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Homecoming Week 2016 Begins Monday

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Homecoming week at Arkansas Tech University will begin on Monday, and students will have multiple opportunities to take part in the festivities.

Throughout the week, those taking part in Homecoming activities are encouraged to use the hashtag #atuhomecoming.

The activities planned for the week include:

Monday – Homecoming Pep Rally

  • 9 p.m. at Thone Stadium
  • Announcement of Homecoming Court and voting instructions
  • Spirit competition for student organizations

Tuesday – Golden Suns Volleyball

  • 5 p.m. at Tucker Coliseum
  • Watch the volleyball team face Lyon College

Tuesday – Tech Idol Preliminaries

  • 8 p.m. at Tucker Coliseum
  • Musical competition preliminary round for Tech Idol title and cash prize
  • Hosted by RHA

Wednesday – Party at the Tower

  • 4 p.m. at Hindsman Tower
  • Event includes free food, games, music, give-a-ways and a zip-line
  • Free for students with a Tech Identification Card

Wednesday – Greek Step Show

  • 9 p.m. at Tucker Coliseum
  • Watch Greek students showcase their best moves in a step show

Thursday – Play Unified

  • 4 p.m. at Hindsman Tower
  • Interact with athletes from Special Olympics

Thursday –Bingo

  • 8 p.m. in the Tucker Coliseum
  • Play several rounds of bingo for prizes
  • Hosted by Student Activities Board

Friday – Tech Idol Finals

  • 8 p.m. at Tucker Coliseum
  • Musical competition finals for Tech Idol title and cash prize
  • Hosted by RHA

Saturday – Party at the Plaza

  • Noon at Centennial Plaza
  • A tailgating meal will be available for purchase or for those with a meal plan
  • Inflatables, photo booth and music will be available at no cost
  • View the student organization sign competition entries

Saturday – Pregame Festivities and Wonder Boys Football

  • Festivities begin at 1:25 p.m. at Thone Stadium with recognition of senior football players
  • Watch the Wonder Boys battle Northwestern Oklahoma State University at 2 p.m.
  • Crowning of the homecoming queen at halftime.
  • Game tickets are free with a valid Tech Identification Card