Tentative Family Weekend 2016 Schedule of Events

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Thursday, September 29

Family Weekend Central:
2:00pm - 5:00pm • Mackenzie-Merket Alumni Center
This is your destination for kicking off Family Weekend and your place to pick up your schedule, get your pre-ordered official Family Weekend t-shirts, meet other parents, find out what's happening over the weekend, and get your questions answered.

Texas Tech Parents Association Tailgate
TBD
For more information about this event, please visit www.texastechparents.org or contact parents@texastechparents.org.

Texas Tech Football vs. Kansas
7:30pm* • Jones AT&T Stadium

Purchase your tickets online at the Texas Tech Athletics TICKETING SITE. Promo Code is FAMILY16. $25.00 per ticket (TTU students will need tickets to sit next to you in Family Weekend seating. Otherwise, students will sit in the student section free with their TTU ID). Tickets are not mailed--you will print your tickets at home or pick them up at the will call desk.  For questions about football ticket orders and ADA seating, please contact the Athletic Ticket Office at 806-742-4412.

For those interested in group tickets with the Texas Tech Parents Association, you can purchase those for $25 per person HERE.  This option is great for those who are purchasing single tickets or who want to sit next to other couples or families from the same geographic area. Tickets will be mailed after group ticket ordering is complete. For questions about group ticket sales, please contact parents@texastechparents.org

FOOTBALL PARKING INFORMATION: http://redraiderclub.com/rrc-benefits/parking/football

*time subject to change

Friday, September 30

Family Weekend Central:
Noon - 5:30pm • Mackenzie-Merket Alumni Center
This is your destination for kicking off Family Weekend and your place to pick up your schedule, get your pre-ordered official Family Weekend t-shirts, meet other parents, find out what's happening over the weekend, and get your questions answered.

Athletic Tours and Photo Ops
10:30 am and 3:00 pm • Meet at the southwest corner of Jones AT&T Stadium.
FREE. For questions about this event, contact parents@texastechparents.org.

Family Weekend Ice Cream Social
4:00pm - 5:00pm • Student Union Courtyard
Enjoy FREE ice cream with your student and visit with other families attending Family Weekend. While supplies last. For questions about this event, contact parent@ttu.eduor call 806-742-3630. 

Saturday, October 1

Family Weekend Central:
8:00am - Noon • Urbanovsky Park (Rain-out location: Livestock Arena)
Pick up your schedule and pre-ordered official Family Weekend t-shirts.

Family Weekend Fun Run/Walk
9:00am - 10:00am • Urbanovsky Park (weather permitting)
Get active with the whole family! Run or walk around the Urbanovsky Park 1-mile track. We will have obstacles, activities, and inflatables around the track for the whole family to enjoy.

Family Weekend Picnic in the Park
11:00am - 2:00pm • Urbanovsky Park (rain-out location: Livestock Arena)
Enjoy an afternoon of FREE activities, including live music by Zoe Carter, Texas Tech Spirit Squads, the Masked Rider, Raider Red, a Family Weekend Photo Booth, inflatables, henna tattoos, sand volleyball, balloon artist, and more! 

Burgers and hot dogs ($10 per person - TTU students need tickets for this catered event). Order your food tickets HERE. While supplies last. Tickets ordered through Friday, September 16th will be mailed. Tickets ordered after that date may be picked up at Family Weekend Central. Order deadline is Wednesday, September 28th. No Refunds.

Menu: Hamburger or two hot dogs, chips, sodas, cookies - serving from 11:30am to 1:30pm (vegetarian and gluten-free options available).  For questions about this event, contact parent@ttu.edu or call 806-742-3630.

Texas Tech Parents Association 60th Anniversary Celebration
6:00pm - 8:00pm • Red Raider Ballroom
Dinner and Family Entertainment, Awards & Prizes, Silent Auction and Guest Appearances. A fun evening for the whole family. Dress is casual. Five $200 gift certificate door prizes! $25 per person (TTU students need tickets for this catered event). For questions about this event, contact parents@texastechparents.org. 

Order tickets HERE.

community events

South Plains Fair - September 23 - October 1st.  Carnival rides, music, food, and games. $9 for adults, $5 for children 2-12.  For more information about this event, visit http://southplainsfair.com/ or contact info@southplainsfair.com.

Cactus Theatre Presents Ralna English - Friday, September 30th, 7:30pm. Cactus Theatre, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue. Gospel music singer and former Texas Tech student. Tickets start at $20.  For more information about this event, visit cactustheater.com or call 806-762-3233.