Houston Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo BBQ Kick Off

Friday, February 23
5:00 – 11:00 p.m.

NRG Park  |  1 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054

Cost: $32; plus $15 entrance to the rodeo grounds (not included in tent ticket)

It's the event all Houstonians and BBQ-lovers look forward to all year long: the annual rodeo BBQ Kick Off! Join Houston area Blue Hens at the LoneStar Cowboy Cookers tent at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Enjoy award-winning BBQ, live music and dancing while you meet, mingle and celebrate the Lone Star State. Shine your cowboy boots and come hungry!

Tent location and how to obtain your tent pass will be emailed to you prior to the event day.

Public Transportation: METRORail Red Line stops at Stadium Park/Astrodome.

Thanks to the UDAA for their generous support of this event!

This event is open to Blue Hens and friends age 21 and older.

Registration closes February 21, 2018. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

Want to see more of YOUR Blue Hens at this event? Help us spread the word!

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


Get Involved

Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in the area? 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, Mary Paolantonio-Adler, BE10
Vice President, Heather Danysh, AS05
Special Events Chair, Eric Mei, EG96
Young Alumni Chair, Lizzie DeLacy, HS15
Communication Chair, Danielle Cooper, EG06
Treasurer, Open
Member, Brian Danysh, AS93, PHD10


Past events have included:

  • 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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