Homecoming is a week-long event at UWF where we put on various events, competitions, and activities for our Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and the residing Pensacola community; in addition to celebrating our soccer teams. Your Homecoming committee is already hard at work planning for 2015! We have left up last year's events as a reference but check back often for opportunities to get involved and to see what's in store for next year!
Now is your chance to be part of one of the most important events at the University of West Florida! UWF serves over 12,000 students who are proud Argonauts and members of the Pensacola community. Homecoming is a weeklong celebration of campus life, students, faculty, staff and alumni of UWF. This celebration also conveniently coincides with Family Weekend. Now is your chance to help promote Argonaut pride, create traditions, and celebrate all that is the University of West Florida!
Transform the Campus
Time to show your Argo Pride! Wear Blue & Green and your best Argonaut gear to campus and around town! Check out window paintings, giant banners, and twinkle lights at night!
The Golden Fleece Challenge
11am - 5pm
Jason and the Argonauts had to overcome many obstacles and challenges in their epic quest to find the Golden Fleece. You and your friends have the opportunity to venture around campus, show your Argo Pride, collect clues to find UWF's own Golden Fleece, and win a meet and greet with the Homecoming concert artist! Only one competitor/team will be able to retrieve the Golden Fleece - will it be YOU?!
This daytime carnival style picnic event is a favorite of the UWF community! Come hang out with your friends, professors, and staff as you listen to music, munch on some Sonny’s BBQ, and engage with multiple student organizations in their game booths.
Cardboard Boat Race
UWF Aquatics Center
Teams participating in the Spirit Competition create boats made out of only cardboard, liquid nails, and duct tape. Captains paddle their boats across the pool in hopes to be the fastest Argo in the water -- or at least in hopes of not sinking! Students will compete for 1st-5th place, then the Faculty/Staff teams will race, then all boats left floating will race again for the final chance at ultimate cardboard boat victory!
This annual highlight event starts with a pumped up pep rally to get students excited about being an Argonaut! The spirited pep rally celebrates Argo Pride by highlighting our campus culture and spotlights our students including our athletic teams, the Pep Band, the Homecoming Court, and more! Then dance the night away at UWF’s biggest concert event of the year featuring a renowned musical artist.
Homecoming Tailgate and Soccer Games
The Tailgate, in partnership with Family Weekend, invites the entire UWF and Pensacola communities to bring their best tent decorations, grill your favorite game day grub, and socialize with past, present, and future Argos. Then cheer on our Men’s & Women’s Soccer teams as they play a doubleheader beginning at 5pm.
University Park Field
Check out the new UWF Football team play a scrimmage on campus as they prepare for their inaugural season in 2016! Go Argos!