by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations

Sul Ross State University invites students, parents, alumni and friends to Homecoming 2019.

Festivities kick off Friday at 7:00 p.m. with a pep rally at the Pete P. Gallego Center followed by a welcome back party at 8:00 p.m. in the Historic President’s Home.

The Homecoming parade will step off at 10:00 a.m. and head east on Holland Avenue to Jackson Field. Parade entry forms are due Oct. 23 and can be found online at https://www.sulross.edu/homecoming-parade-entry-form. Former Sul Ross State University bull rider and Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World Champion Richard “Tuff” Hedeman will serve as the Grand Marshall

Tailgating will begin at 3:30 p.m. on  Lobo Lane located behind the north stands of Jackson Field.

Sul Ross and Texas Lutheran football teams will then battle in a 6:00 p.m. American Southwest Conference football game.

Sul Ross President Bill Kibler will host a breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Sunday on the second floor of the Morgan University Center to close out Homecoming Weekend.

Alumni will be treated to a weekend full of activities. For more information on alumni homecoming events, visit the Alumni Weekend page at https://www.sulross.edu/page/4071/2019-homecoming-alumni-weekend. Alumni participants are encouraged to register early at https://secure.touchnet.com/C20202_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=26.

For general information on 2019 Sul Ross Homecoming activities, log on to https://www.sulross.edu/homecoming .