BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The Gulf Coast Metro Chapter of the Southern Miss Alumni Association will host the 17th Gulf Coast Beach Bash, Friday night beginning at 6. The annual football festivities will be held at Hardy Hall at the university's Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach. Hardy Hall is located at 730 East Beach Boulevard.
Southern Miss is hoping to bounce back under the win column in 2015 and Golden Eagles football coach Todd Monken will be on hand to discuss the upcoming season.
Besides Monken, assistant coaches, selected football players, Seymour and the Southern Miss cheerleaders will meet alumni and friends.
Proceeds from the Beach Bash will benefit the chapter's scholarship endowment for local students attending Southern Miss.
Tickets are $15 per adult and $7 per child. Dinner is included in the ticket purchase.
To pre-purchase tickets by Thursday, July 23, click the registration button at the Southern Miss Alumni website. SouthernMissAlumni.com, or call the Alumni Association at 601-266-5013. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
The Gulf Coast Beach Bash is a family-friendly event that will feature a funland for children, a photo booth and a silent auction.