UL Homecoming 2015 Events Planned
Homecoming week for Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns is coming up and there are a ton of great events taking over the community and the campus.
Sunday, October 25
4pm to 6pm -- Ragin' Cajuns Bowling at Lafayette Lanes. Hosted by the UL Alumni Assoication. Pre-registration is required.
Monday, October 26
10am to 2pm -- Allons Manger: Food Truck Round-Up at the Alumni Center. Check out the local flavor for lunch as nine of Lafayette's favorite food trucks pull in for an afternoon of music and good eats.
6pm -- Ragin' Cajuns Karaoke at Blackham: Singing! Dancing! Laughs! Watch the students put on a spirited evening of karaoke on the big stage as they kick off homecoming week.
Tuesday, October 27
12:15pm -- Cake Giveaway and Spirit Banner Signing: Enjoy free cake and punch from University Program Council on the plaza near the Student Union and sign the spirit banner for the football team to celebrate homecoming week.
7pm -- Homecoming Movie Night: Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and join the University Program Council for a Halloween-themed movie night on the Student Union plaza.
Wednesday, October 28
11am to 1pm -- Cajuns Can Care Food Drive at the Alumni Center. Drop off canned food to help local food pantries for the upcoming holiday season.
Last Day to Enter -- Golf Cart Raffle for RCAF: Last day to purchase raffle tickets online for a Ragin' Cajuns golf cart worth over $6,000 in support of the Athletic Foundation.
Thursday, October 29
6:30pm -- Yell Like Hell at the Student Union courtyard: Students bring the noise in a big way at this competitive Homecoming Pep Rally where groups are all vying for bragging rights. Catch the spirit at this night of music, performances, games and Ragin' Cajun fun.
Friday, October 30
8am to 5pm --Tennis Tournament at Red Lerille's Health and Raquet Club: Pre-registration required.
8am to 5pm -- Bill Bass Open Golf Tournament at Vieux Chenes Golf Course: Pre-registration required.
5:30pm to 8:30pm -- Downtown Alive! Hosts UL Lafayette Homecoming Pep Rally with Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band for UL Spirit Night at Parc Sans Souci.
7pm -- NPHC Greek Step Show at the Heymann Center: Tickets required.
7:30pm -- Annual Homecoming Concert at Angelle Hall: Free admission. Costumes welcomed.
Saturday, October 31
8am -- Ragin' Road Race: 5K Run: Starts at the Alumni Center. Parking gates at Cajun Field open for cars with RCAF and handicap permits. There is a free parking lot behind the Hilton Garden Inn that can be accessed from Cajundome Boulevard.
9am to 11am -- Open House at the Alumni Center: Stop by before the parade.
10am -- Homecoming Parade: Begins at Blackham Coliseum and ends on St. Mary Blvd. by the Alumni Center.
10am to 2pm -- Zydeco Brunch: Join us in Cypress Lake Dining Hall in the Student Union for an all-you-can eat buffet and live music by Corey Ledet.
10am --- 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.
10am -- Official Ragin' Cajuns apparel outlets open: Buy your gear at the apparel outlets by Gate A and inside 'Tigue' Moore Field.
1pm -- Trick or Treat Tailgating will take place in the tailgating and RV spots surrounding Cajun Field prior to the game. Children are encouraged to wear costumes!
1:35pm -- Cajun Walk down Reinhardt Drive: Bring your ragin' spirit and wish the team good luck before the big game.
2:30pm -- Cajun Field gates open: Stop by the Ragin' Cajuns apparel outlet inside Cajun Field before heading to your seat.
3pm -- 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."
3pm -- The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football team begins on-field warm-ups.
3:45 p.m. -- Pride of Acadiana Marching Band's pregame performance.
4pm -- Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs. ULM Warhawks at Cajun Field. Tickets required. GET TICKETS HERE!