Whether or not you caught a duck Friday afternoon, students who attended Spirit Splash 2019 left with memories of a great time. For those in attendance these 19 photos will feel familiar, but if you missed out this year here’s a glimpse of what to expect next year. And trust us, you’ll want to scroll all the way to the end for the cutest shot.


Thousands of students lined up for the event hours before the 1 p.m. rush in at the Reflecting Pond . (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

UCF women’s basketball players Masseny Kaba (left), Diamond Battles (center) and Kay Kay Wright (right) hyped up the crowd. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

Head Football Coach Josh Heupel was also in attendance. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

A group of students showed off their excitement. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

Members of the football team, including Jake Brown (left), McKenzie Milton (center) and Kyle Benkel (right) checked out the crowd before tossing ducks. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

UCF’s 2019 Homecoming Court waved to everyone and wished them luck in catching a duck. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

Students raced to the front of the Pond. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

One attendee in particular took the spirit of the occasion to heart by wearing a duck mask. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

Quarterback Dillon Gabriel poses with some ducks before tossing them to the crowd. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

Offensive lineman Jordan Johnson had some fun with the crowd. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

One lucky students secures a duck. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

No Spirit Splash would be complete without Knightro. (Photo by Nick Leyva ’15)

Another student is amazed he made the catch. (Photo by Lauren Schoepfer ’17)

The cheerleading team helped keep the energy high during the event. (Photo by  Lauren Schoepfer ’17)

Knightro crowd surfs as more ducks are thrown. (Photo by Lauren Schoepfer ’17)

No feeling compares to catching a duck. (Photo by  Lauren Schoepfer ’17)

UCF Interim President Thad Seymour Jr. and Katie Seymour pose with the crowd in festive attire as the event came to an end. (Photo by Carly McCarthy ’14)

A good boy named Thor guards a few of the highly coveted ducks. (Photo by Rhiana Raymundo ’19)