REd talk 

Saturday, November 5th; 7 - 8 P.M.

Welcome Anders Holm ('03) back to Madison as he recaps his journey as a Badger in the history classroom to a writer on Comedy Central. Come see this workaholic do what he does best in Mills Concert Hall at Humanities. 


Sunday, November 6th; 7 - 9 P.M.

Homecoming Committee and Badgerthon are teaming up to host the 3rd annual A Cappella Showcase held at Shannon Hall. The show will include a variety of performances from UW's talented a cappella groups, appearances from student athletes and of course Bucky! All profits will be donated to the American Family Children's Hospital. 


Monday, November 7th; 12 - 3 P.M.

Homecoming week kicks off with music, Bucky and lots of free food! We will be in Library Mall getting students pumped for the awesome week ahead! You can look forward to Ian's pizza, Insomnia cookies, Pepsi products, Erbert & Gerbert's and Pizza Hut wings! 


Monday, November 7th; 7 - 8 P.M.

Ready to warm up your brain? Come to Homecoming Trivia in Grainger 2120 presented by Qdoba to see how much you know about Wisconsin sports, Wisconsin history, entertainment and more! Come to show off your knowledge but stay for the Qdoba Nacho Bar and Ian's Pizza. Did we forget to mention that the winning group gets a special prize? A pizza party from Ian's Pizza! Teams should be 5-8 people. 

MIni spirit parade

Tuesday, November 8th; 2:30 P.M.

Homecoming Committee, the Spirit Squad and Bucky will be marching through the American Family Children's Hospital spreading Badger spirit to the patients!


Tuesday, November 8th; 7:30 - 10 P.M.

Come de-stress at the Homecoming Badger games at the SERF! Compete against fellow Badgers in bubble soccer, bubble battles and an obstacle course. There will be free drinks, Badger athletes and of course a chance to win some stellar prizes like a pizza party from Ian's Pizza for the winner of bubble soccer or free Qdoba entree coupons that are being raffled off!

blood drive

Tuesday, November 8th; 8 A.M - 12 P.M.

Wednesday, November 9th; 9 - 4 P.M.

Thursday, November 10th; 9 - 4 P.M.  

Red Cross will host a Blood Drive at Ogg Hall. Donors will receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last), free food and will be entered to win a football signed by Paul Chryst, the head coach of the Badger football team! 

Light of the moon 5k

Wednesday, November 9th; 7:30 - 9 PM

This 5K has everything: a t-shirt, post-race breakfast for dinner and an unforgettable experience running, jogging, walking, skipping or jumping down the Lakeshore path while marveling at the majestic Mendota scenery. The first male and female that finish the race will get Ian's Pizza for a year! 

Sign up for the race here:

Spirit parade

Thursday, November 10th; 6 - 7 P.M.

Homecoming Committee, Spirit Squad and Bucky will be parading around campus and in dining halls to pump students up for the big game! We will also be passing out coupons for free chips and Queso from Qdoba to the Badgers with the most spirit!

Homecoming Parade

Friday, November 11th; 5 P.M.

Come cap off the week and celebrate one of Homecoming's most beloved traditions: the UW Homecoming Parade! It's free and open to the public and includes classic cars, distinguished alumni, the UW Marching Band, Spirit Squad and of course Bucky! The parade will begin at Gilman and go down State Street. Ian's Pizza will throw a pizza party for the best student org float at the Parade!

Wisconsin vs. Illinois Football Game

Saturday, November 12; 2:30 P.M.

The Wisconsin Badgers face off against Illinois! Make sure to put on your Badger gear and get ready to Jump Around!