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Homecoming Week: South Alabama vs. Appalachian State University

Date:  October 21 - 26, 2019
Location:  University of South Alabama

Homecoming 2019: The Final Countdown!

Save the date for Homecoming 2019! Homecoming at South Alabama is the university's annual tradition that brings together our community of student, faculty, staff, alumni and fans to celebrate Jaguar pride and spirit. The experience features a lineup of events that will unite the Jaguar community to participate in exciting activities! The Homecoming festivities will commence Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium when our football team battles against Appalachian State University!

Homecoming Parade

Parade will take place on October 25th at 6 pm. The parade will begin at the Administration Bldg. Parking Lot and will end at Mitchell Center Dr. Line up will begin at 5:15 pm in the Admin Parking Lot. Sign Up for Homecoming Parade.

Office Decorating Contest

Get into the Homecoming spirit by participating in the Homecoming Office Decorating Contest. This contest is open to any USA department or Organization. All Offices must be completed by Monday, October 21.  Enter Office Decorating Contest.

 

 

October 21

 

Movie Night: “US” 

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballroom

Join SGA at the Student Center Ballroom for the showing of the movie US. Join us on this first night of homecoming with food, fun, and thrillers. Be sure to bring a lawn chair, towel, or blanket to sit on during the showing of the movie.


October 22

BSU Day Party (Darty)

Time: 2 p.m.- 5 p.m. Location: Sorority Commons

Join the Black Student Union for our first ever Homecoming Darty! There will be food, games, music, and so much more! 

Sponsored by: Black Student Union, Student Government Association, RHA, Jaguar Productions

Junk The Jungle

Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: USA Traffic Circle

To open Homecoming Week, we are starting with everyone’s 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, Maintenance Department

Battle of the DJ’s

Time: Doors:6:30 p.m. Show: 7 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballroom

$5 At The Door 

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

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

Meisler Hall One Stop Pop Up

Date: Tuesday, October 22-Friday, October 25
Time: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Come by the One Stop Pop Up on the first floor of Meisler Hall during Homecoming Week for any needed guidance and to address other Meisler Hall services needs.


October 23

#JagWEARwednesday!

Photo Booth Buttons

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center East Lobby

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

Fun Fest

Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Student Center 

Jaguar Productions and Student Government Association invite 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! Join JP and SGA for some medieval mayhem!

Sponsored by: Jaguar Productions and Student Government Association


October 24

Make Your Own Dog Tags

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location: Student Center Mall

Come to the Student Center Mall and create your own dog tags with SGA. 

Sponsored by: Student Government Association

Golden Jaguar Alumni Dinner

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Faculty Club

Description: A dinner honoring the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1969

Sponsored by: Office of Alumni Relations

Homecoming Concert featuring T-Pain

Time: Doors: 7:00 p.m. Show: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Mitchell Center

Tickets On Sale September 9 at the Mitchell Center Box Office and the Mitchell Center Website.

USA Students: $15 - limit 2 per student
General Public: $30
All Tickets Day of Show $30

Sponsored by: Jaguar Productions and Student Government Association


October 25

Coach Campbell Luncheon

Time: 12 p.m.
Location: USA Football Field House

Alumni and Friends are invited to join the University of South Alabama National Alumni Association for the Coach Campbell Lunch sponsored by Alabama Power. Coach Campbell have an update of the season and share about the South Alabama Football Program. 

Tickets $20 for Association Members/ $25 for Non-Members

Sponsored by: Office of Alumni Relations & Alabama Power

College of Nursing Alumni Welcome Back Open House

Time: 2-4 p.m.

Join your fellow College of Nursing alumni for 2019 Homecoming weekend, October 25-26, and celebrate 10 years of the Health Science Building. Join us at the College of Nursing for an Alumni Welcome Back Open House, and reconnect with classmates, meet our new Dean, Dr. Heather Hall, reconnect with faculty and staff who impacted your career, and learn what our future South Alabama nurses are doing. The evening continues with the National Alumni Association Alumni Lawn Party, with food and entertainment, until the South Alabama Homecoming Parade rolls around in true Mobile fashion. Finally, cheer on the Jags at the Homecoming Pep Rally that will have you throwing up your “J’s” and yelling Go Jags! All events are FREE, and families are welcome. Registration.

Alumni Lawn Party

Time: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m
Location: Alumni Hall

Alumni, friends, faculty and staff are invited to join the University of South Alabama National Alumni Association for a family-friendly party on the lawn of Alumni Hall.  Food and entertainment provided.  

Sponsored by:Office of Alumni Relations

Homecoming Parade

Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Down South Drive ending at The Mitchell Center.

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the public are invited to the parade featuring the Jaguar Marching Band to role on USA South Drive, between the Administration Building and the Mitchell Center. The Pep Rally immediately follows.

Sponsored by: Homecoming Committee

Homecoming Pep Rally

Time: 6:45 p.m.
Location: Mitchell Center North Plaza

Pep Rally will start immediately after the parade on the steps of The Mitch. You’ll meet the Homecoming Court plus the Jaguar Marching Band and team captains will get you psyched for the game! 

Sponsored by: Homecoming Committee

NPHC Homecoming Step Show:  “Battle of the Greeks”

Time: Doors: 6:30 p.m. Show: 7:30 p.m.
Location: USA Mitchell Center

Pricing: USA Students- Free

General Admission-$15 before the day of the show
Day of the show & at the door: $20 for all

Tickets available at Mitchell Center Website.

Come watch the National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities as they battle it out for bragging rights and a grand prize of $1000. For more information, please contact the Office of Greek Life.

Sponsored by: NPHC

Volleyball vs Georgia Southern

6:30 p.m. - Jag Gym

Soccer vs Appalachian State

7:00 p.m. - The Cage


October 26

USA Jaguars vs Appalachian State University

Kickoff: 11:00 a.m.
Stadium Gates Open at 8 a.m.

Jaguar Prowl 2 hours, 20 minutes before kickoff

Presentation of Homecoming Court at Halftime