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Aubie to compete with 9 other mascots

Auburn football might be done, but all the Tigers aren’t done competing just yet.

This weekend in Florida, Aubie will compete at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports. He is one of 10 Division I mascots competing starting at 2 p.m. ET. And even if you are stuck states away missing out on the warm weather, you can still tune in.

In the ☀️ State! I compete this Saturday at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports. Come check us out! 10 D1 Mascots will perform starting at 2pm EST! If you wanna check out the action from home, watch online at

— Aubie the Tiger (@AubietheTiger01) January 11, 2018

In other Auburn news:

Twirling into 2018

Auburn gymnastics is ranked 23rd in the nation and will welcome No. 17 Missouri for its SEC home opener.

The meet will be streamed on SEC Network+ and will begin at 7 p.m. CT.

The visiting Tigers bested Auburn last season, and Auburn is looking for a home-court advantage heading into the weekend.

It’s “Youth Night” and there’s a Moana theme. Young fans can expect a balloon artist, a photo booth, a craft station and more.

YOUTH NIGHT is Friday with these sweet giveaways 😍🌸 #WarEagle

🔸vs Mizzou
⌚️March In @ 6:45
📍#Auburn Arena

— Auburn Gymnastics (@AuburnGym) January 11, 2018

Tweet of the day 

Auburn basketball is on a winning streak and other young talents want to join.

— Babatunde Akingbola