Press Release for Wednesday, January 30, 2002

UNF Celebrates Homecoming

JACKSONVILLE--The University of North Florida is celebrating Ozzie Gras, it’s annual Homecoming with the theme, "A Celebration of Unity."

Friday, Feb. 1

  • 12 p.m. Field Day and Tug of War Competition, University Green, free
  • 6 p.m. Young Alumni Mixer, Foundation Board Room, Arena, $15
  • 8 p.m. Homecoming Comedians, UNF Arena
  • Featuring The Daily Show's Lewis Black and Talk Soup's Aisha Tyler. Tickets are $7 for UNF and FCCJ students with valid IDs, and are available on a cash-only basis at the University Ticket ox Office upstairs in Building 2. Tickets are also available to the public for $10 online at or at any TicketMaster ticket center including Camelot Music, Smash Music, Caribbean Connection, and Coconuts, or charge-by-phone at 353-3309. All seating is general admission. Doors open at 7 p.m. Aisha Tyler takes the stage at 8 p.m. 8 p.m. with Lewis Black at 9 p.m.
  • 10 p.m. Float Building Party, Parking Garage #44 (across from Arena)

Saturday, Feb. 2

  • 9 a.m. Ozzie Gras 5K Walk/Run, Arena
  • 12 p.m. Homecoming parade, Arena, free
  • 1 p.m. Entertainment and pre-game pep rally, Arena, free
  • 2 p.m. Basketball: Lady Ospreys vs. Lander University, free
  • 2:30 p.m. Osprey Baseball vs. Presbyterian College, $3 non-students, $1 for youth and seniors.
  • 4 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Lander University at 4 p.m., free
  • 9 p.m. Homecoming dance will feature crowning of homecoming king and queen, Robinson Student Life Banquet Complex, free