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.
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
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
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
You can also sign up for Homecoming Weekend through the UC
Alumni Association's web site. Click on 2000 Homecoming
Game-UC v. Miami.
Phone: Deidra Fajack at (513) 556-4344.
Special Information for College of Evening and Continuing