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Miami Rivalry Highlights Homecoming 2000

Date: Oct. 2, 2000
By: Dawn Fuller
Phone: (513) 556-1823
Archive: General News

Homecoming 2000 is hailed as the "Rivalry of the Century" as the Bearcats take on the Miami Redhawks at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 in Nippert Stadium. image of band

The two teams first went head to head in the very first college football game ever played in Ohio back in 1888, when the Bearcats and Miami played to a scoreless tie in Oxford.

Here are some of the highlights of the Homecoming celebration and events to welcome alumni:

Homecoming Hospitality Tent: 9 a.m. in front of McMicken Hall. Alumni can indulge in free mugs of hot chocolate and coffee.

23rd Great Bearcat Run and Cat Walk:
The walk begins at 10:45 a.m.
The run begins at 10:55 a.m. on Clifton Avenue
Cost: $10 pre-registration and $15 registration after Oct. 21.

Homecoming Parade: Begins at 11 a.m. on Calhoun Street and follows the perimeter of campus to Clifton Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive.

All Alumni Luncheon:Begins at noon inside the Myers Alumni Center
Cost: $10

THE GAME! UC vs. Miami 2 p.m. at Nippert Stadium
Tickets: (513) 556-2287

Parking and Street Closing Information

Special room rates are available at $79 for Homecoming guests at the Kingsgate Conference Center. The deadline for reservations is Oct. 6. For more information, call (877) 527-7505 and mention Homecoming Weekend.

You can also sign up for Homecoming Weekend through the UC Alumni Association's web site. Click on 2000 Homecoming Game-UC v. Miami.

E-mail inquiries
Phone: Deidra Fajack at (513) 556-4344.

Special Information for College of Evening and Continuing Education alumni.

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