Everything You Need to Know About Homecoming 2013

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Gardner-Webb Homecoming Weekend Offers Activities for Students, Alumni, & Community Members

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Homecoming at Gardner-Webb University is coming up Oct. 25-26, and if you’re one of our beloved alumni, we hope you’ll make the trek back to Boiling Springs to reconnect with your alma mater and reunite with old friends.  The Office of Alumni Affairs has planned a variety of fun Homecoming activities, detailed below.  For more information about Homecoming, call the Office of Alumni Affairs at 704-406-2586.

Friday, October 25th

Homecoming Golf Tournament Fundraiser

River Bend/YMCA Golf Club; Registration and Lunch
 11:30 a.m.; Shotgun Start at 1p.m., Awards at 5:30 p.m.

Join the GWU Golf Team as they host the GWU Trophy Cup Golf Tournament.

  • Each team will be paired with a GWU Golf member.
  • Captain’s Choice.  Four person teams are preferred. Individuals welcome.
  • Lunch and gift pack included in the registration fee.

Cost: $75/person or $300/team.  Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

Register with Golf Coach, Tee Burton at (704) 406-3986 or tburton@gardner-webb.edu.

Junior College Reunion and Half-Century Club Induction

Stewart Hall, Tucker Student Center; Reception at 
11:30 a.m., Luncheon at 
12 p.m.

Join the alumni of the Junior College for a walk down memory lane.  Class of 1964 will be inducted into the Half-Century Club following the reunion luncheon.

Cost: $15/person.  Pre-registration required by October 18th.  Register Now!

Athletic Hall of Fame Reception and Banquet

Stewart Hall, Tucker Student Center; Reception at 
6:30 p.m., Banquet at 7 p.m.

Alumni and Friends of the University are invited to attend this annual event sponsored by the GWU Athletics Department for a tribute to the 2013 GWU Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.

Cost: $18/person.  Pre-registration required by October 18th.  Register Now!

Saturday, October 26th

Alumni and Friends Recognitions and Awards Ceremony

Stewart Hall, Tucker Student Center
; Reception at 11 a.m., Ceremony at 11:30 a.m.

Join the GWU Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations as we honor the 2013 GWU Gallery of Distinguished Alumni and Friends inductees.

Pre-registration is required by October 21st.  Register Now!

Homecoming Parade

Main Street, Boiling Springs; 
12 p.m.

Join students, alumni and friends of the University on Main Street for the annual Homecoming Parade.

Tailgate Party


Across from the Hamrick Field House
; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join the GWU Alumni Association for a tailgate party feature Katie Basden.

Food available for purchase from Fatz Cafe.  Cost: $10/person if ordered by October 18th or $12/person day of the event.  Register Now!

GWU Runnin’ Bulldogs vs. Liberty Flames


Spangler Stadium
; Kick-Off at 1:30 p.m.

Tickets: $12/adult, $7/student K-12, $7/college student with I.D. Register Now!

The 2002-2003 Back-to-Back Big South Conference Football Champions will be recognized at the end of the 3rd quarter.  If you are a member and plan on attending, you are required to register.

Big Daddy Weave Concert

Cleveland County Fairgrounds – 1751 E. Marion Street Shelby, NC

Gates Open at 
4 p.m., Concert Begins at 6 p.m., Bring a lawn chair!

Tickets: $8/GWU Alumni, $5/GWU Students  Register Now!