The Official Alumni Bash

Time 9:00 pm

September 21st

Azalea Manor

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The Roaryal Exhibit

Time 9:00 pm

September 22nd

Alabama Contemporary Art Center

The Roaryal Exhibit is the Official Gulf Coast Challenge After Party. This will be an Exclusive Event for the Mature & Classy. Come and party with DJ Mannie Fresh and explore Modern Art with the UNULUXE Clothing Co. as we launch our new collection.

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Mobile’s Ultimate HBCU Fest

Time 7:00 pm

September 21st

Mobile Civic Center

Mobile’s Ultimate Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Fest will feature three great events in one evening – a Greek Step Show, Battle of the Bands Featuring Southern University and A&M College – Baton Rouge, LA vs. Alabama A&M University, AND a concert from rapper Plies!

Tickets are on sale now!

Ticket Prices are $65, $55, $45, and $35. Additional fees may apply.

Discounted rates: Students may purchase a $35 ticket for just $15 (additional fees may apply) with a valid student ID. Groups of 10 or more will receive a $10 discount on $55, $45, and $35 tickets. ($45, $35, or $25 per ticket. Additional fees may apply.) Discounted rates are available at the Mobile Civic Center and Saenger Theatre Box Office only.

Purchase tickets in person at the Mobile Civic Center Box Office (401 Civic Center Drive; open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 251-208-7906) or the Saenger Theatre Box Office (6 South Joachim Street; open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 251-208-5600) Purchase tickets online at, or by phone at 800-745-3000. For information regarding accessible seating tickets, call 251-208-7381. (Additional fees, service charges and/or taxes may be added to ticket prices. All dates, acts and ticket prices subject to change without notice.)

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Mardi’s 5K and 1 Mile

Time 7:00 am

August 18th

The Grounds 1035 Cody Rd N, Mobile, AL 36608

Mardi’s 5K Fun Walk/Run will take place on a USATF certified 5K race courses, plus a 1K Fun Run/Walk. All races start and finish close to the Fairgrounds Entrance. All courses are flat and fast. Water and comfort stations are provided along the courses.
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College and Career Fair

Time 9:00 am

September 19th

Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel

The Gulf Coast Challenge Committee is excited to present a College and Career Fair.  This event will provide local students a first hand experience in exploring opportunities to strengthen their future successes.

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Presidential Reception

Time 3:00 pm

September 19th

Skyview Lounge

Invitation Only Event

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