In Game

The fun of an FAU basketball game begins well before tip-off, as you’ll find a fun tailgating experience outside of FAU Arena. At a lot of schools it’s too cold for tailgating, but at FAU the beautiful weather means fans can tailgate all year long. Arrive early and pack your tailgate gear because you won’t want to miss the opportunity to tailgate with die-hard Owls fans.

After the tailgate, head into FAU Arena where you’ll experience a great in-game atmosphere. FAU may be a smaller school, and FAU Arena may only seat 5,000, but that doesn’t mean the fans inside don’t go all out to cheer on their team. The student section has an impressive array of chants, and if you’re lucky enough to attend an FAU-FIU game, you’ll find everyone decked out in red.

In addition to the great fan support, you’ll also find nice tributes to past FAU student athletes around the arena. The FAU Hall of Fame honors the best student-athletes in the school’s history, and you’ll find retired number and championship banners hanging above the court. Take some time before the game to check it all out and learn more about Owls athletics.

You’ll have a fun time attending an FAU basketball game where the tailgating and die-hard fans make it a fun time for everyone.

Things to check out

FAU Hall of Fame

Stop by the FAU Hall of Fame before the game to see tributes to all of the best athletes in Owls history. The Hall of Fame has a plaque dedicated to each member and is a must-see for any college sports fan.

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Hanging above the court at FAU Arena are banners celebrating the program’s 2002 NCAA Tournament appearance and conference championships. Take a moment to take them all in and remember your favorite Owls basketball memories.

Owl Team Store

The Owl Team Store is home to a wide selection of FAU gear. The store has everything from t-shirts to hats to foam fingers and much more, so make a visit and pick up a souvenir from your trip.

Owl Fingers

Exuberant Owls fans flash the owl fingers hand signal to show off their FAU pride. To take part in this gameday tradition, all you have to do is for a circle with your pointer finger and thumb on both hands and extend your other fingers.

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Owlsley is the official mascot of FAU athletics and can be on the sideline at every home football game. He riles up the crowds through his crazy antics making sure that everyone is in full support of the owls, so make sure to keep an eye out for him during the game.

Bury the Burrow in Red

Make sure to wear red when attending a game against rivals FIU. Everyone wears red to show their support for the Owls when they take on FIU, so wear red and show off your FAU pride.

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Boca Raton is home to some beautiful weather regardless of the time of year, and you’ll find lots of FAU fans tailgating before games. The tailgaters at FAU have a pretty good setup for basketball games, so bring a cooler and grill and join in on the fun.

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Fight Songs

  1. Go! Owls!

    The home side chants Go! and the students respond with Owls!

    Go! Owls!

    Go! Owls!

    Go! Owls!

  2. Fight Song

    We’ll fight fight fight for F A U

    There’s foot-ball in pa-ra-dise

    We’ll fight fight fight for F A U

    We know we’re gonna win and it’s feelin’ mighty nice

    Cheering our football team down the field and waving our colors too

    Hoot! Hoot!

    The fighting Owls are on the prowl

    Go F A U hey!

    Go Owls Go!

    Go Owls Go!

    Hit’em high, hit’em low, Go Owls Go!

  3. FAU Alma Mater

    With the Gulf stream breezes blowing

    The search for truth goes on.

    Seeking, learning, sharing knowledge.

    Finding the meaning of the past that is gone.

    Where nature beams with pleasant weather.

    We strive to learn to work together.

    Florida Atlantic, we praise and hail thy name.

    Dreaming, daring and succeeding

    Bold and wise and strong.

    Always learning, always leading

    Knowing there’s a place where we all belong.

    From so many different nations

    We vow to future generations

    Florida Atlantic, we Owls will make you proud.

  4. Let’s go Owls!

    Let’s go Owls!

    Let’s go Owls!

    Let’s go Owls!

  5. Red, Blue, FAU!

    Red, Blue, FAU!

    Red, Blue, FAU!

    Red, Blue, FAU!

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