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Homecoming

Golden Blazer
Homecoming Awards Chapel
October 29 | 10:00 a.m.

Every year, the University family gathers in Baker Chapel to honor alumni and friends of the University who have served ETBU in various capacities. Each year, we induct a new class of Golden Blazers, recognize the 50-year reunion class, and honor six alumni for their contributions to their alma mater or society. There is an honoree luncheon immediately following Chapel in Ornelas Student Center. 

Charlie Brown
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown at the Grove Terrace presented by the School of Communication and Performing Arts
October 29 and 30 | 6:30 p.m.

Grab dinner from area food trucks and enjoy this crowd-pleasing musical classic based on Charles Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip presented by the School of Communication and Performing Arts at the newly constructed Grove Terrace. Admission is a dog food donation to benefit the new Marshall Pet Adoption Center. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Children are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes.

Enrollment Spring 2021 Fireworks Tiger
Tiger Pep Rally & Fireworks
October 29 | 8:30 p.m.

Join the rest of the Tiger Family for a pep rally supporting our Tigers and stay for a fireworks show!

Breakfast
Late Night Breakfast
October 29 | 9:15 p.m.

There isn't anything better than breakfast for dinner! Enjoy some pancakes while you fellowship with your fellow Tiger Alumni in Bennett Student Commons. 

Reunions
Decade Reunion Brunches
October 30 | 10:00 a.m.

Whether you graduated 50 years ago or 10 years ago, we would love to welcome you back to the Hill. Enjoy complimentary brunch with your fellow Tiger Alumni in the Ornelas Student Center to celebrate your 10, 15, 25, 40 or 50-year reunion. 

Family Carnival
Tiger Family Carnival and Tailgating
October 30 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us in The Grove for a free and fun time for the whole family. There will be bounce houses, games, and a free lunch. Enjoy spending time with friends before finding your seats at Ornelas Stadium to cheer on the Tigers. 

Football
Tiger Football
October 30 | 1:00 p.m.

After you enjoy lunch in The Grove, cheer on the Tigers in an exciting Homecoming match up against Texas Lutheran University. There will be additional Homecoming awards presented at halftime. 

Homecoming 2021
Friday, October 29, 2021
8:00am
Check-in

Ornelas Student Center

10:00am
Homecoming Chapel | Golden Blazer & Golden Lightkeeper Ceremony

Baker Chapel, Rogers Spiritual Life Center

11:30am
Homecoming Awards & Golden Lightkeepers Luncheon honoring the Classes of 1970 and 1971

Woods/Cornish Great Room, Ornelas Student Center

3:00pm
Open House

Tours take place from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Chapel on the Hill, Craig Hall, Harvey Daniel Bruce Hall, and Marshall Grand)

6:00pm
ETBU Volleyball vs. Hardin-Simmons University

Ornelas Gymnasium, Dean Healthplex

6:00pm
Food Trucks at the Grove

Reasonably priced food trucks will be available for a variety of Tiger tastes at The Grove.

6:30pm
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown at the Grove Terrace presented by the School of Communication and Performing Arts

The Grove Terrace 

8:30pm
Tiger Pep Rally & Fireworks

Ornelas Stadium

9:00pm
Fireworks

Ornelas Stadium

9:15pm
Late Night Breakfast

Bennett Student Commons - $5 per person

Saturday, October 30, 2021
9:00am
Registration

Ornelas Student Center

10:00am
Open House

Tours take place from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Chapel on the Hill, Craig Hall, Harvey Daniel Bruce Hall, and Marshall Grand)

10:00am
Tiger Family Carnival & Tailgating

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Free Cookout at The Grove

10:00am
Reunions

1970s Decade Reunion: 1970 & 1971 Honor Classes | Woods Great Room, Ornelas Student Class
1980s Decade Reunion: 1980 & 1981 Honor Classes | Cornish Great Room, Ornelas Student Center
1990s Decade Reunion: 1995 & 1996 Honor Classes | Calvert Meeting Room, Ornelas Student Center
2000s Decade Reunion: 2005 & 2006 Honor Classes | Huffman Activities Area, Ornelas Student Center
2010s Decade Reunion: 2010 & 2011 Honor Classes | Huffman Activities Area, Ornelas Student Center

10:00am
Tiger Tales: Story Time with Toby & Tabby

Jarrett Library

10:30am
Tiger Walk

The Grove
Cheer the ETBU Tiger Football Team to Victory!

11:00am
ETBU Volleyball vs. McMurry
1:00pm
ETBU vs. Texas Lutheran University

Ornelas Stadium

6:00pm
Food Trucks at the Grove

Reasonably priced food trucks will be available for a variety of Tiger tastes at The Grove.

6:30pm
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown at the Grove Terrace presented by the School of Communication and Performing Arts

The Grove Terrace 

Contact Information

Name/Title Division Phone
Dr. Scott Bryant
Vice President
Advancement 903.923.2069 Send Message View Bio
Cari D. Johnson
Director, Alumni Relations
Intercessory Prayer Ministry Coordinator
903.923.2043 Send Message View Bio