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Citadel News Service

For Release
Sept. 28, 2004

Thousands expected for Citadel homecoming weekend

           The Citadel will celebrate Homecoming Friday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Nov. 7.

           Activities, several of which are open to the public, begin at noon Friday with a luncheon for all alumni and their families. Alumni also will be honored at one of the two military dress parades and during a memorial service in Summerall Chapel. Performances over the course of the weekend will feature the Cadet Chorale, Summerall Guards and the Regimental Band and Pipes.

           On Saturday, the barracks will be open to visitors and The Citadel Brigadier Foundation and Citadel Alumni Association will induct the newest members of the Athletic Hall of Fame. Then Saturday afternoon, the Bulldogs take on the University of Tennessee Chattanooga at 2 p.m. at Johnson Hagood Stadium.

           Here's a schedule of Homecoming Weekend events:

Friday, Nov. 5

Noon

Luncheon. Open to all. $10. RSVP by Nov. 2 to 843.953.7696.
Annual Meeting (members only) of The Citadel Alumni Association.
Holliday Alumni Center.

1:30 p.m. Alumni Information Center Open.
Ring sizings and sale of football and luncheon tickets and souvenirs.
Holliday Alumni Center.
3:30 p.m. School of Business Administration Reception for Business Alumni.
Bond Hall, Room 295.
3:30 p.m. Performance by The Citadel Chorale and Alumni Memorial Service.
Summerall Chapel.
5:10 p.m. Twilight Parade.
Summerall Field.
5:30 p.m. Ice Hockey match.
Citadel vs. South Carolina.
Carolina Ice Palace, North Charleston.
6 p.m Citadel Young Alumni Reception for Classes of 1985- 2004.
Renken Room and Courtyard Tents, Holliday Alumni Center.
9:00 p.m. Ice Hockey match.
Citadel vs. South Carolina.
Carolina Ice Palace, North Charleston.

Saturday, Nov. 6


8 a.m
Annual Breakfast for Past Presidents of The Citadel Alumni Association.
Holliday Alumni Center.
8:30 a.m. Alumni Information Center and Visitors' Coffee.
Ring sizings and sale of football tickets, luncheon tickets and souvenirs
Holliday Alumni Center.
8:30 a.m. Barracks and Facilities open to visitors. The Pipe Band will play in all barracks. Barracks close at 10 a.m.
8:50 a.m Summerall Guards performance.
Summerall Field.
.9 a.m. Himelright Scholarship presentation.
LeTellier Hall.
9:15 a.m Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions.
McAlister Field House.
10 a.m. President's Report to Alumni.
Summerall Chapel.
11 a.m. Homecoming Dress Parade and recognition of Arland D. Williams Society Inductees.
Summerall Field.
Noon Pre-game Tailgate Party and BBQ lunch.
$7. Food served Noon-2 p.m. only.
Holliday Alumni Center.
Noon

Homecoming Luncheon.
$6.
Coward Hall.

2 p.m. Football Game: Chattanooga vs. The Citadel.
Halftime includes recognition of the Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees and a performance by the Regimental Band and Pipes.
5 p.m Post-game Open House.
Holliday Alumni Center.

Sunday, Nov. 7

9 a.m. Protestant Service.
Summerall Chapel.
10 a.m Post-Chapel Reception.
Mark Clark Hall reception room.
10:45 a.m. Catholic Mass.
Summerall Chapel.
Noon Post-Mass Reception.
Mark Clark Hall reception room.
 
All times and events are subject to change.


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