The Hawks Nest sponsors several promotions each year for faculty, staff and students, including ping pong, bowling, and billiards tournaments, recreational bowling including intramural and mini leagues, and half and full semester billiards passes.

  • Sunday Night Lights (SNL) Every 1st and 3rd Sunday from 4pm-6pm, students with a valid UNCP ID can enjoy Free Play on all games and activities in the Hawks Nest. 

For general questions about promotions, call the Hawks Nest front desk at 910.521.6544 or email us at

For additional information, questions and/or concerns, or to make a reservation request, contact the Recreation Center Manager at 910.521.6609.


Buy 1 Get 1 Free Gaming Discount (B1G1)

Chick-fil-A in collaboration with the Hawks Nest game room will provide a discount to give students, faculty/staff, and the community an opportunity to enjoy some of their favorite food, as well as, a few exciting activities. Make your Chick-fil-A purchase and head to the Hawks Nest for some fun and recreation. 

Present & Purchase: Present your CFA receipt (same date) to the Hawks Nest Duty Manager to receive a buy 1 get 1 free discount. Purchase a Hawks Nest product (bowling, billiards, ping pong, etc.) and receive an equivalent amount of the same purchased item, FREE!  Examples: Buy one game of bowling and receive an additional game of bowling for free. Buy 2 hours of billiards and receive an additional 2 hours of billiards for free. 

NOTE: The "Chick-fil-A" free gaming discount is applicable ONLY for individual rates. Discounts may not be used with package deals and/or group rates associated with the Hawks Nest.


Semester Billiards (Pool) Passes

Full-Semester Pass: The Full-Semester pass allows free play the entire semester and can be renewed the following semester.

  • The cost for a Full semester pass: $55.00.

    ACUI Sectional 9-ball Tournament

Half-Semester Pass: The Half-Semester pass allows free from the beginning of the semester to spring/fall break and from spring/fall break to the end of the semester.

  • The cost for a 1/2 semester pass: $30.00.