University at Albany - State University of New York

Fast break to the Ferocious Feast and Big Purple Growl! Come join us at this annual tradition now in its 16th year. Celebrate the biggest indoor tailgate party in town with food, fun and entertainment. Wear your purple and gold, show your pride and catch some exciting basketball action as the UAlbany Danes women's and men's teams tip off against the Stony Brook Seawolves.

Food, Fun and Fellowship at the Ferocious Feast

  • 4-7 p.m. at the University Gym
  • FREE Big Purple Growl T-shirts
  • Great food featuring barbecue pulled pork, grilled chicken breast, pasta with penne a la vodka and more. Drink and dessert included. Cash bar available. 
  • Includes entertainment, prizes and games, featuring the Puppy Pound for children
  • Attend the Feast for a chance to win $1000 in the SEFCU money machine
  • DJ Music provided by Jazzy Entertainment


Ticket Packages and Prices

Ferocious Feast and BOTH basketball games:
$20 - Adult
$10 - Varsity Level Donor
$8 - Children 6-12
*FREE - Children 5 and under

 Ferocious Feast tickets only:
$16 - Adult
FREE - Varsity Level Donor
$6 - Children 6-12
*FREE - Children 5 and under

* (Children 5 and under are not assigned a seat in the arena unless a ticket is
purchased for them. Game tickets are $3)

Registration to come.

Please call the Alumni Association at 518-442-3080 or 1-800-836-ALUM (2586)
to check on availability.

To purchase tickets for the men's and/or women's. basketball games only
or for group ticket sales, please contact the
Athletics office at (518) 442-4683 or

or visit the box office,
Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM.

    16th Annual Big Purple Growl

 4:30 UAlbany Women
Team to come

7:00 UAlbany Men
Team to come



BANNER CONTEST - Enter a banner and your group may win $200.
Judging will take place at the Ferocious Feast

For details, please contact:
Holly Barker-Flynn
Associate Director of Residential Life
Residential Life, State Quad Eastman Tower
Tel. 518/442-5875


This event is made possible in part by a grant from the University Auxiliary Services (UAS).

University at Albany
Alumni Association
Alumni House
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
PHONE (518) 442-3080
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