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Quad City's 10th year highlights 2014 Homecoming, Oct. 24-26, at UT Martin

10-16-2014


Contact 1: Bud Grimes


Homecoming

MARTIN, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee at Martin’s quadrangle will transform Oct. 25 into the focal point for Homecoming 2014 as more than 80 tents and other gathering points welcome alumni, students and visitors to campus. Homecoming weekend begins Friday, Oct. 24, and ends Sunday, Oct. 26.

Quad City celebrates its 10th year by offering food and family activities leading up to the UT Martin and Austin Peay State University football game that kicks off at 2 p.m. in Hardy M. Graham Stadium.

This year’s Quad City features a laser tag dome measuring 120 feet across, along with student organization tents, food vendors and the Skyhawk Marching Band leading the football team’s Skyhawk Walk at 11 a.m. through Quad City. This year’s “Streaking Back to Martin” theme is featured at utmforever.com where complete Homecoming 2014 information is available.
Scheduled events include:

Monday, Oct. 20

•4 p.m. – Rope Pull, area by Pacer Pond

Tuesday, Oct. 21 (Greek Day)

•4 p.m. – Rope Pull, area by Pacer Pond
•7 p.m. – Lip Sync, northwest corner, Kathleen and Tom Elam Center (rain plan, 8 p.m., Thursday, Elam Center)

Wednesday, Oct. 22 (Organization Day)

•4 p.m. – Rope Pull, area by Pacer Pond

Thursday, Oct 23 (Faculty and Staff Day)

•4 p.m. – Rope Pull, area by Pacer Pond
•7 p.m. – PRSSA Womanless Revue, Watkins Auditorium

Friday, Oct 24 (Blue and Orange Day)

•3:30 p.m. – Rope Pull Championships, area by Pacer Pond
•6 p.m. – Skyhawk Volleyball vs. Belmont, Skyhawk Fieldhouse
•7 p.m. – Pyramid and Pep Rally, Elam Center ($5 per person charge)
•7 p.m. – University Choirs Dessert Evening, Fine Arts Building

Saturday, Oct. 25

•7:30 a.m. –Letterwinner’s Breakfast/Athletics Hall of Fame Inductions, Student Life Center
•10:30 a.m. – Quad City opens
•11 a.m. – Football Team Skyhawk Walk, Quad by Paul Meek Library
•2 p.m. – Skyhawks vs. Austin Peay State University, Hardy M. Graham Stadium
•5:30 p.m. – Black Alumni Reception, Duncan Ballroom, Boling University Center
•7 p.m. – Young Alumni Reception, Stables Tap Room, Downtown Martin
•7 p.m. – NPHC Step Show, Kathleen and Tom Elam Center
•7 p.m. – University Choirs Dessert Evening, Fine Arts Building

Sunday, Oct. 26

•10 a.m. – Walk in the Quad
•10:30 a.m. – Homecoming Brunch, Sodexo Skyhawk Dining Hall, Boling University Center

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PHOTO CAPTION – UT Martin Skyhawk fans are pictured at Graham Stadium earlier this season where fans will gather again 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, for the Homecoming 2014 football game with Austin Peay State University. Quad City celebrates its 10th year starting at 10:30 that morning by offering food and family activities leading up to kickoff. This year’s “Streaking Back to Martin” theme is featured at utmforever.com where complete Homecoming 2014 information is available.



 

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