by Alex Benepe | February 13th, 2012
The largest tournament in the south to date is set to come to Baton Rouge, LA this weekend: the Mardi Gras Cup.
17 teams will be flocking to Woodlawn Acres Parish Park to compete.
Saturday, February 18
- Poolplay 10 AM – 4 PM (exact team match-ups to TBA)
- 4 PM – All-Star Game
- Evening – Party at the Mellow Mushroom (details TBA)
Sunday, February 19
- Bracket play followed by championships – 10 AM – 3 PM
Tournament organizer Jason Winn recently announced the pools on the Mardi Gras Cup facebook group:
Hosts LSU and guests Texas A&M are the best known teams in the tournament, both finishing in the top spots in World Cup V (5th and 3rd respectively). Another team attending the Mardi Gras Cup, UT, also performed well at the World Cup, coming in 9th.
A variety of other southern and Texan teams will be attending the event, including the newly formed Rice University team.