Homecoming Kickoff Party

Friday, Oct. 13
6 - 8 p.m.

Sheakley Lawn
UC Varsity Village (off Corry Blvd. between Nippert Stadium and the UC Baseball Stadium)
Cincinnati, OH

Don’t miss this year’s family-friendly celebration! The UC Homecoming Kickoff Party is a red-and-black pep rally featuring Head Coach Scott Satterfield, Director Athletics John Cunningham, Chief Alumni Officer Jennifer Heisey '97, UC Cheer and Dance, UC Band, The Bearcat, and the Voice of Bearcats Dan Hoard. We are pumped that DJ ETrayn, the Official DJ for the Cincinnati Bearcats, will be providing music and entertainment throughout the evening.

There are two ticket options:

Complimentary – includes admission, a UC Homecoming button and sticker, and one entry into the drawing to win the Ultimate Kickoff Party Experience! Select food and drinks will be available for purchase.

$10 per person − includes admission and a special UC Homecoming swag bag. Swag bag includes an exclusive Homecoming t-shirt (register by Sept. 27 to reserve your shirt size; after Sept. 27 we will do our best to accommodate, but sizes are not guaranteed), a UC Homecoming button and sticker, a food voucher redeemable at select on-site vendors and one entry into the drawing to win the Ultimate Kickoff Party Experience! A limited number of tickets will be sold.

Advance registration is required by Oct 5. No refunds will be issued after Sept. 29. Homecoming t-shirts must be picked up at the Homecoming Kickoff Party. 

Are you a Chi Omega Member Class of 1983, Alpha Chi Omega, LGBTQ+ Alumni/FSA, Student Alumni Council or Sigma Phi/CWEST alumnus? Click here to register with your group!

No outside coolers, food or beverages will be allowed inside the event.

Two winners will be selected for the Ultimate Kickoff Party Experience. Each winner plus 4 guests will enjoy a reserved area at the Kickoff Party, express entry, guaranteed swag bag with preferred t-shirt sizes, a visit from the Bearcat and dedicated concierge service.

Drawing Rules
Each person may enter the Ultimate Kickoff Party Experience drawing up to three times. This includes registering for the Kickoff Party by Friday, Sept. 23, and by visiting the UC Alumni Association at Grid Spots 71 & 72 before the first two home games on Sept. 2, and Sept. 16. Winners will be selected on Monday, Sept. 25. Please note: The reserved area will be shared between two groups.

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Maggie Ibrahim-Taney

Program Director of Alumni & Donor Experience, Special Interest & Athletics Engagement