Homecoming 2014

Homecoming 2014

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., Galaxy Rooms 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

Car Bash

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. Join the Parade of Flags, where we'll showcase flags from various countries represented at UT Dallas. Sign up to be one of 100 carriers; open to students, faculty or staff.

After Parade Picnic

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

Comet Club Golf Classic

12 p.m., Firewheel Golf Park, GarlandRegister online for this annual event.

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

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

Men's Basketball Game

3 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! Royalty winners will be announced.

Spirit Selfie Contest

Pro selfie taker? Prove it! Follow @Official_Temoc on Instagram and watch for the spirit selfie locations. Find and take selfies at these locations for a chance to win cool selfie gear! All selfies must use #UTDSpiritSelfie.


Door Decorating Contest

Faculty and staff are invited to get creative and decorate their office doors for Homecoming. First place will receive the Door Decorating Contest traveling trophy and a bagel breakfast for the office. Sign up at OrgSync by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6.