University of North Texas

1155 Union Cir, Denton, TX 76203

Traditions upheld at UNT

Spirit Bell

The tradition of the spirit bell is upheld at football games. the spirit bell is a 1600 pound bell that is moved around the football and rung to rally the fans.

Homecoming Bonfire

The homecoming bonfire is a tradition upheld every homecoming Friday where students light a 40 by 40 by 25 wooden structure which the then light on fire this tradition has been upheld since the 1930's


Boomer is a cannon fired at UNT football games to rally fans this tradition started in the 70's and the cannon has been restored three times now the most recent one was 2007