Cortaca Week kicks off on Nov. 11

Cortaca Week kicks off on Nov. 11

11/08/2019 

As you probably know, the 61st annual meeting between SUNY Cortland and Ithaca College’s football teams will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., home to the NFL’s Giants and Jets. Kickoff is 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16.

It will truly be “The Biggest Little Game in the Nation.”

This year’s Cortaca Jug game is on pace to set a new record for attendance at a Division III sporting event. More than 42,000 tickets have already been sold. It will break the mark of the 37,355 fans who attended a football game between the University of St. Thomas and St. John’s University at Target Field in Minneapolis in 2017.

And those who can’t make it to New Jersey for the game can still be part of Cortaca Jug 2019. SUNY Cortland’s Cortaca Jug celebrations extend far beyond the football field, with remote viewing options and an entire week of fun-filled events on campus that kicks off on Monday, Nov. 11.

The game will be broadcast online on Ithaca College’s student station ICTV. A radio broadcast may be heard locally on 91.7 FM or via the WICB-FM website.

Watch parties will be held in Cortland, Watertown, N.Y. and Denver, Colorado. Learn more about those gatherings at RedDragonNetwork.org.

Below is the schedule for Cortaca Jug Week 2019:

Monday, Nov. 11

Lose the Blues T-shirt giveaway, 4 p.m., Lynne Parks ’68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House

  • Students can trade in an article of blue clothing to receive an official 2019 Cortaca Jug T-shirt. Shirts are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 12

CortaCART, 2 to 6 p.m., Student Life Center

  • Students will be able to experience a simulation of the effects of high-risk drinking and drug use while navigating an obstacle course. Participants are eligible for prizes and giveaways.

Lose the Blues T-shirt giveaway, 2 p.m., Student Life Center lobby

  • Students can trade in an article of blue clothing to receive an official 2019 Cortaca Jug T-shirt. Shirts are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Wellness Wednesday, “Party Smart Before Cortaca,” noon to 3 p.m., Student Life Center lobby

  • Learn more about how to party smart with health promotion interns and staff from the office of Substance Abuse Prevention and Education. There will be refreshments and giveaways.

Lose the Blues T-shirt giveaway, noon, Brockway Hall, Margaret A. “Peggy” Curry ’52 main lobby

  • Students can trade in an article of blue clothing to receive an official 2019 Cortaca Jug T-shirt. Shirts are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Thursday, Nov. 14

“The Art of Criminalization: A Lecture with Yusef Salaam,” 7:30 p.m., Old Main Brown Auditorium

  • Salaam, one of five teenagers falsely accused and imprisoned for an assault case in 1989 and known as the Central Park Five, will speak on race, criminal justice and his personal story. The event is free and open to the public.

Minute To Win It game show, 9 p.m., Corey Union Function Room

  • Hang out with friends, play a game and win prizes!

 

Friday, Nov. 15

Men’s ice hockey vs. SUNY Geneseo, 7 p.m., Park Center Alumni Arena

  • The Red Dragons skate against the Knights in an important early-season SUNYAC contest.

“Head Over Heels,” 7:30 p.m., Dowd Fine Arts Center Lab Theatre

  • The musical comedy features an inspiring story of inclusion and the music of the Go-Go’s. Tickets are available at Cortland.edu/boxoffice.

Cortaca Mug, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Interfaith Center

  • An alcohol and drug-free event, Cortaca Mug features games, crafts, prizes, food and more.

 

Saturday, Nov. 16

The 61st Cortaca Jug game vs. Ithaca College, 1 p.m., MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.

  • Check out the “Biggest little game in the nation” on its biggest stage yet: the home of the NFL’s Giants and Jets. Tickets are available at CortacaJug.com.

Cortaca Jug viewing party, 1 p.m., Corey Union Function Room

  • If you are on campus and still want to follow the game, watch it live on the big screen in Corey Union.

“Head Over Heels,” 7:30 p.m., Dowd Fine Arts Center Lab Theatre

  • The musical comedy features an inspiring story of inclusion and the music of the Go-Go’s. Tickets are available at Cortland.edu/boxoffice.

Cortaca Novelty Night, 8 p.m., Corey Union Function Room

  • Design your own bumper sticker or PopSocket and plant a lucky bamboo.

 

Sunday, Nov. 17

Cortaca Clean-Up, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., downtown Cortland

  • Meet outside of Brix Pubaria on 60 Main St. to collect trash bags and spend a few hours helping to beautify downtown Cortland with friends and members of the community.

“Head Over Heels,” 2 p.m., Dowd Fine Arts Center Lab Theatre

  • The musical comedy features an inspiring story of inclusion and the music of the Go-Go’s. Tickets are available at Cortland.edu/boxoffice.

 

Learn more about the game at Cortland.edu/cortaca.


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