Lions Fan Day, pep rally set Aug. 16

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Lions Fan Day and traditional pep rally will be Aug. 16 in downtown Hammond during Hot August Night.

The event will include the fourth annual Lionpawlooza.

The pep rally, which launches the Lions’ 2013-14 athletics season, will start at 6:30 p.m.

Coaches, cheerleaders, Lionettes, student-athletes and Southeastern’s Spirit of the Southland Band will lead the rally on the stage in front of La Carreta Restaurant.

Following the pep rally, the celebration will continue behind the restaurant.

Fans can get the new 2013-14 posters and schedule cards autographed by student-athletes, take pictures with Southeastern Lion mascot Roomie, spin the prize wheel, and more activities.

Lionpawlooza will also showcase the Lion Athletics Association, the Southeastern Bookstore for all things green and gold, music from KSLU 90.9 FM, and free samples from Coca-Cola.