2 SWAC football games to be hosted at Veterans Memorial Stadium in September


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Monday, leaders with Visit Jackson announced ‘The Soul Filled Weekend,” which is expected to bring in millions of dollars to the capital city. Two SWAC football games will be played at Veterans Memorial Stadium on back-to-back days.

The first game will be the W.C. Gordon Classic on Saturday, September 25. Jackson State will host Delta State. The Bayou Delta Clash will be on Sunday, September 26. Mississippi Valley State University will host Southern University. Tickets will go on sale July 15.

The games will be the main attraction, but throughout the weekend will be other events.

Visit Jackson is estimating ‘The Soul Filled Weekend’ to bring in nearly $15 million. 

There will be a website next week promoting the games alone with activities throughout the ‘Soul Filled Weekend.’ The web address is www.soulweekend.ms.


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