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Bronc Homecoming 2014
  • Shirt Sale $5 at Payments & Collections 2/10 thru 2-14 8am-5pm
  • Homecoming Parade, Saturday February 13, 12 pm, Starts at Sundial Ends at Quad
  • Let's Tailgate, Saturday, February 15, 3-7 pm, Fieldhouse Parking Lot
  • Men's Basketball Game UTPA vs University of Missouri, Kansas City Saturday February 15, 7pm UTPA Fieldhouse

February 10-16, 2014

Contests

Window Decorating

Window Painting Contest for Student Organizations!

Date of Event: Monday, January 27, 2014 (Registration Opens)
Location of Event: Student Union
Time of Event: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
To Register: https://utpa.collegiatelink.net/form/start/35903

*Judging will take place Monday, February 10, 2014

 

Monday - Wednesday

Homecoming Voting

Vote for your homecoming court today! Go to myUTPA to vote now!

Date of Event: Monday, February 10, 2014
Time of Event: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students


Monday, February 10

Sailesh the Hypnotist

The future of live entertainment and comedic hypnosis is here... and his name is SAILESH! SAILESH has built his unique brand with the art of live entertainment to bring you one wondrous show. Performing 5 to 6 shows every week around the USA, Canada, and Europe, SAILESH is greeted as THE PREMIERE HYPNOTIST by organizations all over the world. SAILESH has been dubbed by many, "SAILESH: The World's Best Hypnotist." His live performances have been described as a cross between the best frat party you've ever been to and a live concert. SAILESH's show takes audience members on a fantastical journey using hypnosis, improvisation, music and interactivity to create a whole lot of laughter and fun. For more information, send an email to upb@utpa.edu.

Date of Event: Monday, February 10, 2014
Location of Event: Student Union Theatre
Time of Event: 7:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students

Tuesday, February 11

Homecoming Voting

Vote for your homecoming court today! Go to myUTPA to vote now!

Date of Event: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Time of Event: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students

 

Career Styles Fashion Show

Business Professional vs. Business Casual? What is the difference and when is it ok to dress professionally or casually in the workplace. Come see your fellow Broncs model some great styles for the workplace. Lunch is provided.

Date of Event: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Location of Event: UTPA Ballroom
Time of Event: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students, UTPA Career Services

 

Clash of the Broncs

Come and cheer on your favorite Student Organization as they battle out to be #1 at the Bronc Olympics, while enjoying music, activities and food. If you are not part of a Student Organization grab a group of friends, get your face painted, pie an RA and participate in the scavenger hunt. Bronc Bucks will be awarded to winning team. This event is brought to you by Residence Housing Association and the University Program Board.

Date of Event: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Location of Event: Troxel Lawn
Time of Event: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students, Residents

Wednesday, February 12

Homecoming Voting

Vote for your homecoming court today! Go to myUTPA to vote now!

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Time of Event: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students

 

DIY Caps & Buttons

Come show off your UTPA Bronc Pride!

Date of Event:Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Location of Event: Student Union Commons
Time of Event: 11 am - 1:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students

 

Homecoming Street Painting

Come join fellow Broncs in this new Homecoming tradition! Each organization that signs up will be given a 5X5 section of the Golf Cart Parade route to paint and decorate. Squares will be judged and points will be awarded to the organization that best captures Bronc Spirit in their painting. Free hot chocolate and cookies while supplies last.

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Location of Event: Chapel Lawn
Time of Event: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students

Thursday, February 13

Homecoming Parade

Participate or spectate! All student organizations, departments and partners of the university are invited to display Bronc pride by decorating a golf cart, bicycle, wagon or other creative means of transportation. The deadline to register through BroncLink is Monday, February 10. Prizes will be awarded to the best department, student organization and the “Go Green” award for a non-motorized entry. The parade will end with a Pep Rally on the Quad. Please contact the Office of the Dean of Students for more information at 956-665-2260 or email dos@utpa.edu.

Come show off your UTPA Bronc Pride!

Date of Event: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Location of Event: Sundial to the Quad
Time of Event: 12:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students, Staff, Faculty

 

Challenge of the Deans: Men's Basketball vs. Chicago State

Support your dean at the halftime free throw competition and help your college win the attendance trophy.

Date of Event: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Location of Event: UTPA Fieldhouse
Time of Event: 7:00 pm
Participants: General Public

Friday, February 14

Men's Tennis vs. Lamar University

Support your Broncs tennis team as they take on the Lamar University Cardinals!

Date of Event: Friday, February 14, 2014
Location of Event: Stadium
Time of Event: 10:00 am
Participants: UTPA Students, Faculty, Staff


Spirit Rally

United in Green! Bronc fans unite in advance of the UTPA vs. Texas & M Corpus Christi Men's Baseball.

