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Contact: Christine Payton Oct. 9, 2008
(337) 482-6397, payton@louisiana.edu
 
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HOMECOMING, INAUGURATION EVENTS SET FOR OCT. 25 - NOV. 1
 
We Are LouisianaThis year’s Homecoming celebration will have a special place in history for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The inauguration of the sixth president of UL Lafayette – Dr. Joseph Savoie – will also take place. Below is a listing for both ‘We Are Louisiana’ Homecoming 2008 and the Presidential Inauguration activities.

Saturday, Oct. 25

• 7:30 a.m. - UL Lafayette Triathlon – Student Aquatic Center


Sunday, Oct. 26

• 11 a.m. - Homecoming Mass – Our Lady of Wisdom

• 1 p.m. - Court Reception – Alumni Center (invitation only)

• 5 - 6 p.m. - Spirit display set up – Library


Monday, Oct. 27

• 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. - Spirit Spot – Buffalo Wild Wings (Order Ragin' Cajun Lunch special to receive free game tickets)

• 11:45 a.m. - Cake Giveaway and Spirit Banner Signing – Student Union Porch

• 2 p.m. - Residence Hall Banner Judging

• 2 - 4 p.m. - Faculty Door Decorating Contest

• 5 - 7 p.m. - Kick-Off Party – Alumni Center (Sponsored by Alumni)

• 7 p.m. - Cajun Karaoke – Student Union Ballroom


Tuesday, Oct. 28

• 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. - Spirit Spot – Pete's (Order Ragin' Cajun Lunch special to receive free game tickets)

• 5 p.m. - Carnival in the Quad

• 8 p.m. - Drive-in Movie – Cajun Field


Wednesday, Oct. 29

• 9 a.m. - Paint the Town Red – Participating businesses

• 7 p.m. - Yell Like Hell – Blackham Coliseum

• 7 p.m. - Homecoming “Inauguration Concert” – Angelle Auditorium featuring the University Wind Ensemble (free admission)


Thursday, Oct. 30

• 9 a.m. - Ecumenical Prayer Service – Martin Hall

• 10 a.m.- noon - Cajuns Can Care – Alumni Center

• 2 p.m. - Presidential Investiture Ceremony – Cajundome

• 6 p.m. - ‘We Are Louisiana’ Celebration – Cajundome Convention Center

• 7 p.m. - NPHC Step Show – Student Union Ballroom


Friday, Oct. 31 (Wear Red)

• 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Tennis Tournament: – Bourgeois Hall Tennis Courts

• 8:15 a.m. - Paint the Town Red – Participating Schools

• Noon - 2 p.m. - Homecoming Displays at Cajun Field

• Noon - 5 p.m. - Golf Tournament – Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course


Saturday, Nov. 1

• 8 a.m. - Ragin' Road Race – Alumni Center

• 9:30 a.m. - Open House – Alumni Center

• 9:30 a.m. - Red Jackets Reunion – Alumni Center

• 10 a.m. - Homecoming Parade – Cajun Field (viewing at Alumni Center)

• 1-3 p.m. - Tailgating – Cajun Field

• 1:30 p.m. - Tailgating Cook-off – Cajun Field

• 4 p.m. - Ragin' Cajuns vs Florida International – Cajun Field

• 8 p.m. - Christiana Smith “Sweet Sounds of Sharing” – Alumni Center

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