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Homecoming 2017


Wednesday, Oct. 11th

  • West Texas Wednesday
    Share your Buff Pride via social media for a chance to win WT merchandise. @wtamu #wtamu #wthomecoming
  • Make It Maroon
    6 - 8 p.m. | Cadillac Ranch
    Sponsors: Buff STAT Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow; WT Alumni Association
    Join us in painting the cars at Cadillac Ranch - let's Make It Maroon!
  • Magic Show featuring Nash Fung
    7 - 9 p.m. | Legacy Hall
    Sponsors: Office of Student Engagement and Leadership, Residence Hall Association

Thursday, oct. 12th

  • Alumni Gathering
    6 - 9 p.m. | The Resplendent Garden
    The Resplendent Garden, 11701 Truman St., Amarillo TX
    Sponsors: Alumni Association
    Food and beverages, music

Friday, oct. 13th

  • Golden and Diamond Buff Reunion
    4 - 8 p.m. | Jack B. Kelley Legacy Hall
    Sponsors: WT Alumni Association, Palo Duro Retirement Village
    4 - 6 p.m., Reception • 6 – 8 p.m., Dinner  
    Celebrating the classes of 1952 to 1972, and honoring the Golden Anniversary of the class of 1967 and the Diamond Anniversary of the class of 1957.
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences Reunion
    6 - 8 p.m. | Bivins Nursing Learning Center
    Come and go reception.Student led tours of Communication Disorders, Nursing, and Sports and Exercise Sciences will be offered. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.
    Celebrating 10-years as a college.
  • Homecoming Golf Classic
    11:30 a.m. lunch • 12:30 p.m. tee off | Palo Duro Creek Golf Course
    Sponsor: Aramark
    $100 per player or $400 per team; mulligans, meal and raffle ticket included

Saturday, Oct. 14th

  • Alumni Open House
    9 a.m. – noon | Buffalo Courts Alumni Center
  • Campus Fair - in partnership with Canyon Chamber of Commerce
    9 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Lawn on west side of Old Main
    Enjoy campus and shop with local vendors, from vegetables to clothing. Bring the kids for activities and face painting. Food vendors will be located in the parking lot of the Panhandle Plains Museum.
  • Homecoming Parade
    10 a.m. | parade route begins at First United Bank Center, goes down 4th Avenue, turns right on 26th street and right again on Russell Long Blvd, ending at the Buffalo Sports Park parking lot
  • Lambda Chi Alpha Reunion
    10 a.m. | Fine Arts Center Grand Lobby
    Sponsors: WT Alumni Association
    The Lambda Chi Alpha's are holding their third annual reunion. All are invited and a group picture will be taken at 11:30am.
  • Young Alumni Tailgate
    1 - 5 p.m. | Kimbrough Stadium Tailgate Area; Alumni Tailgate Deck
    Sponsors: WT Alumni Association
    Calling all new and recent grads to the fourth annual Young Alumni tailgate. Meet next to the Alumni Tailgate Deck for food, drinks, and a great time before the game.
  • Alumni Homecoming Tailgate
    1 - 5 p.m. | Kimbrough Stadium, Alumni Tailgate Deck
    Sponsors: The WT Alumni Association
    Join us on the Alumni Tailgate Deck for food, spirit, and spirits. It's All About WT!
  • WTAMU Football vs. Adams State
    5 p.m. | Kimbrough Stadium
  • Missouri Valley Conference Football Champions 1977 and 1979 Reunion
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Jack B. Kelley Student Center, Legacy Hall
    Sponsors: members of the 1977 and 1979 West Texas State University football teams

Homecoming Live

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Happy State Bank

Amarillo National Bank

Street Auto Group

Education Credit Union 

Canyon Economic Development Corporation

Amarillo National Bank

Amarillo National Bank

The Canyon News

Local Channel 4 KAMR (NBC Affiliate)

Palo Duro Village Cooperative

Texas Outdoor Musical, Palo Duro Canyon State Park


News Channel 10 Media

Scarborough Specialties


The Sport Zone


Pan Handle Presort

United Supermarkets

Zip Print