Beat 'SC Bonfire and Rally 2012

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. 17, celebrate being a Bruin at the ultimate spirit event!

Thursday, Nov. 15
Wilson Plaza
5:30 p.m.

Bruin Olympian Tribute »

Coach Jim Mora and the UCLA Football Team »

Lighting the Bonfire »

Beat ‘SC on Facebook »


Beat ’SC Car Smash

5:30 p.m.
Student Performances

Bruin Harmony
NSU Modern
Random Voices
Samahang Modern
Kyodo Taiko

6 p.m.
Rally and Bonfire

UCLA Spirit Squad
UCLA Marching Band
Bruin Olympian Tribute
     Featuring: Rafer Johnson ᾿59, Adam Krikorian,
     John Speraw ᾿95, Danusia Francis, Chelsea Stewart amd Sydney Leroux
New 8-Clap Heard Around the World Video
Coach Jim Mora and the UCLA Football Team
Traditional Lighting of the Bonfire

More performers and speakers to be announced!

7 p.m.
Doors open for Pauley Pavilion

8 p.m.
UCLA vs. James Madison Men’s Basketball Game

For Students

5 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 700 students. (No used underwear or socks please.) T-shirts sponsored by University Credit Union.

For Alumni

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.

Print Your VIP Pass »

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 »

Game Tickets
To order, call (310) UCLA-WIN (825-2946) or go to

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