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Homecoming 2017

 
Event Description - Homecoming 2017


Friday, October 6

 

10:00 am                     Golden Raiders Reunion and Induction Ceremony honoring the Class of 1967

All alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago are invited to the reunion. Induction into the Golden Raiders Society is open to those who graduated in 1967 and prior who have yet to be officially inducted.

Call 800-533-6878 for more information.

 

12:30 pm                     CIM Alumni Skeet Shoot

Big Springs Clay Targets, 8890 Big Springs Rd., Christiana, TN

Sponsored by the CIM Patron’s

Contact Sally Victory at 615/494-7658 or sally.victory@mtsu.edu to reserve your spot or team.

 

4:00 pm                       Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception

MT Center at Sam Ingram Building

Join alumni, faculty, staff and friends as we honor and celebrate our

2017 Distinguished Alumni and True Blue Citation of Distinction Award recipients. RSVP to alumni@mtsu.edu.

 

 

Saturday, October 7

 

9:00 am                       Mixer on Main Parade Watching Party

Join the Alumni Association watching the 2017 Homecoming Parade from the best venue on campus – the President’s Lawn. The lawn will be filled with MTSU alumni and friends as we get together for an event that is uniquely MT. Voice of the Blue Raiders, Chip Walters (’85) will announce the parade entries. There will be music and souvenir photos of your gang. Phillips Bookstore will be on hand for you to stock up on Blue Raider gear. Bring your folding chairs and get ready to enjoy the sights and sounds of this time-honored homecoming tradition. No reservations needed.

 

10:00 am                     Homecoming Parade

Join the Student Government Association and the Alumni Association in celebrating 106 years of Middle Tennessee excellence at the annual Homecoming Parade. The parade is scheduled to go down Main Street. Check back for exact parade route. For Homecoming Parade entry information, contact the Student Government Association at sgahome@mtsu.edu or 615-898-5812.

 

10:00 am                     Baby Raiders on Parade

The Alumni Association invites children and grandchildren of MTSU Alumni to be part of the parade. Decorate your stroller, wagon, or trike with Blue Raider spirit. Baby Raiders and their adult guardians will enter the parade at the intersection of Middle Tennessee Boulevard and E. Main Street to walk a short portion of the route. Check in at the Baby Raider Tent at Mixer on Main between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m., on the day of the event. Email rhonda.king@mtsu.edu with questions. Entries will not be judged.

 

11:30 am – 1:00 pm   Homecoming Tailgate Lunch at Mixer on Main

                                    President’s Lawn

Following the Parade

Tailgate with fellow Blue Raiders after the parade. Reservations and payment must be made here or by calling 800-533-6878 by October 1. This lunch usually sells out, so make your reservation early. The cost is $10 per person, $8 per child 12 and under. Menu: Fried Chicken Tenders, Pulled Pork, Coleslaw, Pasta Salad, Chips, Cookies and Brownies, Soft Drinks and Water.

 

11:30 am                     MTSU Baseball Alumni Tailgate

Reese Smith, Jr. Field

Contact Jim McGuire 615-898-2961 or jim.mcguire@mtsu.edu for more information.

 

2:00 pm                       Blue Raiders vs. Florida International University

Root for the Blue Raiders as they take on FIU. Alumni are eligible for a discounted ticket. Check back for a discount code and purchasing instructions.

 

 

                                   

Continue to check back often for more events to be added to the schedule.

 

 
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