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Homecoming 2017

Join us for Homecoming as we celebrate SFA!

10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
When: Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22, 2017
Where: Nacogdoches, Texas 
United States
Contact: SFA Alumni Association
936-468-3407


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The biggest event of the year!
Friday, October 20 – Sunday, October 22



Click here to visit the SFA Student Affairs Homecoming Page.

 



Homecoming Online Auction             GO TO AUCTION                            
Thursday, October 12, 6 p.m. – Sunday, October 22, 9 p.m.

Visit biddingforgood.com/sfahomecoming to bid on your favorite items and help raise money for SFA scholarships!

GO TO AUCTION



Homecoming Storefront Decorating Competition

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NO ENTRY FEE!

Who can enter?
Businesses in the City of Nacogdoches

Prizes
1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100

Theme
Unmasque Your Spirit / SFA Homecoming

Dates to Remember
*Register by Monday, October 9.
*Storefront needs to be complete by Monday, Oct. 16.
*Judging will take place the week of Oct. 16 - Oct. 22.
*Winners will be announced after Sunday, Oct. 22.

Window painting does qualify.

Hosted by the SFA Alumni Association and the Paint the Town Purple Coalition.

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SFA Homecoming Golf Tournament
Registration:  9:30 AM
Start:  11 AM
Piney Woods Country Club, 3001 U.S. 59
Cost: $150 individual; $600 team


Four-player scramble. Players may enter as a single or get their own team. Entry fee includes tournament play, golf cart, refreshments, box lunch, tee gifts, and post tournament hors d'oeuvres. Prizes for all gross and net winners and closest to hole will also be awarded.

INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION

TEAM REGISTRATION

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"Back in Nac" Social
4 - 7 PM
Nine Flags Bar, The Fredonia Hotel, 200 N. Fredonia


To kick off the weekend, join the SFA Alumni Nacogdoches Chapter for the happiest of all happy hours at the "Back in Nac" Social. Enjoy purple beer (for purchase), awesome appetizer specials, live music, photo booth, and more! Be sure to go by after the bonfire festivities for late night specials, too.

SFA Alumni Foundation Membership Meeting 
4:30 - 5 PM
Banita Ballroom, The Fredonia Hotel, 200 N. Fredonia St.

AGENDA

SFA Alumni Association Membership Meeting
Banita Ballroom, The Fredonia Hotel, 200 N. Fredonia St.
5 - 5:30 PM


AGENDA
  
Proposed Bylaws


Kappa Showcase (kIckback) MIxer

5 - 7 PM
Multimedia Room (across from Starbucks), Baker Pattillo Student Center, SFA Campus


Yellow House Christian Student Center's 50th Anniversary

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Homecoming Jack Track Bus Shuttle

6:30 - 10:30 PM

Free shuttle service between the coliseum, bonfire, and the Fredonia Hotel.


Jack Madness
7 PM
William R. Johnson Coliseum


Get your first look at the SFA men and women basketball teams. They will host a small scrimmage, dunk contest, and give away lots of prizes!


Torchlight Parade and Bonfire

Torchlight Parade: 8:30 PM, SFA Ag Pond
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 sponsored by Nacogdoches Eye Associates (while supplies last) so be sure to stop by our purple tartan tent. Fireworks and a special performance by "Love and Theft" will conclude the night's festivities! 

Kappa's HAPPY HOUR MIxer
9:11 - 11:11 PM
Nine Flags Bar, The Fredonia Hotel, 200 N. Fredonia


  




Homecoming Flap "Jack" Breakfast

8 - 10 AM
The Fredonia Hotel Convention Center, 200 N. Fredonia St.
Cost: $10; FREE for Life Members (and one guest) and Homecoming 5K/1K participants
 

Enjoy breakfast like a Lumberjack with flap ”jacks." Decorate your meal with purple goodies, grab a Lumberjack coloring sheet, take photos with the SFA Lumberjack, Ladyjack, and spirit teams (8-9 a.m.), enjoy the Bloody Mary and mimosa cash bar, and listen to live music.


8th Annual SFA Homecoming 5K

Registration: 7 AM / Begins: 8 AM
Race Start: Downtown Nacogdoches
Cost: $25 students; $35 faculty/staff/alumni/community
; $20 for 1K Walk

Stroller-Friendly and Dog-Friendly!

