Louisiana-Lafayette headed to R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

From the Sun Belt Conference

Louisiana-Lafayette will make a short trip for its postseason bowl as the Ragin' Cajuns were officially invited to the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on Monday.

The invitation marks the first bowl appearance for the Cajuns football team in 41 years with the last appearance coming in 1970.

The Cajuns are scheduled to take on a team from Conference USA in the eleventh annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl to be held on December 17th at 8 p.m. (CT) on ESPN in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Tickets can be purchased at one of two locations. Fans can call or visit the Ragin' Cajuns Box Office at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field (337-851-2011), or the Cajundome Box Office (337-265-2357) Tickets may also be purchased online at RaginCajuns.com.

Pricing for the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl is $62 and $42. Tickets purchased from the ULL Ticket Office will be located on the Ragin' Cajuns sideline.

The Moore Field Box Office will be open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours of operation at the Cajundome Box Office are Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Fans are strongly encouraged to obtain their tickets through the Louisiana-Lafayette Athletics Department as there are several benefits for the University and the fans themselves. Purchasing your tickets through the Ragin' Cajuns Ticket office benefits the Louisiana Athletic Program in a number of ways. It not only helps offset the bowl expenses, but it also helps to establish a tradition of being well represented at a bowl game.