Troy University Homecoming Week activities

Posted: Wednesday, 06 October 2014

Troy University will hold activities throughout the week leading up the 2014 homecoming celebration on Saturday, culminating with the homecoming football game, which kicks off at 2 p.m. in Veterans Memorial Stadium and an Alumni Scholarship Ball set for 7 p.m. in the Trojan Center Ballrooms. The theme for the week is "Getting Back tour Roots: We Are One." A full schedule of activities is included below. For additional information on homecoming activities, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 334-670-3318.

HOMECOMING 2014
GETTING BACK TOUR ROOTS: WE ARE ONE.

October 7

  • 7:30 p.m., Student Organization Dance Night competition, Trojan Arena

October 8

  • 5:30 p.m., Student Alumni Association Tailgate, Trojan Arena
  • 7 p.m., Women's Volleyball game vs. South Alabama, Trojan Arena

October 9

  • Student Organization Spirit Day contest & Faculty/Staff decorating contest – Judging begins @ 11:00 a.m. Winners announced at the Tailgate for Troops event on Friday.
  • 7 p.m., Student Organization Skit Night competition, Trojan Arena

October 10

  • 3 t5 p.m., Tailgate for Troops, Tailgate Terrace
  • 5 p.m., World War II Era Alumni Reunion, Stadium Club
  • 5 p.m., Reception for 1964 Football Team, 50th year Reunion, Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
  • 6 p.m., Pep Rally, Trojan Arena

October 11

  • 10 a.m., Homecoming Appreciation Day Parade, Downtown Troy (Line-up begins @ 8 a.m. on Elm Street)
  • 11 a.m. t1 p.m., Author George Littleton will be signing his biography of TROY graduate Milly Cowles, Barnes & Noble bookstore, Troy Campus
  • 11 a.m., Tailgating at Alumni House includes:
    • Alumni Tailgate 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    • Clipson Alumni Reunion
    • 1964 Football Team – 50th year Reunion
    • Melvin Lucas Baseball Chapter Chartering and Reunion
  • 11:45 a.m., Trojan Walk, Beginning at Sartain Hall and traveling through Tailgate Terrace tVeterans Memorial Stadium
  • 1:30 p.m., Pre-game activities (Sound of the South pre-game show, Introduction of the Homecoming Court), Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • 2 p.m., Kickoff of Troy vs New MexicState, Veterans Memorial Stadium. Halftime activities include:
    • Recognition of the 2014 Alumni of the Year;
    • Recognition of the 2014 Distinguished Leadership award winner;
    • Crowning of the 2014 Homecoming Queen;
    • Performances by the Sound of the South and the Alumni Band;
    • Alumni Cheerleaders cheer throughout the game.
  • 6 p.m., Downtown Tailgate on the Square. For more information, contact the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, 334-566-2294
  • 7 p.m., Alumni Scholarship Ball, Trojan Center Ballrooms. Tickets $25 per person and available at the Alumni House. Proceeds will gtthe Alumni Scholarship Fund.
  • 7 p.m., Alpha Phi Alpha Step Show, Sartain Hall