USC Upstate Homecoming Week Activities Set

February 10, 2014 at 8:00 am

Hey SpSTD-Homecoming-Spartyartans, are you ready for Homecoming 2014?

There are lot of events and we don’t want you to miss any of them. Mark your calendars as events begin Monday, Feb. 10.

Monday, February 10

  • Homecoming Kickoff Bonfire & Marshmallow Roast — has been cancelled due to rain. This event will be rescheduled at a later date.

Tuesday, February 11

  • Voting for Homecoming Court — polls open at 9 a.m. Log-in to vote for the 2014 Homecoming King & Queen and the2014 Faculty/Staff Homecoming King & Queen.
  • Don’t Forget Sparty’s Lyrics — CLC 2nd Floor Lobby, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Visit our state-of-the art recording booth to record a song. Up to four people can record at a time and each person gets their own keepsake CD! FREE for USC Upstate students with valid IDs.
  • Talent and LipSync Competition — CLC Ballroom, 7 p.m. Come see student groups perform to their favorite songs! FREE for USC Upstate students with valid IDs. $1 General admission. Sign up for the competition

Wednesday, February 12

  •  Wildin-Out-Wednesday Comedy Show Featuring Ron G. — URC Greatroom, 7 p.m. Join the Campus Activities Board for a LIVE acoustic performance. Refreshments will be provided. FREE for USC Upstate students with valid IDs.

Thursday, February 13

  • Voting for Homecoming ends — polls close at noon
  •  DIY Spartan Pride — CLC 2nd Floor Lobby, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Create your very own Spartan Pride D.I.Y. craft! FREE for USC Upstate students with valid IDs.
  •  “Yell Like Hell” Chant Competition and March to the Hodge CLC Front Patio, 6 p.m. Join us as we march to the Hodge Center and come watch student groups perform original Upstate cheers and chants! FREE for USC Upstate students with valid IDs and guests. Sign up for the competition
  •  USC Upstate Men’s Basketball vs. Stetson University — Hodge Center, 7 p.m. The faculty/staff homecoming king and queen will also be announced during this event.

Friday, February 14 — Spirit Day

Glow Green Party — CLC Ballroom, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Come dance around the world in the CLC Ballroom! The Ultimate Dance Rave to celebrate culture through dance. Do not miss this event. Valid USC Upstate ID required for entry. $5 for outside guests with a valid college ID.

Saturday, February 15

  •  Homecoming Doubleheader, Hodge Center — Men’s Basketball vs. Florida Gulf Coast, 2 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. East Tennessee State University, 4:30 p.m. *
  1. Homecoming Court will be presented during the men’s game, and winners will be announced during the women’s game.

Friday, February 21

  • Homecoming Step Show Hodge Arena, 7-10 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 with USC Upstate student ID and $15 for general admission. All tickets will be $20 on the day of the show. Tickets will be available through the Student Life Office in CLC 210. Cash or check only, please.

Are you a USC Upstate Alumni? There’s lots of events for you, too!

Black Cape Optional Cocktail Party
Friday, February 14th
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Did you “Fall in Love” at Upstate?  Bring your college sweetheart and enjoy an evening of food, drinks and dancing at The George.
Purchase your tickets today!

Alumni Tailgate
Saturday, February 15th
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Watch the Spartan men take on the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles at 2 p.m. followed by the Spartan women who will take on East Tennessee State University at 4:30 p.m.
Purchase your tickets today!

Parent/Alumni Brunch
Sunday, February 16th
10:00 a.m.
Spartanburg Marriott
Purchase your tickets today!