2011 Homecoming Details

Gator Growl

WHERE: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
WHEN: Nov. 4, 7 p.m.

Special seating Gator Growl® tickets are reserved exclusively for members of the University of Florida Alumni Association (UFAA). Members may purchase an unlimited number of Gator Growl® tickets at $25 each. Additionally, an unlimited number of Homecoming Alumni Barbecue tickets may be purchased in advance (or the day of the event if available) at $10 each. UFAA members must send in the attached order form postmarked NO LATER THAN OCT. 17, 2011, to receive priority attention. Photocopies of the order form are acceptable. Each order form must include payment for Gator Growl® and/or the Homecoming Alumni Barbecue, PLUS $5 for postage and handling. Members who want adjacent seating at Gator Growl® must mail their order forms in a single envelope. Please include payment and let us know to whom the tickets should be mailed. Each order form MUST contain the postage and handling fee of $5. Telephone or faxed orders WILL NOT be accepted. The University of Florida, UF Alumni Association, Florida Blue Key or University Box Office will not be responsible for lost or stolen tickets. There will be no refunds or exchanges. For additional ticket information, call the University Box Office at (352) 392-1653. PLEASE NOTE: Football tickets are NOT included. For game ticket information, contact the University Athletic Association at (352) 375-4683. For more information on Gator Growl, visit HTTP://GATORGROWL.ORG/.

Homecoming Alumni Barbecue

WHERE: Stephen C. O'Connell Center
WHEN: two-and-a-half hours before kickoff against Vanderbilt

Brought to you by the University of Florida Alumni Association and Florida Blue Key, the 2011 Homecoming Alumni Barbecue is designed for Gators to connect with old friends, enjoy good food and prepare to cheer the Gators to victory. Florida takes on Vanderbilt in the Swamp, and this is the perfect place to get ready for the game. So grab your Gator gear and book your tickets for the Homecoming Alumni Barbecue for fun, food and a great time before the game. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door (if available) for $10.

Activities Include:

  • Catered Barbecue Lunch
  • Large-screen TVs
  • Albert, Alberta and the Cheerleaders
  • Door Prizes
  • College, Department and Museum Exhibits
  • Special Guest Appearances


  • Soulfest: Oct. 21, 7 p.m.
  • Gator Gallop: Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m.
  • Parade: Nov. 4, 12 p.m.
  • Gator Growl: Nov. 4, 7 p.m.
  • Alumnni Barbecue: Nov. 5, 7 p.m.
    (two-and-a-half hours before kickoff)
  • VIP Reception: Nov. 4, 10 p.m.