What was your most meaningful Homecoming memory this year? From the free food to the school spirit, here's a look at Homecoming 2021.
By the Numbers
208 students participated in window painting
1,798 burgers and dogs eaten at the President’s BBQ
- 15 offices decorated
- 10 students selected for Homecoming Royalty Court
- 622 Rebel Variety Show attendees with 10 student acts and 20 hours of auditions, rehearsals and performances
- 5,000+ wristbands distributed, 22 college and office booths, and 82 vaccines at the Rebel Homecoming Festival
- 26 cart floats, the Star of Nevada Marching Band, and 1 fire truck in the Scarlet and Grey Homecoming Parade
- 2 Rebel touchdowns at the Homecoming Football Game
- 20 alumni and community members honored at the Alumni Awards Dinner
- Thousands of priceless memories and photo opportunities
Fifteen offices across UNLV, including the Shadow Lane Campus, displayed UNLV pride during the 2021 Office Decoration Competition as a part of Rebel Homecoming 2021. The contest was sponsored by the Rebel Events Board.
First Place (Tie): School of Nursing
School of Nursing’s winning decorations used a “Nurse Avengers2: Rebels Return” theme complete with a movie viewing room and player cards highlighting student and faculty heroes and their powers and abilities.
First Place (Tie): Division of Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement
The Division of Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement’s winning decorations transformed the Foundation Building into a stadium complete with a ticket office, tailgating area, football field, and fan quotes highlighting UNLV students and alumni.
College of Sciences went back to the 1970s with a “Star Wars” theme and Integrated Graphic Services celebrated the 1990s with a “Friends” theme. Financial Aid & Scholarships featured a Hall of Fame while the office of Admissions celebrated UNLV’s 1990 Division I championship win.
Rebel Variety Show
Solo artist: CR Carlos Ramírez-Valenzuela
Group act: Greeks n’ Freaks
Watch the competition for musical performances, skits, and more from our teams.
Homecoming Team Competition
"Freaks and Geeks" Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Tau Omega, Tau Kappa Alpha
Most Spirited Rebel: Adia Smith
Royalty: Justice Williams and Ryder Hankins
What a week
Missed any of our signature events? Ready to re-live your favorite moments? Check out the 2021 event recap.