Always Orange, Forever Blue at the University of Florida

Calling all Gators! Always Orange, Forever Blue: UF’s Family Weekend Spring 2013

Posted on 12. Feb, 2013 by in Gainesville, Local Events, On Campus, Weekend

Calling all Gators.

Next weekend the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Florida is hosting the first-ever Family Weekend “Always Orange, Forever Blue” on February 22nd through 24th.

Family Weekend Spring Edition welcomes back all UF undergraduate and graduate student families back to campus for a fun and relaxing weekend that includes: live entertainment, family competitions, UF’s largest outdoor BBQ and (best of all) reduced tickets to UF Gator Athletic events including: Men’s Basketball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Gymnastics and Tennis.

Registration will remain open until Monday, February 18, by 4 p.m. EST or until the program fills to capacity. You can register here.

Read through the program information online before registering as current UF students will need their Gatorlink ID and password to access the Family Weekend Spring Edition registration web site.

The Division is also asking guests to help serve the Gainesville community by bringing school supplies (crayons, copy paper, glue, markers, pencils, backpacks, etc.) to Family Weekend Check-In. All items will be donated to the Southern Regional Back to School Campaign. And if you’re one of the first 100 families to donate and receive a free Family Weekend T-shirt!

Click here for more details on Always Orange, Forever Blue: UF’s Family Weekend Spring 2013 or contact the New Student and Family Programs Office at (352) 392-1261 or newstudentinfo@dso.ufl.edu with any questions.

Always Orange, Forever Blue at the University of Florida

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 22
· Gator Nights, 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
· Department of Astronomy Public Viewing, 8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
· UF Lacrosse v UC Davis, 6:30 p.m.
· * UF Gymnastics v Kentucky, 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 23
· Family Fest and BBQ, 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
· * Museum of Natural History Special Exhibits “Titanoboa,” 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
· Men’s Basketball Viewing Party, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
· Family Game Night, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
· * Men’s Basketball v Arkansas, 7 p.m.
Sunday, February 24
· Lacrosse v University of Albany, 12 p.m.
· Tennis v Stanford, 12 p.m.
· * Men’s Baseball v Florida Gulf Coast University, 1 p.m.
(Events with an * asterisk indicate a special reduced Family Weekend cost, all other events are included in the cost of your registration)

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