Rapper Big Sean and comedian Nick Cannon scheduled to perform
TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 30, 2015) – Students, faculty, staff and alumni at the University of South Florida will unite to celebrate during Homecoming Week, Oct. 5-10. Coordinated by USF’s student-run Campus Traditions Board, SuperBull XIX offers a full schedule, including signature events such as the kickoff, comedy show, parade and after party concert.
This year’s Stampede Comedy Show features Nick Cannon and cast members from MTV’s “Wild ‘N Out.” This is the first time “Wild ‘N Out” has performed live on a college campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6 for the show at the USF Sun Dome. The event is free and open to the USF community and the public. No advance ticket is required.
For the first time ever, the Homecoming After Party Concert, featuring rapper Big Sean, will be held inside the Sun Dome. Tickets are free for USF students and they can purchase one guest ticket for $10. Tickets for faculty and staff are $10 with passcode. Tickets for the general public are $25.
The Tampa Bay area community is invited to campus to join the fun starting with the traditional, high-energy Homecoming Kickoff beginning at 5:30 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 5 in the Marshall Student Center Amphitheater. This pep rally-like event features USF mascot Rocky, Sun Dolls, USF Cheerleaders and the Herd of Thunder Marching band.
USF also invites the community to attend the Running of the Bulls Night Parade, which is expected to feature more than 50 floats, as well as about a dozen watch parties along the parade route. The parade begins at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9 on Holly Drive, near the Marshall Student Center, and ends on Bull Run.
Other events on campus throughout the week include soccer games, an art exhibit, student talent showcase and a canned food drive.
USF football’s homecoming game vs. Syracuse is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Raymond James Stadium. Tickets can be purchased at http://usfbullstix.com/.
For more information about events being held on all USF System campuses, visit www.usf.edu/homecoming.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is a Top 50 research university among both public and private institutions nationwide in total research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. Serving nearly 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.