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Homecoming 2017 Schedule of Events 

  • Kickoff Bonfire Sponsored by CAB
    Monday, February 13
    Behind the Tree Houses at 7:00 p.m.
    Free 
    This is our official Kickoff to Homecoming 2017.  We will introduce the 2017 Homecoming Court, highlight Spartan Spirit, enjoy some musical entertainment, Roast S’Mores, and drink Hot Chocolate.
       
    • Masquerade Ball sponsored by NAACP
      Tuesday, February 14
      URC Great Room at 8:00 p.m.
      Students: $10, Non-Students: $12
      A night of dresses, ties and good laughs.  Grab a mask, get dressed up and dance the night away. 

    • USC Upstate Honors: Evening of Stars sponsored by #WeNeedToTalk
      Wednesday, February 15
      CLC Ballroom at 6:00 p.m.
      Students: $5(or $3 with two canned goods), Non-Students: $7
      Proceeds benefit USC Upstate SNAC Pantry
      A red carpet event designed to highlight and award the accomplishments of our USC Upstate students.  This star-studded event will be one you’ll never forget.          

    • Hardwood Classic Spirit Tables (sponsored by GSA)
      Thursday, February 16
      Outside Hodge at 6:00 p.m.
      Free food and Spirit Gear
      Get all decked out and hyped up to cheer on the Men’s basketball team vs. Stetson. Grab food, face paint, spirit gear and more before taking to the stands.   

    • Spartan Men's Basketball vs. Stetson
      Thursday, February 16
      Hodge Arena at 7:00 p.m.
      Get free student tickets at spirit tables
      Cheer on the Spartans as they take on Stetson.

    • The Skate Party sponsored by A. Bevy
      Thursday, February 16
      Skate Palace at 9:00 p.m.
      $10 at the door
      Proceeds benefit A. Bevy Scholarship Endowment
      Lace up your skates and take to the floor. Show off your moves and win prizes at this annual event.

    • The Spartan Homecoming Step Show
      Friday, February 17
      HEC Gym at 7:00 p.m.
      Students: $7/pre-sale $12/at door
      Join the Upstate Homecoming Experience for one of the most anticipated and competitive events of the week, featuring stepping, theatrics, stunts, and exciting dance moves!

    • Homecoming Tailgate
      Saturday, February 18
      Parking Lot 31(Hodge & Admin) Noon-2:00 p.m.
      See athletics website for policies
      Time to get ready for the big Double Header game. Tailgate activities and a family-friendly zone will be provided.

    • Spartan Men's Basketball vs. Florida Gulf Coast
      Saturday, February 18
      Hodge Arena at 2:00 p.m.
      Limited free student tickets available at the door
      Basketball tickets available Friday 2/17 from 11a-1p in the CLC 2nd floor lobby and from 2p-4p in Hodge Center Lobby.

    • Spartan Women's Basketball vs. Florida Gulf Coast
      Saturday, February 18
      Hodge Arena at 4:30 p.m.
      Limited free student tickets available at the door
      Basketball tickets available Friday 2/17 from 11a-1p in the CLC 2nd floor lobby and from 2p-4p in Hodge Center Lobby.

    • Cut Loose, Footloose with Phi Mu, Delta Zetz & Sigma Alpha Epsilon
      Saturday, February 18
      CLC Ballroom at 8:00 p.m.
      Students: $3/pre-sale, $5/at door
      Non-Students: $4/pre-sale, $5/at door
      Proceeds benefit the Children's Security Blanket
      Kick off your Saturday shoes and cut footloose in the CLC Ballroom with 80’s themed music, dancing, contests and so much more.

      Contact Us

      Cory "Rudy" Taylor
      Assistant Director for Campus Programs
      Phone: 864-503-5122

      Joshua Jones
      Director of Alumni Relations
      Phone: 864-503-5234

      Resources
      2016 Homecoming Guide

      Forms
      Spirit Competition Team Registration

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