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Homecoming

Get ready for a week packed with Ragin' Cajun pride as Homecoming 2021 takes over campus.

Special thanks to University Program Council and Home Bank for sponsoring Homecoming 2021.

 

2021 Homecoming Logo: Our Identity. Our Fire. Our Legacy.

 

Homecoming Week: October 24-30, 2021

Beginning Sunday, Oct. 24, UL Lafayette, the University Program Council and the UL Alumni Association will host events all week long, ending with the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns squaring off against the Texas State Bobcats at Cajun Field on Saturday, Oct. 30.

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

Sunday, Oct. 24

All week
Homecoming Food Drive | Alumni and community members can qualify for a Homecoming giveaway by donating non-perishable items to the UL Lafayette Campus Cupboard, a resource for undergraduate and graduate students who require short-term assistance meeting their food needs.

All week
Paint the Town Red - Schools | Now classrooms across the world can participate and show their spirit for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette virtually! Show your community, wherever you may be, your Ragin’ Cajun spirit during Homecoming Week! If you are interested in participating in PTTR Schools please reach out to the alumni@louisiana.edu.

10 a.m.
Homecoming Mass & Reception at Our Lady of Wisdom | A celebration of our Homecoming court and an official mass.

4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Ragin' Rock 'n' Bowl | Kick off Homecoming Week at Ragin' Rock 'n' Bowl. Includes bowling, food, and music. Register online.

Monday, Oct. 25

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Homecoming Block Party | Homecoming is taking over St. Mary Boulevard! Shop with Red Dot Discount businesses and grab lunch from local businesses and food trucks. Register your business online.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

All day
Paint the Town Red - Businesses | Businesses all around the world are invited to decorate their storefront and interiors to join the Ragin’ Cajuns spirit for Homecoming Week. In-Person and virutal categories offered this year at registration!

Friday, Oct. 29

8 a.m.
Homecoming Tennis Tournament at Red Lerille's | Join fellow alumni and friends for this mixed doubles tournament. Register your team online.

8 a.m.
Bill Bass Open Golf Tournament | Join alumni and current and former UL Lafayette student-athletes for a four-person scramble golf tournament.

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Golden Ambassador Society Dinner | The UL Lafayette Alumni Association invites all alumni who have celebrated their 50th reunion milestone to dinner during Homecoming Week. Register online.

Saturday, Oct. 30

9 a.m.
Alumni Open House & Homecoming Parade | The UL Lafayette Alumni Center will be open for guests to enjoy a breakfast buffet, drinks, and the parade at 10 a.m.

Cajun Field ticket office opens | Purchase tickets at Cajun Field's LHC Gate C and at the main ticket booth at State Farm Gate A.

1 p.m.
Alumni Association Hospitality Tailgate at Cajun Field | Join the Alumni Association for drinks and jambalaya before kickoff. Free admission for current Loyalty Fund donors, $15 for guests.

2:30 p.m.
Cajun Field gates open | Stop by the Ragin' Cajuns apparel outlet inside Cajun Field before heading to your seat.

3 p.m.
Band begins Ragin' March along Stadium Way | Join the Pride of Acadiana Marching Band in the fight song and the classic "R-E-S-P-E-C-T."

3:45 p.m.
Pride of Acadiana Marching Band's pregame performance | Arrive early, wear red, get LOUD, and stay late!

4 p.m.
Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs. Texas State Bobcats at Cajun Field | Tickets required. GET TICKETS »

8 p.m.
Sweet Sounds of Sharing | The Christiana Smith African American Alumni Chapter celebrates its annual Sweet Sounds of Sharing and this year's honorees. Purchase tickets.