Start your day with a run around the SFA campus and beautiful Nacogdoches! All participants will receive a free flap  "jack" breakfast at the Fredonia Hotel, and the first 100 participants are guaranteed a t-shirt! Prizes will be awarded to best overall male and female times and the top three male and females in each age group! Proceeds benefit the Dr. Raymond Lee Worsham Scholarship.
 
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Yellow House Christian Student Center's 50th Anniversary
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3rd Annual St. Mary's Catholic Campus Ministry Spirit Brunch

9:30 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Campus Ministry


Annual fall fundraiser. Tickets are $25.

Homecoming Parade
10 AM
Downtown Nacogdoches

Celebrate SFA and enjoy themed floats, music, and pageantry. The parade is FREE for all to attend. This year’s theme is "Unmasque Your Spirit / SFA Homecoming."

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PARADE RULES AND REGULATIONS


Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture Homecoming Alumni Event

11 AM - 2 PM
Back Lawn of the Forestry Building


The Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture invites alumni and friends to attend a special, college-wide homecoming gathering from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 21, 2017.

Join us for fellowship, food and soft drinks on the back lawn of the Forestry Building as we prepare to cheer the SFA Lumberjack football team to victory against the Houston Baptist University Huskies.

Dr. Joey Bray, chair of the Department of Agriculture, will be at the helm of the grill, and Dr. Jeremy Stovall, associate professor of forestry, will prepare his world-famous pulled pork. Fun, pre-game activities will also be available.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP by contacting Christen Myles at (936) 468-3301 or mylescj@sfasu.edu .



Alumni Corner Tailgate
Noon - Kickoff
Alumni Corner, corner of Raguet and Hayter streets


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Join the SFA Alumni Association for delicious Cajun-themed tailgate food, the Suddenlink "Bundle U" viewing lounge, giveaways, photo booth, tailgate games, and live music. FREE Homecoming T-shirts for the first 100 guests.

Alumni Corner is FREE for Alumni Association members; $15 for non-members; $5 for children ages 6 - 10 (with adult); and FREE for children 5 and younger (with adult).


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BUY ADULT PASS
BUY CHILD PASS


Alumni Fall Fest

Noon - Kickoff
Alumni Corner, corner of Raguet and Hayter streets

Enjoy the family-friendly fall fest with petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting, magic, Kona premium tropical shaved ice, balloon animals, Lumberjack and Mardi Gras crafts, games, and giveaways. The event is FREE and fun for children of all ages. The first 100 children receive a FREE "Future Alumni" t-shirt!

REGISTER HERE

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Duck Dash
       
1 PM
Ag Pond

Watch rubber ducks race to win cool prizes and raise money for the Alumni Association. Tickets cost $5 each or 6 for $25. The top-selling organization will receive $500 to benefit the scholarship of its choice. First place: $1,000 cash, second place: $500 cash; third place: $250 cash.

BUY A DUCK
BUY A FLOCK (6)

Kappa Tailgate
1:30 PM
SFA Ag Pond, next to Hall 20

Homecoming Football Game

3 PM
Homer Bryce Stadium, SFA Campus

Cheer on the Lumberjacks as they face Houston Baptist University! Visit www.sfajacks.com to purchase game tickets or call 936-468-JACK (5225).

PURCHASE FOOTBALL TICKETS

"Fredonia Fest"
2 – 10 PM
Fredonia Brewery, 138 N. Mound St.

Join Fredonia Brewery for
live entertainment, food trucks serving German food, and featuring D'oches Kölsch and Märzen Fredoniafest beer.

African-American Alumni Reception
5:30 - 8 PM
Multimedia Room (across from Starbucks), Baker Pattillo Student Center, SFA Campus

Kappa Fish Fry
6:30 PM
Location: TBD




Yellow House Christian Student Center's 50th Anniversary
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Kappa Fellowship
11 AM
Nacogdoches Bible Fellowship, 2220 E. Main


Second Story Tours

1 - 4 PM
Downtown Nacogdoches
Cost: $25 per person


Enjoy a tour through some of the beautiful lofts and buildings while experiencing the breathtaking architecture and history downtown has to offer. Downtown stores will be open to shop for unique Nacogdoches finds. Tickets are available at the Fredonia Hotel, the Charles Bright Visitor Center, and online.

PURCHASE TOUR TICKETS

Kappa Basketball Pickup Game
1 PM
Nacogdoches High School


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!



          

    

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