Homecoming 2014

Homecoming 2014

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Tuesday, Nov. 11

Haute Dog, It's Homecoming!

7:30 p.m., Soccer Fields Gourmet hot dogs, music and giveaways.

Comet Bowl

8 p.m., Soccer Fields Team Green and Team Orange square off in a flag football game.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Homecoming Spirit Shop

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Visitor's Center Atrium Create mums and garters for yourself or your sweetie.

Party at the Plinth

12-2 p.m., Plinth Fashion show featuring the latest in Comet spirit wear.

Homecoming 5K

8 p.m., Residence Hall West (start) Run with glow-in-the-dark swag. Sign up at tinyurl.com/home5k. Check-in starts at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 13

Phi Gam Car Slam

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Spirit Rocks Smash and bash an old car and show how the Comets will defeat Texas Lutheran.

Craft Beer Tasting*

6 p.m., Craft and Growler

Spirit Rally

7-8 p.m., Activity Center Meet your men's and women's basketball teams and the 2014 homecoming court.

Up All Night Float Building

8 p.m.-1 a.m., Lot T Music, food and fun while you decorate your homecoming float.

Friday, Nov. 14

Homecoming Parade

12 p.m., Rutford Ave. A parade of custom-designed floats, live music and Comet spirit.

After Parade Picnic

Visitor's Center Atrium Immediately following the parade. Winners of the door decorating contest will be announced.

Cardboard Boat Regatta

6 p.m., Activity Center Pool Teams build boats made entirely from duct tape and cardboard. Awards given for race winners, most spirited and most creative design.

Saturday, Nov. 15

Homecoming Tailgate

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Lot J Bring your tailgate fixings and enjoy beverages on us, plus music and giveaways.

Breakfast with President and Deans*

9-10:30 a.m. Exclusive alumni breakfast with David E. Daniel and various deans.

Comet Quest*

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Comet Quick Course*

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Women's Basketball Game

11 a.m., Activity Center Main Gym Cheer the Comets to victory against Texas Lutheran. Wear orange!

Men's Basketball Game

1 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym Cheer the Comets to victory against Texas Lutheran. Wear orange!

Homecoming Dance and Casino

8 p.m.-12 a.m., Student Union Go "Back To Classics" and see your favorite movies come to life! Homecoming Royalty winners will be announced.

Spirit Selfie Contest

Day 1 = Nina Alton
Day 2 = Jenny Cho
Day 3 = Margaret Bullock
Day 4 = Cecilia Bentley

View all photo submissions via #UTDSpiritSelfie.

Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming King
Robert Dube

Homecoming Queen
Savannah Lee

View all finalists.


Door Decorating Contest

First place = Door #3, FN 3.218
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Department

Second place = Door #7, JO 4.510
Arts and Humanities Dean's Suite

Third place = Door #9, JSOM 2.417-2.422
Jindal School of Management Web Services Suite

View all door decorations.


Comets CAN! Homecoming Challenge

Faculty and staff from 18 departments collected 4,632 items for the Comet Cupboard.

First place = ROC, 834 items
Second place = Chemistry, 545 items
Third place = University Police, 435 items