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Colonials Invasion 2013.

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 2014-15 basketball season underway. The night will be filled with performances, giveaways and more.

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.


All Colonials fans are invited to attend Colonials Invasion and it is a FREE event for all! We encourage students, parents, faculty and staff to come out to the Smith Center to help us celebrate GW Athletics and school spirit.

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
  • The Voice Gospel Choir
  • GW Band
    Contests and Giveaways hosted by the Colonial Army
  • The annual men's basketball dunk 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 run out with members of the men's and women's basketball teams during player introductions! The child can meet the team, receive an event T-Shirt, certificate and be a part of the show! Just email the following information to
  • Child Name
  • Child Age
  • Child T-Shirt Size
  • Parent Name
  • Parent Email
  • Parent Phone Number

For questions or more information, please call 202.994.7670 or email
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