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Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Email: info@uidaho.edu

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University of Idaho Homecoming

Ready for something big? Homecoming 2021 is the Vandal Family reunion you’ve been waiting for. Celebrating 113 years of the traditions and experiences that make our years as Vandals the envy of our peers.

This year's theme, “The Vandal Century” 2021, marks 100 years since the official nickname of “Vandals” was widely adopted for Idaho athletics teams. In 1917, Argonaut reporter Jazz McCarty coined the moniker “Vandals” for our basketball team's prowess on the court. The pre-game write-up notes “the opening game with Whitman will mark a new epoch in Idaho basketball history, for the present gang of ‘Vandals’ have the best material that has ever carried the “I” into action.” Later in 1921, a push to make the nickname permanent paid off.

The University of Idaho is the only higher education institution with the Vandals handle and mascot, and our nickname exemplifies the spirit of the university in more than just athletics. We are fiercely competitive, brave and bold.

University of Idaho Homecoming 2021
“The Vandal Century”

Schedule of Events

Sunday, October 3

  • Noon — Vandal Soccer vs. Southern Utah University, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
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  • 6:30 p.m. — Homecoming Kickoff & presentation of royalty nominees at the ICCU Arena Student Grand Opening
  • 7 p.m. — Photo-Scavenger Hunt

Monday, October 4

  • 2 p.m. — Vandalize Moscow window painting competition
  • Food drive bag distribution by student teams

Tuesday, October 5

  • 10 a.m. — 72nd Annual Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 6

  • 10 a.m. — 72nd Annual Blood Drive
  • Vandalize Campus Office Decoration Contest
  • 11:30 a.m. — Faculty, Staff Alumni Luncheon
  • 6:30 p.m. — Vandal Jingles

Thursday, October 7

  • 10 a.m. — 72nd Annual Blood Drive
  • Alumni Association Board Meetings
  • Food Drive Collection by student teams
  • 6 p.m. — Vandal Volleyball vs. University of Montana Griz, Memorial Gym
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  • 6 p.m. — Most Vandalized Fan Competition at Vandal Volleyball game

Friday, October 8

  • Sliding scale alumni discounts at VandalStore
  • Alumni Association Board Meetings
  • Living Group Decorations Contest/display, campus wide
  • 5 p.m. — ICCU Arena Ribbon Cutting & Brave. Bold. A Promise to Idaho's Students campaign kickoff
  • 6:30 p.m. — Vandal Rally
  • 8 p.m. — Serpentine
  • 8 p.m. — Bonfire, Royalty Crowning
  • 9:15 p.m. — Idaho Central Credit Union & Best Western Plus University Inn Fireworks Extravaganza
    Support Annual Firework Show

Saturday, October 9

  • Sliding scale alumni discounts at VandalStore
  • 7 a.m. — Moscow Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Feed, 603 Main Street
  • 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Moscow Farmers Market
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — ICCU Arena Tours
  • 10 a.m. — Homecoming Parade, Main Street
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  • 11 a.m. — Vandal Tailgate, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center Parking Lot
  • 2 p.m. — Vandal Football vs. Portland State, ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center
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  • 7 p.m. — Vandal Volleyball vs. Montana State Bobcats, Memorial Gym
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Contact Us

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Email: info@uidaho.edu

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