Louisiana Business: Shreveport Classic; Lake Pontchartrain Foundation; Patent Law
Written by  // Friday, 16 September 2011 13:21 //

Shreverport classic

The 2011 Shreveport Classic will kick-off at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, La. This match-up pits the Prairie View A&M University Panthers  of Prairie View, Texas against the Jackson State University Tigers of Natchez, Mississippi, Tickets for the 2011 Shreveport Classic may be purchased at a number of outlets in Shreveport-Bossier, as well as the teams’ respective ticket offices and websites. For a full list of ticket outlets, visit www.shreveportclassic.com. To order tickets by phone, contact the Independence Bowl offices at (318) 221-0712. General seating tickets are $25 each.


The 2011 Shreveport Classic will take place during the opening weekend of the State Fair of Louisiana. The 2011 Shreveport Classic Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Oct. 28 at Shreveport Country Club.  Registration for the golf tournament is $100 for individuals and $400 for teams. Registration is currently open; entry fees may be paid at the team merchandise and tickets store at www.pvpanthers.com.

 Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation’s 22nd Annual Beach Sweep presented by Toyota is scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, September 17th from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon throughout the Lake Pontchartrain Basin.  This year’s theme is “Trash Free Lake.”


 Obama and Patent Law

Today, at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia, President Obama signed the America Invents Act, historic patent reform legislation designed to help American entrepreneurs and businesses bring their inventions to market sooner, creating new businesses and new jobs. In addition, the President announced additional steps that will help convert the ideas from America’s universities and research labs into new products, expanding our economy and creating 21st century jobs.

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