Mines Homecoming 2016: Ignite the Night

October 5th–8th

Orediggers, get ready for homecoming this year! Homecoming 2016 will feature a bonfire, the parade, a booming tailgate and so much more! Let's ignite the night! #ignitemines


Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 5th

  • 7 PM President's Distinguished Lecture – Bill Nye 
    • Location: Lockridge Arena

Thursday, October 6th: Blaster's Bash!

  • 1–3 PM: Sigma Kappa Ultra Violet Lawn Party – Carnival fun and food to raise money for the Sigma Kappa Foundation!
    • Location: North IM Fields
  • 4:30 PM: Tau Beta Pi Homecoming Photo Scavenger Hunt (Kickoff Meeting)
  • 4–6 PM: Oredigger Challenge – Compete in our field day challenges as a team for your chance to win the coveted trophy!!
    • Sign up here, or through the daily blast starting in September!
    • Location: North IM Fields

Friday, October 7th

  • 5 PM Women's Soccer Game 
    • FREE for students
  • 7 PM Volleyball Game  
    • FREE for students
  • 8:30 PM Bonfire and Pep Rally – Join us for our first ever Homecoming Bonfire to cheer on our teams, meet our 2016 royalty, lighting of the "M", enjoy s'mores, BEvERages, and more!
    • Location: Q lot
    • Doors open at 8 PM, Event begins at 8:30 PM

Saturday, October 8th

  • 9 AM Homecoming Parade – Build a float and walk in our parade, or just come out and cheer!
    • Sign up for the Parade here!
  • 10 AM Tailgate
    • Reserve your Tailgate spot here
    • Vote for the Beast and Queen during the tailgate!
    • Location: Q lot
  • 12 PM Homecoming Football Mines v. Azusa Pacific
    • FREE for Students
    • Beast and Queen announced at halftime!

Homecoming 2016 T-shirts

Homecoming 2016: Ignite the Night t-shirts are black long sleeve, high quality athletic tech shirts that are printed by Belong Designs. All pre-ordered shirts can be picked up October 3rd through the 7th in the Student Center atrium and shirts will also be on sale for $16.00 for anyone wanting a shirt but didn't preorder a shirt. 

The Official Homecoming Guide on The Colorado School of Mines App

Download the Colorado School of Mines app on the App Store and scan the QR code below to get all the information you need for Homecoming 2016: Ignite the Night!

Alumni?? Get ready for alumni weekend!! More details can be found on the alumni association page found Here!  

Any questions? Please contact our Homecoming Chair Cassidy Steen at casteen@mines.edu