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Homecoming 2022 | Celebrate with UW-Eau Claire Blugolds Oct. 7-8

Festivities include parade, the Blugold pregame fest and football game at Carson Park, plus many other activities and reunions. You won’t want to miss a minute of the festivities!

Friday, October 7

Golden Blugold Celebration and Class of 1972 | Dakota Ballroom, W.R. Davies Center

It’s official—you graduated from UW-Eau Claire 50 years ago and now hold the honored distinction of GOLDEN BLUGOLD.

We’re eager to reminisce with you and all our Golden Blugolds in October 2022 to celebrate you! 
Share memories of your years as a Blugold during this year’s Golden Blugold Celebration, Mingle with fellow alumni and friends, and visit with Chancellor James Schmidt. Hosted by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association.

Take in the fall colors and see how the campus has been transformed in recent years.

Deadline to register | Friday, Sept. 30

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Athletics | Hall of Fame | Friday, 4:30 - 9 p.m., Dakota Ballroom, W.R. Davies Center

Congratulations to each of you on your selection to the Blugold Hall of Fame.  The members of the Class of 2022 are as follows:

        Becca Spaeth Bestul, basketball (2001, 02, 03, 04); assistant coach (2008-12)

        Ryan Kuhl, golf (1998, 99, 00, 01)

        Derek Sikora, football (2002, 03, 04, 05), wrestling (2003, 04, 05, 06), head coach (2010)

        Becky Westbrock Dettmer, soccer (2003, 04, 05, 06)

        Stephanie Barnes Bertoli, track (2003, 05, 06, 07), gymnastics (2005)

        Mallory McKinney, softball (2004, 05, 06, 07)

Please RSVP for the Hall of Fame Banquet and program HERE

‚Äč*The university guidelines around COVID-19 may adapt due to city and county recommendations. Information around safety measures and requirements will be communicated prior to the event.

UWEC Campus Ambassador Alumni Reunion | Friday, 5-7 p.m., The Flesch Family Welcome Center, 127 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire

Start your homecoming weekend here and time to catch up with other Ambassadors. We hope you’ll be able to “bee” there with us to catch up in person, share some “shines,” and start your Homecoming weekend with the brightest smiling Blugold faces from across the years. REGISTER HERE!

Men's Wrestling Foot on the Line | Friday, Oct. 7 | 5:30 p.m.  

5:30-6:30 p.m. | Wrestling Room tour 
6:30 p.m. | Wrestling Social at Pablo Center, 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire 
9 p.m. | Wrestling Alumni and staff social at Brewing Projekt, 1807 N. Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Questions? Please email Tim Fader

UW-Eau Claire Greek Alumni Mixer | Friday, 7-10:30 p.m., The Cabin, W.R. Davies Student Center

Join other UW-Eau Claire Greeks for the fourth annual Greek Alumni Homecoming Mixer! This event allows current and alumni/graduate members to connect while celebrating UW-Eau Claire Homecoming. The mixer will be hosted in the Cabin, W.R. Davies Student Center on Friday, 7-10:30 p.m. Appetizers will be provided and a cash bar of beer, wine and soda will be available. Non-Greek guests are welcome. Please RSVP here by Sept. 30, 2022.

Saturday, October 8

Blugold Wrestling events

Kill the Hill
8 a.m. | Registration at Hilltop
8:30 a.m. | Kill the Hill event
9:00 a.m. | Award winners

Bags Tournament
10 a.m. | Registration for Bags Tournament at Carson Park | $40 per team, $25 per individual
10:45 a.m. |Bags Tournament with awards | 1st: Blugold boards, 2nd $150, 3rd $100

Silent Auction
Opens October 3rd (bidding available online on UWEC Wrestling Facebook page)

UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association 

10 a.m.  |  Homecoming Parade | Eau Claire County Courthouse, Lake Street, to First Avenue and Chippewa Street.
Be sure to find us on Lake Street and First Avenue!

11 a.m. | Blugold Fever Fest | Pregame Activities | Food Trucks Onsite | Blugold Marching Band | Carson Park
Lots of activities at Carson Park before the game! Blugold Merchandise for sale: Cash or Check only

1:10 p.m. | UW-Eau Claire Blugolds vs. UW Whitewater Warhawks Football Game | Carson Park | Purchase game tickets here.

7 p.m. |  UW-Eau Claire vs. UW-La Crosse Women's Soccer Game | Simpson Field 

Questions on any events: call the alumni office at 715-836-3266 or email

Sunday, October 9

Fall Alumni Awards presented

10:30 a.m. Social |  Fall Alumni Awards | Flesch Family Welcome Center, 127 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire

11 a.m.  Brunch | UW-Eau Claire Alumni Awards Presentation 


Questions on any events? Call the alumni office at 715-836-3266 or email

Questions on this event, please call the alumni office 715-836-3266 or email at

For more information

Check back to this page for additional Homecoming details as they are finalized. For more information, contact the alumni office at or 715-836-3266.

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Tom and Jeannie Flesch
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The Blugold Marching Band performing during the 2015 Homecoming parade


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