoff.

The Experience Ruston Concert Series sponsored by the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau will be an integral part of Bulldog Village. A great lineup of musicians and bands awaits Bulldog fans this fall, including:

Grambling State (Sept. 7): Smackwater

FIU (Sept. 19): Mama and the Outlaw

UMass (Oct. 12): Joe Haydel and Band

Southern Miss (Oct. 19): Jelly

North Texas (Nov. 9): Jukebox Boomers

UTSA (Nov. 30): Josh Love

In addition to the live music each week, Bulldog Village will also include the Trenton Dental Fan Photo’s, the Ruston Brick Kids Zone, bounce houses, interactive giveaways and contests, Wendy’s Champ’s Kids Club pickup, LA Tech merchandise and much more.

Corporate businesses who are interested in advertising and tailgating inside Bulldog Village are encouraged to contact LA Tech Sports Properties.

Single game promotions have also been set for the upcoming season, and they include:

Grambling State (Sept. 7): Loyal Blue Weekend

FIU (Sept. 19): Red Out; Military Appreciation

UMass (Oct. 12): Ag Day; Legends Day; Faith and Family Day

Southern Miss (Oct. 19): Hall of Fame Weekend; Time Out for Tech; Stem Day; Scout Day; Education Day

North Texas (Nov. 9): Homecoming

UTSA (Nov. 30): Senior Day; Tackle Cancer Day

Group experiences are also available with a variety of packages available subject to type of group, size of group and event type. Some of the group packages include: video board recognition, birthday parties, reserved block seating, pregame field access, pregame on-field photo, and more. To purchase a group package or for more information, call 318-257-5152.

Season and single game tickets for Bulldog football are still on sale and can be purchased through the Louisiana Tech Ticket Office located in the Thomas Assembly Center. Fans can call 318-257-3631, email [email protected] or stop by during business hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fans can also buy tickets 24/7 by logging onto LATechSports.com/Tickets.

As a reminder for game day/tailgating activities, banners and signage recognizing or promoting individuals, issues, organizations, or businesses may not be displayed or placed on any portion of the university’s campus without the prior approval from Louisiana Tech University and in accordance with La. R.S. 18:1470. However, branded tents and awnings are permitted.

Due to concern for congestion and interference with University activities, political activity is not permitted inside of University Athletic facilities, except for scheduled events where facilities have been rented.  Unaffiliated commercial activity is also prohibited inside University Athletic facilities.