Coastal Carolina University will celebrate Homecoming from Wednesday, Nov. 1, to Saturday, Nov. 4, with a variety of activities including a campus parade. The following events are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, Nov. 1
Student Talent Show
7 p.m.; Wall Auditorium
Alumni and students are invited to see Coastal students show their many talents while competing for cash prizes in the annual Talent Show.
Thursday, Nov. 2
Greek Step Show
7 p.m.; Wheelwright Auditorium
CCU students show off their stepping talents.
Friday, Nov. 3
3rd Annual Alumni/ Chanticleer Club Golf Tournament
11 a.m. (Registration begins); Shotgun Start at noon; Quail Creek Golf Club
Play golf at CCU's own Quail Creek Golf Club. Tournament fee includes a gift bag, box lunch, all beverages, range balls, putting contest and an entry drawing for prizes. An after-round cookout will immediately follow the golf tournament on the Quail Creek clubhouse deck. Four-person team, captain's choice format with prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive for both men and women, best Greek alumni organization team, best alumni athletic team and overall team. If playing as a single, you will be paired with another player on tournament day.
Tournament fee is $125 for individual players and $600 for a corporate team of 4 players.
2 to 5 p.m.; Lawn between Singleton building and Student Center
A carnival-like festival with fun, games, food and prizes.
Homecoming Spirit Parade
4 p.m.; Begins at Brooks Stadium
Grand Marshall Ron Ingle, president of CCU, will lead the parade. The route begins at Brooks Stadium and travels the length of University Blvd., ending at Spadoni Park Circle for the pep rally. Student organizations, Greek life, sports teams, and the Homecoming court will enter floats. Prizes will be awarded.
5:15 p.m.; Student Center Deck
Join Coach David Bennett and the CCU football team for a pep rally in preparation for their match-up against the Savannah State Tigers, led by the sounds of the "Spirit of the Chanticleer" Marching Band and the CCU Cheerleaders. Awards will be given to overall winners for the Homecoming Float and Departmental Spirit Display competitions. Free hot dogs and drinks.
Saturday, Nov. 4
President's Cup 5K Homecoming Race
6:30 a.m. (registration begins), 7:30 a.m. (race begins); Williams-Brice Recreation Center
Participants may pre-register at the reduced rate of $10 until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. The fee on race day is $15. Get your T-shirts and race numbers at the Student Recreation Center front desk on race morning.
To register or for more information, contact Tara Saville at 843-349-2815 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Association Annual Meeting and "Alumnus of the Year" award
8:30 a.m.; Wall Auditorium
All CCU Alumni Association members are invited to attend the Coastal Carolina University Alumni Association Annual Meeting_ and "Alumnus of the Year" awards ceremony. A breakfast reception will begin at 8 a.m. with the meeting to follow promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Alumni Homecoming Pre-game Picnic
10 a.m. to noon; Prince Lawn
Join former friends and faculty on the Prince Lawn for the annual Homecoming tailgate featuring acoustic pop-rock artist Jesse Rice.
$5 per person includes BBQ meal and tea; $1 drink tickets available for beer and wine.
Homecoming T-shirts will be available for $10 each.
Visit with representatives from each of the following:
* E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration
* Spadoni College of Education
* Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts
* College of Natural and Applied Sciences
* Chanticleer Athletics
* Class Reunion Agents and Emeritus Faculty
Visit the alumni registration tent on Prince Lawn to purchase all tickets and merchandise.
Football: Coastal vs. Savannah State
12:30 p.m.; Brooks Stadium
Watch the Chanticleers take on the Savannah State Tigers. Homecoming halftime activities include recognition of class agent gifts, crowning of Homecoming King and Queen and presentation of golf tournament trophy to winning team.
Tickets are available at the stadium box office. Preferred seating $20; Reserved $15; General admission $10. For tickets please call 843-347-8499 (TIXX)_or 1-877-424-2687 (4-CHANTS).