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Happy Homecoming Week!

Although the details change from year to year, the traditions of UW-Eau Claire's Homecoming carry on, and we are reminded each fall about why this place is so special. Blugolds young (and young at heart) are guaranteed a week of fun times and exciting events, along with a perfect dose of nostalgia as you mingle with fellow alumni, friends and students.

Be sure to check out the event lineup below! 


Gridiron & Glitz: Blugolds Puttin' On the Ritz

Monday, Oct. 3
Noon | Chancellor Homecoming Kickoff | Davies Plaza 

Students pick up free Homecoming swag while Chancellor James Schmidt officially kicks off the week!

Tuesday, Oct. 4

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Homecoming Hike | Putnam Drive 
Run/walk a 5K or enjoy a hike of any length on beautiful Putnam Drive. Meet at the bottom of the McPhee Staircase. Recreation poster with details!
Join for a FREE and receive a FREE t-shirt! 

Wednesday, Oct. 5 

5-7 p.m. | Campus Games | Campus Mall 
Teams compete in scooter races, water balloon toss, giant tic-tac-toe, back Pictionary and tug of war! Rain site: Zorn Arena.

7 p.m. | Blugolds vs. UW-Stout Women's Volleyball Game | McPhee Gym
Support our women's volleyball team!

Thursday, Oct. 6 | 7 p.m.  |  Varsity Night Live | Schofield Auditorium

The Singing Statesmen and the University Activities Commission will serve as co-hosts for the evening's events.

Join this friendly competition between UWEC organizations and athletic teams. Come support your favorite group as they entertain you with various acts that sing, dance and lip sync their way into the Homecoming weekend!

2022 UW-Eau Claire Homecoming royalty will be announced.


Questions? Please email Katy Rand

Friday, Oct. 7 | 10 a.m.  |  Student Activities

Homecoming Food Handout | Davies Plaza 
Students are invited to enjoy free apple cider and cookies to celebrate the spirit of the week!

Friday, Oct. 7 | 4:30 p.m.  |  UW-Eau Claire Blugold Athletics | Hall of Fame | Dakota Ballroom, W.R. Davies Center

 The members of the Class of 2022 are as follows:

        Becca Spaeth Bestul, basketball (2001, 02, 03, 04); assistant coach (2008-12)
        Ryan Kuhl, golf (1998, 99, 00, 01)
        Derek Sikora, football (2002, 03, 04, 05), wrestling (2003, 04, 05, 06), head coach (2010)
        Becky Westbrock Dettmer, soccer (2003, 04, 05, 06)
        Stephanie Barnes Bertoli, track (2003, 05, 06, 07), gymnastics (2005)
        Mallory McKinney, softball (2004, 05, 06, 07)

Questions? Please email Jane Larson  

Friday, Oct. 7 | 5:30 p.m.  |  Men's Wrestling Foot on the Line 

5:30-6:30 p.m. | Wrestling Room tour 
6:30 p.m. | Wrestling Social at Pablo Center, 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire 
9 p.m. | Wrestling Alumni and staff social at Brewing Projekt, 1807 N. Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Questions? Please email Tim Fader. 

Friday, Oct. 7 | 5 p.m.  |  UW-Eau Claire Campus Ambassador Reunion | Flesch Family Welcome Center

Put on your rugby and your best tour-ready smile for the Campus Ambassador reunion!

Questions? Please email Jane Larson. 

Saturday | Oct. 8 | Blugold Wrestling events

Kill the Hill
8 a.m. | Registration at Hilltop
8:30 a.m. | Kill the Hill event
9:00 a.m. | Award winners

Bags Tournament
10 a.m. | Registration for Bags Tournament at Carson Park | $40 per team, $25 per individual
10:45 a.m. |Bags Tournament with awards | 1st: Blugold boards, 2nd $150, 3rd $100

Silent Auction
Opens October 3rd (bidding available online on UWEC Wrestling Facebook page)

Questions? Please email Tim Fader

Saturday | Oct. 8

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 available for purchase-Cash or Checks only!

1:10 p.m. | UW-Eau Claire Blugolds vs. UW Whitewater Warhawks Football Game | Carson Park | Purchase game tickets here

7 p.m. |  UW-Eau Claire vs. UW-La Crosse Women's Soccer Game | Simpson Field 
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