For the third year in a row, the UL Ragin' Cajuns football team will be playing in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This year's opponent is of course the Tulane Green Wave.

It should be the best NOLA Bowl yet as the two bayou state schools do battle on Saturday, December 21st.

If you've been before, you know how much fun not only the game can be, but all the events leading up to the contest. If you haven't gone before, no sweat, here's a handy dandy guide of the week's happenings.

Cajun Walk and Food Truck Roundup
Tuesday, December 17
11:00am - 2:00pm
Cajun Field Gate A
Ragin' Cajuns football team leaves for New Orleans Bowl with Cajun Walk at 12:45pm. Come out for lunch and send off the team, Cajun style!

Ragin' Cajuns "We're Back Again!" Parade presented by Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission
Thursday, December 10
New Orleans Marriott (555 Canal Street)
The Pride of Acadiana marching band will lead fans along Bourbon Street in Second Line fashion. Fans are encouraged to bring Mardi Gras beads to throw while walking the parade.

Ragin' Cajuns Fan Fest presented by Home Bank
Friday, December 20
New Orleans Marriott (555 Canal Street)
Party for Ragin' Cajuns fans with live music, cash bar and a room of Ragin' Cajuns.

New Orleans Bowl Friday Night Concert
Friday, December 20
Champions Square
Free concert featuring The Charlie Daniels Band and Travis Tritt

RCAF/UL Alumni Association Pre-game Tailgate Party, presented by Park Place Surgical Hospital
Saturday, December 21
Superdome Bienville room (enter Gate C)
Ragin' Cajuns fans are invited to the pre-game tailgating party with live music provided by Lafayette's Bayou Boys and the Storyville Stompers. Admission is free to all RCAF 2013 Annual Fund donors and 2013 UL Alumni Association members. Please bring your membership cards for easy access. Open to all other fans for $10 per person. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Fans will be able to go to their seat directly from the party.

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Tailgate Party at Champions Square
Saturday, December 21
Champions Square
Fans can get ready for the game and enjoy live music by Band Camp outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Entertainment, food and beverages are available. This event is free to the public

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Saturday, December 21
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns vs. Tulane Green Wave