Traditions Rally 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018
5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
McLane Stadium South Plaza

Traditions Rally is a free, community-wide celebration held each year before the Bears kick off their first home game.  The Traditions Rally includes a Baylor football pep rally with the Golden Wave Marching Band, spirit squads, Coach Rhule and members of the Bears 2018 football team, and a concert to close out the celebration.


Schedule of Events

5:30 p.m. - Food Trucks Open
5:30 p.m. - Tailgate
5:30 p.m. - Student Entertainment Zone
5:30 p.m. - Student Tailgate (Baylor students only/ID required)
7 p.m. - Pep Rally
8:15 p.m. - Seth Ennis in Concert

Passing the Torch

At the heart of Traditions Rally are numerous spirit traditions. Each fall, on the night before the home football opener, returning students gather along with new students to celebrate Baylor's rich heritage and athletic and spirit traditions. It is on this night that the torch is officially passed to new students as bearers of the Baylor spirit and legacy.  To honor this transition of one class to another, all students are encouraged to wear their Baylor Line jerseys to Traditions Rally.

Browse Baylor's gameday traditions, and be ready to Sic 'em!

Seth Ennis In Concert

This year’s concert will feature up-and-coming Nashville singer-songwriter Seth Ennis, whose songs “Woke Up in Nashville” and “Look at You” have hit 30 million and 20 million Spotify streams respectively. Ennis won a battle of the bands competition in Nashville, securing a coveted performance spot at the CMA Music Festival. He caught the ear of one of the competition’s judges, producer Corey Crowder, and eventually landed a record deal with Sony Music Nashville. Crowder is now in the studio with Ennis, co-producing Seth’s debut album. Ennis’ latest song, “Call Your Mama” featuring Little Big Town, is available now on Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music and iTunes.

Traditions Rally Tailgate

 Sponsored by Baylor IFC, will open at 5:30pm for all students! Be sure to bring your student ID to get free food!

The Student Entertainment Zone

Will be open at 5:30pm and will include an obstacle course, games, a rock climbing wall, and much more!

We are starting a new Tradition! "Leave Your Mark."

Be sure to stop by the Baylor Line Tunnel and sign your name on the yellow stripe if you are a freshman or senior!"