THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University Athletics will host the 20th Annual Seafood Extravaganza at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 in the Cotillion Ballroom at the Donald G. Bollinger Memorial Student Union.
Guests will dine on all-you-can-eat, delicious seafood, including crawfish, shrimp, crabs and more. The seafood is sponsored by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board.
Neal Swanner will be honored posthumously with the 2022 Hall of Distinction Award. Hall of Distinction candidates, who need not have attended or graduated from Nicholls, must have distinguished themselves in service and leadership by playing an active role in supporting Colonel Athletics. Swanner is the former owner of Bubba’s II Poboys and was a prominent supporter of Nicholls Athletics through the years helping to provide upgraded facilities for softball, baseball, and football and endowed over 30 scholarships for students.
In between platters, there will be a live and silent auction featuring unique items including Nicholls sports memorabilia and one-of-a-kind athletics experiences with Nicholls coaches. Proceeds go toward scholarships for student-athletes.
Ticket options range from a single ticket for $150 with an Individual VIP Hour Add-On for an extra $50.
Sponsorship opportunities include the $3,000 Supporting Sponsorship that comes with 10 tickets and company logo on the website and program; the $4,000 VIP Presenting Sponsorship, which includes 10 tickets with added VIP access, and company logo on the website, auction site, program, screen and VIP goodies; and the $6,000 Title Sponsorship, which includes 10 tickets with added VIP access, company logo on the event title, website, auction site, program, screen, table cards, invitations and mentions throughout the event.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact director of Colonel Athletic Association, Hillary Charpentier at 985-448-4234.
To purchase tickets or sponsorship, visit www.nicholls.edu/caa/seafood.