ECU Pirates :: Traditions

Paint It Purple Fridays

Pirate Fans,

Let everyone in your community know that "We are the Pirates of ECU!" Show your East Carolina spirit by wearing purple (shirt, hat, sweater, tie etc.) on Fridays to work, school and social activities. Also, remember to proudly wear your purple and gold on game days to show your support for your university and cheer for your Pirate teams.

Also, let your ECU pride be seen by displaying East Carolina house/garden flags and car flags where ever you go on Fridays and game days through-out the athletics season. If you are looking for new officially licensed ECU products, check the Retail Champions link on for retailers in your area.

Businesses can show their ECU spirit by encouraging employees to wear purple and gold on Fridays before home games. Take a photo of your staff and send it to us to be included in an online photo gallery. Pictures should be at least 600 pixels by 600 pixels. Email them, including your company's name to the ECU Sports Marketing Department.

Physicians East
Paint It Purple Photo Gallery

Below is a Proclamation from North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue recognizing College Colors Day and Paint It Purple Fridays.

Governor Proclamation

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