Homecoming/Family Weekend

Sunday, October 7, 2018
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Homecoming and Family Weekend set for Oct. 5-7

Check out the schedule of events for Homecoming this year! If you haven't been back to campus in a while, this is one year you won't want to miss. 

Fun Friday, Oct. 5

7- 9:30 p.m. - Spirit Rally & Bonfire
Parking Lot, Pioneer Stadium
Come show your Alfred State spirit and cheer on friendly competitions of the new student tradition, The Pioneer Challenge, including the Not-So-Naked-Half-Mile and tug-of-war. Listen to a live band as you stay warm by the bonfire while indulging in a walking taco, brick oven pizza, cotton candy, and more.
10 p.m. - Alfred’s Got Talent
Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis Activities Center
Our 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. 6

10 a.m. - Chili Cook-off, Car Show, & Cornhole Pioneer Challenge
Pioneer Stadium
11 a.m. - 8th Annual Carly’s Club Race for a Cure – 5K
Run/walk at the Alfred State cross-country trail
Register at 10 a.m. by Pioneer Stadium. Cost: $15, which will be donated to Roswell Park Cancer Institute for pediatric cancer research. This event was started by Alfred State students who overcame cancer and were patients at Roswell Park. The first 75 participants will receive a free T-shirt.
Noon - Alfred State Football vs. Maritime Privateers
Pioneer Stadium
End Zone Party
Alumni Tent Inside Stadium – Must be 21 to attend
2:30-5:30 p.m. - Post-Football BBQ & Party 
Tent near Pioneer Stadium
Join in the festivities of the final Pioneer Challenge events: pie-eating and the stump challenge. Also, enjoy a chicken barbecue and an adult beverage from one of two local breweries with your family and friends, and listen to Lucky Number, one of the areas favorite bands.

6 p.m. - Comedy & Magic Show
Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis Activities Center
Daniel Martin’s family-friendly show will leave you laughing and amazed!

Sunday, Oct. 7

10:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. - Family Brunch
The Terrace, Central Dining Hall

1 p.m. - Women’s Soccer vs. LaRoche
Pioneer Stadium

All-day discounted golf at Twin Hickory Golf Course
Hornell, NY

Other sporting events:
4 p.m. - Women’s Soccer
Pioneer Stadium

6 p.m. - Men’s Soccer
Pioneer Stadium

6 p.m. - Swimming vs. Blue & Gold Alumni
Orvis Pool
Contact Coach Weston for details: westonrc@alfredstate.edu

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