2016 Sarasota-Manatee Events


October 3

 Homecoming Kickoff
Main Rotunda


Office Decorating Judging

Throughout Campus

All Day


October 4

 Lip-Sync Battle

Selby Auditorium



October 5

Krazy Kraft Day



6th Annual USFSM Bulls in Biz Home Coming After Hours Networking Event

USF Homecoming Ball

USF Tampa Marshall Student Center Ballroom



October 6

Spirit and Sports



USF Homecoming Concert featuring Dreezy & 2 CHAINZ

Sun Dome

Time TBD


October 7

Carnival & Student Talent Showcase

Sun Dome Parking Lot


Running of the Bulls Parade

USF Tampa Campus



October 8

USF Bulls Football vs. East Carolina
Bus to game 2 hours prior to Kickoff, TBA
Meet in Main Rotunda to bus to Raymond James Stadium

USFSM Homecoming Kickoff

Monday, October 3, 1:00pm-2:00pm - Main Rotunda
Let's kickoff Homecoming with the crowning of our Homecoming Court and the Homecoming King and Queen. Bring your sweet tooth, because there will be some great snacks provided by Gigi's cupcakes.


Monday, October 3, 2:00pm-4:00pm - Courtyard
Immerse yourself in a cultural experience by experiencing everything Oktoberfest has to offer! Check OrgSync for more details.

Office Decoration Judging

Monday, October 3rd, all day - Throughout Campus
We will be judging offices around campus on their spirit for the Homecoming Week. Make sure you stop in to your favorite places to see what they have created!

Lip-Sync Battle

Tuesday, October 4, 7:00pm-10:00pm - Selby Auditorium
Can you mouth every word of your favorite Backstreet Boy's song? Can't help singling along to Drake? Be center stage or share the spotlight with friends in this all-out battle. Not a student? That's okay! Faculty and Staff are encouraged to participate either on their own teams or with students. There will be prizes for the winners!

Krazy Kraft Day

Wednesday, October 5, 11:00am-3:00pm - Courtyard
Ever dreamed of a cheese fountain? Well you're in luck! CAB is providing various stations and vendors for you to create your own crafts while enjoying delicious snacks you can dip in a large cheese fountain.

USF Tampa Homecoming Ball

Wednesday, October 5, 8:30pm-12:00am - USF Tampa Marshall Student Center Ballroom
USF Homecoming invites you to join the Royal Court at the 2016 Homecoming Ball! Enjoy a night of refreshments, dancing, and celebration as we crown the USF Homecoming King and Queen!

6th Annual USFSM Bulls in Biz Home Coming After Hours Networking Event

Wednesday, October 5, 6:00pm-8:00pm - Courtyard
Join us at USF Sarasota-Manatee to network with fellow alumni, students and friends! Food will be provided and local businesses will be on display.

Spirit and Sports

Thursday, October 6, 11:00am-2:00pm - Courtyard
Are you GREEN or are you GOLD!? Bring your school spirit and get ready for a day full of sports. Find out your true team spirit color while playing a wonderful game of KICKBALL! Along the way, pick up your USF rally towels, sports bottles, and your USF headband! Enjoy some food and drinks while playing other games like corn hole, golf, and much much more! Don't miss out on USF temporary tattoos!

USF Tampa Homecoming Concert

Thursday, October 6, Time TBA - USF Sun Dome
Get excited for one of the biggest parties of the year! This year the Homecoming Concert will feature Dreezy & 2 CHAINZ! You must have a ticket and USF ID to enter


Friday, October 7, 12:00pm-12:00am - Sun Dome Parking Lot
Join us in the Sun Dome parking lot where you can enjoy plenty of rides, food, and performances by talented USF Students! There will be a variety of family-friendly and adult rides for all ages to enjoy! All rides are free and food will be available for purchase.

USF Bulls Football vs. East Carolina

Saturday, October 8, 12:00 pm - Raymond James Stadium
Head over to Raymond James Stadium to support your USF Bulls as they take on East Carolina!  Click here to purchase football tickets. Please note that Raymond James Stadium has changed their clear bag policy. Please click here for more information.