Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge

Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge

The 14th Annual Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge is on March 24-25, 2017 located in Downtown Hammond, Louisiana. More Than 60 KCBS TEAMS from around the U.S. will compete against each other and local teams for more than $12,000 in Cash & Prizes. This year’s event will also feature 60+ local teams competing in the Backyard Boogie and the Lamar Outdoor Advertising Chicken Little Contest, making this event the largest BBQ event in the State of Louisiana for the 14th year in a row.
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The event also features local bands from around the region playing music on the Northshore Broadcasting stage both Friday night and Saturday. Come and enjoy world class BBQ and listen to local favorites. The Smokin’ Hammond BBQ Challenge is a FREE event. No tickets required. Make sure to visit the Backyard Boogie Contestant area for some delicious treats – Tip-2-Taste! All donations from Tip-2-Taste benefit local charities, including Special Olympics Louisiana!

The Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge is an event where BBQ lovers and the community can come together as one to have a ton of fun in experiencing great people, great food, and great music. We hope to see you there!

Pita Pit Fundraiser

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The Pita Pit in downtown Hammond (118 N Cate St, Hammond, LA 70401)  is donating 15% of sales on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 10:00 AM- 11:30 PM back to Special Olympics Louisiana.

When you purchase a meal at Pita Pit Hammond on December 9th, mention Special Olympics Louisiana’s name and drop your receipt in the GroupRaise.com donation box at the restaurant.

Be sure to RSVP here: http://www.groupraise.com/events/18325

Knights of Columbus Steak Dinner

The Annual Knights of Columbus Steak Dinner will be held October 1, 2016 at 5pm in Hammond. The tickets are $100 each and include two steak dinners and a chance to win $5,000.00 and $500.00 grand prize. A live and silent auction will also take place. Proceeds from this event will benefit Special Olympics Louisiana and 3 other non-profit organizations in that Hammond area.

This year, the Knights of Columbus are implementing an Early Bird Drawing. Tickets that are sold and turned in before August 15, 2016 will be eligible for the Early Bird Drawing. The selected winner will win a second ticket giving them 2 chances at winning the Grand Prize drawings of $5,000.00  and $500.00  which will be held during the dinner.

If you would like to purchase tickets, please contact our office at 800.345.6644!

Louisiana Seafood Festival

This weekend (September 4-6) the Louisiana Seafood Festival will take place in New Orleans at City Park.  If you are attending, be sure to lookout for the Special Olympics Louisiana table!  We will be out there promoting our organization and Over the Edge.

Thank you to the Louisiana Seafood Festival for having us!

Merry Christmas!

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Everyone here at Special Olympics Louisiana would like to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holidays! May this Christmas bring joy and love to your heart and soul, and may you start the New Year on a beautiful note. Wishing you the best Christmas and a safe and happy New Year!

Dine Out and Give Back

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This Wednesday, October 22 and Thursday, October 23, the California Pizza Kitchen on Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge is donating 20% of your purchase to Special Olympics Louisiana!

Print out this flyer and give it to your server, bring your family and friends, and enjoy a great meal while giving back to SOLA! This promotion can be used for dine in, take out, beverages, or even catering!