LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech University has announced its Homecoming Week schedule of events that is set to begin at noon on October 9 with a kick off event at Red Raider Plaza. The festivities will conclude on Saturday, October 14 with the Texas Tech vs. Kansas State game.

A press release said this year’s theme for Homecoming is “A Century of Tradition.”

All evening events are open to the public, according to a press release.

For a schedule of all events see the full list below:

  • Kickoff: Noon, Monday (Oct. 9) Red Raider Plaza – Outdoor Area (northwest corner of the Student Union Building)
  • Make-your-own Photo Mug: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 10) Student Union Indoor Courtyard
  • Student Organization (S.O.) Sing: 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 11) United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave.
  • Techsan Memorial: 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 12) Memorial Circle (rainout location – SUB Matador Room)
  • Rowdy Raider Rally: Noon Friday (Oct. 13) Red Raider Plaza – Outdoor Area (northwest corner of the SUB)
  • Homecoming Parade: 6 p.m. Friday (Oct. 13) Texas Tech Broadway entrance (weather permitting)
  • Pep Rally & Bonfire: 8 p.m. Friday (Oct. 13) Urbanovsky Park (weather permitting)
  • Raidergate: 2 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 14) R-3 parking lot, south of the University Library
  • Kansas State vs. Texas Tech: 6 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 14) Jones AT&T Stadium

Two events will last all week:

  • Spirit Board Competition: Broadway entrance and 18th Street
  • Spirit Banner Competition: SUB Courtyard