Date of Event: Friday, February 14, 2014
Location of Event: Stadium
Time of Event: 6:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students, Faculty, Staff

 

Homecoming Ball

Flashback to the roaring 20's at the homecoming dance, dust off the shoes and bring a date and get ready to dance the night away. Join us at the ballroom from 8pm till 12am as we will be announcing the winners of Bronc Olympics. Don't miss out on the opportunity to create some memorable moments with your friends and enjoy the free food, music & take some awesome pictures in the photo booth. Bring your best moves and your best outfit because it will be a night to remember.

Date of Event: Friday, February 14, 2014
Location of Event: UTPA Ballroom
Time of Event: 8:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Students

Saturday, February 15

Bronc Madness Tailgate

Park your Party and get ready to Tailgate! Join us in Bronc fun! Activities are planned for all ages. Bring your favorite tailgating food and beverages and mingle with former classmates as well as make new friends.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Location of Event: Parking Lot F UTPA Main Campus
Time of Event: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: General public

Bronc Country Cook-Off
Categories: Fajitas and Chef's Choice

This event is open to the public; For more information or to reserve your spot call (956)665-2500.

Location of Event: Parking Lot F UTPA Main Campus
Time of Event: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Participants: General public

UTPA Car Show

Cruise on over and find the car that represents your time as a Bronc. Hosted by the UTPA Alumni Association, the UTPA Car Show highlights vehicles from each decade. For more information or to reserve your spot call (956)665-2500.

Location of Event: Parking Lot F UTPA Main Campus
Time of Event: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Participants: General public

 

Men's Basketball vs. Kansas City

Show off your Broncs spirit and wrap up Homecoming week as the Broncs take on the UMKC Kangaroos. Meet the UTPA Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2014 and welcome back our UTPA Cheerleader Alumni.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Location of Event: UTPA Fieldhouse
Time of Event: 7:00 pm
Participants: General public

Friday, February 14

Hall of Fame Mixer

Honoring all Hall of Fame Inductees - For more information please call 956-665-2221.

Date of Event: Friday, February 14, 2014
Location of Event: Edinburg Baseball Stadium
Time of Event: 7pm
Participants: General public

 

UTPA Baseball vs. TAMUCC

Cheer on the Broncs at their season opener against the Islanders.

Date of Event: Friday, February 14, 2014
Location of Event: Edinburg Baseball Stadium
Time of Event: 7pm
Participants: General public

Saturday, February 15

Alumni Chapter Breakfast

Get to know your fellow UTPA Alumni Association chapter members from across the state over coffee.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Location of Event: Alumni Center, 2402 S. Closner, Edinburg,TX
Time of Event: 8-10 a.m.
Participants: General public

 

Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon

Honoring all Hall of Fame Inductees, Hall of Fame members, family and friends. Tickets are on sale. For special accommodations or more information please call 956-665-2221.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Location of Event: UTPA Ballroom
Time of Event:11 a.m.
Participants: General public

 

Ice Cream Social

All alumni and friends of UTPA are invited to join us for a free Ice Cream Social, with lots of tasty treats and a complimentary session on gift and estate planning tools. To learn more, call (956) 665-5301.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Location of Event: Technology Building
Time of Event: 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Participants: UTPA Community

 

Bronc Madness Tailgate

Park your Party and get ready to Tailgate! Join us in Bronc fun! Activities are planned for all ages. Bring your favorite tailgating food and beverages and mingle with former classmates as well as make new friends.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Location of Event: Parking Lot F UTPA Main Campus
Time of Event: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Participants: General public

 

Bronc Country Cook-Off
Categories: Fajitas and Chef's Choice

This event is open to the public; For more information or to reserve your spot call (956)665-2500.

Location of Event: Parking Lot F UTPA Main Campus
Time of Event: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Participants: General public

 

UTPA Car Show

Cruise on over and find the car that represents your time as a Bronc. Hosted by the UTPA Alumni Association, the UTPA Car Show highlights vehicles from each decade. For more information or to reserve your spot call (956)665-2500.

Location of Event: Parking Lot F UTPA Main Campus
Time of Event: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Participants: General public

 

Men's Basketball vs. Kansas City

Show off your Broncs spirit and wrap up Homecoming week as the Broncs take on the UMKC Kangaroos. Meet the UTPA Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2014 and welcome back our UTPA Cheerleader Alumni.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Location of Event: UTPA Fieldhouse
Time of Event: 7:00 pm
Participants: General public

Sunday, February 16

Class of 1964: 50-Plus Reunion Brunch

Join us for an intimate gathering of alums from 1927 to 1964.

Date of Event: Sunday, February 16, 2014
Location of Event: UTPA International Trade and Technology Building
Time of Event: 10:30 a.m.
Participants: General public