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NCAA Fast-Pitch Softball Mardi Gras Mambo Tournament

The Mardi Gras Mambo, which is hosted by Southeastern Louisiana University, will feature 10 teams and over 250 players. Four of the teams competing in the tournament are from Louisiana, with the remaining six teams traveling from Universities around the country. 

Mardi Gras Mambo Banquet and Celebration Event
Mardi Gras Mambo



Softball Teams ride floats in the Youngsville, LA Mardi Gras Parade
Youngsville, LA Mardi Gras


Mardi Gras Mambo teams ride in the Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade, which will be held Saturday, February 10, 2024.

Mardi Gras Mambo Banquet and Celebration Event
Mardi Gras Mambo


Each year, a celebratory banquet is held in honor of the Mardi Gras Mambo teams and participants.

Mardi Gras Mambo Info & Schedule

Daily tournament passes provide access to tournament games and are available for purchase online for $15, only through the Youngsville Sports Complex registration system. Tickets can also be purchased onsite as a walk-up by credit card only. No cash will be accepted.

  • Day passes are an individual general admission ticket for all games held on that day.
  • Separate passes are required for admission each day (Friday, Saturday, Sunday).
  • Passes are required for anyone aged 13 and older, free for children aged 12 and under.
  • Passes can be printed or scanned on your mobile device at the gate.
  • Spectators are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets - Outfield seating available based on weather.
  • No re-entry will be allowed.
  • Gates will open 2 hours before the first game time.

2024 Teams

Louisiana Teams Include:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University Lady Lions, Hammond, LA
  • Nicholls State University Colonels, Thibodaux, LA
  • University of Louisiana Monroe Warhawks, Monroe, LA
  • Southern University Jags, Baton Rouge, LA

National Teams Include:

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix, Green Bay, WS
  • University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks, Grand Forks, ND
  • Providence College Friars, Providence, RI
  • Eastern Illinois University Panthers, Charleston, IL
  • University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks, Arlington, TX
  • University of Montana Griz, Missoula, MT

2024 Tournament Schedule



Photo Galleries from Mardi Gras Mambo Events

2022 Mardi Gras Mambo and Parade

Mardi Gras Mambo

Youngsville Mardi Gras Parade UL Ragin' Cajuns vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Wayne Toups Celebration Event