|True Blue Fever Will Mark U of M Homecoming Activities
For release: Oct. 13, 2006
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Homecoming 2006 brings a full slate of events for True Blue Tiger fans at the University of Memphis. Along with many student events, activities for alumni and the general public are also planned. They include:
Friday, Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m. – The Alumni Association's Family and Friends Homecoming Parade, hosted by the Alumni Association and Student Activities Council. The parade route includes Walker, Patterson, and Central Avenue around the U of M campus. Highlights will include float and banner competitions, the Mighty Sound of the South marching band, Tiger spirit squads, ROTC cadets, and Pouncer the mascot.
(NOTE: Beginning at 4 p.m. and continuing through the pep rally, entrance to and exit from the campus may be limited briefly. Memphis and U of M Police will be directing traffic. Central, Patterson, Walker and Zach Curlin all will be affected; however, Central Avenue will remain open to traffic throughout the parade. )
6:30 p.m. – Pep Rally at the end of the parade at the corner of Patterson and Central on the Fogelman College of Business and Economics lawn. Tiger Coach Tommy West will be the special guest, and the Alumni Association's True Blue Tradition Award will be presented.
Saturday, Oct. 21, 5 p.m. - Alumni True Blue Barn Bash BBQ in the silver barn located on the west side of the Liberty Bowl near Gate 3. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 901- 678-2586.
7 p.m. – Football game, Memphis vs. Tulsa, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. For ticket information, call 901-678-2331. More details about U of M Homecoming 2006 are available at: www.memphis.edu/alumni/homecoming.html
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