New Volunteer Training Class
Feb 15

New Volunteer Training Class

  • CASA of Lafourche

We are seeking Lafourche Parish residents, 21 years of age or older to volunteer in the Lafourche Parish Court System as Court Appointed Special Advocates. Our next volunteer training starts January 10, 2017 and can be completed in 5 training sessions.  If you are interested in attending this training, fill out the online volunteer application prior to being accepted into the training class. Please contact us at 985-446-6600 if you have any questions. The upcoming training dates are as follows:

  • Orientation - January 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Session 1- January 17 @ 5:30 pm- 8:30 pm
  • Session 2- January 24 @ 5:30pm- 8:30 pm
  • Session 3- January 31 @ 5:30 pm- 8:30 pm
  • Session 4- February 7 @ 5:30 pm- 8:30 pm
  • Session 5- February 15 @ 5:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Fishing Rodeo
5:00 am05:00

Fishing Rodeo

  • Bridgeside Marina

Tickets to Participate in the Fishing Tournament can be purchased on the day-of the event at Bridgeside Marina or before the event by contacting Ashley Barrios State Farm at 985-632-0988 or CASA of Lafourche at 985-446-6600.

Once a Ticket has been purchased, tournament participants may bring in fish that has been caught to be weighed in on July 9 at anytime between 5:00 am - 5:00 pm at Bridgeside Marina in Grand Isle.  1st place Winners will be chosen based on the size of fish in 9 Categories: Redfish Under 27", Redfish Over 27", Speckled Trout, White Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Catfish (Kid's ONLY), and Croaker (Kid's ONLY).

Adult Participants: $20 includes tournament and dinner ticket

Child Participants (10 & under): $10 includes tournament and dinner ticket

Winners will be announced at 5:00pm after dinner is served.

CASA's Grill Master Cookoff--Presented by Kiwanis Club of Thibodaux
5:00 pm17:00

CASA's Grill Master Cookoff--Presented by Kiwanis Club of Thibodaux

  • Downtown Thibodaux

Friday June 24th in Downtown Thibodaux.  The CASA Grill Master Grilling Cook-off consists of two elements – a BBQ grilling contest and a public tasting event.

About the Tasting Event
Your mouth will water from the sweet smell of barbecue cooking on the grills of professional and backyard barbecue teams during the CASA Grill Master BBQ Cook-off held on June 24, 2016 in Downtown Thibodaux. The event opens to the Public at 5:00 p.m. with an entry fee of $5 per person for Unlimited tasting of BBQ from the Bayou's Best Chefs and Home-Cooks.  Food will be served at 6:00 pm.  While your Downtown, be sure to check out Boogie on the Bayou for a "family friendly" night on the town!.

About the Competition
The teams arrive on Friday morning for check-in at 7:30 a.m and may immediately begin cooking. All dishes must be prepared on an open-flame grill.  All BBQ must be ready to serve at 6:00 pm for public tasting, each team must provide a minimum of 50 servings.  From 6 pm - 7 pm, the teams turn in their meats to be judged. Teams are judged in five categories: chicken, beef, pork, wild game and seafood.  Teams must supply all items and ingredients necessary to prepare and serve their BBQ, including a tent. Each team is allotted a 10x10 space. All ticket sales from this event help CASA of Lafourche. 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place winners will be announced Friday night at 7:00 pm. Judging will be based on creativity, appearance and taste.

No refunds will be given for inclement weather. For additional information or questions, please contact the CASA of Lafourche at 985-446-6600.

Online Team Registration

A Huge Thank You to our Sponsors

  • Kiwanis Club of Thibodaux

  • Sternfels Properties

  • A & G Refrigeration

  • Delta Music, Inc.

  • John Deere Thibodaux

  • Marguerite C. Knight, CFP - Morgan Stanley

  • Duplantis Design Group, PC

  • Bart Broussard

  • Pelican Builders Group

  • Vision Communications

  • Performance Food Service- CARO

  • Athletic Embroidery

  • Lions Club of Thibodaux

  • Spahr's Downtown

  • Flanagan's

  • Fremin's

  • Coca Cola Bottling Co.

  • John Folse Culinary Institite

  • Mary's Embroidery

  • Michael Bednarz

  • New York Life- Nick Plaisance

  • Riviere Insurance Agency, Inc.

  • Road Hog, LLC.

  • Southern ENT

  • Superior Ice

  • Synergy Bank


Child Abuse Prevention Press Conference & Pinwheel Planting
2:00 pm14:00

Child Abuse Prevention Press Conference & Pinwheel Planting

  • Thibodaux Police Department

In honor of Child Abuse Prevention month, CASA has partnered with Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana, Lafourche Parish District Attorney, Thibodaux Police Department, Child Advocacy Center and local office holders to conduct a press conference and plant blue pinwheels in front of the Thibodaux Police Department. This Community Pinwheel Garden and Press Conference is free and open to the public.  The purpose is to raise awareness in our community on ways to prevent child abuse.