WT Celebrates 2017 Homecoming

WT Celebrates 2017 Homecoming

West Texas A&M University is hosting a week of activities for their 2017 Homecoming.

The homecoming game between WTAMU vs. Adams State is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, 5:00 p.m. at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium.


Wednesday, Oct. 11

  • 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. 12

  • 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. 13

  • 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. Contact Don Conner at dconner@wtamu.edu or 806-651-2364 to be added to the wait list.

  • 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 Reunion6 - 8 p.m | Bivins Nursing Learning Center


  • Pigskin Revue7:30 p.m, following the volleyball game | The Box

    Don't miss the annual Homecoming pep rally and announcement of Homecoming Court.

Saturday, Oct. 14

  • 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.
    Register as a participant here!
  • 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

  • Campus Bookstore:  ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS - While you're on campus, shop in the Campus Bookstore and enjoy a special Homecoming Day discount!
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 15

  • Women's Soccer vs. Angelo State

    1 - 2:30 p.m. | The Pitch

    $10 admission

Source: West Texas A&M University

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