NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Stephen F. Austin State University has a full slate of events scheduled for Homecoming 2022, including a concert, a parade and an alumni auction, in addition to the football game against Utah Tech University at 2 p.m. Oct. 29 at Homer Bryce Stadium.
The fun is already underway with the SFA Alumni Association’s online Homecoming Auction 2022. Through Oct. 30, participants can bid on items ranging from donated homemade SFA keepsakes to exotic vacation getaways. All proceeds go toward SFA Alumni Association student and alumni programming.
The celebration continues with the Homecoming 5K Run/Walk at 5:45 p.m. Oct. 25 beginning at the Baker Pattillo Student Center. The race raises funds for SFA scholarships.
The SFA Alumni Association will host the Bob Sitton Classic golf tournament at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 28 at Woodland Hills Golf Club. It will feature food trucks, a bourbon tasting and a mobile cigar lounge.
The annual SFA Homecoming pep rally and concert will begin at 9 p.m. Oct. 28 on the Intramural Fields, located at the corner of Starr Avenue and Wilson Drive. In addition to performances by the Lumberjack Cheer and Dance Teams, Lumberjack Marching Band and Twirl-O-Jacks, this year’s concert features TikTok star @CharlieonnaFriday and headliner B.o.B. “Gates” open at 8 p.m. with performances by DJ Berio.
In place of its annual Homecoming bonfire and fireworks, which were canceled as a result of ongoing local burn bans, the university will host a 100-piece drone show made possible by Sky Elements at the pep rally.
The annual Homecoming parade will start at 10 a.m. Oct. 29, make its way west on Hospital Street and then head east on Main Street. Pregame tailgating follows at Alumni Corner and Axe ’Em Acres.