Homecoming

Homecoming 2019 is October 11-12

Bring your Blugold pride and come celebrate UW-Eau Claire at homecoming this year. Festivities include Blugold Fever Fest, the parade, the game in Carson Park, the Fifth Quarter post-game party! You won’t want to miss a minute of the festivities. Be part of the largest Blugold alumni gathering of the year!

2019 Schedule of Homecoming Events

Let us know if you are coming back to Eau Claire for Homecoming and you will be entered in a drawing for some Blugold swag. Register here!

Golden Blugold Celebration

10:00 a.m. | Davies Center
UW-Eau Claire alumni who graduated in 1969 or earlier have earned the title of "Golden Blugold" and Emeriti Faculty/Staff are invited to a special weekend on campus. RSVP here.

Hall of Fame Banquet

4:30 p.m. | Ojibwe 330C, Davies Center 
Class of 2019 Blugold Hall of Fame Inductees 
RSVP here

Greek UWEC Homecoming Mixer

Friday, Oct. 11, 7:30-10 p.m. | The Cabin, W.R. Davies Center
No charge, but Registration appreciated! Cash bar of beer and wine available. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided and guests are welcome to attend. Questions? Contact Greeklife@uwec.edu

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Wrestling

Oct. 10 - Opening day for Wrestling-outdoor practice on campus mall 3-5 p.m.
Oct. 11 - Grand Opening-Ribbon Cutting of new Wrestling facility in McPhee 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 11 - "Foot on the Line" Dakota Ballroom, Davies Center, 7:30-10 p.m.
Questions or to register: Coach Fader 608-385-4885 or Russ Peloquin 715-864-0765  

Nursing Alumni Homecoming Walk

8 a.m. | Nursing Building RSVP here

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Wrestling

8:30 a.m. | "Kill the Hill"  Garfield Ave Hill 
10:30 a.m. | Bean Bag Tournament at Carson Park, $35 team or $20 individual
Register with Coach Fader 608-385-4885 or Russ Peloquin 715-864-0765 

Parade

10 a.m. | First Avenue

Blugold Fever Fest

11 a.m. | Carson Park
Join other alumni and the Blugold Marching Band at the pregame Fever Fest. Buy your lunch from one of the food trucks on site, and revel in Blugold fun and camaraderie.

Football Game

1 p.m. | Carson Park
Blugolds vs. UW-River Falls
Tickets can be purchased at Carson Park or in advance at the Blugold ticket office. Halftime entertainment by the Blugold Marching Band and Alumni BMB Band.

The Fifth Quarter

4 p.m. | Carson Park
After the game, join the Alumni BMB band for a good time at the postgame party in the park! The food trucks return with great food and beverages for you to buy.

The following groups are planning Homecoming 2019 reunions and events.

Greek UWEC Homecoming Mixer

Friday, Oct. 11, 7:30-10 p.m. | The Cabin, W.R. Davies Center
No charge,  but Registration appreciated! Cash bar of beer and wine available. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided and guests are welcome to attend. Questions? Contact Greeklife@uwec.edu 

1974 Nursing Class Reunion

Saturday, Oct 12, 5-8 p.m. | Houligan's Pub, 415 Barstow St., Eau Claire
Cost $30 per person, (includes appetizers and buffet dinner) Cash Only! Payable day of the reunion. Spouses/Guests invited!
RSVP by Oct. 5 to becky.kneer@gmail.com.

Nursing Alumni Homecoming Walk

Saturday, Oct. 12, 8-10 a.m., | Nursing Building
Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., with the walk across and around campus beginning at 8 a.m. Continental breakfast and a door prize drawing will follow at 9 a.m. Register for Nursing Alumni Walk here

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Wrestling

Oct. 10 - Opening day for Wrestling-outdoor practice on campus mall 3-5 p.m.
Oct. 11 - Grand Opening-Ribbon Cutting of new Wrestling facility in McPhee 4 p.m.
Oct. 11 - "Foot on the Line" Davies Center, 7-10 p.m. More details available soon.
Oct. 12 - "Kill the Hill",  Garfield Ave Hill, 8:30 a.m.
Oct. 12 - Bean Bag Tournament, Carson Park, 10:30 a.m. $35 team or $20 individual, Blugold wresting t-shirt included
Questions or to register: Coach Fader 608-385-4885 or Russ Peloquin 715-864-0765

UWEC BMB Alumni at Homecoming 

Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m., | Carson Park
Members of the glory years, help us celebrate Dr. Dickerson's milestone 20th season with the BMB by participating in the 2019 BMB Alumni Band at UWEC! Come and join the 2019 Alumni Band in celebrating this milestone anniversary at UWEC Homecoming on Saturday October 12th, 2019 here in the beautiful city of Eau Claire! All former members of the Blugold Marching Band are welcome! Register here for BMB Alumni Band

UW-Eau Claire College of Business Alumni Brunch

Sunday, Oct. 13 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Davies Center - Dulany Inn - Register online at cobbash2019.eventbrite.com.

Lutheran Student Association 85th Anniversary

Sunday, Oct. 13 |10 a.m. worship at the Ecumenical Religious Center, 110 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire.  LSA Anniversary Brunch following at 11:15 a.m. in the Ojibwe Ballroom, W.R. Davies Center. Cost $15 per person, advance reservations required at www.universitylutheran.org

 

For more information

Check back to this page for additional Homecoming details as they are finalized. Save the Date: Homecoming 2020,  Oct 2-3. For more information about any of the Homecoming 2020 events, contact the alumni office at alumni@uwec.edu or 715-836-3266.

Homecoming memories...

Blugold football at UWEC 2017
Happy Blugold Alumni at UW-Eau Claire homecoming in Carson Park.
Blugold football player catching pass at home game
Cheerleader pyramid

UW-Eau Claire's Cheer and Stunt team had a head up on the competition at Yell Like Hell during Homecoming 2015.

Blugolds celebrating UW-Eau Claire’s homecoming at Carson Park in Eau Claire, WI.
UW-Eau Claire junior Kyle Naber with his parents, Mary Naber '86 and David Naber '86

Kyle Naber spent Homecoming 2016 with his parents, Mary and David Naber, both Blugold alumni from the Class of 1986.

The Blugold Marching Band performing during the 2015 Homecoming parade

 

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