For additional information, contact:

Angie S. Manning, Communications Director
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
(337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-7952

Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Marsh Madness
Boys’ Basketball State Championship Tournament 

LAKE CHARLES, La. (February 26, 2019)—As the tournament approaches, sports fans can start planning to attend the Allstate Sugar Bowl Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Marsh Madness Boys’ Basketball State Championship Tournament to be held at the Burton Coliseum Complex, 7001 Gulf Hwy., March 4-9. 

Boys’ semi-finals will take place March 4-7, and the finals will be held March 8-9. Game times for the semi-finals are Monday-Thursday starting at 11:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Game times for the finals taking place on Friday and Saturday begin at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Parking is free, and gates open one hour prior to the first game tip-off. Fans are invited to enter the coliseum on the east and west sides of the main entrances. Tickets are $13 each day at the door, and there is no re-entry available. Tickets may also be purchased through Ticketmaster. Merchandise will be available for purchase in the main hallway including apparel and photography packages.

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