Collegiate Sports

The heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country has a distinct personality, known for food, family, and fun, and it’s no different when it comes to collegiate sports. Lafayette, LA, is home to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin Cajuns, which hosts football, baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, and other collegiate sports. Voted the best collegiate team nickname by ESPN, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns embody family fun that’s worth checking out. Check out the upcoming sports schedule for the Ragin Cajuns. 

Inspiration Journal

Lafayette's blog showcasing the food, music, culture and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.

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Blu Basil

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Getting to Lafayette

The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of I-10 and I-49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.

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