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Football Game, Parade, Highlight UW Homecoming Schedule

September 23, 2013
Percussion players in marching band
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)

“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 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.

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