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 19-20 in Grand Isle to benefit the Green Beret Foundation and Navy Seal Foundation with his annual Black & Gold Classic event.
From May 19-20, Brock and a group of Saints will join registered teams to participate in a private 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 http://www.blackandgoldclassic.com/Louisiana/registration
On Saturday, May 20, 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.-2:00 p.m. with a registration fee of $25 per participant, with the cost covering use of guns and ammunition. Following the festivities, a concert will take place at Wakeside Marina, also featuring a crawfish boil from 4:00-10:00 p.m. The events will open with a performance by Butter at 4:00, followed by a Remedy taking the stage from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Headliner Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters will close out the festivities from 7:00-10:00 p.m. Admission to the concert is $10 per person, while the fee for the fishing rodeo will include concert admission. Tickets for the fishing rodeo, clay target shoot and concert can be purchased the day of the events.