Former New Orleans Saints tackle Stan Brock and a group of his former teammates will host a weekend of fishing, shooting and entertainment from May 18-19 in Grand Isle to benefit the Green Beret Foundation and the National World War II Museum with his annual Black & Gold Classic event.
From May 18-19, Brock and a group of Saints will join registered teams to participate in a corporate shooting event on Friday, followed by a Chef's dinner, private concert and charity auction. On Saturday, the groups will compete in a fishing rodeo on professionally guided boats, consisting of a guide, two participants per team and a Saints alumni. Further information is available and sponsorship packages can be purchased at www.blackandgoldclassic.com.
On Saturday, May 19, Fans have the ability to participate and enjoy themselves while supporting the two causes with three events at Bridge Side Marina. A fishing rodeo event will take place from 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at a fee of $30 per participant. Prizes will be awarded, including the "Hokie Gajan Big Fish Award." A clay target shoot on the beach will also take place from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with a registration fee of $30 per participant, with the cost covering use of guns and ammunition. Following the festivities, a concert will take place at WakeSide Marina from 3:30-10 p.m. with food and drink available for purchase. The events will open with a performance by Shorts in December at 3:30, followed by Remedy taking the stage from 5:15-6:45 p.m. Headliner Rockin' Dopsie & the Zydeco Twisters will close out the festivities from 7:00-10:00 p.m. Admission to the concert is $20 per person when purchased ahead of time online and $25 dollars at the door on the day of event, while the fee for the fishing rodeo will include concert admission. Tickets for the fishing rodeo, clay target shoot and concert can be purchased online at www.blackandgoldclassic.com as well as on the day of the events.
Photos from Stan Brock's Black & Gold Classic's The Legends Concert in Lafreniere Park in Metairie on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.