Traditions and celebrity entertainers make this celebration ‘sweet’ for students and the community alike
TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 22, 2012)—The University of South Florida (USF) celebrates Homecoming Superbull XVI, offering fun times and great memories for students, staff, alumni and Tampa Bay residents. With the Kick-off Celebration on Monday, Oct. 22 at noon in the Marshall Student Center Amphitheatre, the weeklong campus festivities will culminate when the USF Bulls take on the Syracuse Orange on the football field on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium.
The community is invited to join in USF’s celebration at any of these free events:
Tuesday, Oct. 23: Stampede Comedy Show, featuring the Wayans Brothers – Sun Dome, 7 p.m.
(may not be suitable for children)
Thursday, Oct. 25: Homecoming Carnival – family-friendly fun featuring games, rides, and food trucks;
the Meadows (USF Holly Drive near 50th Street); 4 p.m. – midnight
Friday, Oct. 26: Homecoming Carnival, 4 p.m. – midnight
Running with the Bulls Parade – bring the family and enjoy the parade along USF Alumni Drive, Maple Drive, and Holly Drive; 6 p.m.
After Party with DJ Chris Lake and Ludacris, the Meadows, 8 p.m. (may not be suitable for children)
Tickets for the football game can be purchased by the public through Ticketmaster or via www.gousfbulls.com.
For evening Homecoming events, parking on campus is free in designated lots. For driving or parking directions, visit www.usf.edu. For reasonable accommodations, please contact the USF Center for Student Involvement at (813) 974-1001 (FL Relay 711).
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.2 percent of all universities. It ranks 50th in the nation for federal expenditures in research and total expenditures in research among all U.S. universities, public or private, according to the National Science Foundation. The USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion, an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion, and serves 47,000 students in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and Lakeland.