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Homecoming 2017

Friday, Oct. 6th

  • Work-A-Thon
    1 - 5 p.m. | Jack B. Kelly Pedestrian Mall
    It's time to get ready for Homecoming - Join hundreds of fellow Buffs for a day of campus and community beautification!
    Sponsors: Office of Student Engagement and Leadership
    Register here or on Buff Link by Sept. 29

Tuesday, Oct. 10th

  • Paint My Ride
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Jack B. Kelly Shuttle Stop
    Have your car painted in support of Homecoming and show your Buff pride! Sponsors: Office of Student Engagement and Leadership
  • Midnight Weenie Roast
    10 p.m. | Terrill Lawn
    Sponsored by Residential Living
    Join us for hot dogs and fun on the lawn!

Wednesday, Oct. 11th

  • Make It Maroon
    6 - 9 p.m. | Cadillac Ranch
    Sponsor: WT Alumni Association
    Join us in painting the cars at Cadillac Ranch - let's Make It Maroon!
  • Magic Show featuring Nash Fung
    7 - 9 p.m. | Legacy Hall
    Sponsors: Office of Student Engagement and Leadership, Residence Hall Association
  • West Texas Wednesday
    Share your Buff Pride via social media for a chance to win WT merchandise. @wtamu #wtamu #wthomecoming

Thursday, Oct. 12th

  • Alumni Gathering
    6 - 9 p.m. | The Resplendent Garden
    The Resplendent Garden, 11701 Truman St., Amarillo TX
    Sponsor: WT Alumni Association
    Reagan's Brick Oven Pizza, beverages, music
    $15 in advance, $20 at the door
    Register Here or at buffalum.com.
  • The Event, followed by Pancakes & Karaoke
    7 - 10 p.m. | Terrill Lawn and Alumni Banquet Hall (by The Caf)
    Sponsors: Student Government Association and Office of Student Engagement and Leadership
    Music, fun, food and free T-shirts 

Friday, Oct. 13th

  • Homecoming Golf Classic
    11:30 a.m. lunch • 12:30 p.m. tee off | Palo Duro Creek Golf Course
    Sponsor: ARAMARK 
    Lunch, mulligans and raffle ticket included | $100 per player
    Registration is closed.
  • Golden and Diamond Buff Reunion 
    4 - 6 p.m. reception • 6 - 8 p.m. dinner | Jack B. Kelly Student Center, Legacy Hall
    $40 per person; register at 806-651-2311
    Sponsors: WT Alumni Association and Palo Duro Retirement Village
    Honoring the Diamond Anniversary of the class of the class of 1957, the Golden Anniversary of the class of 1967 and celebrating with the classes of 1952 through 1972. 
  • Volleyball vs. Texas A&M Commerce 
    6 - 7 p.m | The Box
    $10 admission
  • Women's Soccer vs. UT Permian Basin 
    7 - 10:30 p.m | The Pitch
    $10 admission
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences Reunion
    6 - 8 p.m | Bivins Nursing Learning Center
  • Pigskin Revue
    7:30 p.m, following the volleyball game | The Box
    Don't miss the annual Homecoming pep rally and announcement of Homecoming Court.

Saturday, Oct. 14th

  • Alumni Open House
    9 a.m. – noon | Buffalo Courts Alumni Center
  • Campus Fair - in partnership with Canyon Chamber of Commerce
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Lawn on west side of Old Main
    Enjoy food, vendors, shopping, campus tours and family friendly activities.  Register as a vendor here!
  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Free admission sponsored by Education Credit Union
  • Historic Walking Tour of Campus
    Led by the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum staff, hop on the tour at any of the four stops and enhance your Buff pride and understanding of WT traditions. Stops - between Cousins and Hill Chapel; between Old Sub and The Box; in the area between Old Ed, Old Main and PPHM; Buffalo Courts
  • Homecoming Parade
    10 - 11 a.m. | 26th Ave.
    Registration is closed.
  • Lambda Chi Alpha Reunion
    10 a.m. | Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, Grand Lobby
    Sponsors: WT Alumni Association
  • Missouri Valley Conference Football Champions 1977 and 1979 Reunion
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Jack B. Kelly Student Center, Legends
    Sponsors: Members of the 1977 and 1979 West Texas State University football teams
  • Volleyball vs. Texas Woman's University
    1 - 2 p.m. | The Box
    $10 admission 
  • Young Alumni Tailgate
    1 - 5 p.m. | Kimbrough Memorial Stadium Tailgate Area, north side of Alumni Tailgate Deck Sponsor: WT Alumni Association 
  • Alumni Tailgate
    1 - 5 p.m. | Kimbrough Memorial Stadium Tailgate Area, Alumni Tailgate Deck  Sponsor: El Vaquero Restaurant
    Join us on the Alumni Tailgate Deck for food, spirit and fun.
  • Annual Alumni Tailgate Cookoff Challenge
    Judging begins 2 p.m. | Alumni Tailgate Deck and surrounding area
    Click here for free registration
  • WTAMU Football vs. Adams State
    5 p.m. | Kimbrough Memorial Stadium
  • University Bookstore:  ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS - While you're on campus, shop in the University Bookstore and enjoy a special Homecoming Day discount!
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

SUNDAY, Oct. 15th

  • Women's Soccer vs. Angelo State
    1 - 2:30 p.m. | The Pitch
    $10 admission

Homecoming Live

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Happy State Bank And Trust Company

Amarillo National Bank

Street Auto Group

Education Credit Union 

Canyon Economic Development Corporation

Amarillo National Bank

Amarillo National Bank

The Canyon News

KAMR Newschannel 4
KCIT Newschannel 14 Logo
ABC Newschannel 7

Palo Duro Village Cooperative


News Channel 10 Media

Scarborough Specialties


The Sport Zone


Pan Handle Presort

United Supermarkets

Zip Print

The Lemieux Company
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