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

  • 7 PM President's Distinguished Lecture – Bill Nye 
    • Location: Lockridge Arena
    • More information on tickets to come!



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
  • 4–6 PM: Oredigger Challenge – Compete in our field day challenges as a team for your chance to win the coveted trophy!!



Friday, October 7th

  • 7:00 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 with sparklers, meet our 2016 royalty, lighting of the "M", enjoy s'mores, and more!
    • Location: Q lot
    • Doors open at 8 PM, Event begins at 8:30 PM



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. 
    • Vote for Homecoming Queen and Beast during the tailgate!
    • Location: Q lot
  • 12:00 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 on sale now! The black long sleeve, high quality athletic tech shirts are printed by Belong Designs. Pre-order now to guarantee that you’ll have a shirt when Homecoming comes around. Shirts will be on sale for $16.00 until September 30th. Order Here and click on MAC!

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