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Get ready for a week packed with Ragin' Cajun pride as Homecoming 2023 takes over campus.

Homecoming Week: October 15 - 21, 2023

Beginning Sunday, Oct. 15, UL Lafayette, the University Program Council and the Alumni Association will host events all week long, ending with the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns squaring off against the Georgia State Panthers at Cajun Field on Saturday, Oct. 21.

All of the following events are open to the public, and we invite all of Lafayette and south Louisiana to share in our school pride.

Homecoming 2023 is supported by Presenting Sponsor, Home Bank!

Monday, Oct. 16

4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Food Truck Round-Up at the Alumni Center | Kick off Homecoming Week with the returning Food Truck Round-Up at the Alumni Center! Choose from a selection of local food trucks slinging dishes on the grounds with entertainment provided by Three Thirty Seven! Register as a vendor for $75 or let us know you're joining us for dinner by registering for free here!

Tuesday, Oct. 17

All day
Paint the Town Red - Businesses | Businesses in Acadiana and all around the world are invited to decorate their storefront and interiors to join the Ragin’ Cajuns spirit for Homecoming Week. Register your business here!
Awards provided by Acadiana Trophies. Sponsored by Awardmaster

Wednesday, Oct. 18

All day
Paint the Town Red - Schools | Schools, classrooms, and teachers across Acadiana and all around the world show their spirit for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Register your school or classroom here to participate virtually!
Awards provided by Acadiana Trophies. Sponsored by Awardmaster

7:30 p.m.
Homecoming Concert: "Celebration" at Angelle Hall Auditorium | UL Wind Ensemble will play selections from 1898 and 1823. This event is open and free to the public.

Thursday, Oct. 19

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Dean + Alumni Chapter Networking Receptions at UL Lafayette | Return to campus with your Alumni Chapter for a networking event, hosted by the Alumni Association and the dean of your college! Select your college and register here!

College of Engineering Alumni Reunion begins | In conjunction with the 125th anniversary of the University and Homecoming Week, join us for a College of Engineering Alumni Reunion (October 19-22). Reconnect with friends and visit your old engineering stomping grounds as we celebrate! See a full list of events and register here!

Friday, Oct. 20

8 a.m.
Homecoming Tennis Tournament at Red Lerille's Health & Racquet Club | Join fellow alumni and friends for this mixed doubles tournament. Spots are limited, register your team here!

12 p.m.
Bill Bass Golf Tournament at Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course | Register your team for the annual four-person scramble, hosted by the RCAF!

5:30 p.m.
Sigma Nu Alumni Chapter Burgers & Brew Social at Alumni Hospitality Tent | Sigma Nu alumni and their guest celebrate Homecoming Week reconnecting with their brothers, enjoying burgers, and making new memories. Register here!

5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Golden Ambassador Society Dinner at Petroleum Club of Lafayette | The UL Lafayette Alumni Association invites all alumni who have celebrated their 50th reunion milestone to dinner during Homecoming Week. Register here!

Saturday, Oct. 21

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Earl K. Long Gymnasium Tours | Before you make your way to Cajun Field, stop by E.K. Long gym for a tour of the newly renovated volleyball facilities!

10:30 a.m.
Sweet Sounds of Sharing at Bayou Bijou Theater | The Christiana Smith African American Alumni Chapter celebrates its 31st annual Sweet Sounds of Sharing and this year's honorees. The program will be held at UL Lafayette in the Bayou Bijou Theater, found on the first floor of the Student Union. A Zydeco brunch will follow in the Student Union Ballroom. All proceeds go to the Christiana Smith African American Alumni Chapter for scholarships and programming efforts. Purchase tickets here!

3 p.m.
Homecoming Parade | Starting at Blackham, right onto Cajundome Blvd, to Cajun Field, around the Stadium to the Alumni tailgating area.
Homecoming Parade Sponsored by Lowry's Printing & Signs
Homecoming Parade Float Sponsored by Krewe of Bonaparte

Alumni Tailgate at the Alumni hospitality tent at Cajun Field, starting four hours before kickoff.

7 p.m.
Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs. Georgia State Panthers at Cajun Field | Tickets required.

Dallas/Fort Worth Homecoming Watch Party at The Cajun Market at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill - Bedford, TX | The Dallas/Fort Worth Ragin' Cajun Club welcomes you to join us for an exciting Homecoming 2023 watch party! Come together with fellow Ragin' Cajuns to support our team as they take on Texas State. Register here!

The Presenting Sponsor, Home Bank, proudly supports Homecoming Week. We’d also like to thank our other sponsors for their support.