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Homecoming Events Calendar

Heather Newberry
Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat pose in front of the lit up “A” on top of Main Gate garage on Oct. 22.



Silver & Sage Society champagne reception and 50th class reunion dinner
5 p.m. — Student Union, Catalina Room, Level 3

Members of the Class of 1967 will be formally inducted into the Silver & Sage Society, a treasured group of alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. 


UA Alumni Association 120th anniversary lunch
12:30 p.m. — Student Union, North Ballroom, Level 3

This year, the Alumni Association celebrates 120 years of connecting Wildcats for Life and building alumni communities around the world. 

Alumni of the Year awards ceremony
2:30 p.m. — Student Union, South Ballroom, Level 3

The UAAA recognizes accomplished alumni for their achievements and contributions to the University.

Bear Down Friday pep rally
5 p.m. —  Main Gate Square, University Boulevard west of Park Avenue

The pep rally features the Pride of Arizona marching band, Wilbur and Wilma Wildcat, UA cheerleaders, the pom squad and twirlers.

Homecoming bonfire and crowning of king and queen
7:30 p.m. — West side of Old Main

Alumni, students, the Pride of Arizona and the Homecoming court will participate in the bonfire and pep rally. 


Wildcat for Life tailgate party 

1:30 p.m. — UA Mall, University Boulevard west of Cherry Avenue

Come enjoy the sights and sounds (and tastes) of game-day and prepare to beat the Cougs! 

Homecoming parade 

2 p.m. — UA Mall

History is often dynamic, but some things are static. The awesome floats on display will be new, but the setting on the Mall never gets old.

Arizona vs. Washington State football game 

6:30 p.m. —  kickoff at Arizona Stadium

Sure, it’s the homecoming football game, so everyone should go. But if you don’t, you’ll be missing a chance to watch Kahlil Tate live. Truly unforgivable.

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