Mississippi State Unveils 38th Annual Super Bulldog Weekend Schedule

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STARKVILLE – A loaded lineup of events and fan experiences are set to highlight an exciting weekend in the Best Small Town in the South. The 38th annual Super Bulldog weekend, a Mississippi State spring homecoming tradition, is set for April 19-21.  

From The Desk Of AD Zac Selmon: “Super Bulldog Weekend is such a special weekend for our community, alumni, letterwinners, university and athletics department. It’s a tremendous opportunity for Starkville to come together and experience the great momentum surrounding Mississippi State. Our team has worked incredibly hard to create an outstanding schedule that is sure to provide everyone with an unforgettable experience.”

Parking: Free parking for the Maroon and White Spring Football Game is available south of Davis Wade Stadium in the following lots: Dorman Hall, Fresh Food Company and Newell-Grissom. Barr Ave. will be closed Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for safe entry/exit at the north end of Davis Wade Stadium.

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Kicking Off The Lebby Era: Bulldog fans will get a first look at “SHOWTIME at STATE” under new head football coach Jeff Lebby on April 20 at Davis Wade Stadium.

  • The annual Maroon and White Spring Football Game will kick off Saturday’s festivities at 1 p.m.
  • New and engaging programming will highlight the event and feature on-field interviews, special guest appearances by former players and in-game video elements.
  • The format for this year’s game will feature offense vs. defense with a creative scoring system.
  • Admission is FREE.
  • Gates (H & L) open at noon.
  • In-season screening protocols will apply, and fans are asked to sit on the East side of Davis Wade Stadium.
  • A free 2024 schedule poster will be distributed to fans when entering the stadium.
  • New “SHOWTIME at STATE” merchandise will be available for purchase in the east concourse.
  • Coach Lebby and the football program are excited to welcome dozens of former players back to Davis Wade Stadium.
  • The game will also be streamed on SEC Network+ via the ESPN App for those unable to attend.
  • The Bulldogs will open the 2024 football season on Aug. 31 for “First Saturday in StarkVegas” at Davis Wade Stadium as part of a seven-game home schedule. Season tickets start as low as $250. For more information, visit HailState.com/Tickets or call 1-888-Go-Dawgs.

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See You At The Dude: The nationally ranked Diamond Dawgs will host Auburn for a three-game SEC series at Dudy Noble Field, which owns 24 of the top 25 single-game on campus attendance records.

  • Game times are slated for 6 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • All weekend long, fans can enjoy an extended right-field location that will open two hours prior to first pitch. Festivities will include live music, food trucks, State Style Store and a large video screen for viewing.
  • Don’t miss out on the Super Bulldog Weekend Spring Sale, which is the biggest sale of the year with everything 25 to 75 percent off while supplies last only in the extended right-field location.
  • Tickets to each game of the baseball series are available for purchase at HailState.com/Tickets.

Fireworks And Drone Show: After Friday and Saturday night’s baseball games, Dudy Noble Field will feature a fireworks show, presented by Pearl River Resort and Adidas.

  • Friday’s postgame will also showcase a drone show like halftime of the 2023 Egg Bowl but with exclusive MSU baseball marks.

Autograph Session: The Bulldog Initiative will host an autograph session with select student-athletes in the extended right-field location prior to first pitch Saturday at Dudy Noble Field.

Return of the Super Dawg: The fan-favorite Super Dawg will make its return to The Dude this weekend. The Super Dawg includes Country Pleasin’ Smoked Sausage, pulled brisket, BBQ sauce, slaw and pickles served on three toasted slider buns.  

  • The Super Dawg will be served exclusively at the Hail State Eats location along the first-base concourse.

New in 2024: Below are some new, additional amenities available for fans.   

  • Mississippi local 1817 Brewery craft beer will be available for purchase at Dudy Noble Field’s home-plate entrance.
  • M over S Yeti 20 oz. tumblers will be sold exclusively at the Adkerson Plaza in right field.
  • The limited-edition Ron Polk Collection will be sold at the State Style Store first-base concourse location.

2024 Super Bulldog Weekend Schedule of Events

All times Central

Friday, April 19

4 p.m. – Extended right-field location open to the public | Dudy Noble Field

4:30 p.m. – Gates Open | Dudy Noble Field

6 p.m. – Baseball vs. Auburn | Dudy Noble Field | Tickets

  • Postgame: Friday Night Fireworks and Drone Show, presented by Pearl River Resort and Adidas

Saturday, April 20

12 p.m. – Gates H and L Open | Davis Wade Stadium

1 p.m. – Maroon and White Spring Football Game | Davis Wade Stadium | FREE Admission

3 p.m. – Extended right-field location open to the public | Dudy Noble Field

3:30 p.m. – Gates Open | Dudy Noble Field

5 p.m. – Baseball vs. Auburn | Dudy Noble Field | Tickets

  • Postgame: Saturday Night Fireworks, presented by Pearl River Resort and Adidas

Sunday, April 21

11 a.m. – Extended right-field location open to the public | Dudy Noble Field

11:30 a.m. – Gates Open | Dudy Noble Field

1 p.m. – Baseball vs. Auburn | Dudy Noble Field | Tickets