Media Advisory

Posted: Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Troy University Homecoming activities Troy University will celebrate homecoming Saturday, October 24 on the Troy Campus.

The schedule of events on Saturday is:
  • 10 a.m.: Homecoming Parade, Downtown Troy
  • 11 a.m.: Tailgating activities begin in the Shackelford Quad (including live music from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. by 17th Floor)
  • 12:15 p.m.: Trojan Walk, beginning in front of Trojan Arena
  • 2 p.m.: Homecoming Pre-game activities (Sound of the South performance, introduction of the Homecoming Court), Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium
  • 2:30 p.m.: Kickoff of Homecoming football game vs. North Texas, Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium
  • Halftime Activities (Crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King, Recognition of the Alumni of the Year and performances by the Sound of the South marching band and the Alumni Band)
  • 7 p.m.: Alpha Phi Alpha Greek Step Show (Claudia Crosby Theater. Admission is $15 at the door, $12 prior to show. All proceeds go to support the construction of a Miracle Field in Troy, Ala. Donations will also be accepted. To follow up on this story, contact the University Relations Office to arrange an interview with an Alpha Phi Alpha coordinator.)
OTHER UPCOMING HOMECOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, Oct. 21:
  • 7 p.m. Skit Competition (Claudia Crosby Theater)

Thursday, Oct. 22:
  • 11 a.m.: “Preparing for a Sweet Victory” Dessert Contest, Trojan Center Food Court
  • 6 p.m.: Football signing by team, Barnes and Noble Bookstore
  • 7 p.m.: UAC presents comedians Tyler Craig, Karlous Miller and Steve Brown, Claudia Crosby Theater


HOMECOMING EVENTS ON OTHER CAMPUSES
Montgomery Campus
Wednesday, Oct. 21: Troy University’s Montgomery Campus will hold a Homecoming Pep Rally on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in front of the Trojan Statue beside the Davis Theatre.

Dothan Campus

Thursday, Oct. 22: The Dothan Campus will have a tailgate party beginning at 11 a.m. on the Dothan Campus Quad.