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City promotes NCAA Women's Final Four events


FOX 8 received this news release from the New Orleans Mayor's Office Thursday evening: 

New Orleans continues its unprecedented run of hosting major events with the NCAA Women's Final Four in town this weekend for the third time! This makes New Orleans the first city ever to host three NCAA Women's Final Fours. 

Experience It Live! Visit downtown New Orleans for these community events perfect for all ages, sports fanatics and New Orleanians ready to have fun! Most events are FREE--find out more at

Friday, April 5 
Mardi Gras World
Give a NOLA welcome to the Final Four teams and see the student athletes up close. Tickets must be purchased for the Premiere Show, but all fans are encouraged to welcome the student athletes and enjoy the entertainment and fanfare outside of Mardi Gras World.

Saturday, April 6
New Orleans Arena
Autograph sessions presented by AT&T, open practices, WBCA High School All-America Game, entertainment and more

Tourney Town Center Stage
Registration fee of $20 supports cancer research ($25 for same day registration). Runners, walkers and even pets welcome.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Plaza-Gate C
Dribble with thousands of kids and receive a free basketball and t-shirt.

Joe W. Brown Memorial Park and Isidore Newman School
Free clinic for youth ages 8-14 led by NCAA coaches and student athletes. No basketball experience required.

Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday (April 6, 7 and 9)
NCAA Tourney Town
Adjacent to New Orleans Arena (East corner)
Free fan festival with headlining concert Sunday at 4 p.m. Enjoy basketball activities, sport interactives, pep rallies, live music, entertainment, and a chance to meet basketball greats and other celebrities

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