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2018 Induction Celebration

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - Sunday, July 1, 2018

ALERT: Induction Week also features a LIVE AUCTION for great items including autographed memorabilia, artwork plus golf and vacation packages. Sign up and bid now through June 30th at 8:30 p.m.

*Thursday, June 28th*
La Capitol FCU

  • LSHOF Welcome Reception presented by La Capitol Federal Credit Union
    • 5-7 p.m. 
    • Event Location: LSHOF Museum (800 Front Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457)
    • This event kicks off the celebration weekend as Natchitoches welcomes the 2018 Inductees with a lively happy hour featuring local cuisine and entertainment.  No charge for this event which is open to the public.
    • Click here for FREE tickets to the reception.

*Friday, June 29th*
Bank of Montgomery

  • LSHOF 70’s Disco Bowling Bash presented by BOM
    • Noon to 2:30 p.m.
    • Country Lanes Bowling (5200 LA-1, Natchitoches, LA 71457)
    • Join us for the inaugural BOM Bowling Bash featuring a retro 1970’s costume contest, catered food, open bar and DJ Geaux’s spinning of your favorite disco hits!
    • We encourage all attendees to dress in their favorite ’70’s themed attire… big hair, bell bottoms and all!

Rapides Regional

  • LSHOF Rockin’ River Fest presented by Rapides Regional
    • 6 – 10:30 p.m.
    • Don’t miss out on the LSHOF’s FIRST FREE Rockin’ River Fest! Start your weekend off right and join us at 6 p.m. on Cane River & get ready to rock Cane River with local bands, food and fun! The FREE Festival is open to the public and is a family-friendly event so feel free to bring the whole crew! The New Orleans Saints & Pelicans will have an area set-up for kids ages four and up as well as carnival-like games and prizes plus much much more! Enjoy music from local bands and grub on some of your favorite Louisiana Cusine at one of the many local food & beverage vendors.

MidSouth Bank

  • LSHOF VIP Taste of Tailgating presented by MidSouth Bank
    • 7 – 10:30 p.m.
    • This VIP event is a fun, casual evening with current and past year inductees featuring multiple tailgate food stations, specialty cocktails and beer, highlights of current and past inductees, a silent auction, and musical entertainment. Attire is casual.
    • 9:15 p.m. – Fireworks on Cane River Lake
    • $75 / person

*Saturday, June 30th*
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office

  • Championship Saturday – Saints and Pelicans Jr. Training Camp presented by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office
    • * NOTE: Camp registration is now CLOSED. Camp is full. Thanks so much! *
    • 9:30 a.m. – Pre-Registrants check-in
    • 10 .m. – 12 p.m. – Junior Training Camp
    • The New Orleans Saints and Pelicans host a Junior Training Camp.  Boys and girls ages 6-16 will learn skills and participate in drills aimed at instilling the importance of healthy lifestyles and will also receive instruction and handouts on nutrition and personal safety.(Pre-registration required along with signed liability release.  Limited to 200 participants, boys and girls ages 6-16, at no charge).
    • New in 2018, the event also includes a youth Tennis Clinic.

State Farm

  • Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony presented by State Farm Insurance Agents of Louisiana
    • 5 p.m. – Reception and Silent Auction
      • Natchitoches Events Center, 750 Second Street
      • Valet parking available (pull to the front door; tips appreciated)
    • 6 p.m. – Induction Dinner and Ceremony
      • Attire is Business Professional
      • Begins with National Anthem followed by the Walk of Legends, served dinner and ceremony.
      • $100 / Individual Tickets
      • $1100 / Table of 8

*Sunday, July 1st*
OakWing Golf Club

  • 2018 LSHOF Golf Classic
    • 11:30 a.m. Registration 
    • 12:45 Welcome 
    • 1 p.m. Shotgun Start
    • Don’t miss out on the golf tournament of the summer. The 2018 LSHOF Golf Classic will kickoff on Sunday, July 1st @ 1 p.m. Each golf team will have the option to play a three-man team with a sports celebrity or choose a fourth man. Golfers will receive a Titleist Gift Box valued at over $100, a LSHOF Golf Polo, a LSHOF Golfer Ditty Bag and much more! There will be complimentary food, Coke products, beer & wine, cocktails all along the course. Prizes will be awarded for winners of the on-site competitions including closest to the hole, hole in one and the long drive.

To purchase tickets: Contact Barbie Stack at (318) 554-9020 or by email here.

For more information about the weekend, sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Ronnie Rantz, Foundation President and CEO 225-802-6040

Barbie Stack LSHOF Executive Assistant 318-554-9020

Ronnette Pellegrin, Induction Weekend Operations Assistant 318-332-8539


Thursday, June 28, 2018
Sunday, July 1, 2018


Natchitoches, LA
750 Second Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457 United States
(318) 238-7500


Barbie Stack
Admin2018 Induction Celebration