Athletic Events

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

Homecoming Kickoff Luncheon with Head Football Coach Landon Fox
A Celebration of 100 years of Crusader Football and the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Conference Championship

Christopher Center, Community Room

Registration required. $15 per person.

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Crusader Kick-Off BBQ

Sponsored by the University Programming Council

Join University Programming Council on the Harre Union West Lawn for music, food trucks, and the Homecoming Court.

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

6–8 p.m.

$15 per person.

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019

6th Annual Dance Marathon FT5K Fun Run

Christopher Center, Community Room

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019

$10 registration fee

8–9 a.m.

Robotic Football

Alumni of the Valpo robotic football teams compete against current members in a hard-hitting, motor-burning, adrenaline-pumping robotic football game.

Athletics-Recreation Center, Hilltop Gym

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019

10–11 a.m.

Football Game: Crusaders vs. University of Charleston

Brown Field

1 p.m.

$10 per person.


Saturday, September 28, 2019

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Valpo Organizations on Crusader Alley this year include:

  • The Valparaiso University Alumni Association – Family Fun Activities
  • The Cresset Literary Magazine
  • College of Nursing and Healthcare Professions
  • Crusader Football Reunion (1967–1974)
  • Crusader Men’s Basketball Reunion
  • Crusader Women’s Basketball Reunion
  • Delta Sigma Pi Tailgate
  • South Shore Ovenworks is a mobile wood-fired pizzeria created by Jim Chaddock, local Northwest Indiana food truck pioneer and pizzaiolo chef at Eataly, Chicago. All of their pizzas are made fresh to order using their handmade, hand stretched pizza dough, baking in about 90 seconds in their 900-degree wood-fired oven featuring the best quality imported Italian ingredients and locally grown produce wherever possible. There is an additional truck for beer and wine.
  • Phi Delta Theta 100th Anniversary
  • 50th Reunion Tent – Join your classmates to reminisce and play Valpo Trivial Pursuit! Enjoy food and beverages from our International Food Bazaar or food and beer trucks. Reservations required. $5 fee for light refreshments.
  • International Food Bazaar – Come try the world! Authentic homemade food prepared by our international students. Bring cash!

$1 for one ticket = one taste or $5 for six tickets = six tastes, cash payments accepted on site

  • Recreational Sports
  • Sigma Tau Gamma Reunion
  • University Programming Council (Union Board)  
  • Valparaiso University Graduate School
  • Valparaiso University Guild — Spin it to win it!