Alumni Tent at Beer Bike

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Alumni Tent at Beer Bike!


The 65th Annual Beer Bike will be held on Saturday, April 2! Celebrate one of Rice University’s most beloved, unique traditions with friends and fellow Owls of all ages. Cheer on alumni and students to victory, and fuel your fun with all-you-can-enjoy breakfast tacos, mimosas, pizza, beer and cider. DJ Chaney ’13 also joins us to turn this tailgate into a party!

Saturday, April 2
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Greenbriar Lot outside of Rice Stadium
Pricing: $20 Walk Up

Online pre-registration has closed but walk-ins are welcome.
Please contact the office of Alumni Relations at with any questions.

Please note: Event details are subject to change in accordance with Rice University health guidelines.

Rice 5th Reunion Celebration

Classes of 2015 & 2016

Register for the Alumni Tent at Beer Bike as part of your 5th Reunion Celebration.


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Young Alumni Weekend

Classes of 2011-2021

Register for Beer Bike as part of Rice’s inaugural Young Alumni Weekend.


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The “Beer” Necessities

Use these tipsy tips and tricks to make the best Beer Bike experience.

Texas is hot in the spring! Please remember to hydrate. Water will be provided at the Alumni Tent. If you’re feeling overheated, find a shaded area. EMS is located near the track if needed.

Beer will be served at the Alumni Tent. Please drink responsibly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is parking available on campus?

Yes, parking is available on campus. The best spots for Beer Bike would be the South Stadium and West Lots. Please visit for information regarding parking rates and facilities for visitors.

Will I need to wear a face covering?

In accordance with Rice University policies, face coverings are not required for outdoor events.

Are children allowed to attend?

Children are welcome to attend, but please keep in mind the Beer Bike environment.

Will there be a ticket discount for designated drivers?

There is no ticket discount for individuals who choose not to drink alcohol.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring a government-issued ID (driver’s license or passport).

Will you accept Apple Pay or Venmo at any events during the weekend?

No, we are not able to accept payments using Apple Pay or Venmo. Credit and debit payments only.

Can alumni visit the residential colleges?

No, alumni should not for any reason visit the colleges before, during or after the event as many have in past years.

Which entrance should alumni use to access the Alumni Tent at Beer Bike?

Alumni should only use the Greenbriar Lot entry. If any alumni guests try to enter on the other side to cross the track they will be instructed to go around on the sidewalks to the Greenbriar entrance.

Beer Bike Map


Beer Bike 2021 at Rice University

About the Tradition

For decades, Rice’s residential colleges have been a source of student creativity, pride and fun, while uniting alumni around the world in shared tradition and community. And for decades, the highly anticipated Beer Bike competition has exemplified this unique college spirit for alumni and students alike. The Association of Rice Alumni is proud to welcome the Rice community to the Alumni Tent in celebration of this favorite tradition!