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Alfred State Celebrates Homecoming This Week

Alfred State Announces New Athletic Mark


October 3 - October 7

Alfred State is excited to host Homecoming 2018 fesitivities this weekend. The college is excited to have a weekend of fun with current students, alumni, and parents. New in 2018 is the Pioneers Challenge which features nine competitions throughout the week with the top teams earning a share of $2,500 in prizes. Activities begin on Thursday with the blue & gold dinner at the Terrace and the start of the Pioneer Challenge. The Spirit Rally (bonfire, Pioneer Challenge competitions, and food) and Alfred's Got Talent highlight the activities on Friday evening. A jammed pack day of athletic events are slated for Saturday afternoon and evening. Make sure to check out the Pioneer football team at Noon as they take on Maritime - All tickets for the game are $2. A post game tailgate will be served in the parking lot outside the stadium and visitors will be able to check out some soccer action or head into the Orvis Auditorium to see magician Daniel Martin to wrap up the day. 

Homecoming 2018 Schedule of Events


Thursday, Oct. 4

4:30 p.m. - Homecoming Kickoff Dinner - Terrace Dining Hall

6:30 p.m. - Team Trivia (part of Pioneer Challenge) - Dining Hall

8 p.m. - Dodgeball Tournament (part of Pioneer Challenge) - Orvis Gymnasium

9:30 p.m. - Battleship (part of Pioneer Challenge) - Orvis Pool

Friday, October 5

7 p.m.  - Spirit Rally & Bonfire -  Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot

7:30 p.m. - Not so Naked 1/2 Mile (part of Pioneer Challenge) - Pioneer Stadium

8:30 p.m. - Tug of War (part of Pioneer Challenge) - Pioneer Stadium

9 p.m. - Stump Competition (part of Pioneer Challenge) - around the campfire

10 p.m. Alfred's Got Talent – Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis

Saturday, October 6

9 a.m./1 p.m. - Western Equestrian at Alfred University

10 a.m. - Corn Hole (part of Pioneer Challenge) - Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot

10 a.m. - Chili Cook-off - Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot

11 a.m. - Cross Country Alumni Race - starts in baseball parking lot

11:30 a.m. - End Zone Party Opens – Must be 21 years of age to attend. - Scoreboard side of End Zone

Noon - Football vs. Maritime - Pioneer Stadium ALL TICKETS TO THE GAME ARE $2

2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Postgame Tailgate - featuring chicken barbecue, the band Lucky Number, & Railhead Brewery, Battle Street Brewerey, & OSB Cidery tasting

4 p.m. - Alumni Baseball Game - Baseball Field

4 p.m. - Pie eating competition (part of Pioneer Challenge) - Postgame tailgate area

4 p.m. - Women's Soccer vs. SUNY ESF - Pioneer Stadium

4:30 p.m. - Pioneer Challenge Winner announced

6 p.m. - Men's Soccer vs. SUNY ESF - Pioneer Stadium

6 p.m. - Swimming Blue & Gold/Alumni Meet - Orvis Pool

6 p.m. - Daniel Martin - Magician - Family Friendly Event -  Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis

Sunday, October 7th

1 p.m.  - Women's Soccer vs. LaRoche - Pioneer Stadium