Professional football team to play in Gonzales this April
ASCENSION PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Professional football is coming to the capital area this April.
“I feel very good about this market. I know this football country and we just really want to tap into that,” Redsticks official Joe McClendon III said.
The Baton Rouge Redsticks is the latest United Football League team to announce plans to build a temporary stadium at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.
“For the first two to three years or the first 24 to 36 months, we will be planning modular style stadiums, some modular temporary stadiums, as we continue to go through the process in preparation for full developments,” McClendon said.
Redsticks official Joe McClendon said the team is excited to fill the gap in sports entertainment in the spring.
“There’s an opportunity to develop a great long-standing relationship, and that can be beneficial for the residents of Gonzales Baton Rouge and New Orleans,” he said.
McClendon adds being in Gonzales will help them recruit players and fans from both the Baton Rouge area and New Orleans.
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