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Homecoming 2023 | Celebrate with UW-Eau Claire Blugolds Oct. 6-7

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!

Thursday, Oct. 5

Varsity Night Live | Schofield Auditorium 7:00 p.m.

Co-hosted with the Singing Statesmen, come support various acts that sing, dance, and lip sync their way into the Homecoming weekend! This is also the event in which Royalty will be announced. 

You can purchase your tickets here! The student price is $3 before the day of the event and $5 the day of the event so don't wait to purchase, this price includes the service fee! 

Friday, October 6

Golden Blugold Celebration and Class of 1973 | 9:30 a.m. | Ojibwe 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 2023 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.

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Tunes at Noon: Addison Agen | The Cabin 12:00 p.m.

Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting | 2 p.m. | HoChunk Room | W.R. Davies Center

Members of the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association board of directors will meet in the HoChunk room in W.R. Davies Center on Friday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. Are you interested in becoming a board member? See the frequently asked questions about the board membership, the online board nomination form is available (Applications submitted by February 1st will be considered for the board term of the current year. Applications received after February 1st, will be considered for future board terms).

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

Congratulations to each of you on your selection to the Blugold Hall of Fame Class of 2023 

Please RSVP for the Hall of Fame Banquet and program HERE

Saturday, October 7

Homecoming Events

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 River Falls Falcons Football Game | Carson Park | Purchase game tickets here | Stay after the game for a postgame show from BMB.

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

UW-Eau Claire Blugold Athletics Football Alumni Day

Come back for UWEC football alumni day, Saturday, Oct. 7. Tailgate party—11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Carson Park, there will be food trucks and beer to purchase. Football alumni introductions on the field before the game; meet at Blugold team entrance to the field at 12:35 p.m. Football alumni reception will be after the game at 410 Galloway, 410 Galloway St., Eau Claire, 7-10 p.m.  

Cabin Show: Max Leone | The Cabin 7:00 p.m.

UW-Eau Claire 1963-1964 Football 60th Reunion

The 1963-'64 championship team are invited for homecoming weekend and time to reminisce their past 60 years with a social at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. at the Flesch Family Welcome Center, 127 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire


If you have questions, please contact the alumni office by sending an e-mail message to

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Homecoming Save the Date invitation

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.

Homecoming 2018
2018 Homecoming
A UWEC police officer drives a police car at the front of the homecoming parade.
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Blugold Marching Band members cheer at a football game
The Blugold Marching Band brings the spirit

The largest marching band in the Midwest energizes the fans at Blugold athletic events.

Homecoming brings us together
Homecoming brings us together

Homecoming brings us together

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