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Homecoming 2022 Sponsors

Amarillo National Bank
aramark
Blue Ridge Roofing and Construction
CEDC
Education Credit Union
Hampton Inn and Suites
Happy State Bank
Scarborough Specialties
Brown, Graham and Co.
Creek House Honey Farm
Street Toyota
Thompsons
Whiteface Ford

Join us for Homecoming on October 1!

Show your Buff pride and reconnect with former classmates and faculty, current students and the community at large at West Texas A&M University Homecoming 2022! Gather with us to enjoy special events, look back on fond memories and reunite with those special Buffs in your life! Check out the schedule below!

Register now for these events:

SATURDAY, September 24

Paint the Town Maroon

Office of Student Engagement and Leadership

10am | Pedestrian Mall

Sign up with your org or individually to help us Paint the Town Maroon to celebrate Homecoming week. Spread the Homecoming spirit throughout campus, and Canyon by painting the windows of local business and other decor around campus.

 


MONDAY - THURSDAY, September 26-29

TUNES AT NOON - BATTLE OF THE DECADES KARAOKE

Office of Student Engagement & Leadership

12pm | JBK Commons Video Wall

Stop by over lunch and belt out your favorite tune "Through the Decades" as we celebrate Homecoming week.

 

MONDAY - September 26

SGA WATER EXTRAVAGANZA

Student Government Association

5pm | Terrill Lawn

Join Student Government Association for a Water Extravaganza with lots of fun and friends to kick off your Homecoming festivities! Wear clothes that can get wet and come ready to have a blast.


TUESDAY, September 27

WEENIE ROAST

Residence Hall Association

9pm-12am | 26th Street

Join us on 26th street for a night of fun, music, and hot dogs! Vegetarian & gluten free options available. Student Government Association will also be hosting a concert at the Weenie Roast.


WEDNESDAY, September 28

HOMECOMING DODGEBALL

Office of Student Engagement and Leadership

5-10pm | Virgil Henson Activity Center

WT students - sign up with friends or your org for the annual homecoming dodgeball tournament! Free shirt for the first 100 to check in at the event. Be on the lookout for information on how to register your team.


THURSDAY, September 29

THE PHOENIX 

WT Alumni Association

6-9 pm | Legacy Hall in the JBK

59th Annual Phoenix honoring the 2022 WT Distinguished Alumni.

 

PANCAKES & KARAOKE

Residence Hall Association

9pm-12am | Alumni Banquet Hall

RHA presents, Pancakes and Karaoke! Catch this sweet event happening at the Alumni Banquet Hall. Enjoy breakfast for dinner and entertainment from your fellow buffs. Expect Pancakes, Karaoke, Mario Kart, and an open mic!


FRIDAY, September 30

HOMECOMING SCHOLARSHIP GOLF CLASSIC

Rec Sports & Aramark

11:30 am lunch, 12:30 pm tee-off | Palo Duro Creek Golf Course

Join us on the golf course for food, fun, and fellowship!  All proceeds will be used to fund scholarships for WTAMU students.

 

CELEBRATION OF COLOR

Office for Diversity and Inclusion

6pm | Legacy Hall

Join us at this banquet to recognize the students of color, the trailblazers who paved the way for the students today. At WT, we embrace the opportunity of enhancing our experiences and cultural perspectives, and we also believe in learning from the past. We will honor outstanding WT students of color for their accomplishments.

 

WTAMU VOLLEYBALL

WTAMU Athletics

6pm | The Box

Come cheer the Lady Buffs on to victory!

 

 

DON’T BRING ME DOWN concert featuring Flashback! and the WT Symphony Orchestra

WT Symphony

7:30pm | Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall

Enjoy favorite Amarillo musicians rocking out with the WT Symphony Orchestra in a one-of-a-kind concert event celebrating the music of ELO and other beloved rock bands!  $10 General Admission.

 

PIGSKIN REVUE

Student Government

8pm | The Box

See the Homecoming nominees and finalists be announced after a great show of WT Pride from spirit organizations across campus.


SATURDAY, October 1

PANHANDLE-PLAINS HISTORICAL MUSEUM

9am - 5 pm | Panhandle Plains Historical Museum

Celebrate WTAMU’s Homecoming by visiting PPHM located on the University’s campus. FREE admission is generously given by PPHM.

 

UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE

11am - 3pm | University Bookstore

While you are on campus, shop in the University Bookstore and grab some WTAMU apparel.

 

DINE LOCAL – SHOP LOCAL – STAY LOCAL

City of Canyon

All day  |  Canyon Businesses

We all love the City of Canyon!  Take advantage of your morning in Canyon by supporting our Canyon Businesses.

 

WTAMU LADY BUFFS SOCCER

WTAMU Athletics

12pm | The Pitch

Come cheer the Lady Buffs on to victory!

 

HOMECOMING PARADE

WT Alumni Association

1pm  |  Russell Long Blvd.

The parade is back and in full force with a new route!  Bring your lawn chair & line the streets of Russell Long Blvd. and enjoy the WT Through the Decades floats!

 

ALUMNI OPEN HOUSE & SCAVENGER HUNT

WT Alumni Association

2-4pm  |  Buffalo Courts Alumni Center

Immediately following the parade, join your fellow Alumni for an Open House at Buff Courts.  This year, we have added a special Scavenger Hunt that will be fun for the whole family!

 

WTAMU VOLLEYBALL

WTAMU Athletics

2pm | The Box

Come cheer the Lady Buffs on to victory!

 

THE COUNTDOWN TO KICK OFF BLOCK PARTY

WTAMU Athletics

Immediately following parade | 26th Street

Join us for food, Buff spirit and FUN!

 

WTAMU BUFFS SOCCER

WTAMU Athletics

2:30pm | The Pitch

Come cheer the Buffs on to victory!

 

WTAMU FOOTBALL VS. UT Permian Basin

WTAMU Athletics

7pm | Bain-Shaeffer Buffalo Stadium

Top off the Homecoming weekend by cheering the Buffs to a victory.


Staff Council Events

Homecoming Door Decorating Contest – all week
Show your buff spirit by entering in our annual Homecoming Door Decorating Contest! Departments can start decorating on September 22nd at 8am and all doors must be completed by Monday, Sept. 26th by 10am.
People's choice voting will be open from September 27-29th.
Buffalo Chip Hunt – all week