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Homecoming Weekend Festivities Begin Friday

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Learn more about the event. At noon on Friday, there is a Ladies Champagne Bingo Luncheon at the Lake Point Conference Center.  In addition to playing several games of bingo, those in attendance will receive discount coupons from area businesses.  The cost to attend the luncheon is $15 per person. Friday evening, alumni and friends will gather at the Lake Point Conference Center for a reception.  The reception begins at 8 p.m., and tickets are $10. Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday Arkansas Tech University alumni and friends will be able to stock up on Tech spirit wear by shopping at the Arkansas Tech Bookstore. The bookstore will remain open until 2 p.m. Arkansas Tech University will also host a reunion for those in the Department of Agriculture on Saturday.  The reunion gathering will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Dean Hall. The Class of 1963 will host its 50 year reunion during Homecoming festivities.  The group will meet at 11 a.m. in the West Dining Hall of Chambers Cafeteria. Tailgating will begin at noon at Centennial Plaza, and this year' tailgate will feature several reunion groups. The following groups will meet during the tailgate:

  • Class of 1963
  • Alumni Chapters
  • Young Alumni
  • 50's-60's
  • College of Business
  • Agriculture
  • Parks, Recreation and Hospitality.
In addition to the reunion groups, fans will be able to enjoy tailgating as part of Party at the Plaza, which features music, inflatable games, a pre-game tailgate meal and more. Learn more about Party at the Plaza Fans looking to stock up on apparel will be able to shop at the Stadium Bookstore beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. At 2 p.m. on Centennial Plaza, Arkansas Tech University will welcome Jerry the Bulldog back to campus.  Read more about Jerry. Pre-game festivities at Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field are set to begin at 2:30 p.m.  Kickoff against the Ouachita Baptist Tigers is scheduled for 3 p.m. For more about Homecoming on the Arkansas Tech campus, visit the Alumni Office website]]>