Join fellow Columbians for Homecoming on Saturday, October 17. Enjoy family-friendly programs and connect with friends while roaring with the crowd as the Lions take on the Penn Quakers. Don't miss our first Homecoming game led by Al Bagnoli, the all-time winningest head coach in NCAA Football Championship Subdivision history. ACAA is having our own table - Please come by and learn more about our upcoming 20th Anniversary.
Picnic Under the Big Tent, 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a barbecue buffet lunch before cheering at the game! Picnic tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for young alumni (Class of 2005-2015) and $10 for children under 12, if purchased by Friday, October 16. Each ticket includes an all-you-can-eat lunch, soft drinks * and admission to the Homecoming Carnival.
A limited number of tickets will be available on site. You can preregister here.
Columbia Homecoming Carnival, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
All Columbians — young, old and in between — are invited to participate in face-painting, balloon-making, magic, games and interactive activities including a children and tween fencing clinic with the 2015 NCAA Championship Fencing Team.
Columbia College Young Alumni Tailgate, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Get together with other young alumni (Class of 2005 - 2015) in the pre-game picnic area at Baker Athletics Complex. The first 100 pre-registered Columbia College young alumni to check in will receive a free game ticket, which includes two complimentary beverages and food, courtesy of Columbia Athletics!
Game Time — Columbia vs. Penn, 3:30 p.m.
To purchase football tickets, call 888-LIONS-11 or purchase online:www.gocolumbialions.com/tickets. Tickets go on sale beginning Tuesday, September 1.
Halftime, 4:45 p.m. (approximate time)
Come back to the tent for mid-game dessert and refreshments, provided by the Columbia Alumni Association.
* Beer, wine and cocktails will be available at an additional cost.