UREC Events

Laser Battle

Leave laser-tag in the past and upgrade to Laser Battle. Grab your Comet Card, gather your team of 8 (or find your allies when you arrive) and join University Recreation at this year’s clash to become entrenched in battle and root from the stands.


You sunk my...canoe? Join the wettest, wildest competition of the semester! Teams of four climb into canoes and set out to become kings and queens of the Phase VIII Pool. Team members utilize buckets to attempt to sink their opponent's canoes before they themselves become swamped.

Cardboard Boat Regatta

Teams construct a boat made only of duct tape and cardboard for this challenge. The boat will have to make it to one end of the pool and back. The first boat to reach the finish line with crew onboard wins!

Finals Float Party

Float away from stress and enjoy root beer floats, ice cream, giant pool inflatables and a dive-in movie. Enjoy a warm evening in the pool with friends before your last tests and get some sweet treats.

Homecoming Nighttime 5K

Be a part of the newest rage in running. Try UTD's very own night time 5K, which takes place throughout campus. Glow-in-the-dark items will be provided.

International Week Tournaments

Play in the most comprehensive badminton and table tennis tournaments on campus. Sign up and get more details at imleagues.com/utdallas.

NIRSA Sports and Fitness Day

Celebrate NIRSA's National Sports and Fitness Day. Free giveaways, demos and exciting challenges.

Rec N' Wild

Summers are hot in Texas; come cool off at Rec N' Wild. Enjoy water rides, games, treats and more!

Rock, Paper, Scissors

Everyone loves rock, paper, scissors! Join us in a fun and spirited tournament. Winner gets a $100 UTD gift card and runner-up receives a $50 UTD gift card. Giveaways and snacks provided.

Silent Disco

Join us for silent disco, where dance music is transmitted through wireless headphones. If you enjoy people watching, silent disco is your paradise!

Parents and Families

So You Think You Can Drive?

Challenge yourself in our event, "So You Think You Can Drive." Strap on some beer goggles and take to the courts on our tricycles. See who can finish first, or just finish at all!

Twisted Trivia

Think you know everything? Enjoy a challenge? Come prove yourself at Twisted Trivia. Individuals and teams welcome.