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Homecoming 2017

From the football game and bonfire, to the parade and the yell contest, this year's Homecoming events will take place from October 22 to October 28, 2017.

The Family

Being a Tarleton Texan goes beyond your time at this great university; you are a part of the Tarleton family for life. Many of our graduates go on to raise future Texans, which is something that we pride ourselves on. "Bleed Purple" is more than just a saying; it’s a lifestyle and a family tradition.

Have you organized a get together with your alumni friends, classmates, or other Tarleton family? Please let us know, we will add your reunion to the Alumni calendar of events and supply your event with some Tarleton goodies.

The Tradition

Rich in tradition, homecoming week unites students, alumni, faculty & staff as they celebrate the university's past, present and future! Purple pancakes, beating of the drum, roaring bonfire and other homecoming events are reminders of the Texan pride within each of us. The legacy of these traditions transcends your time at Tarleton. From your first day on campus to graduation and beyond, you will forever bleed purple!

The Game

There is no better way to reignite your Tarleton spirit than to attend a Texan football game! Join us as your Tarleton Texans take the field October 28th against Western Oregon, under the leadership of returning four-time LSC Coach of the Year Todd Whitten. The game will kickoff at 6pm in Memorial Stadium!

The Spirit

A defining attribute of a Texan is the pride and spirit we all share for Tarleton State University. This spirit is embodied in everything from Oscar P to record fan attendance and was bravely defended by L.V. Risinger and Mickey Maguire in 1939. Tarleton spirit is even more apparent during Homecoming when Texans, both past and present, celebrate together.