Homecoming Events

Color Your Carolina

11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Monday, Oct 23, 2017
Greene Street

Watch students show their Carolina pride by painting their Homecoming Banners as a team or mini flags. Banners will hang in local businesses while you the mini flags will hang out on Greene St. during the week of Homecoming. You can also grab cookies and lemonade and play our carnival games to win Homecoming swag and some sweet Under Armor prizes.

Cultural Street Fair

11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017
Greene Street

Get a flavor for the different cultures represented at USC through crafts, food, and performances in this street fair style event. Come prepared to learn more about the cultures here at USC and to try something new!

Spurs and Struts

7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017
Greene Street

Spurs & Struts is a continuation of the annual fall dance competition at the University of South Carolina. Participants are judged based on spirit, synchronization, pep, and how well their dance incorporates the spirit of Carolina.

OMSA Presents the Homecoming version of Hip-Hop Wednesday

11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
Greene Street

Hip Hop Wednesday is a USC tradition and we are proud to incorporate the event into Homecoming week in partnership with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. During this event, Greene Street will become alive with contemporary and old school hip hop music.

Cockchella

5 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
Davis Field

Cockchella is a student-take on the annual music festival hosted in California: Coachella. Grab a blanket and join us on Davis Field as we listen to some awesome student musicians perform while munching on gourmet grilled cheeses!

Cocky’s Canned Creations

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Greene Street

Watch our Homecoming teams create amazing creations out of construction paper, tape, and cans! The best part is all cans will be donated to Harvest Hope and the Gamecock Pantry!

Step Show Co-Sponsored with NPHC

7-10 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Colonial Life Arena

The Step Show at USC is traditionally the most energetic performance during homecoming week and has an increasing attendance rate every year. The National Panhellenic Council organizations work for months in preparation for this event.

Parade and Float Building

3 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
Downtown Columbia

Show your Carolina pride at the USC Homecoming Parade and join our Grand Marshalls, the USC Women’s basketball team as we celebrate Homecoming 2017. Watch Cocky ride in a firetruck and view the amazing Homecoming floats designed by students just like you! Check out the @USCHomecoming twitter for watch locations!

Cockstock featuring 21 Savage

8:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
Colonial Life Arena

Don’t miss the hottest ticket in town. 21 Savage is headlining this year’s Cockstock concert. Tickets are free for students just bring your physical Carolina Card to the event!

Homecoming Tailgate Co-Sponsored with SAPE

1 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
Greene Street

Join the Homecoming Commission as we get excited for the Vanderbilt game! Cheer on your Gamecocks by playing some giant cornhole or showing your colors by getting your face painted in Garnet & Black!