Schedule Set for BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip

Fifth annual tour kicks off April 17 in Atlanta

Fifth-Annual Tour Kicks Off April 17 in Atlanta

Rebel Road Tour ’16 kicks off April 17 in Atlanta.

OXFORD, Miss. – The schedule is set and tickets on sale for the 2016 BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip, Ole Miss’ fifth annual tour of the state and surrounding areas. Visit for tickets and full details of each event.

Headlined by Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze and Athletics Director Ross Bjork, the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip (#RRT16) will feature 12 fan meetings across the region, beginning April 17 in Atlanta at the College Football Hall of Fame.

University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeff Vitter and other Rebel coaches will also speak at select stops.

This year’s caravan reaches four states and three new destinations: Mobile, Alabama, plus Ripley and Cleveland. Other stops on the April 17-22 schedule include Gulfport, Meridian, West Point, Corinth, Tupelo and Oxford. Meetings for Jackson and Memphis, Tennessee, will be held in July.

“For our leadership, the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip is an opportunity to personally thank Rebel Nation for their passionate support of our university,” said Kyle Campbell, Ole Miss assistant athletics director for media and public relations. “We have enjoyed tremendous crowds through the first four years of this event, and we look forward to continuing that excitement again this year.”

Besides the speakers, the meetings include autograph lines, photo booths, official merchandise, football posters, a video look at the university and information tables for the Athletics Foundation and the Alumni Association. Fans also can have photos taken with the Egg Bowl, Magnolia Bowl and Sugar Bowl trophies.

In its first four years, the BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip has visited 32 different markets and more than 15,000 fans. The tour has touched seven states and cities such as Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas; Houston; Little Rock, Arkansas; Nashville, Tennessee; and New Orleans, among others.

2016 BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip

April 17, 5:30-7:15 p.m. (ET) – Atlanta (College Football Hall of Fame)

April 18, 7:30-9 a.m. – Mobile (Athelstan Club)

April 18, 5:30-7:15 p.m. – Gulfport (Gulfport Yacht Club)

April 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Meridian (Central United Methodist Church)

April 19, 5:30-7:15 p.m. – West Point (Ritz Theater and Conference Center)

April 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Ripley (First Baptist Church Life Center)

April 20, 5:30-7:15 p.m. – Corinth (Crossroads Arena)

April 21, 7:30-9 a.m. – Cleveland (Grammy Museum)

April 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Tupelo (BancorpSouth Conference Center)

April 22, 7:30-9 a.m. – Oxford (Oxford Conference Center)

July 18 – Memphis (TBA)

July 19 – Jackson (TBA)