Fan Zone

Colonial Madness


Join the GW Men's and Women's Basketball teams, GW Spirit, George and more at the Smith Center as we kick off Colonials Weekend and get the 2017-18 basketball season under way. The night will be filled with performances, giveaways, and more. Doors will open at 8:30 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.

What To Expect

  • Introductions of the GW men's and women's basketball teams
  • Performances by GW Cheer, the First Ladies, the GW George Mascot, and the Colonial Brass Pep Band
  • Special skills contest
  • Dunk contest
  • Three point shot contest
  • Appearances by GW men's and women's soccer, lacrosse, gymnastics, and the Colonial Army E-Board
  • Special guest appearances by GW Athletics Alumni
  • Giveaways, free food, 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 a part of a High-5 Tunnel for the Men's and Women's Basketball Teams during player introductions! Your child can meet the team be a part of the show! Sign up with Kate Southall today at Space is limited.