The public is invited to bring their Cougar spirit to the first “Kickoff at the Compton Union Building.” The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 3 in the CUB’s M.G. Carey Senior Ballroom. The festivities begin at 11 a.m., three hours prior to the first Cougar football game of the season. This event features affordable BBQ and carving station food items, several large screens for watching multiple football games, face decorating for kids, the Cougar Marching Band, photo ops with Butch, giveaway items and beverages for all ages. This will be a season-long series of events. For more information, visit