Homecoming

Friday, Oct. 9

Noon

Baseball Golf Outing

Lake Creek Golf Course
Registration and lunch starts at noon, shotgun start at 1 p.m. Contact Coach Steve Eddie SL'00/MS'07 at eddies@bvu.edu for details and to register.

5:30 p.m.

Campus Tour

Meet at the Information Desk, Siebens Forum
One of several opportunities throughout the weekend to see campus again. Haven't been back in a while? Student tour guides will show you what's new!

6 p.m.

Alumni Volleyball Game

Siebens Fieldhouse
Show off your bump, set, spike in a match with BVU's current team! Gym opens at 5 p.m. for warm-ups. Contact Coach Lori Slight SL'98 for details at slightl@bvu.edu. Spectators welcome!

7 p.m.

1975-76 Championship Basketball Team 40th Reunion

Siebens Forum Room 5

7:30 p.m.

Coronation of BVU's Homecoming King & Queen

Siebens Fieldhouse

Make plans to meet up with your friends and former classmates! Contact the Office of Alumni Relations for local restaurants and meeting location ideas.
712.749.2101 - devalum@bvu.edu

Saturday, Oct. 10

7 a.m.

Victory Arch to Marina 10K/5K Run/Walk

Sponsored by Faith, Hope & Charity with assistance from the BVU Cross Country teams. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with the race starting at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $30. Contact Tony Napierala SL’93 at Faith, Hope & Charity, 712.732.5127 for details. The race will start and end on the BVU campus.

9-9:45 a.m.

Beaver Coach Meet & Greet

Siebens Fieldhouse Lobby
Alumni student-athletes and Beaver fans are invited to meet with the BVU coaching staff. Talk vision and goals with coaches who are new to the Blue & Gold as well as those who have represented BVU for some time. All coaches will be present except those that are traveling with their teams. Rolls and coffee will be served compliments of the National Alumni Association. GO BEAVERS!

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lawn Golf

Check-in by the Arch
Play a round of Lawn Golf before you head to the picnic

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wrestling Preseason Clinic

Siebens Fieldhouse
Open to prospective student athletes. Check-in starts at 10 a.m. with the clinic starting at 11 a.m. Contact Coach Jeff Breese at breesej@bvu.edu or 712.749.2028 for more information and to register.

10 a.m.-
2:30 p.m.

Carnival and Activities

South Forum Lawn
Blow-ups, balloon artist, beaver tattoos, giant bubbles, photo tent, lawn golf/games and more!

10:30 a.m.

Campus Tours

Meet at the Information Desk, Siebens Forum
Let one of the current student tour guides show you all that’s new and have a great time reminiscing as you tour!

11 a.m.

Remembering Dr. John Madsen

School of Business Suite, Siebens Forum
Reminisce and celebrate the life of this amazing teacher and mentor with Dr. Sandy Madsen, Kaaren (Madsen) Quezada SL'91 and Mike Madsen SL'94.

11 a.m.-
2:30 p.m.

The End Zone Picnic & Beer Garden

South Forum Lawn
The place to be before kick-off; then head to the stands or stay here to watch the game.

Food options available on the lawn, hosted by the National Alumni Association:

  • Sandwiches off the grill
  • Nachos
  • And more!
  • Complimentary soda and bottled water

Or, eat a picnic meal from the servery in Siebens Forum for $7/person

End Zone Beer Garden:

  • $2 keg draws
  • Additional bottled beverage options available
  • Must be 21 or older to enter, ID required for admittance

11 a.m.

Alumni Awards Luncheon

Siebens Forum, Larson Dining Room
A special event that includes the presentation of the 2015 National Alumni Association Awards. Advanced registration required, e-mail Amy Jones at jonesa@bvu.edu. The 2015 honorees are:

  • Henry Olson Distinguished Service Alumni Award: Dr. Richard SL'69 and Maxine (Warntjes) Lampe SL'66
  • John Fisher Alumni Award: Bradley SL'88 and Deanna "Dee" (Reichter) SL'88 Kain
  • Keith Briscoe Alumni Award: Shawna Lode SL’96
  • Wendell Halverson Outstanding Friend Award: Harry and Molly Stine

1 p.m.

BVU Football vs. Loras College

J. Leslie Rollins Stadium & Peterson Field
Cheer the Beavers to a victory! Half-time will feature introduction of the National Alumni Association Award Winners, as well as the student homecoming royalty. The Conference Champion 1975-76 Basketball Team and Boot Hill Bowl Team will also be recognized.

Post-
game

Fifth Quarter Fest

Siebens Forum, Grand Ballroom
A favorite tradition! Appetizers and a free drink for everyone who attends compliments of the National Alumni Association. Don't miss this celebratory event. Alumni, faculty members and fellow Beaver fans are all welcome!

Sunday, Oct. 11

11 a.m.-
1:30 p.m.

Marquis Brunch

Siebens Forum, Grand Ballroom
Adults: $14.50/Children 12 & under: $7.25
Senior Citizens 62 & older: $12.75

3 p.m.

BVU Band and Choir Concert

Schaller Memorial Chapel