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Homecoming Schedule of Events

HOMECOMING WEEK: October 14-19, 2019


Quick Links: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

More events will be added as information becomes available.


Spirit Boards and Banners Competition

The spirit board and banner competition is an opportunity to for student organizations all across campus to show off their artistic skills. Be sure to stop by the Broadway entrance to campus to see the spirit boards on display all week! Winners will be announced at the Friday night pep rally.

See the boards at the TTU Broadway Entrance and Residence Hall boards along 18th Street, then see the banners hanging in the SUB!


Monday, October 14


SUB North Plaza
12:00 - 12:50 pm

Kick-Off Homecoming week with pizazz including free Homecoming t-shirts, the introduction of your royalty candidates for Homecoming King & Queen, and a guest speaker!  

 Tuesday, October 15

Flip Books

SUB Courtyard
11 am - 3 pm

Animate yourself with these action photo booklets! Take a series of photos and watch them come to life in your very own photo book.  Free with TTU Student ID.

S.O. ( Student Organization) Sing

United Supermarkets Arena
8 pm

Get ready to cheer on your favorite student organizations in this year's S.O. Sing competition. You don't want to miss this epic singing and dancing competition!

Wednesday, October 16

Speed Caricatures

SUB Courtyard
11 am - 2 pm

Turn yourself into a cartoon with these 30-second caricature drawings! Free with TTU Student ID.

Thursday, October 17


West Plaza Gazebo
11 am - 1 pm

Pika! Pika! Come stuff your favorite Pokemon in honor of our Homecoming Week theme.  Free for the first 300 with TTU Student ID.
Rainout Location: SUB Courtyard

Tamale Fest

Grassy area between MCOM and Architecture
11 am - 1 pm
Sponsored by Cru at Texas Tech

Techsan Memorial 

Memorial Circle
5:30 pm

Join us as we gather to remember Texas Tech students, alumni, faculty and staff who have passed away in the last year.
Rainout location: SUB Matador Room

2019 NPHC Homecoming Step Show

SUB Allen Theatre
6:30 pm

The Homecoming Stepshow is a competition hosted by the National Pan-Hellenic Council, which at Texas Tech consists of the five historically black fraternities and sororities on campus. Each fraternity & sorority will be performing a complex step routine complete with an individualized theme in order to win the top prize. Tickets for the general public are $5 here.

Friday, October 18

Rowdy Raider Rally

SUB North Plaza
12:00 -12:50 pm

Get rowdy & get your guns up with fellow Red Raiders! Your Homecoming Court will be announced!
Rainout location: SUB Courtyard

A Matador Evening

McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center
6:30 pm

Join fellow Red Raiders and supporters of Texas Tech University for a reception at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and ceremony immediately following at 7 p.m.

This year we will recognize Jim & Jere Lynn Burkhart with the Lauro F. Cavazos Award and Ethan Logan, Ph.D, associate vice president for enrollment management, and Michael San Francisco, Ph.D, biology professor and dean of the Honors College, with the Distinguished Service Awards.

Ticket information can be found on the Alumni Association's website.


TTU Broadway Entrance
6:00 pm

The Texas Tech Homecoming Parade is a long-standing tradition. Members of organizations all across campus assemble their best floats possible and compete to win awards! The Parade is a great opportunity for Lubbock families as well as students to come together to celebrate the Homecoming weekend!
In the event of inclement weather, parade will be cancelled. Follow @TexasTechSAB on social media for weather updates.
See parade route and Friday Night & Parking Information.

Pep Rally 

Urbanovsky Park
8:00 pm

Student Activities Board is hosting a Pep Rally for Homecoming! It will be filled with spirit and Raider Power for the upcoming Homecoming game against Iowa State. Come see Raider Red, the Goin' Band, Cheer, Pom Squad, Saddle Tramps, High Riders, and a special guest speaker.
This event is free for everyone. See Friday Night & Parking Information.


Urbanovsky Park
9:00 pm

In the event of inclement weather, parade will be cancelled. Follow @TexasTechSAB on social media for weather updates.


Saturday, October 19

RaiderGate: A Student Tailgate Tradition

R-1 Parking Lot/15th & Detroit
Gates open 7 am - 10:30 am

Come experience a game day tradition before we take on Iowa State! FREE Passes for TTU Students & Student Organizations only. Pass reservations open Monday, October 14 at 8 am at www.raidergate.ttu.edu

Frazier Pregame Party 

Frazier Alumni Pavilion
Doors open 8 am

Enjoy Homecoming at the Frazier Alumni Pavilion as Texas Tech takes on Iowa State. Come to the best pregame party in town at the Texas Tech Alumni Association's climate-controlled facility, with easy access to Jones AT&T Stadium, food, cold beverages, clean restrooms, and big screens broadcasting games from around the country. 
Celebrate #TTAAgameday! Admission is free with your Alumni Association or Student Alumni Association membership. Not a member, you can sign up at the door or online at texastechalumni.org/join.

Homecoming Football Game vs. Iowa State

Jones AT&T Stadium
Kickoff 11 am

Don't miss the Homecoming football game! Homecoming Court and 2019 King and Queen will be announced during Halftime.


Follow @TexasTechSAB and @ttusub for Homecoming event updates!