Fan Zone

Colonials Invasion 2013.


Monday, October 12
Colonial Idol - 6pm at Tonic
Are you the next Colonial Idol? Audition for the title of Colonial Idol 2015 and you can have the honor of singing the National Anthem at Colonials Invasion, the annual kick-off to the men's and women's basketball season! Pick a song, grab your group members or audition as a solo act! To register, please email Lauren Turosik at

Tuesday, October 13
Twitter Fan Contest
What does school spirit look like to you? Starting Tuesday, October 13, tweet your best GW Fan photo to @GWGeorge using #GWFanPhoto #ColonailsInvasion2015. The best photo will win VIP seating at Colonials Invasion on Friday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m. Show us what it looks like to Raise High the Buff & Blue before Thursday, October 14 at 5:00 p.m. to enter

Wednesday, October 14
Shoot Around w/ George
Stop by the mid campus quad to see GW Spirit and our men's and women's basketball teams from 12pm-2pm to play pop-a-shot with George!

Friday, October 16


Join the GW Men's and Women's Basketball teams, Gymnastics, Capital Funk, Bhangra, the Spirit Program and more at the Smith Center as we kick off Colonials Weekend and get the 2015-16 basketball season under way. The night will be filled with performances, giveaways, and more. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m. and all fans can enter through the main entrance of the Smith Center on 22nd Street, between G and F Streets, NW and ADMISSION IS FREE for all students, families and fans.

Doors will open at 8 p.m. and all fans can enter through the main entrance of the Smith Center on 22nd Street, between G and F Streets NW.

What To Expect

  • Introduction to the GW men's and women's basketball teams
    Performances by:
  • The GW Gymnastics team
  • The Cheer Team and First Ladies
  • Capital Funk
  • GW Bhangra
  • Colonial Brass Pep Band
  • Colonial Idol Winner
  • Special skills contest
  • Fun, music and more!

Attention Parents

Visiting your student during Colonials Weekend or just a big Colonials fan who wants to get their children involved in the show? Sign up your son or daughter ages 5-12 to be apart of a High-5 Tunnel for the Men's and Women's Basketball Teams during player introductions! Your child can meet the team, get an autographed certificate, and be a part of the show! Sign up with Alex Hooper today at Space is limited.