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LET’S DANCE… Your 2019 NCAA Tournament Weekend Guide is here…

March Madness arrives Friday in Mississippi’s College Town! Starkville is proud to serve as one of the host sites for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Bulldog fans and our friends from South Dakota, Clemson, and Southern University can look forward to great action on the court beginning on Friday at 6:00 p.m. Your guide for tourney weekend is… More

Innovation Challenge returns for second year to foster young entrepreneurs in Starkville

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership and Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach, CEO,  in the College of Business at MSU are once again collaborating to bring the Innovation Challenge competition to Oktibbeha county students grades 6-12. Sponsored by International Paper, the contest is a hands-on opportunity for innovative Oktibbeha County middle & high school students to… More

Gameday Guide: Nov 17- 18

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from the Bulldog Nation back home — along with… More

Gameday Guide: Nov 2- Nov 4

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from the Bulldog Nation back home —… More

Gameday Guide: Oct 26- Oct 28

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 2:00 p.m. — CSpire Fan Zone! + Road closures begin on MSU Campus 3:45 p.m. — Dawg Walk + Pregame… More

Gameday Guide: Oct 5 – Oct 7

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from the Bulldog Nation back home —… More

Gameday Guide: Sept 28 – Sept 30

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from the Bulldog Nation back home —… More

Gameday Guide: August 31 – Sept 2

It’s GAME WEEKEND in Mississippi’s College Town and that means New South Weekends with Bulldog fun Friday through Sunday! Read on for details and helpful links for everything happening this weekend… NEW SOUTH WEEKENDS  are back in Mississippi’s College Town, and we are proud to welcome our family from Bulldog Nation back home — along with… More

Partnership Releases Tourism Sponsorship Grant Call for Applications

Each year, the Starkville Visitors and Convention Council (VCC), tourism arm of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, provides thousands of dollars in grant money to facilitate local projects. The goal of the Starkville Visitors & Convention Council (VCC) Sponsorship Grant Program is to fund tourism and community development projects that positively impact the City of… More