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2023 Gulf Coast Challenge Powered by the Mobile Sports AuthorityFootball

  • Oct 7th, 2023
  • Start Time: 3:00 pm

Location Information

  • Ladd-Peebles Stadium

    1621 Virginia Street
    Mobile, AL 36604

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Football for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) is heading to the city of Mobile this fall!  The 6th Annual Gulf Coast Challenge Powered by the Mobile Sports Authority will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. at Ladd-Peebles Sports and Entertainment Complex.  The Bulldogs of Alabama A&M University will host the Tigers of Jackson State University in this much-anticipated HBCU matchup.  

Festivities begin Wednesday, October 4 with a Kickoff Concert at Mardi Gras Park.  There are several other exciting events planned throughout the week leading up to the game.  Click here for the schedule of events for the week.  There is literally something for everyone to enjoy!  

For the 2023 Gulf Coast Challenge Parade route, click here.

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