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FAMU Schedules Its Annual Homecoming

By: FAMU Release
By: FAMU Release

Tallahassee, Florida –

Florida A&M University (FAMU) has scheduled its annual Homecoming Saturday, October 23 through Sunday, October 31.

During the week of homecoming, FAMU President James H. Ammons will recognize 40 outstanding alumni under the age of 40 at the Young Alumni Awards: A 40/40 Celebration.

This year’s homecoming theme is Lights, Camera, Action: The Reel Rattler Spirit. The schedule of events for Homecoming 2010 is as follows:

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Saturday, October 23

7 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Health ECO Walk (Spirit/Run Walk)
Campus/FAMU Park

2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Campus Activities Board: Clash of the Classes
FAMU Park

Sunday, October 24

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Homecoming Worship Service
Perry-Paige Auditorium

Monday, October 25

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Spirit Day “King & Queen of Orange and Green”
The “Set”

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
“Comedy/Talent Showcase”
Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium

Tuesday, October 26

Noon – 2 p.m.
Royal Luncheon “Mr. & Miss FAMU/Court” (By Invitation Only)
Grand Ballroom

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
“Dorm Step Show” (Competition)
Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium

Wednesday, October 27
Orange Day

Noon – 4 p.m.
SGA Annual Homecoming Barbeque
FAMU Park

Noon – 4 p.m.
BET College Tour
FAMU Park

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
“Fashion Show”
Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium

Thursday, October 28
Green Day

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Health Day, HIV/AIDS Testing/State Health Agencies
FAMU Park

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Black College Music Conference
Perry-Paige Auditorium

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Judging of the Buildings – THEME Decorations
Campus

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Coronation “Mr. & Miss FAMU” Lee Hall Auditorium

9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Coronation Ball & Gala “Mr. & Miss FAMU”
Grand Ballroom

Friday, October 29
Orange and Green Day

10:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Homecoming Convocation
Gaither Gymnasium

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Block Party/Taste of Tallahassee
FAMU Park

6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
President’s Young Alumni Awards: A 40/40 Celebration
Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
National Pan-Hellenic Council “Greek Step Show”
Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center

Saturday, October 30

8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Parade/Judging of Floats
Frenchtown and Downtown Route

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Snake Walk, Continuing the Tradition
Start on the “Set”/End at Bragg Memorial Stadium

3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Football Game
FAMU vs. Morgan State, Bragg Memorial Stadium

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Gospel Concert
Bethel A.M.E. Church, Wahnish Way/Orange Avenue

Sunday, October 31

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Rattler Fever Campus Clean Up
Bragg Memorial Stadium/The “Set”

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Campus Activities Board/Program Action Activities Council Halloween
Festival, William Gray Complex (Core)

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Campus Activities Board Halloween Costume Ball
Grand Ballroom and Union Areas

For more information on homecoming, visit www.RattlerHomecoming.com or call (850) 599-3413.


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