Next week is Homecoming Week for UL, here is some info on festivities and entertainment to celebrate Homecoming 2017! Click the link below to louisiana.edu
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Paint the Town Red – Businesses | Businesses in Acadiana show their Ragin’ Cajuns pride in this annual tradition! Registration open until Nov. 3.
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cajuns Got Talent at the Cajundome Convention Center | Singing, dancing and laughs! Watch students put on a spirited evening of karaoke on stage as they kick off Homecoming week.
Wednesday, Nov. 15
Paint the Town Red – Schools | Schools across Acadiana show their spirit for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wear Red, Get Fed & Cajuns Can Care on Boucher Street | Wear your favorite Ragin’ Cajuns gear and get free lunch from UPC. Drop off non-perishable food items to help local pantries.
Homecoming Hypnotist in Bayou Bijou | Chris Jones from America’s Got Talent will perform — and a few attendees will even become part of the show. University ID required.
Thursday, Nov. 16
Yell Like Hell on the Student Union Porch | Students bring the noise in a big way at this Homecoming Pep Rally. Catch the spirit at this night of music, performance, and Ragin’ Cajuns fun.
Friday, Nov. 17
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tennis Tournament at Red Lerille’s Health and Raquet Club | Tournament proceeds contribute to the Bourg Scholarship fund and other Alumni Association programs. Pre-registration required.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bill Bass Open Golf Tournament at Vieux Chenes Golf Course | Pre-registration required.
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Alive! Hosts UL Lafayette Homecoming Pep Rally at Parc Sans Souci | Coach Hud and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns take the stage with the Pride of Acadiana and Keith Frank at Downtown Alive!
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Golden Ambassador Society Dinner | Open to all graduates who have celebrated their 50th graduating class reunion at the University. Pre-registration required.
NPHC Greek Expo at the Cajundome Convention Center | Watch the NPHC fraternities and sororities strut their stuff at the step show.
Young Alumni Pub Crawl | Immediately following Downtown Alive! This is open to participants 21 or older. Pre-registration is encouraged.
Saturday, Nov. 18
Ragin’ Road Race 5K Run | Starts at the Alumni Center. Stay after the race to watch the Homecoming Parade! Pre-registration is encouraged.
Parking gates at Cajun Field open for reserved parking. Free general parking will be updated closer to the game.
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Open House at the Alumni Center | Stop by before the parade and connect with fellow alumni.
Homecoming Parade | Ragin’ Cajun spirit is on the move as our students, alumni, and fans watch the parade roll down Johnston St. and St. Mary Blvd. Begins at Blackham Coliseum and ends by the Alumni Center.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Zydeco Brunch | Join us in Cypress Lake Dining Hall in the Student Union for an all-you-can eat buffet and music.
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.
Official Ragin’ Cajuns apparel outlets open | Buy your gear at the apparel outlets by Gate A and inside Russo Park at ‘Tigue’ Moore Field.
Student tailgating at Bourgeois Park | Your chance to see and be seen at tailgating and grab some free food and drinks. Have a blast with your friends before kickoff of the Homecoming Football game at 4 p.m.
Cajun Walk down Reinhardt Drive | Bring your ragin’ spirit and wish the team good luck before the big game.
Cajun Field gates open | Stop by the Ragin’ Cajuns apparel outlet inside Cajun Field before heading to your seat.
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.”
The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team begins on-field warm-ups.
Pride of Acadiana Marching Band’s pregame performance | Arrive early, wear red, get LOUD, and stay late!
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns vs. New Mexico State Aggies at Cajun Field | Tickets required. GET TICKETS »
Christiana Smith “Sweet Sounds of Sharing” at the Alumni Center | The Christiana Smith African American Alumni Chapter celebrates this year’s honorees. Pre-registration is encouraged.