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Blugolds coming home

Although the details change from year to year, the traditions of the UWEC Homecoming carry on, and we are reminded each fall why this place is so special. Blugolds old and new alike can be guaranteed a weekend of fun times and exciting events, along with a perfect dose of nostalgia.

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Homecoming | Blu's 10th Birthday Bash

Event Schedule
Sunday, Oct. 1 
  • Window Painting and Campus Camp-out | Davies Marketplace 2:00 pm - 8:00p.m.
    Registered teams will window paint their best version of Blugold Spirit or rendition of the theme: Blu's 10th Birthday Bash - on the north windows of Davies Center!
Monday, Oct. 2
  • Royalty Campaigning Begins
    Groups or student organizations supporting a candidate must complete the form in advance.
  • Medallion Hunt Begins
    Each day the UAC Instagram will release one clue on the Instagram story until the Medallion is found!
Tuesday, Oct. 3
  • Blu's Birthday Cake Handout | Davies Plaza 11:30-1:00p.m.
    Come enjoy some free birthday cake out in front of Davies (while supplies last). 
Wednesday, Oct. 4
  • Royalty Voting Begins | Check your UWEC email for the survey link! 
    Voting will close Friday at 5:00 pm!
  • Homecoming Hike | Putnam Drive 11am - 1pm
    Run/walk a 5k or enjoy a hike of any length on beautiful Putnam Drive. Meet Recreation at the bottom of the McPhee staircase and receive a FREE Experience Recreation t-shirt for participating. No pre-registration required - sign up upon arrival to receive your free shirt.  Visit UW-Eau Claire Recreation on Facebook the day of for any changes due to inclement weather. 
  • UWEC vs. UW-Stevens Point Women's Soccer Game | Simpson Field 4:00p.m.
  • UWEC vs. UW-Whitewater Men's Soccer Game | Simpson Field 7:00p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 5
  • Varsity Night Live | Schofield Auditorium 7:00 pm
    Co-hosted with the Singing Statesmen, come support various acts that sing, dance, and lip sync their way into the Homecoming weekend! This is also the event in which Royalty will be announced.

    You can purchase your tickets here! The student price is $3 before the day of the event and $5 the day of the event so don't wait to purchase, this price includes the service fee! 
Friday, Oct. 6
  • Tunes at Noon: Addison Agen | The Cabin 12:00p.m.
  • Thrift Store Homecoming Dance | Zorn Arena 6:30-9:00p.m.
    • Live music from Uncommon Denominator
    • Royalty Announcements
    • Free Food
    • Photo Booth
Saturday, Oct. 7
  • Parade | W Lake St and First Ave 10:00 am
    Groups participating in the Parade must complete the form in advance.
  • Tailgating | Carson Park 11:00 am
    Get ready for the football game by tailgating at Carson Park sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Foundation! Food and fun available prior to and during the game!
  • UWEC vs. UW-River Falls Football Game | Carson Park 1:10 pm
    Free with Blugold ID
  • Cabin Show: Max Leone | The Cabin 7:00p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 8
  • Adopt-a-Block |  Water Street Parking Lot 1:00 pm
    Students gather at the Water Street lot to assist in city-wide clean-up of post Homecoming events. Groups participating are asked to complete the form in advance. Link to the sign up form here.
  • Homecoming Golf Scramble | Hickory Hills Golf Course 11:00a.m.

Important Forms:

Window Painting
Royalty Candidate
Parade Float

Contact the University Activities Commission

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