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|BUSINESSES, SCHOOLS TURNING RED FOR RAGIN’ CAJUNS
Businesses and schools across Lafayette will be turning red and whit on Oct. 17 and Oct. 19 as part of Homecoming festivities at UL Lafayette.
The annual business contest its business against business for the best interior and exterior decorations along with a skit contest. All participants are encouraged to “paint” their businesses both inside and out with red and white to show their spirit for Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns.
Judging starts at 10 a.m. Local media personalities will do the judging and winners will be announced later that day and again during the Homecoming game on Oct. 20 at Cajun Field.
On Oct. 19, schools across Lafayette will get a temporary facelift. many of the schools will show their Ragin’ Cajun pride by turning red and white for the annual Paint the Town Red contest for schools.
Schools are encouraged to decorate buildings and campus grounds with the red and white of Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns. Students and faculty are also encouraged to wear team colors and learn Ragin’ Cajun cheers and the fight song for the competition.
Preliminary judging will be from 8:15 a.m. until noon by local media personalities. Prizes will be awarded at approximately 1 p.m.
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns will take on Florida Atlantic for homecoming. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. at Cajun Field on Oct. 20.
Document last revised Thursday, October 18, 2007 11:06 AM
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