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Blizzard of Dons


Homecoming 2023

Welcome to the


February 13–18

Mastodon sports that ice our opponents. Fun and competitive games and events to give students a shiver of excitement. Cool giveaways galore. Do you get our drift? That’s right—it’s time for Blizzard of Dons, the chilling, campus-wide celebration of Homecoming 2023. There’s something for everyone—students, fans, alumni, our campus community—including the big game on Friday, February 17, when the men’s basketball team takes to the floor against Northern Kentucky.


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Live the legacy.

Whether it’s your first or final homecoming, the memories made will be frozen in time.
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Mastodon Fans

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Feel the Rumble.

Support your Dons and experience some great college sports? Sounds like a plan.
Check the Schedule


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Calling all Dons.

It’s time to come home to rejoin the Herd—for a few wintry, fun-filled nights.
Answer the Call
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The blowout before the big game.

Join the Herd at the Memorial Coliseum Conference Center on Friday, February 17, at 5 p.m. for the pregame bash:

  • Shuttle from the front of the Gates Sports Center, beginning at 4:45 p.m.
  • DJ, pep rally, and singing the Purdue Fort Wayne fight song
  • Food voucher (first 250 students)
  • Beverages, including bar
  • Mastodon gear for purchase
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The Big Game

Experience Blizzard of Dons.

Ned Stark was right—winter is coming. It’s scheduled for Friday, February 17, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Coliseum. The Blizzard of Dons’ power will be unleashed when the men’s basketball team takes on Northern Kentucky.

Tickets for the big game are on sale now at