125th Homecoming (Oct. 2023)

(Updated 10/11/23) This year marks 125 years of Phi Kappa Sigma at the University of Maine. You are invited to celebrate our chapter’s historic anniversary at Homecoming, which will be held Oct. 13-15, 2023. Below you will find a schedule of events, information on how to obtain tickets to the dinner banquet and football game, and information on how to reserve a hotel room.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 13

5:30 - 7:30 PM: 125th Anniversary Dinner Banquet
Join alumni, undergraduates, and guests for appetizers, dinner, and a cash bar while we celebrate 125 years of Phi Kap at UMaine. Alumni from each decade from the 1950s to present will speak briefly about their time at the house. Dinner includes Mediterranean chicken, beef tips, vegetable napoleon, green beans, mashed potatoes, and a tossed salad. Drinks and desert also available.
Location: Black Bear Inn, 4 Godfrey Dr, Orono, ME
$20 for Voting Members, $30 for all other alumni and guests (must purchase by Sep. 28)
Buy Ticket(s): The deadline (Sep. 28) has passed to purchase tickets. If you did not get a ticket and wish to attend, please email us at [email protected] to see if any vacancies have occured.

8 - 10 PM: Live Band (12/OC) at Kanu (***CONFIRMED!***)
Thanks to alumnus Dennis Shea '84, one of New England's fastest growing bands (12/OC) will be performing at a local night club for Phi Kaps (and the public) to enjoy!
Location: Kanu Night Club, 283 Main St., Old Town
Cost: N/A
Buy Ticket(s): N/A

Saturday, October 14

9:15 - 10 AM: Light Breakfast & Skullumni Annual Meeting
Join alumni, undergraduates, and guests for a light breakfast while Skullumni conducts its annual business meeting. At this meeting, alumni will hear updates from the Alumni Chapter and Undergraduate Chapter, and vote on Skullumni's annual budget.
Location: ***NEW - Acadia Room, Black Bear Inn (4 Godfrey Dr, Orono) ***
Cost: N/A
Buy Ticket(s): N/A

10 AM - 1 PM: Tailgating at the Football Game
Alumni and guests will pre-game with drinks and shenanigans leading up to the annual Homecoming football game.
Location: Morse Field Parking Lot *** NEW - Since the undergraduates cannot formally organize events, tailgating may not happen. A group of alumni may organize on their own ***
Cost: N/A
Buy Ticket(s): N/A

1 - 4 PM: Group Seats at Football Game (UMaine v LIU)
Alumni and guests will enjoy seats in Sec F on the 50 yard line as the Black Bears take on the Sharks of Long Island University. Tickets purchased through Skullumni are cheaper than if purchased day of at the gates and are in a better location. Tickets are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. *** NEW - Pick up tickets in the Acadia Room at the Black Bear Inn during Skullumni's Annual Meeting, NOT at the Chapter House. ***
Location: Alfond Stadium
Cost: $5 for Voting Members, $15 for all other alumni and guests
Buy Ticket(s): Visit our event page on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-homecoming-football-game-umaine-v-liu-tickets-699276293217?aff=oddtdtcreator

Reserve a Hotel Room(s)

Unfortunately, the deadline has passed to reserve one of the rooms booked by Skullumni at a special rate for alumni. Although hotel rooms in the Orono and Bangor area are scarce for Homecoming weekend, some may still be available so check with individual hotels or use your preferred online booking company.

For more information, please contact us at [email protected] or call Skullumni President Scott Morelli '99 at 207-624-1376. We look forward to seeing you in Orono in October!

October 13, 2023 at 5:00pm - October 15, 2023
Phi Kappa Sigma
89 College Ave
Orono, ME 04473
United States
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