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Celebrating The Citadel's Homecoming 2017

The Long Gray Line returns to The Citadel to celebrate the annual tradition

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It's that time of year again when Citadel graduates are welcomed back to the Military College of South Carolina for an action-packed weekend. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 26, the college will host various festivities in celebration of this year's Homecoming including the dedication of The Citadel War Memorial and a football game against Virginia Military Institute.

A schedule of events for this year is as follows:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

3:00pm-5:30pm

Stray Dogs Big Red Flag Raising Cruise

The City Marina (near Charleston Yacht Club)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

10:00am-12:00pm

CAA Annual Meeting and Awards
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Awards open to all

Alumni Center

2:00pm-3:15pm War Memorial Dedication War Memorial, Summerall Chapel

3:30pm-4:30pm

Alumni Memorial Service

Summerall Chapel

3:30pm-5pm

School of Science and Mathematics Alumni Reception (faculty, staff and students encouraged to attend )

Grimsley Hall - Copeland Auditorium 

5:10pm

Memorial Parade

Summerall Field

5:45pm-7:00pm

Citadel Young Alumni Happy Hour
Classes of 2003-2017, Free, No RSVP necessary

Stadium Concourse

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

8:00am CAA Past Presidents Breakfast
(By Invitation Only)
Holliday Alumni Center

8:30am-10:00am

Open Barracks

Campus

8:30am-2:00pm Alumni Information Center, Class Ring Resizing Alumni Center

8:50am

Summerall Guards Performance

Summerall Field

11:00am

Homecoming Review

Summerall Field

12:00pm-1:00pm

Coward Hall Luncheon
Tickets available in advance in Alumni Office, Price TBD

Coward Hall

12:00pm-2:00pm

CAA “Pregame Chow”
Barbecue lunch, pay at the door, Price TBD

Alumni Center

12:00pm School of Engineering Barbecue Lunch Grimsley Hall

2:00pm

The Citadel vs. VMI Football Game

Stadium

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

9:00am

Anglican/Episcopal Service, followed by reception

Buyer Auditorium

9:00am

Catholic Mass

Summerall Chapel

Following Mass

Catholic Reception

MCH Reception Room

11:00am

Protestant (interdenominational) Service

Summerall Chapel

Following Service

Protestant Reception

MCH Reception Room

For the most current schedule of events, please be sure to visit The Citadel Alumni Association's Homecoming 2017 page.

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