Fort Hays State University to honor its 'Tiger Family' at Homecoming 2007

Fort Hays State University's Alumni Association celebrate its Tiger family during Homecoming Week, Oct. 4 to Oct. 6 with a theme of "Tiger Family Album."

Homecoming events will include a golf tournament, football game, reunions, banquets, a parade and tours.

The celebrations will start on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Smoky Hill Country Club with the Tiger Alumni and Friends Golf tournament, which begins at 11 a.m. A special reunion for students who have graduated in the past five years will be from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Cody Commons of the Memorial Union.

Registration for homecoming events will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 in the Memorial Union. All tickets may be picked up at the registration desk.

Events on Friday:

-- Department of Geosciences Open House, 8 a.m. to noon, Tomanek Hall.

-- Half-Century Club Induction and Brunch, 9:30 a.m. social, 10:30 a.m. brunch, Memorial Union.

-- Campus tour, 10 a.m., starting from the Memorial Union.

-- Forsyth Library Open House, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

-- Oktoberfest, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Frontier Park, South Main Street.

-- Alumni and Friends Hospitality Tent, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Frontier Park, South Main Street.

-- Sigma Sigma Sigma Reunion, 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, the Bakery Shop, 230 E. Eighth St.

-- Alumni and Foundation Awards Reception and Banquet, 6 p.m. Social, 7 p.m. Banquet; Memorial Union.

-- Tiger Deb Reunion, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Memorial Union.

Events on Saturday:

Homecoming Registration begins in the Memorial Union at 7 a.m. and closes at noon.

-- 5K Fun Run/Walk, 8 a.m., president's home, 7 College Drive.

-- Tiger Breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Memorial Union.

-- Campus tour, 9 a.m., starting in the Memorial Union.

-- Homecoming Parade, 10:30 a.m., Main Street, downtown Hays.

-- Delta Zeta Sorority Gathering, 11:30 a.m., 410 W. Sixth St.

-- Tiger Friends and Family Picnic, 11:30 a.m., east side of Lewis Field Stadium.

-- Sigma Chi Open House, noon, 404 W. Seventh St.

-- Football Game, FHSU vs. Missouri Western, 1 p.m. pre-game ceremonies; 2 p.m. game time, Lewis Field.

-- Alpha Gamma Delta Open House, 4 p.m., 409 W. Eighth St.

-- TKE Fraternity Gathering, 4 p.m., 2766 Thunderbird Drive.

-- Geosciences Reunion, 4 to 6 p.m. social, 5:30 p.m. paleontology tour, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Sternberg Museum of Natural History.

For more information about homecoming activities or to pre-register and order tickets early, call the Alumni Association at (785) 628-4430 or visit the association's Web site at

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