2023 Alumni Homecoming

Join us on Friday, September 29th as our Padua Bruins take on the Lake Catholic Cougars at Padua Stadium. Come HOME and celebrate with us! Visit the Alumni Registration Tent outside of the stadium to check in. Alumni activities start at 5pm followed by kickoff at 7pm.

All alumni and guests will receive complimentary tickets. Pick up your ticket at the registration tent located outside the stadium gate. Grade school students (K-8) and younger are always admitted FREE. (There is no need to register this age group.)
Click here to register.

Alumni Giveaway
The first 250 alumni who visit the Alumni Registration Tent outside the stadium gates will receive a mini football.

Bruin Shop
The Bruin Shop will be open from 5pm – 8:30pm in the Main Lobby. Padua gear and other items for the entire family will be available.

Alumni Photo Area
Take photos with family and friends in the Alumni Homecoming photo area in the Main Lobby. Be sure to post, tag and share your pictures on FacebookTwitter and Instagram #PaduaHomecoming2023.

Kids Face Painting
Complimentary face painting will be available for children of all ages. Face painting will be located inside the stadium near the alumni tents from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Food Trucks
Enjoy a meal from Barrio and Cocky’s Bagels food trucks from 5pm – 8pm. The food trucks will accept cash or credit. Bottled water, soda and juice boxes will be provided in each tent on a first-come, first-served basis.

Special Appearance From Bruno
Bruno will stop by the Alumni Tents around 6pm to say hello and take photos with alumni and their families.

Marching Band Alumni Invited to Perform
Marching Band alumni are invited to perform during the pre-game to play the Fight Song, Alma Mater and National Anthem, as well as the final song of our halftime show. In the 3rd quarter, join us for snacks and refreshments, followed by assembling in the stands. At the start of the 4th quarter, play a few Padua cheers and tunes.

Click here to register to perform. Registration will close on September 27th. Music and routines will be sent out shortly after registration.

Pre-Game Ceremony
6:45pm: Athletic Hall of Fame 2023 inductees will be honored during a pre-game ceremony on the football field.
Click here to read about our Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees.

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Hartman ’96, director of alumni & constituent relations, at shartman@paduafranciscan.net or 440-845-8224.