Welcome to the Baton Rouge Krewe of Southdowns Mardi Gras website for frames-impaired browsers. We are a 200-person krewe which puts on a yearly night flambeaux (torch) parade with 15 floats and about 60,000 spectators. Our float and marching krewes are called: Gleaux, Stuarthaven, Loose Krewe, Krewed, Ducks, Aberdonians, Du, Pigs, Oddballs, La Bella Luna, Caterie, Bellone, The Dales, Schellhasse, Salmon, Lyonesse, Voodoo, Heads and Tails, Flambeaux, and Dancing Girls. Our float and krewe captains are: Skip Gladney, Krewe of Gleaux; John Roussel, Krewe of Stuarthaven; Renee Major, Loose Krewe; Kate McLean and Mike McLean, Krewe of Krewed; Rufus Craig and Steven Creed, Krewe of Ducks; John Berry, Krewe of Aberdonians; Mel Duhon, Krewe of Du; BB Bruce, Krewe of Pigs; Cindy Sanders, Krewe of Oddballs; Bill Grimley, Krewe of La Bella Luna; Kevin Karmack, Krewe of Caterie; Jimmy Bellone, Krewe of Bellone; Lee Reed, Krewe of the Dales; Dean Schellhasse, Krewe of Schellhasse;Wesley Salmon, Krewe of Salmon; Chuck Wilson, Krewe of Lyonesse; Cindy Rice, Krewe of Voodoo; and Mike Aillelo, Krewe of Heads and Tails. Our staff officers are: Will Gladney, Mary Gladney, Michael McLean, Kate McLean, Danny Bagaley, Robbie Bagaley, Teen Love, Becky Olivera, Nick Hartley, Laura Hartley, Frank Vine, John Hogan, Bill Boelens, Terry Brooks, Marilyn Brooks, Lee Reed, Tricia Reed, Phil Adams, Keith Bonnett, Robert Blanche, Joe Simmons, Skip Gladney, Kurt Ghirardi, and Cindy Sanders. Our home page has links to more extensive information about The Krewe of Southdowns. Click here to visit our Home Page.