No matter what the sport there is always a lot of bad blood between FIU and FAU. The two Florida-based members of Conference USA have a long-standing rivalry, and the close proximity of the two schools means there are a lot of fans of both teams at the games. Don’t miss it when FIU and FAU meet on the hardwood.
FIU Panthers Stadium Guide
An FIU Panthers game is home to everything you would expect from a college hoops game. The cheerleaders and dance team put on a great show, and if Roary the Panther doesn’t manage to put a smile on your face then I don’t know what will. The FIU band also creates a fun in-game atmosphere with their tunes and helps to give Ocean Bank Convocation Center a collegiate feel.
The fan support at Panthers can be a bit hit or miss, but FIU students have recently stepped up their game by creating the Rosenberg Rowdies. You can spot these Panthers diehards at every game cheering on the team, so keep an eye for them during your visit.
Finally, make sure to stop by and snap a picture the bronze panther sculpture before the game. The sculpture offers an excellent photo opportunity and will create a nice keepsake from your trip.
An FIU basketball game is a fun stop for college hoops fanatics visiting Miami, so check it out during your trip.
This group of diehard Panthers fans supports the team at all athletic events. These fans are filled to the brim with school pride and are very vocal in their support of the Panthers during games, so keep an eye out for them when attending an FIU game.
The pep band at FIU creates a great deal of the in-game atmosphere. The band performs a variety of songs and plays a key role in helping propel the Panthers to victory, so enjoy their performance.
The FIU cheerleaders pump up the crowd with their cheers and routines. Even when the Panthers aren’t doing well, the cheerleaders still manage to do a good job of cheering them on. Join in on the cheers to root on the Panthers to victory
We are the panthers of FIU
the golden panthers of FIU
We will continue to fight
with all of our might
for victory for gold and blue
we stand together and proudly say
our golden panthers go all the way
We’ll always strive for victory
blue-blooded through and through
’cause we’re F-I-U-
Hail to thee dear FIU
With voices true we pledge to thee
All our love and our devotion
Humble faith and loyalty
We will strive for understanding
and for peace and unity
We will search for truth and wisdom
We will always honor thee
FIU alma mater
Hail hail to thee