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Chad Baldwin
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Phone: (307) 766-2929
Email: cbaldwin@uwyo.edu

Football Game, Parade, Highlight UW Homecoming Schedule


September 23, 2013 — “This is the West … Forever Brown and Gold" is the theme of the 2013 University of Wyoming Homecoming, Oct. 5-12.

Activities will include a pig roast, Homecoming sing, a parade and football game along with community service projects, art exhibitions, breakfasts, luncheons, reunions, campus tours and open houses.

For more information about Homecoming events, including a complete schedule, visit www.wyoalumni.com or call the UW Alumni Association at (307) 766-4166.

Among the highlights:

Saturday, Oct. 5

9 a.m. -- The Big Event will offer community service projects and allow students to thank the community. Following the event will be a barbecue and live music from the Libby Creek Original.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

7:30-10:30 a.m. -- Welcome Wednesday and free continental breakfast in Prexy’s Pasture.

6-11 p.m. -- Homecoming Sing at the Arts and Science auditorium.

Thursday, Oct. 10

11 a.m. -- Chant/cheer competition at Simpson Plaza.

Friday, Oct. 11

8-10 a.m. -- Breakfast on the lawn in Prexy’s Pasture.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- ASUW pig roast at Simpson Plaza.

4 p.m. -- Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation, UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Saturday, Oct. 12

9 a.m. -- Silent Trails Memorial Trail Race.

9:30 a.m. -- The Homecoming parade begins at the corner of Ninth and Ivinson streets.

11 a.m. -- Cowboy Walk from the Hilton Garden Inn.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Tailgate Park opens.

1:30 p.m. -- Cowboys vs. New Mexico football game.

Photo:
With its largest membership ever, the UW Western Thunder Marching Band will perform at both the Homecoming parade and Cowboys football game Saturday, Oct. 12. (UW Photo)

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