Arkansas Tech University will celebrate a “Forever Green and Gold” Homecoming 2014 with a variety of reunions and gatherings for Tech alumni and friends on Friday and Saturday.
The weekend will culminate in the annual Homecoming football game, which will pit the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys against the East Central University Tigers at Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field on Saturday.
Party at the Plaza, the pre-game tailgating celebration outside the stadium on Centennial Plaza, will begin at noon.
Tech will honor its senior football players on the occasion of their final home contest in a pre-game ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Kickoff for the Wonder Boys and the Tigers is set for 3 p.m.
The 2014 Arkansas Tech Homecoming queen will be crowned at halftime of the football game.
A schedule of events on Friday include: Homecoming Golf Classic at Chamberlyne Country Club at 10:30 a.m., Ladies Champagne Bingo Luncheon at Lake Point Conference Center at noon, Tech Museum at Techionery open from 2-4 p.m., Homecoming Parade at the Tech campus at 7:30 p.m. and Alumi and Friends Reception at Lake Point Conference Center at 8 p.m.
A schedule of events on Saturday include: Tech Museum at Techionery open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Caraway Residence Hall open house at 11 a.m., Party at the Plaza at Centennial Plaza from noon to 2:30 p.m., Football Senior Day ceremony at Thone Stadium at 2:30 p.m., Tech vs. East Central at Thone Stadium at 3 p.m. and the crowning of the 2014 Homecoming queen at halftime of the football game.