Homecoming

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Homecoming 2018 is in the books!  THANK YOU to our planning committee, volunteers, students, alumni, sponsors and community who were all a part of creating a great Homecoming experience.

 

2018's schedule:

Saturday, Sept 29

  • Work-A-Thon and Paint the Town Maroon
    9 a.m. - noon  |  Vaughan Pedestrian Mall
    Sponsored by Rec Sports and the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership
    Students will be tackling a variety of community and campus projects and visiting businesses in Canyon to share some Buffalo Spirit!

     

tUESDAY, oCT 2

  • Paint My Ride
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  |  Vaughan Pedestrian Mall
    Sponsored by WTAMU Greek Life
    Bring your car to the loop between Old Ed and the JBK and let our students deck your car windows out for Homecoming.  Community is welcome! Get in the spirit!

     
  • Weenie Roast 
    10 p.m.  |  Terrill Lawn
    Sponsored by Residence Hall Association

     
  • WT Trivia Night at RecrEATion
    6 p.m. sign up | 6:30 start | RecrEATion, 1512 5th Ave, Canyon

    2-4 ppl teams; students and alumni welcome
     

wEDNESDAY, oCT 3

  • Dodgeball Tournament
    7 - 10 p.m.  |  Virgil Henson Activities Center
    Sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership
    Cheer on student organizations as they compete to rack up points in the quest to win the coveted Homecoming Spirit Stick!  Alumni and community are welcome to attend and cheer on our students!

Thursday, Oct. 4

  • Men's Soccer
    7 p.m.  |  The Pitch
     
  • All Greek Reunion & Alumni Gathering
    6 - 9 p.m.  |  The Resplendent Garden, 11701 Truman St., Amarillo
    $25 at the door
     
  • Center for the Study of the American West Garry L. Nall Lecture Series presents
    David Wallace Adams Coming of Age on a Southwest Cultural Borderland: A New Mexico Story
    7 p.m. | Jack B. Kelley Legacy Hall
    Free to the Public
     
  • Convocation - Ready Player One!
    5 p.m.  |  First United Bank Center
     
  • Pancakes & Karaoke
    10 p.m.  |  Alumni Banquet Hall
    Sponsored by Residence Hall Association
     

Friday, Oct. 5

  • Homecoming Golf Classic
    11:30 a.m. lunch; 12:30 p.m. tee off
    $100 per person; $400 per team
    Sponsored by Aramark and Scarborough Specialties

     
  • Golden and Diamond Buff Reunion
    4 - 6 p.m. reception • 6 - 8 p.m. dinner  |  Jack B. Kelly Student Center, Legacy Hall
    $30 per person
    Honoring the 1958 Diamond Anniversary and the 1968 Golden Anniversary, and celebrating with the classes of 1973 and before.

     
  • Canyon Chamber Chow Down
    5 - 8 p.m.  |  First United Bank Center parking lotcanyon texas chamber of commerce logo
    $10 general admission; $5 WT student with ID

     
  • Greek Gathering for Students and Alumni
    6:30 p.m. | Front entrance patio area
    If you want to eat at the adjoining Chamber Chow Down, you will need to purchase a wristband.
     
  • Pigskin Revue
    7:30 p.m.  |  First United Bank Center parking lot
    Don't miss the annual Homecoming pep rally and announcement of Homecoming Court!

Saturday, Oct. 6

  • Alumni Open House
    9 a.m. – noon  |  Buffalo Courts Alumni Center
     
  • Campus Festival and Marketplace
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  |  Moved inside the Jack B. Kelley Student Center
    Enjoy food, vendors, shopping, campus tours, College Showcase and family friendly activities.

     
  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum FREE ADMISSION
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Enjoy free admission on Oct. 6 to the largest history museum in Texas!
    Sponsored by Sacred Maroon and Education Credit Union

     
  • Homecoming Parade  homecoming live promotional image
    10 - 11 a.m.  |  26th Ave

     
  • Lambda Chi Alpha Reunion
    10 a.m.  |  Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, Grand Lobby
    Sponsored by the WT Alumni Association

     
  • Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority Alumnae Reunion
    12:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Kimbrough Stadium Tailgate area
     
  • Omega Phi Psi Fraternity Reunion
    12:00 - 2:00 p.m. | JBK Eternal Flame Room
     
  • Men's Soccer
    1 p.m.  |  The Pitch
     
  • Alumni and Young Alumni Tailgates
    1 - 6 p.m.  |  Kimbrough Memorial Stadium Tailgate Area
    Alumni Tailgate Deck and north area
    Join us for food, Buff spirit and FUN!
    Sponsored by Carpet Tech 

     
  • Annual Alumni Tailgate Cookoff Challenge
    Judging begins 3 p.m.  |  Alumni Tailgate Deck seating area
     
  • WTAMU Fooball vs. UT Permian Basin
    6 p.m.  |  Kimbrough Memorial Stadium



    Check out the off-campus Greek events on the Greek Activities link to the right!

 

The University Bookstore will be open 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. Homecoming Day:  ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS - While you're on campus, shop in the University Bookstore and enjoy a special Homecoming Day discount!
 
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