Homecoming 2014: Oct. 3-4

From the parade to the Blugold Fever Fest, and football game in Carson Park, you won't want to miss UW-Eau Claire's annual Homecoming celebration. It's the largest alumni gathering of the year!

What's on schedule:

Friday, Oct. 3

Golden Blugold Celebration and 1964 Class Reunion
11 a.m., Davies Center.

Varsity Night Live!
7 p.m. | Zorn Arena
Variety show featuring the talents of UW-Eau Claire students. To purchase tickets contact UW-Eau Claire Service Center.

UW-Eau Claire Softball Alumnae reception
8 p.m. | The UW-Eau Claire softball team will host an alumnae reception at the Clarion Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn Campus Area) from 8-11 p.m. The event is being held to welcome softball alumnae back for Homecoming, as well as to honor two former players, Heidi (Bergstrom) Kelly and Lisa Schueler, who will be inducted into the Blugold Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 4.

All Blugold softball alumnae and their families, as well as current team members and their families, are welcome to attend.

Email assistant coach Emily Muller to RSVP by Sept. 29.

Saturday, Oct 4

10 a.m. | First Avenue

Blugold Fever Fest
11 a.m. | Carson Park
Join other alumni for pregame food and entertainment, join the Blugold Marching Band and The Pour Boyz for a good time at the pregame party in the park! Enjoy great snacks and beverages, and revel in Blugold fun and camaraderie.

Football game
2:30 p.m. | Carson Park
Blugolds vs. UW-Platteville
Halftime entertainment by the Blugold Marching Band.

Group reunions/events:
The following groups are planning Homecoming 2014 reunions and events.

Golden Blugold Celebration and 1964 Class Reunion on Friday, Oct. 3

Alpha Kappa Lambda (AKL) Reunion Oct. 3-5 Come back to Eau Claire at Homecoming for the 50th Anniversary of Alpha Kappa Lambda. For more information please contact Tim Coburn, 715-836-0181 or timothycoburn@att.net

Criminal Justice and Political Science Gathering, Saturday, Oct. 4, Carson Park, Oak Pavilion. 11 a.m. - noon. Come back to Eau Claire to meet other PoliSci and Criminal Justice alumni and enjoy all the festivities of Homecoming.

Alumni of Color Reunion, Oct. 2-5
Thursday: 6 p.m., Multicultural Scholarship & Awards Banquet Friday: noon, Alumni Panel, 4:30 p.m. Mix-N-Mingle
Saturday: 10 a.m, parade; noon pre-game; 2:30 p.m. football game; 9 p.m. evening Social
Sunday: 11 a.m. Brunch

Latin American Studies Alumni event, Saturday, Oct. 4, 12 p.m., Carson Park, Reunite, socialize and refreshments available. RSVP to Erin Marie Kelly

Nursing Alumni Homecoming Walk, Saturday, Oct. 4, 8-10 a.m., Nursing Building. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., with the walk across and around campus beginning at 8 a.m. Continental breakfast and a door prize drawing will follow at 8:30 a.m. Visit the Nursing Website for details and registration form.

Class of '74 Nursing Reunion, Saturday, Oct. 4, 5-8 p.m. at Girolamo’s Court n’ House Bar & Grill, 113 W Grand Ave., Eau Claire. Spouses/guests invited. Contact Becky (Tessendorf) Kneer for more information.

Annual UW-Eau Claire Soccer Club Alumni Game, Sunday, Oct. 5, noon, for more information, please contact:
Marty Hendricks,
715-835-4250, or Remy Rickert, 715-864-5818.


For more information
Check back to this page for additional Homecoming details as they are finalized. For more information about any of the Homecoming 2014 events, contact the alumni office.

View images from Homecomings past.


parade drum major

fifth quarter