2004 Fort Collins Media Advisory: Community Homecoming Events Scheduled for Oct. 1-3


2004 Fort Collins Community Homecoming events scheduled for Oct. 1-3

The Community Homecoming and Colorado State University Family Weekend 2004 events offer the community, as well as university alumni, family and students, a chance to celebrate successes together. The festivities will center around a weekend of celebration planned for Oct. 1-3.  

The Community Homecoming Celebration and Colorado State Family Weekend will kick off Friday, Oct. 1, with this year’s theme of "The Spirit of Adventure." Some events require pre-registration and payment for Family Weekend.

Events throughout the weekend include:

–     The President’s Homecoming and Family Weekend reception is an open house with President Larry Edward Penely at 5 p.m. Oct. 1 in the North Ballroom of the Lory Student Center.  

–     A pancake breakfast will be held at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Alumni Center, 645 S. Shields St.

–     The 24th Annual Homecoming 5K Race will begin at 8 a.m. Oct. 2 on the campus Oval.

–     Annual Community Homecoming Parade, 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, beginning in Old Town and ending at Moby.

–     Rams football will host Brigham Young University at 8 p.m. Oct. 2. The game will be played at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium.

–     A golf scramble will be played at 8 a.m. Oct. 3 at City Park Nine Golf Course.

–     A hike to the "A" is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 3 beginning at Hughes Stadium.

All events are open to the public, but cost for each activity varies. For more information and a full schedule, call (970) 491-HOME or visit www.homecoming.colostate.edu.