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The Tigers have won the National Championship… What next? Why, a parade and a giant party, of course!!

Fans are welcomed to join the LSU Football team on campus Saturday, January 18, for a parade and a celebration inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Admission to the celebration is free, and fans are encouraged to tailgate along the parade route. Campus will open for tailgating beginning at 8 a.m.

Weather permitting, the parade will begin at the School of Music at 11 a.m. (Please see the below image for the complete route.) In the event of severe weather, the parade may be cancelled. The parade will feature all the members of the LSU Football team, Coach Ed Orgeron and his coaching staff, the Golden Band from Tigerland, the LSU cheerleaders and other dignitaries.

Doors to the PMAC will open at 10:30 a.m. and Parish County Line will kick off the celebration with a performance outside at 9:30 a.m.

The celebration will feature the presentation of the national championship trophy by CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock, along with comments from Governor Joh Bel Edwards, Mayor Sharron Weston Broome, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey, Interim LSU President Tom Galligan and Board of Supervisors Chair Mary Werner. Coach Ed Orgeron, Joe Burrow and other players are also expected to address the crowd.

Seating is general admission only. Floor seating is reserved for guests of the University. Food and beverages will be sold inside and outside the PMAC. Fans may enter using the ramps on the South side, closest to Tiger Stadium. No outside food or beverage will be permitted; the clear bag policy will be enforced.

Stay with the Times as we report any weather changes to the scheduled events.