The Southern Development Foundation collaborates with several local events, and includes coverage from their radio station KIEE 88.3 FM.
Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival
The Mardi Gras Show at Clark Field
Celebrating it’s 31st year, The 2019 Mardi Gras Show will be held outside Miami Moon on The Legendary Simcoe Strip. Come join the KIEE, KOCZ, KZJM Family, as well as Flop, as we bring the best of Mardi Gras to the hood. Cash awards (as well as trophies & other lagniappe) for the Best Mardi Gras Indian Costumes.
There will be 3 judges this year for the costume judging contest . Come join us for the time of your life!
Southwest Louisiana Black Rodeo
The Southwest Black Rodeo is held annually at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette, La. *There will be no Rodeo in Lafayette for 2019*
Events include: Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing, Saddle Bronco Riding, Steer Wrestling, and Team Roping. Prints by Ash’May