Join the Concordia community in celebrating Homecoming and the induction of the 2019 members of the William C. Ackmann Athletic Hall of Fame!

CUW alumni are invited for a two-day celebration of fireworks, concerts, Freddy Fest tailgate, sporting events, and alumni social. Plus this year you can participate in the “CUW Alumni Decade Challenge” by checking in online at when you are attending one of the events. The winning decade participants will all be entered into a drawing to receive a gift certificate and have bragging rights of being the "CUW Alumni Decade" champions.


Friday, October 18th

6:00-8:00 p.m. Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

2019 inductees: Neil Bockelmann ’66 – Erin Henrich ’10 – Ryan Wietor ’05 – 2002/03 Men’s Soccer Team

7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs Benedictine

7:30 p.m. Pops Concert - Join us in the CUW campus Chapel of Christ Triumphant to hear Pop, Rock, Jazz, and Broadway classics from the University Band, Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble. (Tickets are $8 for adults and free for CUW students/faculty and children under 17)

9:00- 11:00 p.m. Homecoming Fireworks - Join us on the CUW Bluff

Saturday, October 19th

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Freddy Fest - Join us in the Catalyst Sports Training Center (located between Tomasini Stadium and Fitting Field) for food, lawn games, music, and fun! There is a $10 fee. Pre-register to ensure you receive a t-shirt.

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Study Abroad Alumni Reunion - Catalyst Sports Training Center. Did you Study Abroad while attending CUW? If so, stop by to say, "Hi" to old friends, see photos from the past trips, and watch the games together. Please indicate on the event registration that you plan to attend and we will email additional information.

1:00 p.m. Football vs Aurora (alumni receive wristband for free entry)

Alumni Basketball Game - following football game in the Field House

1:00 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs Illinois Tech

*Hall of Fame Soccer team will be introduced during halftime

1:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs Aurora

3:00-6:00 p.m. Highland House Social - All alumni are welcome to attend. Join us for food and drinks before heading back to the women’s soccer game and Chase Bryant concert.

3:30 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs Illinois Tech

8:00 p.m. Chase Bryant Concert - Todd Wehr Auditorium. Concert is open to CUW students, staff/faculty, and alumni. (Any one person may order 1 ticket and 2 guests tickets - tickets can only be purchased by CUW students, staff/faculty, and alumni. Seating is first come, first serve.) Click here to see Chase Bryant videos.

To purchase Chase Bryant Concert tickets click here


CUW Alumni, to register and/or pay for all Homecoming and Hall of Fame events except the Chase Bryant Concert, click here or on the button to the right.

Questions? Contact or 262-243-2008.