Homecoming

Football players running on the field.

Homecoming Week: South Alabama vs. Arkansas State

Date:  October 25 - 31, 2021
Location:  University of South Alabama

Homecoming 2021

Homecoming at South Alabama is our annual tradition to celebrate Jaguar pride and spirit! Homecoming week for 2021 is October 25 - 30. The experience features a lineup of events open to the entire Jaguar community. The Homecoming festivities will commence Saturday at Hancock Whitney Stadium when your football team battles against Arkansas State University. 

Office Decorating Contest

The Homecoming Office Decorating Contest is back! Decorate your office with Jaguar Pride to get in the Homecoming Spirit.
Judging will be based on Creativity, Jaguar Spirit, and Overall Appearance. We'd like to encourage you to decorate your office the week of October 18. All offices must be completed by Monday, October 25. Judging will take place at random times on Tuesday, October 26 or Wednesday, October 27.  
Please note: All decorations must be in compliance with building fire codes. Please do not block emergency exits or impede on egress and accessibility. 

 

October 25

Junk The Jungle

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: USA Traffic Circle

Homecoming Week kicks off with everyone’s favorite traditional program, Junk the Jungle! Junk the Jungle will take place in the traffic circle and students are encouraged to toss tissue in “the jungle.” 

Sponsored by: Student Government Association

Glow In The Dark Dodgeball Tournament

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Student Rec Center Indoor Soccer Court

After the jungle is junked, join OneStop and USA Intramurals for our Glow In The Dark Dodgeball tournament!
Register for tournament

Sponsored by: USA OneStop, USA Intramurals. 

 


October 26

Build-a-Jag

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Student Center Mall

Student Government Association invites you to come “Build-a-Jag '' in the Student Center Mall! Add the stuffing, a shirt, and you are good to go! Come show your Jaguar spirit by making one of your own!

Sponsored by: Student Government Association

Fun Fest

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Student Center 

Jaguar Productions invites you to our annual Homecoming celebration Fun Fest! We’re taking over the Student Center with free food, games, inflatables, and much more that you don’t want to miss! 

Sponsored by: Jaguar Productions, Student Government Association


October 27

#JagWEARwednesday! 

Photo Buttons Booth

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Student Center Mall

Come to the Student Center and get a personalized button for the Homecoming Game! You are the center of attention for this event. Put on your favorite Jag Gear, have your school spirit ready, and bring a friend!  

Sponsored by: Student Government Association

106 & Darty

Time: 3:00pm
Location: Student Center Amphitheater

Come out to our early 2000s themed Day Party! We will have food, music, games and giveaways! Dress in your best early 2000s wear! We will also have a Best Dressed Contest. 

Sponsored by: Black Student Union

Battle of the DJs

Time: Doors: 6:30 pm Show: 7:00 pm
Location: Student Center Ballroom

$5 At The Door 

Battle of the DJs is an event that gives DJs in the Alabama area an opportunity to show off their skills in front of USA students. The winning DJ will receive a cash prize of $350, the title of “Hottest DJ in the South” and they will be invited to DJ Collegiate 100’s annual Jammie Jam party. Featuring DJs: Dj Oj, DJ Millz, DJ Ole Yella 

Sponsored by: Collegiate 100, Women of Excellence, and the Student Government Association

Haunted Nature Trails

Time: 8:00pm -11:00pm (10/27-10/29)
Location: Glenn Sebastian Nature Trails

Follow the glowing path and watch out for the shadows. This spooky, annual tradition returns to South this year bigger, scarier and more frightening than ever before. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for USA alumni, faculty, staff and community guests. Fright night is back!

Sponsored by: Department of Campus Recreation


October 28

Homecoming Concert featuring Bassjackers

Time: Doors: 6:00 pm Show: 7:00 pm
Location: Mitchell Center Arena

Free for USA Students
$15 for General Public
Tickets available online

It’s time to RAVE with Jaguar Productions as we invite Bassjackers as our Homecoming Concert! This DJ duo has reached massive heights in their career such as a current #34 position in the DJ Mag Top 100, numerous chart-toping bangers, and hit collaborations with Martin Garrix, R3hab, Snoop Dogg to name a few. They created remixes for artists such as Rihanna, Enrique Iglesias, Moby, and Ne-Yo. At the top of their game, Bassjackers continue to tear up stages worldwide and wow crowds along the way! 

Sponsored by: Jaguar Productions


October 29

Jaguar Cross Country - Sun Belt Conference Championship Meet
Women’s 5K - 10 am / Men’s 8K 

Time: 11:00 am
Location: Brookley by the Bay

Sponsored By: Athletics

Homecoming Pep Rally

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Mitchell Center North Plaza

You’ll meet the Homecoming Court plus the Jaguar Marching Band and team captains will get you psyched for the game. Followed by a fun evening event to include inflatables, food, and games

Sponsored by: Homecoming Committee

Jaguar Volleyball vs. App State

Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Jag Gym

Sponsored by: Athletics

NPHC Homecoming Step Show: “Jags Blast to the Past”

Time: Doors: 6:00 pm Show: 7:00 pm 
Location: USA Mitchell Center

Pricing: USA Students- Free
Advance General Admission-$16 + service fees (vary online vs box office) 
Day of the show & at the door: $20 + Fees for all (vary online vs box office)
Tickets available at www.mitchellcenter.com 

Come watch the National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities as they battle it out for bragging rights and a grand prize. For more information, please contact the Office of Greek Life.

Sponsored by: NPHC and the Student Government Association


October 30

The Prowl - Homecoming Parade

Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes before kickoff

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the public are invited to the parade featuring the Jaguar marching band, cheerleaders, prowlers, football team, and walking student organizations. 
Fill out the Parade Interest form to sign up

Sponsored by: Homecoming Committee

USA Jaguars vs Arkansas State

Kickoff: 4 pm

Stadium Gates Open 90 minutes before kickoff

Presentation of Homecoming Court at Halftime


October 31

Jaguar Volleyball vs Coastal Carolina

Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Jag Gym

Sponsored by: Athletics