The biggest event of the year!
Friday, October 30 – Saturday, October 31
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Homecoming Online Auction GO TO AUCTION
Thursday, October 15, 6 p.m. – Sunday, November 1, 9 p.m.
Visit biddingforgood.com/sfahomecoming to bid on your favorite items and help raise money for SFA scholarships!
GO TO AUCTION
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30
SFA Homecoming Golf Tournament
Registration: 9:30 AM
Start: 11 AM
Piney Woods Country Club
Four-player scramble. Players may enter as a single or get their own team. Entry fee includes tournament play, golf cart, refreshments, box lunch, and post tournament hors d'oeuvres. Tee gifts to all contestants, great prizes for all gross and net winners, and Closest to Hole prizes will also be awarded. $150 individual; $600 team
Annual Alumni Association Membership Meeting
4:30 - 5 PM
Tracie D. Pearman Alumni Center
"Back in Nac" Social (Tentative)
5:30 - 8 PM
The Liberty Bell, 422 E. Main St.
To kick off the weekend, join the SFA Alumni Nacogdoches Chapter for the happiest of all happy hours at the "Back in Nac" Social, which includes purple beer for purchase, awesome appetizer specials, live jazz starting at 7 p.m., photo booth, and all your friends. Be sure to go by after the bonfire festivities for late night specials, too!
Torchlight Parade and Bonfire
Torchlight Parade: 8:30 PM
Bonfire: 9 PM @ the Intramural Fields
Show your school spirit as SFA alumni, students, and the Nacogdoches community gather to cheer on the SFA football team, cheerleaders, dance team, and band! The Alumni Association will be on hand passing out FREE 3D fireworks glasses (while supplies last) so be sure to stop by our purple tent. Fireworks and a special performer will conclude the night's festivities!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31
Homecoming Flap "Jack" Breakfast
8 - 10 AM
Downtown Nacogdoches Square (in front of City Hall)
Enjoy breakfast like a Lumberjack with a flap”jacks” (while they last). Decorate your flapjacks with purple goodies, grab a Lumberjack coloring sheet, take photos with the SFA Lumberjack, Ladyjack, and spirit teams (8-9 a.m.), and listen to live music on the downtown stage.
6th Annual Lumberjack Homecoming Certified 5K
Registration: 7 AM
Start: 8 AM
Parking and Bus Pick-Up: Regions Bank Parking Lot, 300 E. Main St. (Tentative)
Shuttles from downtown: 6:45 a.m. – 7:40 a.m. (2 buses every 10 minutes)
Race Start: Lower Rec Center Parking Lot near SFA Schlief Tennis Complex, corner of Wilson and Starr
Start your day with a run around the SFA campus and beautiful Nacogdoches! All participants will receive a free flapjack breakfast downtown, and the first 100 participants are guaranteed a t-shirt! Prizes awarded to best overall male and female times, the top three male and females in each age group, and to the largest group/organization registered! Come dressed in your Halloween costume! Race will end downtown so a shuttle bus will pick up participants parking at Regions Bank (tentative). Proceeds benefit the Dr. Raymond Lee Worsham Scholarship. $25 students; $35 faculty/staff/alumni/community
Celebrate SFA and enjoy themed floats, music, and pageantry. FREE for all to attend. This year’s theme is “A Haunted Homecoming!”
Alumni Corner/Benefit Ticket Drawing
Noon - Kickoff
Corner of Raguet and Hayter
Benefit Ticket Drawing: 2 PM
NEW LAYOUT THIS YEAR! Join the SFA Alumni Association for delicious tailgate food, the Suddenlink "Bundle U" Viewing Lounge, tailgate games, and live music! Benefit tickets will be sold until 2 PM at Alumni Corner for $100. The winner of the Benefit Ticket Drawing will receive $10,000 to put towards the scholarship of their choice. Benefit Ticket Drawing will be held at 2 p.m. at Alumni Corner. FREE for Alumni Association members; $15 for non-members; $5 Kids 6-10 years (with adult) (*Child Passes will be available for purchase at the door); FREE for kids under 5 (with adult).
Noon - Kickoff
Corner of Raguet and Hayter
Family-friendly fall fest with bounce houses, face painting, games, giveaways…FREE and fun for kids of all ages! Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes or dress like a Lumberjack. The first 100 kids receive a FREE t-shirt!
Watch rubber ducks race to win cool prizes and raise money for scholarships. $5 each, $25 for 6. The top-selling organization will receive $500 to the scholarship of their choice. 1st place: $1000 cash; 2nd place: $500 cash; 3rd place: $250 cash.
Homecoming Football Game
Homer Bryce Stadium, SFA Campus
Cheer on the Lumberjacks as they face off against Incarnate Word! Visit www.sfajacks.com to purchase game tickets or call 936-468-JACK (5225).
We're looking forward to seeing you and your friends at the parade, tailgate, game and other events!
Be sure to wear purple all weekend long!