Big Red Mania

Big Red Mania

Big Red Mania is here! Join us Saturday, February 26 through Thursday, March 3 for week packed full of your favorite Cardinal traditions. Plus, we've got some new events lined up that you're guaranteed to love. Join us for free food, fun games, Cardinal Basketball, and more!


Big Red Mania Kickoff!

"Red Out" Cardinals Basketball Games - Free T-Shirts! - Montagne Center

2 pm - Women vs Houston Baptist

4:30 pm - Men vs Houston Baptist


Cardinals Baseball & Softball

11 am - Cardinals Baseball vs Fairfield - Vincent Beck Stadium

11 am - Cardinals Softball vs Illinois - LU Softball Complex

4 pm - Cardinals Softball vs Tulsa - LU Softball Complex


Arts & Crafts Throwback - Tie Dye, Wax Hands, and More!

2 pm-4 pm - Student Org Annex

Stop by and make your own craft! Choose from Tie Dye, Wax Hand, or Spin Art Frisbees. Make it your own and take it home!

Students vs Faculty Basketball Showdown

5:30 pm - McDonald Gym

Who has what it takes? Will the students or staff win? Enjoy a fun and competitive basketball game while jamming out to DJ Fresh.


Mardi Gras Party - Free King Cake & Party Masks!

11 am-1 pm - Student Org Annex

Mardi Gras is here! Decorate your own Mardi Gras mask, enjoy some king cake, get your party beads, and dance the afternoon away to Zydeco and Cajun music.

Throwback Time Machine Dance Party

6 pm - Dining Hall Lawn (McDonald Gym if raining)

The craziest video dance party this side of the 21st Century. You’ll be transported back in time by our resident spinner as he drops the biggest tracks and the most memorable pop videos from the past five decades. Blending some insane DJ skills with original video, a huge dose of on-stage audience interaction, dance-offs, stage-props galore and the odd impromptu communal karaoke session (complete with words on the screens for the forgetful!) the Throwback Time Machine delivers a night like no other!


Laser Tag

11 am-3 pm - Rec Center

Will you be the winner? Challenge your friends in a game of laser tag in-between classes.

Food Fest

12 pm-2 pm - Dining Hall Lawn

Here's your new lunch plan! Celebrate and support our diverse student organizations at Food Fest! We'll have a variety of scrumptious foods that will be offered at very reasonable prices.

Cardinals Basketball - Montagne Center

7 pm - Women vs Nicholls State


Free Throw Competition

11 am-1 pm - Rec Center Lawn

It's a prize shoot-out! Stop by and practice your free throws in between class. If you make them all you could win!

Lecture Featuring Angela Blanchard

2:20 pm-3:40 pm - Landes Auditorium

Cardinals Basketball - Montagne Center

7 pm - Men vs Nicholls State