Homecoming Kickoff Party Groups

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

Sheakley Lawn
Cincinnati, OH

Join us at 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. 

The following alumni groups will each have their own space on Sheakley Lawn to connect with fellow alumni. If you are not affiliated with one of these groups, please visit the Kickoff Party event page to register.

  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Chi Omega Member Class of 1983
  • LGBTQ+ Alumni/FSA
  • Sigma Phi/CWEST
  • Student Alumni Council 

$20 per person

Registration 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, one drink ticket and an entry into the drawing to win the Ultimate Kickoff Party Experience! A limited number of tickets will be sold. 

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.

Advance registration is required by Oct 6. No refunds will be issued after Sept. 29. Homecoming t-shirts must be picked up at the Homecoming Kickoff Party. 

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

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