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.”
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
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
COME OUT AND SUPPORT THE McNeese Cowboys!