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Join us Oct. 27-29, 2023

University of Idaho and Student Alumni Relations Board (SArb) are excited to have our Vandal families on campus. SArb is a student organization that partners with campus and community groups to offer events and programming that encourages students to have a positive and full university experience.

Schedule of Events

Friday, Oct. 27

3:30 – 5 p.m. Tradition Keepers
Share University of Idaho traditions with your family! Pick up a Tradition Keeper checklist outside the VandalStore and begin your walk around campus. Take pictures of all the checklist items you complete. Complete 15 to receive a pin and 30 to receive a medallion. At graduation you can wear your Tradition Keeper pin or medallion with pride. This event is free.

5 – 8 p.m. Beer & Cider Tasting
Come sample some Beer and Ciders with your students at the Best Western University Inn. Everyone is welcome to attend, water and soda will also be available. Appetizers included with ticket. Cost: $25 per person 21+, $10 per person for non-drinkers.

Saturday, Oct. 28

10 a.m. Cornhole Tournament
The tournament is single elimination and will be held close to the Vandal Tailgate location, where food trucks and beverages are available! Get bragging rights for the entire year! Cost: $10 per team.

11 a.m. Tailgate/Vandal Village Opens
The official Vandal Tailgate is located right in front of the new ICCU Arena. There is food by local vendors, music, performances, a visit by the Sound of Idaho Marching Band and Vandal Spirit Squad, giveaways, games for kids and more! Vandal Tailgate opens two hours prior to kickoff. Stop by and get your complimentary tailgate cup. This event is free, family-friendly and open to all.

1 p.m. Vandal Football vs. Montana State
Get your game day tickets through the Vandal Ticket Office.

5:30 p.m. Dinner in Alumni Club Room
We will have dinner you can take with you, or you can chill and enjoy on site with game boards and other activities. Cost: $20 per person.

Save the Date  

You won’t want to miss out on these future Parent and Family Weekends:

  • April 13-14, 2024
  • Oct. 25-27, 2024
  • April 11-12, 2025
  • April 10-11, 2026
  • April 9-10, 2027
  • April 7-8, 2028

For questions or comments, contact or 208-885-6154.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119


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