OXFORD, Miss. (Ole Miss Athletics) – Dates and cities have been announced for the 2014 BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip, Ole Miss’ third annual tour of the state and surrounding areas.
Headlined by Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze and athletics director Ross Bjork, the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip (#RRT14) will feature 11 fan meetings across the region beginning Sunday, April 13 in Dallas and wrapping up Friday, April 18 in Biloxi.
The caravan touches its seventh different state this year (Arkansas) and features six new destinations including Dallas; Little Rock (April 14); Jackson, Tenn. (April 15); Grenada (April 16); Hattiesburg (April 18) and Biloxi (April 18). Return stops from the 2013 trip are Memphis (April 14); Corinth (April 15); Jackson, Miss. (April 16); Oxford (April 17) and Tupelo (April 17).
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.
Venues and ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks. For more details, visit www.RebelRoadTrip.com.
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 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.)
Monday, April 14: Little Rock (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.), Memphis (5:30-7:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, April 15: Jackson, TN (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.), Corinth (5:30-7:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, April 16: Grenada (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.), Jackson, MS (5:30-7:30 p.m.)
Thursday, April 17: Oxford (7:30-9 a.m.), Tupelo (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Friday, April 18: Hattiesburg (7:30-9 a.m.), Biloxi (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
* Times tentative