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 (subject to change)

Wednesday, October 5th

  • President's Distinguished Lecture: Bill Nye 
  • More information on tickets to come!

Thursday, October 6th

  • 1–3 PM: Sigma Kappa Ultra Violet Lawn Party – Carnival fun and food to raise money for the Sigma Kappa Foundation!
    • Location: IM Fields
  • 4–6 PM: Oredigger Challenge – Compete in our field day challenges as a team for your chance to win the coveted trophy!!
    • Sign-ups will be open in September!
    • Location: North IM Field

Friday, October 7th

  • 6:30 AM Sunrise M-Climb (Registration Required)
  • 7:00 AM 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 with sparklers, meet our 2016 royalty, light the "M", enjoy s'mores, and more!
    • Location: Q lot

Saturday, October 8th

  • 9:00 AM Homecoming Parade – Build a float and walk in our parade, or just come out and cheer!
    • Parade signup will be coming out in early September
  • 9:15 AM Tailgate
    • Tailgate reservations become available in August You will be able to reserve your tailgate spot in August
    • Vote for Homecoming Queen and Beast during the tailgate
    • Location: Q lot
  • 12:00 PM Homecoming Football Mines v. Azusa Pacific
    • FREE for Students

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