Every Season There's A Reason To Celebrate At Ladd-Peebles!

Concerts, football games, pop up shows, and so much more being planned for you to enjoy this year! Don’t miss a second of the fun! We’re here for you!

Gulf Coast Challenge Football Game

Ladd-Peebles Sports and Entertainment Complex will host the Ultimate HBCU experience in October, 2023, between Jackson State and Alabama A&M. The GCC Football Game is powered by the Mobile Sports Authority. Tailgating in the stadium lot prior to the game is planned and will give the 2023 contest a true HBCU Challenge Flavor. Stay tuned for more information!

We will let you know when you can click here for the GCC 2023 info:

Williamson High School Spring Game At Ladd

Williamson High School will be playing its Spring Game at Ladd-Peebles Sports and Entertainment Thursday, May 11, 2023! Kickoff is 6 pm!



Thrillville at Ladd-Peebles!

Thrillville was a fabulous fun-filled fair at Ladd-Peebles with amazing world-class entertainment including Aquatic Acrobatics, the High Flying Pages, and Sea Lion Splash! In addition, friends and families enjoyed the amusement rides and the delicious fair food! Thanks to all who came out! Plan on having another awesome time next year! We are putting it together for you now!

Ladd Hosts The Inaugural Kickoff of the Port City Classic Football Game in 2023!

Mark your calendar now for the Port City Classic Football Game, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, when Grambling takes on Alabama State. It’s the first kickoff ever of this HBCU game in Mobile! More details forthcoming! 

Port City Vikings vs. Pensacola Panthers

The Gulf Coast Regional Championship Game between the Port City Vikings and the Pensacola Panthers is Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Ladd! The Vikings are undefeated at this point! Come out and cheer on your team! Kickoff is 7 pm!

Semi-Pro Football Championship Underway!

Port City Vikings Semi-Pro Football is at Ladd-Peebles Sports and Entertainment Complex! PCV stands undefeated at 7-0. The IAFLX Schedule has been released and is as follows: May 13-region semis; May 20- region championships; May 27-off or make up; June 3- Championship semifinals; and June 17-League Championship-location TBD.

Ladd Hosts 251 family 7 V 7 teams

Thanks to Coach Carl Jackson for allowing Ladd to host the 251 7v7 teams! 

High school football is over for the 2022 season!  

  • Vigor vs. B.C Rain         Thursday   Aug. 25    
  • Williamson vs. LeFlore    Friday      Aug. 26   
  • Theodore vs. Murphy     Thursday  Sept. 1    
  • Elberta vs. Williamson     Friday      Sept. 2    
  • Williamson vs. B.C. Rain   Thursday  Sept. 15  
  • McGill vs. Murphy           Friday      Sept. 16  
  • Robertsdale vs. Murphy   Thursday  Sept. 29  
  • GulfShores vs. Williamson Friday      Sept. 30   
  • Citronelle vs. Williamson   Thursday  Oct. 6    
  • Vigor vs. LeFlore              Friday      Oct. 7    
  • B.C.Rain vs. LeFlore          Thursday  Oct. 13   
  • Baldwin Cty vs. Murphy     Friday     Oct. 14   
  • Gulf Shores vs. Vigor         Friday     Oct. 21   
  • Gulf Shores vs. B.C. Rain   Thursday  Oct. 27         

Original Art Collection Displayed

Internationally recognized and awarding-winning local artist Sadie Roberts painted the original art displayed on the pages of this website. She is forever linked to artistically capturing football greats like Joe Namath, Bo Jackson, and Lee Roy Jordan in addition to other famous athletes from our area. She has been commissioned by many including the well-known Steven Seagal for which she painted a montage portrait. The entirety of her mural collection found on this website can be viewed in the Rotunda of the Ladd-Peebles Sports and Entertainment Complex Lobby.

Jesus Revolution Film Hits the No. 1 Best Seller Chart!

Kelsey Grammer and Jonathan Roumie of the Chosen are stars of the film Jesus Revolution, which grossed more than $50 million at the box office and soared to No. 1 on Amazon’s Best Sellers in Movies and TV chart! Ladd was a hub of excitement as the film, props, stars, crew, extras, costumes, and all elements of the production were based at the stadium grounds and facilities during the filming! Ninety percent of the movie was filmed in Mobile! Look below for other photos of this movie event!

Buccaneers Sports Academy Football Games at Ladd 2022

Below are the home games at Ladd for the Buccaneers Sports Academy 2022. We hope to see you during the upcoming 2023 season for these exciting football matchups!

  • Aug. 27   Saturday     5:00 pm    IMG Academy
  • Sept. 3    Saturday     5:00 pm    Georgia Storm
  • Sept. 24  Saturday      5:00 pm   Augusta United
  • Oct. 8      Saturday     5:00 pm    Birmingham Sports Academy
  • Oct. 15    Saturday     5:00 pm    Georgia Knights
  • Oct. 22    Saturday     5:00 pm     Mississippi Prep

Gates open one hour prior to kickoff!

Make sure you checkout the new security measures for the games under Event Info on this site. We’ve got you covered!

Lionsgate Films at Ladd

Recently Ladd-Peebles Sports and Entertainment Complex was used as a hub for the filming in Mobile of the movie, Jesus Revolution. The film stars Kelsey Grammer and Jonathan Roumie of The Chosen and is the spiritual awakening, which took place in the early seventies. The filmmakers, the Erwin Brothers, also were behind the movies, I Can Only Imagine and American Underdog starring Dennis Quaid. The Jesus movement was the focus of a Time Magazine cover story in June 1971 as seen below.