BATON ROUGE -- LSU head coach Les Miles will embark on an expanded speaking tour to meet the fans of Tiger football across the region, and will be joined by other LSU personalities.
The LSU Tiger Tour 2006 is a joint effort of the Tiger Athletic Foundation, the LSU Foundation and the LSU Alumni Association.
The tour will include speaking appearances at various spots with LSU Chancellor Sean O'Keefe, LSU athletics director Skip Bertman, Tiger Athletic Foundation CEO Major General Ron Richard and LSU Alumni Association president Charlie Roberts. LSU head men's basketball coach John Brady and head women's basketball coach Pokey Chatman are also scheduled to join the tour at several locations.
The LSU Tiger Tour 2006 begins in Houston at the JW Marriott on April 18, followed by stops in Lafayette at the Cajundome Convention Center on May 9, Alexandria at the Riverfont Center on May 10, Shreveport/Bossier City at the Horseshoe Casino Riverdome on May 15, Monroe at the Civic Center on May 16, Pensacola at the New World Landing on May 22 and Dallas at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on May 23.
In June, the tour will go to Mandeville at Benedict's Mandeville on June 8, to Jackson at the Hilton on June 12 and to Houma at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center on June 14. The tour will finish with stops at Lake Charles at the Isle of Capri Casino on July 20 and at New Orleans at the Hilton on July 23.
Event times and ticket prices vary for each tour stop. All times and prices are available at the LSU Tiger Tour website at www.lsutigertour.com, the Tiger Athletic Foundation website at www.lsutaf.org, and at the official website of LSU Athletics, www.LSUsports.net.