USC Football Weekenders

The USC Alumni Association invites you to join your fellow Trojans to cheer the 2017 Pac-12 Champions to victory on the road this season! Grab your cardinal-and-gold, pack your Trojan spirit and hit the road this fall for our 2018 Football Weekenders!

Activities and events will be hosted by the USC Alumni Association in partnership with local Alumni Clubs at all away games, so plan your road trip now!

Please note our packages do not include football tickets.  If you are looking for football tickets, please visit the USC Trojans football web page.

In partnership with the USC Alumni Association, local Alumni Clubs will host a variety of events and activities at each of our away game weekenders. Activities traditionally include:

  • Pep Rally with The Trojan Marching Band
  • Pub Crawls
  • Game Watches
  • Local attractions
  • Hotel Packages (see Texas tab for more information)
  • Tailgates

Please see the tabs for city specific activities and contacts.

Fight On!

USC vs. Stanford
September 8
Kickoff 5:30 pm

Join fellow Trojans in weekender festivities happening Wednesday through Saturday.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Rossier on the Road Reception

USC Rossier is coming back to San Francisco for the annual Rossier on the Road Reception.  Our event is open to all USC alumni in the Bay Area so spread the word and bring a friend. We hope to see on September 5th for drinks and appetizers.

Dean Karen Symms Gallagher will be attending the event this year and will provide an update that will include information about USC Rossier’s Centennial that will be celebrated during the 2018-19 school year.

Please note the event is on Wednesday rather than Thursday this year. Also, the location for the event is the same as past years, but the venue has a new name, the Table Top Tap House.

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00pm
Location:
Table Top Tap House (Formerly Jillian’s @ Metreon)
175 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Contact: Matt DeGrushe at 213-821-2670 or mdegrush@rossier.usc.edu.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

WEEKENDER CENTRAL

Visit us at Weekender Central located in our USCAA Host hotel, the Westin St. Francis Hotel.  This is where you can pick-up your game and tailgate ticket as well as your roundtrip bus passes.

Time: 10:00 – 7:00pm
Location: The Westin St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco

Want to grab last minute Trojan gear for the game? Visit the official USC Bookstore located in Weekender Central.
Need a hotel room? Take advantage of our Alumni Courtesy Room Block by clicking here.

 

USC Marshall Dean’s Reception

Join USC Marshall and USC Leventhal alumni, students, parents, and friends for an exclusive reception during the USC vs. Stanford 2018 Football Weekender.

Network with fellow Trojans from across the country, meet Dean Jim Ellis and Dean William Holder and hear updates on the USC Marshall School of Business and USC Leventhal School of Accounting.

Please note registration is open to USC Marshall and USC Leventhal alumni only.

Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: 
The Biada Lounge at Sens Restaurant
4 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111

Contact: Tiffany Meriwether at 213-740-7262, or tiffanmy@marshall.usc.edu.

 

Pre-Rally Meet and Greet

Meet your fellow Bay Area Trojans for a meet and greet before the pep rally.  At 6:30, head over to Union Square to catch the official Trojan Marching Band’s annual Pre-Game Pep Rally.

Time: 5:00 pm –  6:30 pm
Location: HOTEL ZEPPELIN, 545 Post Street, San Francisco

Organized in partnership by the USC Bay Area Regional Alumni Clubs and Groups. This event is no host bar.

 

Official Trojan Marching Band Pep Rally

Bring the Family for this Weekender Tradition as the Trojans take over Union Square at this annual Pep Rally.

Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Union Square– 333 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108

 

Post-Rally Friday Night Reception

Join the USC Alumni Association and the USC Bay Area Regional Clubs for a post-rally cocktail reception.  Spend a fun-filled evening with fellow Trojans enjoying appetizers, cocktails and games!

Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: RAMBLER at the HOTEL ZEPPELIN, 545 Post Street, San Francisco

Ticket Information: 

• $30 early bird (Through August 7th)
• $35 General tickets (August 8th – September 6th)
• $40 at the door

Click here to purchase tickets.

Hosted by the USC Bay Area Regional Alumni Clubs and Groups

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

WEEKENDER CENTRAL

Pick-up your game and tailgate tickets as well as your roundtrip bus passes.

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Westin St. Francis Hotel, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco

**Please note, all bus passes MUST be picked up at Weekender Central.  Any Tailgate or Game tickets not picked up at Weekender Central may be picked up at the Check-In table at the Official USCAA Pre-Game Tailgate.

 

Bus Transportation

The USC Alumni Association is pleased to provide roundtrip bus transportation to and from Palo Alto.  Space is limited so reserve your seat today!

Bus Departure Time: approximately 12:00 pm
Location: Buses will load on Post Street, along the north side of The Westin St. Francis.
Return Time: Buses will depart for The Westin St. Francis 30 minutes after the conclusion of the game.

Cost: $60 per person

Click here to purchase Bus Passes.

 

Official USC Alumni Association Pre-Game Tailgate

Before the Trojans take the field, enjoy a tailgate buffet, drinks and the Trojan Marching Band at the official USCAA pre-game tailgate.

Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Tailgate closes 30 minutes prior to kickoff)
Location: Koret Plaza, Stanford University Campus, Corner of Campus Drive and Galvez Streets

Ticket Information:

• Pre-Purchase: $75 Adults/$30 Children (5-­‐11)
• Walk-Up: $100 Adults/$45 Children (5-11)
• Free for children 4 and under

Click here to purchase Tailgate tickets.

 

Football Tickets
Looking for football tickets to the Stanford game? Help support scholarships by purchasing tickets from one of our three Northern California clubs. Each club has a block of seats in the USC section of the stadium, so you will be sure to be seated with your fellow Trojans. Please visit the links below to purchase tickets from a club of your choice:

USC ALUMNI CLUB OF SILICON VALLEY

USC ALUMNI CLUB OF THE EAST BAY AREA

USC ALUMNI CLUB OF SAN FRANCISCO

Accommodations
Looking for a hotel room? Check out our alumni hotel discounts. If you would like to stay at the Westin St. Francis click here.

USC vs. Texas

September 15

7:00 pm Central  (5:00 pm Pacific)

Pack your Trojan spirit and join us in Austin as the Men of Troy take on the Texas Longhorns.  Make the most of your time in Texas by meeting up with fellow Trojans at the official USC Alumni Association pre-game tailgate or enjoying a post-game Sunday brunch.

See below for details on Weekender Packages.  Click here for more details on a welcome reception and brunch hosted in partnership with the USC Alumni Association and USC Alumni Club of Austin.

TAILGATE ONLY

Adult and Child tickets for the USC Alumni Association Pre-Game Tailgate are available here.

 

USC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WEEKENDER PACKAGES

Before the Trojans take the field, enjoy a tailgate buffet, drinks and the Trojan Marching Band at the official USCAA pre-game tailgate.

Below you will find details regarding this Alumni Association tradition.
Please note: our packages do not include football tickets.  If you are looking for football tickets, please visit the USC Trojans football web page.

Packages include the following:

  • 2-night hotel stay for one to four guests at our host hotel, the Westin, Downtown Austin
    • Hotel reservations are for: Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15, with an opportunity to reserve additional rooms nights Thursday and Sunday, pending availability.
  • Admittance to an exclusive Friday Night private party at the Bullock Texas State Museum (5:30 – 7:30 pm subject to change)
  • Tickets to the official USC Alumni Association Pre-Game Tailgate.
  • Round-trip bus transportation to/from the USC Alumni Association Pre-Game Tailgate. Buses will pick-up and drop-off at The Westin.
  • Tailgate performance by The USC Trojan Marching Band
  • Package holder gift for each attendee

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The USC Alumni Association has secured a limited block of hotel rooms at the Westin Austin Downtown, right in the heart of Downtown Austin.
Click here to take advantage of our special USCAA rate and make your reservation today!

 

**Airfare is not included in any Weekender Packages.
**Cancellations received 60-90 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of 10% of the entire cost of the trip per person; 30-59 days (July 16th) 50% of the trip cost per person.
No refunds after August 15, 2018.

USC vs. Texas

September 15

7:00 pm Central  (5:00 pm Pacific)

 

USC ASSOCIATES WEEKENDER PACKAGES – SOLD OUT

Unfortunately, the USC Associates Weekender Packages are currently sold out.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets for the Associates picnic only, please contact the USC Associates Office at (213) 740-8722.

USC vs. Arizona
September 29
Kickoff TBD

Join fellow Trojans in weekender festivities hosted by the local Alumni Club.

Tailgate

Time: 3 1/2 hours before kickoff
Location:  
Marriott Tucson University Park
880 East Second Street
Tucson, Arizona 85719

Cost:

  • $50 per adult/$30 per child (5-11)/Free for children 4 and under
  • Late Registration (After September 16th) $75 per adult/$45 per child (5-11)/Free for children 4 and under

 

Click here for more event details and to purchase tickets to the Official Pre-Game Tailgate.

 

Accommodations
Looking for a hotel room? Book a room at our host hotel – Marriott Tucson University Park (Location of the Tailgate), or check out our host hotel for alumni discounts.

USC vs. Utah

October 20

Kickoff TBD

 

Join fellow Trojans in weekender festivities hosted by the local Alumni Club.

 

Saturday, October 20 – Tailgate & Football Game (time and location TBA)

September 29
Kickoff TBD

Join fellow Trojans in weekender festivities hosted by the local Alumni Club.

Tailgate

Time: 3 1/2 hours before kickoff
Location:  
University of Utah Alumni House
155 Central Campu Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

Cost:

  • $115-includes food and beverages

Click here for more event details.

Looking for a hotel? Click here for Trojan Hotel Discounts.

USC vs. Oregon State
November 3
Kickoff TBD

Join fellow Trojans in weekender festivities hosted by the local Alumni Club.

Tailgate

Time: 3 1/2 hours prior kick-off
Location:
Courtyard Marriott
400 SW 1st Street
Corvallis, OR 97333

Cost 
$ 40 per adult / $20 per child (5 – 11) / Children under 5 complimentary
$ 60 per adult / $40 per child (5 -11)

(Online registration will close on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at noon PST.)

Click here for more event details.

Accommodations
Looking for a hotel room? Check out our host hotel for alumni discounts as well as these other hotels; Courtyard Marriott (Location of the Tailgate), Holiday Inn Express, and Hilton Garden Inn.