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UA's Hispanic Heritage Game: Everything you need to know

Posted at 4:31 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 13:13:37-04

The University of Arizona is hosting it's annual Hispanic Heritage Day this Saturday, Sept. 28 and there are a lot of events going on around campus. Here's a rundown of what's happening, where and when:

Hispanic College Day
Where: Student Union
When: 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
What: Free event to educate youth from the Hispanic community on what it’s like to be a student at the University of Arizona, presented by current UA Hispanic/Latinx students.

Coca-Cola Fan Fiesta
Where: Davis Sports Center
When: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
What: Live entertainment from Hispanic bands, DJs and dancers.

UA Alumni Tailgate
Where: UA Mall, Southwest Corner of Cherry Avenue and University Boulevard
When: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
What: Athletics, the Hispanic Alumni Club and the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement as we host a joint celebration of Hispanic Heritage Day prior to the football game against UCLA. The tailgate includes a buffet by El Charro. A cash bar will be available. Admission is $15.

The Game!
Where: Arizona Stadium
When: 7:30 p.m.
What: There are a lot of special activites at Saturday's Wildcats-UCLA matchup at Arizona Stadium. They include: Mariachis playing at the main entrances to greet fans at they enter the venue, a welcome message from Arizona Athletics student-athletes in Spanish and English, special music and decorations, recognition of UA Hispanic Alumni scholar recipients, recognition of the Sunnyside Little League baseball team and a halftime show with Pride of Arizona Marching Band and mariachi and folklorico dancers.