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NDSU Homecoming events scheduled

Published: 28 September 2012

NDSU Homecoming week will be celebrated Oct. 1-6. Some of the events are listed below.

Wednesday, Oct. 3
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NDSU Libraries fourth annual Open House
1201 Albrecht Boulevard
Several events and demonstrations are planned. Food and giveaways will be available.

Thursday, Oct. 4
11 a.m. 
State of the University Address
President Dean L. Bresciani
Festival Concert Hall, Reineke Fine Arts Center

Following University Address
Bison Statue Dedication
Corner of Albrecht and 12th Ave. N., between Minard Hall and the Library

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NDSU Libraries fourth annual Open House
1201 Albrecht Boulevard
Several events and demonstrations are planned. Food and giveaways will be available.

6 p.m.
Development Foundation Recognition Society Dinner
Fargo Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S.

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Homecoming Carnival: free and open to the public
Newman Outdoor Field
Inflatable games for the family, meet and greet with NDSU athletes, 32 Below live performance and fireworks.

Friday, Oct. 5
11 a.m. 
Bison Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon
Fargo Holiday Inn – Great Hall, 3803 13th Ave. S.

6 p.m.
Homecoming Party: open to all alumni and friends
Reunion groups gathering at this event: Classes of 1990-99
Entertainment by Minneapolis-based band, Brat Pack Radio; photo opportunity with football championship trophy;Bison gear available for purchase; cash bar; food available for purchase; no cover charge.
6 p.m. Doors open
8 p.m. Band begins
Fargo Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S.

7 p.m.
NDSU Women’s Volleyball vs. University of South Dakota
Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse
For tickets, visit www.gobison.com or call 888-231-6378.

7:30 p.m.
Blue Key Homecoming Show and Coronation
Festival Concert Hall, Reineke Fine Arts Center

Saturday, Oct. 6
8:30 a.m. – noon
Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center Rededication and Open House
1241 N. University Drive
Family-friendly open house with balloons, kiddie tattoos and complimentary refreshments. Walk of Pride tiles are 10 percent off when purchased during Homecoming.

10 a.m.
Homecoming Parade
N. University Drive and 12th Ave. N.

11 a.m.
Bison Pep Rally and Lunch (sponsored by Liberty Mutual)
Bison Sports Arena – North Entrance
$9/adult and $4/child (10 and under) – pay at the door
Lunch, bouncy games (sponsored by Games Galore), Gold Star Band, balloons, beads and Thundar
Menu: BBQ chicken, hot dogs, creamy dill potato salad, fresh fruit, chips, M&M brownies, Bison cookies, lemonade, coffee and ice water

1 p.m.
Football Kick-off NDSU vs. Youngstown State
Fargodome
Bison Ticket Office at 231-6378 or www.gobison.com
Single game tickets are sold out. Standing room tickets available Friday, Oct. 5 at 8 a.m. For more information on how to catch the game, visit www.gobison.com.

5 p.m.
31st Annual Bison Bidders Bowl
Fargo Holiday Inn – Great Hall, 3803 13th Ave. S.
Cash and gifts will be auctioned and raffled for the benefit of NDSU.
Advance reservations are required.

7 p.m.
NDSU Women’s Volleyball vs. Kansas City
Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse
For tickets, visit www.gobison.com or call 888-231-6378.

For a complete list of student events, visit www.ndsu.edu/campusattractions/homecoming/schedule.

For more information on Alumni Association and Development Foundation events, visit www.ndsualumni.com/netcommunity.

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