Homecoming 2016 is Right Around the Corner!

This year Mason’s Homecoming will be from February 8th-13th! Don’t miss out on all the fun and entertaining events happening during the week! Remember to use #MasonHC in all of your social media apps. For more information, please visit https://homecoming.gmu.edu 

List of Events

Monday, February 8th

  • Homecoming Hustle
    • Time: 7pm-9pm
    • Location: Dewberry Hall
    • The homecoming Hustle is the kick-off event of the week. This is the place to receive your shirt while enjoying a “candy bar”, live performances, and the Mason Majesty showcase of the Top 10 candidates. Start the most spirited week of the year at Homecoming Hustle!
  • Mason Majesty Presentation
    • Time: 8pm-9pm
    • Location: Dewberry Hall
    • PAC presents the Top 10 candidates for Mason Majesty 2016!  Come out and support the candidates as they rally for votes.

Tuesday, February 9th

  • Mason Spirit Homecoming Blood Drive
    • Time: 12pm-6pm
    • Location: Hub Ballroom
    • Donate blood for a good cause and help those in need! Everyone is welcome! Teams who participate in the team competition will get points for donating. See the team competition packet for more information.

Wednesday, February 10th

  • Team Trivia
    • Time: 4pm-6pm
    • Location: George’s (JC 3rd Floor)
    • Think you have what it takes to answer questions in categories like Music, History, and Georgraphy?  Join us for a rousing game of trivia where knowing random bits of information actually matters (not that we’re saying it doesn’t completely matter)! Prizes will be awarded.
  • PAC’s Big Bingo Bonanza & More!
    • Time: 6pm-9pm
    • Location: Dewberry Hall
    • Bingo… we said BINGO!!!  Join us for an evening of bingo and prizes – cool prizes you wouldn’t want to pay for yourself (but would love to have!).  Trust us, you’ll want to be here. There’ll be food, too… but we know you really want the prizes. You can join the game at any time.

Thursday, February 11th

  • Kathy Griffin Live!
    • Time: 8pm-10pm
    • Location: EagleBank Arena
    • Kathy Griffin brings her outrageously funny comedy show to George Mason!  Tickets go on sale on Ticketmaster on January 4, 2016.  Student tickets (limit of 2 per student) available in Student Involvement.
      Ticket prices
      General Public: Floor $55 | Upper Level $45
      George Mason Faculty and Staff: Floor $45 | Upper Level $35
      George Mason Students: Floor $25 | Upper Level $15

Friday, February 12th

  • 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament
    • Time: 2pm-6pm
    • Location: RAC Cage Gym
    • Is B’ball your life? Do you enjoy breakin’ ankles? Do you feel like Steph Curry with the shot? If the passion for basketball surges through your veins, join the Patriot Activities Council as they present George Mason’s very first Homecoming 3v3 Basketball Tournament! The tournament is for all Mason students, faculty, and alumni. Register your team today! You won’t want to miss out on the chance to be crowned king of the court and take home a grand prize!
  • Lip Sync Competition
    • Time: 7pm-9pm
    • Location: Hub Ballroom
    • As part of the Team Competition, teams will lip-sync for their lives in this hilarious annual event. Be entertained by each teams best pop star pantomime and see which team reigns supreme!

Saturday, February 13th

  • Breakfast with the Patriot
    • Time: 9:30am-11am
    • Location: George Mason Bookstore – Johnson Center
    • Join the GMU Bookstore for breakfast with the Patriot.  Enjoy muffins and juice; participate in activities, games and story time with the Patriot.  This is a great photo op for you and your Little Patriot.
  • Homecoming Block Party
    • Time: 1pm-3:30pm
    • Parking Lot K
    • It’s the 18th annual Homecoming Pregame Block Party. Wander through heated tents and hang out with friends, and meet alumni.  You just never know who you’ll find. A great event for any Patriot fan, the gathering will include Mason’s family-friendly area, complete with interactive games, crafts, and face painting for our younger Patriots 13 and under. Tailgating during the Homecoming Block Party is a tradition at Mason and one we would like to continue in the future. Mason encourages its fans to come to campus early and enjoy the Block Party. Mason also encourages its fans to tailgate in a responsible manner, respectful of the campus and respectful of other Patriot fans and attendees at the Block Party. Please help us keep your campus clean by bagging your trash and using recycling containers. For the safety and enjoyment of all fans, please keep the guidelines below in mind when tailgating and attending the Block Party. Cost: $15 per spot – Refundable deposit.Tailgating Checklist Download a copy here!Register for a Homecoming Tailgate Spot!

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