Houston Alumni Club

Upcoming Events:

BBQ Kick-Off of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Friday, February 22, 2019 | 5–11 p.m.

NRG Park | 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054

Houston Blue Hens get ready for BBQ and music! It’s time for the annual BBQ Kick-Off at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Join fellow UD alumni at the LoneStar Cowboy Cookers tent at NRG Park for all-you-can eat food and drink—including award-winning BBQ—live music and dancing, while you mingle with fellow Blue Hens and Texans. Bring your cowboy boots and big appetite!

Tickets will go fast so get yours today! Tent location and instructions for how to obtain your pass will be emailed prior to the event.

Cost: $42; limit of four tickets per pary. $10 of every registration will support the Delaware Fund, directly benefiting students in need.

Note: The cost of parking is not covered with registration. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Refund deadline: February 15 at 4 p.m.

Registration deadline: February 19 at 4 p.m.

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There are no additional events scheduled at this time; however we are busy planning more (see below for the list of our past events)!

If you have an idea for a great networking, social or sporting event or service project, please contact Sean Oakes.


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Get Involved

We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! We’ll promote them with Blue Hens in the area. If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:

President, Open
Vice President, Kyle Niblo, BE09
Special Events Chair, Colleen O'Connor, HS11
Young Alumni Chair, Michael Kelly, EG12
Communication Chair, Danielle Cooper, EG06
Treasurer, Paul Brenzel, EG08
Member, Mary Paolantonio-Adler, BE10


Past Events Include:

Sushi Making Class
Houston Holiday Wine Night
Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Baseball Game
Tour of Saint Arnold Brewing Company
I Heart UD Giving Day Happy Hour
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo BBQ Kick Off
Welcome Reception for UD President
UD at the Houston Rodeo
Houston Brewery Tour & Games
Blue Hen Happy Hour in Spring, Texas
Breakfast with Houston Blue Hens
Houston Alumni Baseball: Red Sox @ Astros
Happy Hour at Royal Oak Bar & Grill, Houston


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