Homecoming
Schedule of Events

You can find out more details about Homecoming events by clicking on the menu above. NOTE: All dates and times are tentative. Check back frequently for updates.

Click here for entry forms and rules for the Parade, Lip Sync, Kickball and Bedsheet Banner.

Date Event
Sunday, September 28 The Bedsheet Banner Contest kicks off Homecoming 2014.
Sunday, September 28 United Way Color War and 5k Run
Monday, September 29 Lip Sync Contest, 7 p.m. Williams Auditorium.
Tuesday, September 30 King and Queen voting begins at 8 a.m.
Tuesday, September 30 Kickball Tournament, Top Taggart Field, Registration 6:30 pm, Tournament begins at 7 pm.
Wednesday, October 1 Bonfire at 8 p.m. in Lot 61 by Brophy/McNerney
Thursday, October 2 Comedian, 8 p.m. at Williams Auditorium Free Admission!
Friday, October 3 Catch Women's Soccer vs. Findlay at 4 p.m. The soccer field is located by the Rock Cafe.
Friday, October 3 The Ferris Alumni Association and the Center for Leadership and Career Services are hosting a networking reception for students and alumni to kick-off homecoming weekend beginning at 6 pm.
Friday, October 3 Women's Volleyball vs. Ashland begins at 7 pm at the Sports Complex.
Friday, October 3 7-9 pm Apollo Talent Contest at the IRC. #10 acts will perform and the crowd will decide who wins at the Apollo Talent Night! Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Services, to be hosted by the Black Greek Council as a part of the annual Ferris Black Alumni Homecoming celebration.
Saturday, October 4 Start your morning off with the Bulldog volleyball team as they take on Lake Erie at 10 am at the Sports Complex. Click here for details
Saturday, October 4 Alumni Welcome Tent, Lot 37, immediately west of Top Taggart Field, 11 a.m. to game time.
Saturday, October 4 Parade, noon downtown Big Rapids
Saturday, October 4 College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Tailgate, immediately west of Top Taggart Field, 11 a.m. to kickoff. Follow this link for more information: Arts and Sciences Tailgate information
Saturday, October 4 Pharmacy Alumni - start your Homecoming morning with continental breakfast at the College of Pharmacy from 9-10 a.m. Join fellow alumni & and friends at the COP Alumni Tent at 11 a.m. in Lot 37, immediately west of Top Taggart Field.
Saturday, October 4 College of Business Tailgate Tent, Lot 37, immediately west of Top Taggart Field
Saturday, October 4 10 am - 2 pm, Join OMSS as we welcome back Ferris Black Alumni at the annual tailgate in Lot #36 across from Top Taggert Field. Will feature live DJ, light refreshments and games!
Saturday, October 4 College of Engineering Technology Chili Cook Off, Lot 37, immediately west of Top Taggart Field - Serving starts at 12 p.m.
Saturday, October 4 HVACR Tailgate, 11 a.m. to kickoff, Lot 37, immediately west of Top Taggart Field.
Saturday, October 4 Football Game vs.Findlay, 2 p.m. Top Taggart Field. Please read the tailgate policy.
Click here to see the Ferris Athletics schedule of events.
Saturday, October 4 5-7 pm in the UREC -- Join us for The Ol School v. New School Game, 3-point Contest and Dunk Contest. Live DJ, free admission! Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Services as a part of the annual Ferris Black Alumni Homecoming celebration.
Saturday, October 4 FSU Alumni Association Tailgate on Ice, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ewigleben Sports Complex Multipurpose Room. $25 per person.
Saturday, October 4 The All Black Love Affair - 10 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. at The Gate Entertainment Center on Perry St. in Big Rapids. Come and enjoy fellowship with alumni and current students. Light refreshments will be served, and make sure to stop by the "Eventfully D'Or Photo Booth". Admission - Free. Dress code strongly enforced to enter: All Black Attire, No Jeans, No Gym shoes.
Sunday, October 5 PGM Alumni Fall Classic, 12 pm at Katke. Check the PGM Website for other Homecoming events.