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Schedule brimming with events for FHSU Homecoming


Special to The Hays Daily News

This year's Fort Hays State University Homecoming -- A Celebration of Tiger Nation -- will include a variety of ways for Tiger supporters to reacquaint with their old stomping grounds through such get-togethers as the class of 1952 and 1962 reunions.

Advance registrations are required. Register at www.goforthaysstate.com/homecoming2012.

For more information, call the Alumni Association at (785) 628-4430 or (888) 351-3591.


Sklar Brothers Comedy Show: 7:30 p.m., Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center


Tiger Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament: 8 a.m., registration; 9:30 a.m., shotgun start, Smoky Hill Country Club, 3303 Hall

Post Rock Alumni & Friends Chapter social: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Robbins Center

Tiger Bonfire & Pep Rally: 7:30 p.m., Robbins Center, east lawn

"Ghost Towns and Gold Mines" opening reception: 7 to 9 p.m., Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Rarick Hall, room 102

Oct. 5

Homecoming registration: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Memorial Union

Campus tours: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Memorial Union

Presidents of the Heartland: 10 a.m., Forsyth Library

Half Century Club Luncheon and Induction: 11 a.m., social; noon, luncheon, Memorial Union

40th annual Oktoberfest: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Frontier Park, South Main

FHSU Tiger Alumni & Friends Tent: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oktoberfest, Frontier Park, South Main

FHSU men's soccer vs. Eastern New Mexico: 2 p.m., FHSU Soccer Stadium at Bickle/Schmidt Sports Complex

Football reunion: 5 to 7 p.m., social, Thirsty's, 2704 Vine

Alumni & Friends Awards and Recognition Banquet: 6 p.m., social, 7 p.m., banquet, Memorial Union

Sigma Sigma Sigma gathering: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Memorial Union

Baseball reunion social: 7 p.m., Golden Q, 809 Ash

Oct. 6

Homecoming registration: 8 a.m. to noon, Memorial Union

5K Tiger Run/Walk: 7:30 a.m., registration; 8:30 a.m., race begins, Robbins Center

FHSU Tiger Open Cross Country Meet: 9 a.m., Sand Plum Nature Trail (near Victoria)

Class of 1952 Reunion brunch: 9:30 a.m., Memorial Union; 11:45 a.m., board trolley for parade, Memorial Union

Class of 1962 Reunion brunch: 9:30 a.m., Memorial Union; 11:45 a.m., board trolley for parade, Memorial Union

Sigma Sigma Sigma Reunion brunch & program: 9:30 a.m., Memorial Union; 11:45 a.m., board trolley for parade, Memorial Union

Nursing Reunion, 60th anniversary celebration brunch, program and tours: 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Memorial Union & Stroup Hall

Football reunion, tour of Lewis Field facilities: 10 a.m., Lewis Field Stadium (meet at east entrance to stadium), 91 Lewis Drive

Agnew Hall Dedication: 11 a.m., new Agnew Hall (rain location, McMindes Hall Living Room)

Wrestling Alumni Takedown luncheon and tournament: 11:15 a.m., Gross Memorial Coliseum, Victor E. Lounge

Residential Life Open House: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. McMindes Hall Living Room

Football reunion: Noon, board flatbed trailer for parade, Memorial Union (west side)

Homecoming parade: 1 p.m., Main Street, downtown Hays

Alumni baseball game: 2 p.m., Larks Park, Fourth and Oak

Alpha Gamma Delta open house: 2:30 to 5 p.m., 409 W. Eighth

Delta Zeta open house: 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., 410 W. Sixth

Housing town hall meeting: 3 to 4 p.m., Memorial Union

Football reunion tailgate: 3 to 6 p.m., Tiger Alley Tailgate, Lewis Field Stadium (outside, along Elm Street)

Tiger Friends and Family Picnic: 4 to 7 p.m. (food served at 5 p.m.), Lewis Field Stadium (east side)

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity tailgate party: 5 p.m., Lewis Field Stadium (east side: Sig Ep flag and red fire truck)

FHSU vs. Lindenwood University football game: 6 p.m., pregame ceremonies; 7 p.m., game time, Lewis Field Stadium

Oct. 7

FHSU men's soccer vs. West Texas A&M: noon FHSU Soccer Stadium at Bickle/Schmidt Sports Complex


Sternberg Museum of Natural History: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday 1 to 6 p.m.

FHSU Department of Music and Theatre Fall Musical Production, "Curtains": 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Felten-Start Theatre, Malloy Hall

For more information, visit wwww.goforthaysstate.com, email alumni@fhsu.edu or call (785) 628-4430.