Purple Or Gold? Montevallo’s College Night Celebrates 100 Years

| February 7, 2019 @ 5:00 am

By Justin Averette

Purple or Gold? It’s a question University of Montevallo students have been asking themselves for 100 years.

Called “College Night,” Montevallo’s homecoming tradition divides students into two teams based on the school’s colors for a competition each February.

Where most schools celebrate homecoming on the football field or basketball court, Montevallo takes to the stage, as each side puts on a one-act musical.

Everything is original and created by students – the show’s script, lyrics, music, choreography, costumes, set design and more. An independent panel of judges names a winner after several days of performances.

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