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2019 Homecoming Information


Arizona Athletics and the A-Club Letterwinners Association are thrilled to invite all former student-athletes, managers and coaches to join us for Homecoming 2019. Homecoming is a time for all Wildcats to return to campus and celebrate together.

Help us make Homecoming 2019 a huge success by providing your online RSVP for the A-Club Tailgate and Football Game no later than 5 PM on Friday, October 18, 2019. To RSVP please click the button below.

Homecoming Events


Friday, November 1


Dick Tomey Football Practice Fields Dedication

Arizona Athletics and Arizona Football Program will name its outdoor practice fields the Dick Tomey Football Practice Fields to honor the legendary coach, who passed away in May. To RSVP, click the button below.

Time: 11 AM

Location: Football Practice Fields adjacent to the Cole and Jeannie Davis Sports Center

Cost: FREE

Attire: Casual

DEDICATION RSVP

Bear Down Friday*

Walk down University Blvd. and check out the pep rally with the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, Arizona Cheerleaders, Wilbur and Wilma, special guest speakers and more! Enjoy drink and happy hour specials at nearby restaurants and patios.

Time: 4-7 PM

Location: Main Gate Square on University Blvd.

Cost: FREE

Attire: Casual

*Not an official A-Club Event

Arizona Men's Basketball Game

Join us in McKale Center to see our Wildcat Men's Basketball Team start off their 2019-2020 season. Discounted tickets will be available for A-Club letterwinners while supplies last. Get up to date information on the Wildcat’s season schedule by visiting arizonawildcats.com.

Time: TBD

Location: McKale Center

Cost: Discounted tickets will be available for A-Club letterwinners while supplies last

Attire: Casual

Homecoming Bonfire*

Join the UA Alumni Association, Pride of Arizona Marching Band, Wilbur and Wilma and more at the annual Homecoming Bonfire where the 2019 King & Queen will be crowned. The program begins with a march from the Bear Down Friday Pep Rally to the Old Main Fountain.

Time: 7-8 PM

Location: West side of Old Main on University Blvd.

Cost: FREE

Attire: Casual

*Not an official A-Club Event


Saturday, November 2


Game Day Packet Pick Up

Homecoming packets will be available for pick up at the McKale Center Ticket Office five hours prior to kick-off for letterwinners. Be sure to bring your ID!

Arizona vs. Oregon State Football Game

Cheer for the Arizona Wildcats as they face off against the Oregon State Beavers!

Time: TBD (Time announced at least 10 days prior to game day)

Location: Arizona Stadium (Section 24)

Cost: 2 complimentary tickets for A-Club members (non-transferable). Additional tickets cost $45 per person (tickets purchased after the RSVP deadline will be $55 each).

Attire: Arizona Red & Blue | Clear Bag Policy

A-Club Tailgate

Attend the A-Club tailgate for all former student-athletes, managers and staff. Enjoy delicious food, drinks and fun with your fellow Wildcats before the football game. The following individuals will be recognized during the event:

  • Rocky LaRose Service Award- Becky Bell
  • T. Bruce Huffman Service Award- Derek Hall
  • Honorary Letterwinner- Lisa Watson
  • Dick Tomey Recognition

Time: TBD Prior to Kick-Off (game time announced at least 10 days prior to gameday)

Location: Bear Down Field (North of Arizona Stadium)

Cost: 2 complimentary tickets for A-Club members (non-transferable). Children under the age of 4 receive complimentary admission.

Attire: Arizona Red & Blue | Clear Bag Policy

Recognitions


Please see below for the recognitions that will take place on the football field during this year’s Homecoming game. Further instructions will be provided to you the week of the game if you RSVP to join us on the field. Please note: children will not be allowed to join participants on the field for recognitions due to NCAA regulations, TV policies and safety precautions.

  • All Emeritus Letterwinners- All former student-athletes who participated in 1969 or earlier
  • Football Letterwinners- All former football student-athletes
    • 1979 Fiesta Bowl Team- 40 year anniversary
    • 1989 Copper Bowl Team- 30 year anniversary
    • 2009 Holiday Bowl Team- 10 year anniversary

Hotel Information


The A-Club has held a block of rooms at the following hotels in Tucson. To guarantee the A-Club hotel rate you must complete your reservation with your selected hotel before the October 11th deadline. Room rates will not be guaranteed after the deadline provided and are based on a first come first served basis.

Homewood Suites by Hilton at St. Philip's Plaza
Starting at $149 per night. 4250 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson AZ 85718 | (520) 577-0007

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tucson Paloma Village
Starting at $139 per night. 3110 E Skyline Drive Tucson, AZ 85718 | (520) 352-4000

If you have any questions please contact the A-Club office at (520) 621-4617 or the Office of Special Events at (520) 621-2331. We look forward to seeing you in November. Bear Down!