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Schedule of Events

Click on links within the schedule to find out more about certain events.  If you would like to go to a different homecoming page, please use the links above.

When you arrive for Homecoming, please stop by the Welcome Center and check in.

Welcome Center Locations:

Friday, October 16, 2015:
> The Merc (inside Campus Center), 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
> Bell Center Grand Lobby, 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, October 17, 2015:
> Big Tent (Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot), 7:30 a.m. to Noon.


Thursday |   Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday

THURSDAY – OCTOBER 15, 2015

6:00 PM Alumni Volleyball Game – Cook Center

FRIDAY – OCTOBER 16, 2015

10:00 AM Homecoming Chapel – College Church, Sanctuary. Featuring Ken Medema and Heritage Choir.
11:30 AM Alumni Award Lunch - College Church, Uphaus Hall. Cost: $12 per person or Pioneer Pass.
12:00 PM Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet – Bell Center, Grand Lobby.  Cost is $35; not included in Pioneer Pass.
2:00 PM Heritage Choir Meet and Sing – Bell Center, East Hall. Participate with the Heritage Choir. Reception following.
3:00 PM Communiversity – Mabee Library.
7:00 PM Homecoming Concert – Bell Center, Mabee Performing Arts Hall.  Featuring Ken Medema.  Cost is $10 per person; included in Pioneer Pass.
9:00 PM Late Night – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium parking lot.
9:00 PM Buck Night – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium parking lot. Your buck buys a sample of each BBQ team's flavors. No RSVP needed. Bring your friends and your bucks.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015

8 AM – 1 PM All-Day Celebration and Kids Zone – Under the Big Tent in Pioneer Stadium Parking Lot
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Homecoming Bake-Off - Drop off your entry at the Welcome Center under the Big Tent
8:00 AM Pioneer Pathways 5K – Check in between 7:00 and 7:45 a.m. under the Big Tent.  $25 entry fee (before Oct. 2), not included in Pioneer Pass.  $30 late entry fee. Entry includes t-shirt and Pancake Bonanza breakfast ticket.
8:00 AM Pancake Bonanza – Under the Big Tent.  Sponsored by Women’s Basketball.  Cost is $8 (adult); $4 (children 12 and under); included in Pioneer Pass and Pioneer Pathways 5K registration.
8:30 AM Nazarene Theological Seminary Alumni Reception - Under the Big Tent
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Class Reunions - Under the Big Tent.  Classes of 2010, 2005, 2000, 1995, 1990, 1985, 1980, 1975.  Kid's Zone activities and inflatables near the Big Tent.
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Sixth Annual Pioneer BBQ Competition – Under the Big Tent
10:00 AM Alumni Men's Soccer Tournament - Soccer Field
10:00 AM Alumni Softball Game - Williams Field
10:00 AM Alumni Baseball Game - Robbie Jones Field
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM People's Choice Pulled Pork Sampling - Under the Big Tent
11:00 AM Homecoming Bake-Off Awards Presentation - Under the Big Tent
11:-00 AM – 1:00 PM BBQ Tailgate Lunch – Under the Big Tent.  BBQ Lunch is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 4-9; included in Pioneer Pass.
12:30 PM BBQ Cook-Off Awards Presentation – Under the Big Tent
12:30 PM Pioneer Women’s Soccer Game – Game located at ODAC. Tickets (access to both soccer games and football game) cost $8 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; children under 4 free.
2:00 PM Pioneer Football Game – Game located at ODAC. Tickets (access to both soccer games and football game) cost $8 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; children under 4 free.
3:30 PM Pioneer Men's Soccer Game – Game located at ODAC. Tickets (access to both soccer games and football game) cost $8 for adults or Pioneer Pass; $3 for students; children under 4 free.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Women's Basketball Alumni Game - Cook Center
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM MNU School of Education Reception - Cook Center, Allega Room. Please RSVP to Glenna Murray, gkmurray@mnu.edu.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Men's Basketball Alumni Game - Cook Center

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2015

8 AM – 9 AM  President’s Memorial Prayer Breakfast (A celebration of remembrances of those who passed away during the year) – Bell Center, Grand Lobby.  Cost is $10; included in Pioneer Pass.