Monday-Friday, Feb. 24-28
Homecoming Spirit Week
Student Center Terrace, Presented by ASUCI
Homecoming is a long-standing UCI tradition that brings together the UCI community for a week of festivities and fun, all leading up to our huge festival in the park and basketball game on Saturday! ASUCI Homecoming events include:
- Daily games/activities, raffles and free food on the Student Center Terrace from 11-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. More details coming soon!
- Join us at the Bren on Saturday where we will crown our 2020 Homecoming king and queen.
Cast your vote for your Homecoming king and queen! More details coming soon!
What does it mean to be on Homecoming Court?
It means you are an Anteater for life. UCI has become a home away from home for you and you want to be able to represent your school in life onward! Being part of Homecoming court and potentially king/queen means you are someone that truly exemplifies what it means to be an Anteater and have spent your time at UCI taking advantage of all this university has to offer.
Saturday, Feb. 29
Aldrich Park | 2-6 p.m. | Free for UCI Students – Student I.D. required
Bring your Anteater friends and celebrate at our campuswide festival in the heart of UCI at Aldrich Park. The festival will feature the following:
- Firework Show! – Enjoy an exciting show sponsored by Geico before the men’s basketball game.
- Ferris Wheel – Take a trip to see Aldrich Park from the sky for free.
- Courtside Seat Drawing – Enter for a chance to win two courtside seats to the basketball game!
- Family Fun Zone – Anteater families can enjoy carnival games, face painting, balloon artists and more.
- Scavenger Hunt – Go on a wilderness adventure and collect prizes the more you discover. Prizes include a two-night stay at AC Hotel Irvine, UCI sweatshirts, bags and more.
- Live Band
- Beer Garden – Walk through the entire party with your craft beer in hand (21+ only).
- Food Trucks & Carnival Food – Alumni-owned or operated food trucks. PLUS additional carnival food options including kettle corn, funnel cake, shaved ice, hot dogs, hamburgers, burritos, nachos and more!
- Live Music & Dance Performances – Watch the dance and music skills of our students.
- Tents – Learn about UCI and participate in interactive activities in our large themed tents, including…
- Alumni Chapters, UCI Alumni Association travel programs, The Anteater Network
- Guest Appearances – Meet and snap selfies with Peter the Anteater, the UCI Spirit Squad, the Homecoming court, coaches, players and others.
- FREE Alumni Gift – The first 1,000 alumni will receive a FREE gift!
Men’s Basketball vs. UC Santa Barbara
Bren Events Center | 7 p.m.
Join thousands of Anteaters as we cheer on our men’s basketball team as they host UCSB in Big West Conference play! Purchase your tickets before they sell out! FREE to all full-time UC Irvine undergraduate students with valid ID. Graduate students, bring your student ID by to the Bren Events Center Box Office for student discounts.
Reasons why our men’s team is ready to win!
- Coming off the most successful season in the history of UCI Men’s Basketball – 31 wins including the first ever win in the NCAA Tournament!
- The Anteaters return 9 student-athletes from last year’s team including 4 starters and 3 all-conference selections
- The Anteaters are led by four seniors who are all products of southern California public high schools – Evan Leonard, John Edgar Jr., Tommy Rutherford, and Eyassu Worku
- Picked as preseason favorites to win the Big West Conference
- Head Coach Russ Turner started the season just 9 wins shy of being the all-time winningest coach in UCI Men’s Basketball history
Thank you to our sponsors:
Interested in being a Homecoming sponsor? Contact Chris Ruoff at firstname.lastname@example.org.