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UAB Homecoming 2009!

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UAB Homecoming 2009!

Growing Through the Decades, Blazing Toward Tomorrow.

Ok everyone lets put the 48-13 loss to Ole Miss behind us and look towards brighter and better things. Like UAB Homecoming! Our UAB Homecoming Committee released the schedule of events last week for Homecoming 2009 along with our slogan, event information and the Homecoming blog to help keep up with everything going on during Homecoming. The quote above is our slogan for this year and it fits so, so well. In case you’ve been too busy wondering what’s going to happen with Balloon Boy to notice, UAB is turning 40 years old this year. Homecoming will be a celebration of this milestone and will focus on what UAB has done in the past, the present and what it is going to do in the future. Although Homecoming will be built around UAB’s game against FAU on November 7th there will be some sort of celebration, if you will, every day/night leading up to the game.

Here’s the list of events for the week with a little description next to it and the link the event page on Facebook

Sunday November 1st-Paint the Town-Join fellow UAB students at the HUC Concourse on Nov. 1 at 2:00 p.m. to help the UAB Homecoming Committee paint the city in its true colors: Green, White, and Gold. Link

Monday November 2nd-Blazer Hustle- Basically a scavenger hunt. Questions given on hunt test participants knowledge on UAB and its history. Event takes place on the Green from 7-10. For rules and regulations on event check event page
-Pancakes and Karaoke- Immediantley after Blazer Hustle hang around for F R E E pancakes in the Commons! As your enjoying your syrupy delicacy watch people commemorate the late Michael Jackson with some awesome karaoke! Eating not really your thing? That’s cool because anyone can participate in the karaoke competition! Link

Tuesday November 3rd-Stompdown-Don’t miss your opportunity to see step, stomp, and skit from greek and non-greek organizations Tuesday, November 3rd! Event takes place from 7pm to 10pm at the UAB Campus Rec Center. Link

Wednesday November 4th-Blazin Cookout-Hang out with the Homecoming Committee and get F R E E Jim N’ Nicks BBQ! (My personal favorite lol) Event is from 12pm-3pm in the UAB Mini ParkLink
-Casino Night- Ok this going to be ballin as hell. There’s going to be a casino night in the HUC Great Hall from 7-10pm with a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament, blackjack, mocktails, snack foods and more! So come out and show us your best poker face for a chance to win prizes! Link

Thursday November 5th-Blaze the Night- 7-10pm in the UAB Mini Park. Blaze the Night includes the Dragon March at 6pm: The UAB Cheerleaders, Golden Girls, Blaze and the Marching Blazers lead students from the Rast/Blount Quad to the Mini Park where they are greeted with the traditional Bonfire! Then afterwards there’s the Bonfire/Fight Song Competition at 7pm
Groups perform their own original versions of the UAB Fight Song and fight to see who has the best!Link

Friday November 6th-Homecoming Parade- Come out to University Boulevard and watch all the Blazer Spirit roll through UAB’s Campus throwing out Blazer love to all the people on the side of the road! Parade will start at Noon Friday. Link

Saturday November 7th-UAB vs. FAU- 1pm Legion Field BE THERE!!! Link

Homecoming has really stepped it up this year with its outreach and accessibility to students so for further info on Homecoming check out the Homecoming
and/or Blog

Hope to see everyone at all the events!
Happy Birthday UAB!


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