Red the Cardinal

Red The Cardinal

University of the Incarnate Word mascot Red The Cardinal

Our beloved mascot, Red, performs at many home athletics events, including football, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, and other special events, such as pep rallies.

Often, Red is asked to meet-and-greet guests at events, attend community appearance events, and other marketing initiatives that expand the UIW brand.

Requirements for Red the Cardinal: 5'6"-6'2" in good physical condition. Must be outgoing, energetic and available for the 2017-2018 season.  Please refer to the tryout page for more information.


Scholarships are available for the mascot position(s). The amount of scholarship money available for the 2017-2018 season is $500 per semester.