Provided by Texas Tech University
WHAT: Texas Tech Homecoming: Wreck 'Em Arcade
WHEN: Oct. 5-10
WHERE: Texas Tech University campus
It's that time of year again when the campus gets a good dose of Red Raider spirit, students prepare homecoming floats, alumni return and a new king and queen are crowned.
During Texas Tech's homecoming, titled "Wreck 'Em Arcade," the university will host several events throughout the week for students, alumni and the Lubbock community to participate in.
This year's events include:
Kick-off: Noon-12:50 p.m. Monday (Oct. 5), Student Union Building North Plaza
Student Organization Sing: 8 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 6), United Supermarkets Arena
Techsan Memorial: 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 8), Memorial Circle (if inclement weather occurs, the memorial will be moved to the Matador Room in the Student Union Building)
Rowdy Raider Rally: Noon-12:50 p.m. Friday (Oct. 9), Student Union Building North Plaza
Top Techsan Luncheon: Noon Friday (Oct. 9), McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center
A Matador Evening: 6 p.m. Friday (Oct. 9), McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center
Homecoming Parade: 6 p.m. Friday (Oct. 9), Texas Tech Broadway Entrance
Homecoming Pep Rally: 7:30 p.m. Friday (Oct. 9), United Supermarkets Arena
Bonfire: 9 p.m. Friday (Oct. 9), Bonfire pit/rugby fields (east of the United Supermarkets Arena)
RaiderGate: 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 10), R-1 Parking Lot/15th and Detroit
For the pep rally on Friday (Oct. 9) at United Supermarkets Arena, all doors will open at 7 p.m. and two concessions stands will be open for service. More information about Friday night's events and parking can be found on the Student Union and Activities website.
Other homecoming events will occur throughout the week including a spirit boards and banners competition, games and activities for Texas Tech students, Tamale Fest sponsored by Cru at Texas Tech and alumni events.