No other UCLA tradition generates as much fanfare, nostalgia and excitement as the Beat 'SC Bonfire and Rally. Held the week leading up to the UCLA-USC football game, this celebration embodies not only the rivalry, but also the tremendous spirit of UCLA students, the loyalty of fans and the love of generations of UCLA alumni.
Before the big game on Nov. 30, celebrate being a Bruin at the ultimate spirit event!
Tuesday, Nov. 26
Signature A Cappella
Rally and Bonfire
Emcee: Wayne Cook ’96
UCLA Baseball Team NCAA Championship #109 Tribute
Coach Jim Mora
UCLA Football Team
UCLA Spirit Squad and UCLA Marching Band
"8-Clap Heard Around the World" Video
Traditional Lighting of the Bonfire
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Get-The-Red-Out Blood Drive
Viewpoint Lounge, A Level, Ackerman Student Union
First 100 donors receive a Beat ’SC T-shirt. Make an appointment.
Noon, Bruin Plaza
Kick off the day’s fun activities with exciting student performances during lunch.
6 p.m., Wilson Plaza
Get-The-Red-Out T-shirt Exchange
Donate a piece of red clothing and get a limited-edition Beat ’SC T-shirt. Limit one shirt per person for the first 500 students. (No used underwear or socks please.) T-shirts sponsored by University Credit Union.
Alumni VIP Pass
This event would not be possible without the support of UCLA alumni. A special section in front of the stage is reserved exclusively for alumni and their guests. Print and bring your exclusive Alumni VIP Pass for premier seating at the event.
Support Special Olympics and represent UCLA in the
We Run the City 5K on Nov. 24.
Parking and Directions
Wilson Plaza can be found at the bottom of Janss Steps in between the Glorya Kaufman building and the Student Activities Center. Parking is $11 or pay-by-space in Lot 4. See map »