Homecoming Family Weekend

Saturday, October 14, 2017
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Thursday, Oct. 12

1.     Dinner Kickoff

4 – 6:30 p.m. 

Terrace Dining Hall

Please join us for a fun filled evening of everything Blue & Gold. There will be music, giveaways and prizes.  Wear your Alfred State gear to be entered into a drawing for a special prize.

2.      Dodgeball (Students & Faculty/Staff)

Orvis Gymnasium


FUN Friday, Oct. 13

1.       3 p.m. Volleyball Tournament – Orvis gymnasium

2.      6:30 p.m. is the  7th Annual Race for a Cure – 5K at Pioneer Stadium

Support a great cause and enjoy some exercise at the same time. Sign up for the 7th Annual Carly's Club Race for a Cure 5K Run/Walk. This road and trail run/walk will begin and end at Pioneer Stadium. The $15 registration fee goes to Roswell Park Cancer Institute for pediatric cancer research. This 5K was started by Alfred State students who overcame cancer and were patients at Roswell Park. The first 75 participants get a free T-shirt.   


3.       7 p.m. Spirit Rally & Bonfire -  Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot

4th Annual Spirit Bonfire and Rally - Come out and show your Alfred State spirit at this annual event. Activities include games, carnival food, and prizes!

4.       8:30 p.m. Fireworks Display –  Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot


This event is a family favorite! The fireworks display will be directly over the Spirit Bonfire and Rally. Bring a blanket, find a comfortable spot near Orvis Activities Center, and enjoy!


5.       9:30 p.m. Alfred’s Got Talent – Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis


This annual event includes the many talents of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni! Watch as these singers, musicians, poets, magicians, dancers, and novelty acts perform for your attention, support, and great prizes!


Saturday, Oct. 14

1.       11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tailgate/BBQ Event -

▪  Greek Tailgate & Chili Cook-off

▪  Car Show

▪  Game day live

Enjoy a great meal with friends before the football game.

2.       12:30 p.m. End Zone Party – Must be 21 years of age to attend.

ATTENTION alumni, friends, & families – Join us and your fellow alumni for a cocktail inside the “alumni tent” as you watch Alfred State take on Gallaudet. The tent will be located inside Pioneer Stadium. Must be 21 & over. 

1 p.m. football game vs. Gallaudet  

5 p.m.  Bulls and Barrels Rodeo 

At the intramurals field located between Pioneer Stadium and Orvis Activities Center. Bleacher seating will be available at ringside, and the adjacent tubing hill will provide a vantage point for families bringing a blanket to spread on the lawn. Tickets are available in advance at the campus bookstore for $5 or online www.alfredstatebookstore.com. Free admission goes to Alfred State students, children 12 and under, and anyone with a ticket stub from the 1 p.m. football game vs. Gallaudet. 

8 p.m. Family Friendly Event 

Come see the “Magician for Non-Believers!” Peter Boie’s hilarious show will leave you laughing and astonished. Magic may not be real, but he’ll have you believing in it.  

Other sporting events

Friday, Oct. 13:

Volleyball Tournament

3 – 9 p.m.             Volleyball vs. Alfred Tournament @ Alfred State

Saturday, Oct. 14: 

9 a.m. Wrestling – Alumni Roll & Roast                                               

Contact Coach Reid: reidpt@alfredstate.edu for more information

10 a.m. Cross County – Alumni Race                                                      

Contact Coach Paternostro: paternsa@alfredstate.edu for more information 

5:30 p.m. Lacrosse – Alumni Game                                                             

Contact Coach Hoover: hooverja@alfredstate.edu for more information

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Volleyball vs. Alfred Tournament @ Alfred University          

1 p.m. Football vs. Gallaudet                                                                  

6 p.m. Swimming vs. Blue & Gold/Alumni Meet                                 

Contact Coach Weston: westonrc@alfredstate.edu for more information

Sunday, Oct. 15:

12 a.m. – 2 a.m.  Basketball Midnight Madness                                                    

2 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Mt. Aloysius                                                     

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