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Schedule of UL’s Homecoming Events
Posted: 12:38 PM, Oct 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-07 20:44:44-04
Homecoming week at UL kicked off this morning with a run, and continues this evening with a mass.
The Homecoming Mass & Reception at Our Lady of Wisdom begins at 6 p.m. today.
Here are the rest of the events scheduled for this week:
Monday, Oct. 8
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
| Check out the local flavor for lunch with some of Lafayette’s favorite food trucks pull in for an afternoon of music and good eats.
Allons Manger: Food Truck Round-Up at the Alumni Center
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
| Meet in Bayou Bijou before spreading out across campus for a massive scavenger hunt. Teams and individuals welcome. No preregistration required—just show up!
Campus Scavenger Hunt Tuesday, Oct. 9
Wednesday, Oct. 10
Thursday, Oct. 11
Friday, Oct. 12
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
| Tournament proceeds contribute to the Bourg Scholarship fund and other Alumni Association programs. Pre-registration required.
Tennis Tournament at Red Lerille’s Health and Raquet Club
10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bill Bass Open Golf Tournament at Vieux Chenes Golf Course |Pre-registration required.
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
| Wear your red to the festival and pass a good time with other Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns fans in Girard Park.
Wear Red Homecoming Party at Festivals Acadiens et Creoles
5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Golden Ambassador Society Dinner | Open to all graduates who have celebrated their 50th graduating class reunion at the University.
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Soccer vs. Little Rock Trojans | Admission is free to see the two teams face off at the Ragin’ Cajuns Soccer/Track Complex.
NPHC Greek Expo at the Cajundome Convention Center | Watch the NPHC fraternities and sororities strut their stuff at the step show. Saturday, Oct. 13
Parking gates at Cajun Field open for reserved parking. Free general parking will be updated closer to the game.
9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
| Stop by before the parade and connect with fellow alumni.
Open House at the Alumni Center
Homecoming Parade | Ragin’ Cajun spirit is on the move as our students, alumni, and fans watch the parade roll down Johnston St. and St. Mary Blvd. Begins at Blackham Coliseum and ends by the Alumni Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hilliard University Art Museum| Free admission for all Homecoming and
attendees on Saturday and Sunday.
Festivals Acadiens et Créoles
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Zydeco Brunch | Join us in Cypress Lake Dining Hall in the Student Union for an all-you-can eat buffet and music.
Cajun Field ticket office opens | Purchase tickets at Cajun Field’s LHC Gate C and at the main ticket booth at State Farm Gate A.
Official Ragin’ Cajuns apparel outlets open | Buy your gear at the apparel outlets by Gate A and inside Russo Park at ‘Tigue’ Moore Field.
Student tailgating at Bourgeois Park | Your chance to see and be seen at tailgating and grab some free food and drinks.
Cajun Walk down Reinhardt Drive | Bring your ragin’ spirit and wish the team good luck before the big game.
Cajun Field gates open | Stop by the Ragin’ Cajuns apparel outlet inside Cajun Field before heading to your seat.
Band begins Ragin’ March along Stadium Way | Join the Pride of Acadiana Marching Band in the fight song and the classic “R-E-S-P-E-C-T.”
The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team begins on-field warm-ups.
Pride of Acadiana Marching Band’s pregame performance | Arrive early, wear red, get LOUD, and stay late!
| Tickets required.
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. New Mexico State Aggies at Cajun Field
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Christiana Smith “Sweet Sounds of Sharing” at the Mardi Gras Ballroom in the Cajundome Convention Center | The Christiana Smith African American Alumni Chapter celebrates this year’s honorees. Pre-registration is encouraged.
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