Celebrate McNeese State University Homecoming Week Oct 17-22 in Lake Charles

McNeese Fan Marilyn Boudreaux

It is  Homecoming week for the McNeese Cowboys in Lake Charles LA.

The McNeese Cowboys are playing the Bearkats of Sam Houston State University at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, in Cowboy Stadium.  To get the fans fired up Lake Charles residents, students and McNeese almuni can participate in a variety of   homecoming festivities  prior to kickoff Saturday!

 McNeese State University’s 2011 Homecoming festivities are scheduled Oct. 15-22 for students, alumni and the community. The Homecoming parade, pep rally and tailgating  are always popular during the week for Lake Charles residents and McNeese Cowboy fans.

The 2011 Homecoming theme is “The Cowboy Brand.”

Rowdy the Cowboy

The  McNeese Homecoming parade is scheduled to roll down Ryan Street at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 with the  pep rally  immediately after the parade inside Cowboy Stadium followed by the fireworks display sponsored by the McNeese Alumni Association and its corporate sponsor Christus St. Patrick Hospital.

Here is the calendar of Homecoming Events taking place this week in Lake Charles

Monday, Oct. 17

Dash for Dollars/SUB
10 a.m.-1 p.m.—Quad amphitheater

Tuesday, Oct. 18
Fantasy Casino Night
7-10 p.m.—Parra Ballroom

Alumni Past Presidents’ Reception at McNeese President’s Home
Hosted by Alumni Association

Wednesday, Oct. 19
Annual Oozeball Tournament/SUB
3-7 p.m.—Housing Courtyard

Thursday, Oct. 20
Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally and Fireworks
7 p.m. – Ryan Street to Cowboy Stadium parking lot
Pep rally in Cowboy Stadium; fireworks display to follow

Friday, Oct. 21
Alumni and Friends Homecoming Golf Tournament
Four-man scramble at Mallard Cove Golf Course
Contact Alumni Center for details: 475-5943

Sneak Peek at Cowgirl and Cowboy Basketball
6 p.m.—Memorial Gym

Louisiana Culture Night/Multicultural Office
6-8 p.m.—Student Union/Old Ranch
Food and Zydeco Band

Step Show/National Pan-Hellenic Council
7 p.m.—F.G. Bulber Auditorium
For ticket prices, call 475-5609

Saturday, Oct. 22
Student Tailgate
2 p.m. in Lot E at Cowboy Stadium

Alumni Pre-Game Party
4:30 p.m. in the Alumni Grove

McNeese Cowboys vs. Sam Houston Bearkats
7 p.m.—Cowboy Stadium

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