April 9, 2014
OXFORD, Miss. – Shouts of hotty toddy will echo through the Southeast next week, as the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip cranks up April 13-18.
Headlined by Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze and athletics director Ross Bjork, the third annual BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip (#RRT14) features 11 fan meetings across the region beginning Sunday in Dallas and wrapping up Friday in Biloxi.
Visit www.rebelroadtrip.com for tickets and full details of each meeting.
This year’s BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip spans four states and features six new destinations including Dallas, Little Rock, Jackson, Tenn., Grenada, Hattiesburg and Biloxi. Return stops are Memphis, Corinth, Jackson, Oxford and Tupelo.
Ole Miss men's basketball coach Andy Kennedy joins the lineup for Dallas, Little Rock, Memphis, Jackson (MS) and Oxford, while women's coach Matt Insell will take the stage in Jackson (TN), Corinth, Oxford and Tupelo.
In addition to the speakers, the meetings include Ole Miss officials, special guests, information booths, merchandise and an exciting video look at the University, including Rebel Athletics, the Athletics Foundation and the Alumni Association.
In its first two years, the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip reached 22 markets and 6,781 fans, not including the thousands on hand for Oxford's Double Decker Arts Festival in 2012. The inaugural tour served as public introductions for Freeze and Bjork and earned high praise for uniting the Ole Miss fanbase.
2014 BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip
Sunday, April 13: Dallas (5:30-7:30 p.m., Prestonwood Country Club)
Monday, April 14: Little Rock (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Whole Hog Café); Memphis (5:30-7:30 p.m., Memphis Botanic Garden)
Tuesday, April 15: Jackson, TN (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Jackson Country Club); Corinth (5:30-7:30 p.m., Crossroads Arena)
Wednesday, April 16: Grenada (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mattox Event Center); Jackson, MS (5:30-7:30 p.m., Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame)
Thursday, April 17: Oxford (7:30-9 a.m., Inn at Ole Miss - Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom); Tupelo (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., BancorpSouth Arena - North Hall)
Friday, April 18: Hattiesburg (7:30-9 a.m., Canebrake Country Club); Biloxi (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Biloxi Civic Center)