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University of Utah Homecoming Goes “Crazy for U”

October 3, 2003 –The University of Utah kicks off Homecoming week on Monday with the traditional Greek house-decorating contest. Fraternities and sororities will compete with signs, slogans and displays which show-off their school spirit. The week’s activities all lead up to the big game at 5 p.m. Sat., October 11 when the Utes take on San Diego State.

There is a new event this year for anyone who likes to golf. The U of U Golf Course is hosting a “3 Club” tournament open to everyone. It’s just $6 per person to enter. Each golfer must pick just three clubs from his bag to use for the entire nine-hole round. Prizes include Ute merchandise such as stadium blankets and putters proudly displaying a U of U logo.

Below is an abbreviated list of events. For more information call 581-3857 or see for the complete schedule.

Homecoming Event

Mon., Oct. 6:
Greek House Decorating Contest – morning 6-8 a.m

Tues., Oct. 7:
“3 Club” Golf Tourney, U of U Golf Course
1st shotgun start 9 a.m.; 2nd shotgun start 1 p.m.
Call 581-6511 to sign up.

College of Fine Arts Alumni Art Show
Opening Social, 5-7 p.m.

Wed., Oct. 8:
Songfest, Kingsbury Hall, 6 p.m. – free

Thurs., Oct. 9
Bonfire/Pep Rally
North field, behind Alumni House, 8 p.m. -free

Fri., Oct. 10
Student Homecoming Dance, Gardner Hall, 8 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 11
Young Alumni 5K Run/Walk, Alumni House
7 a.m. – registration; 8 a.m. – race starts.

Pre-Game BBQ, 3 p.m.
Lawn north of Eccles Tennis Center on Guardsman Way, 2 hours before game.

Utah vs. San Diego State football game, Rice-Eccles Stadium
Kick-off: 5 p.m.