Homecoming And Centennial Incorporates All Bulldog Fans
Oct. 14, 2010
FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State Centennial Homecoming week celebration is in full swing on campus, leading up to Saturday's football game against New Mexico State at 7:30 p.m.
The week of celebrating a century of excellence began on Monday with a DJ, mini-bike race, football toss and inflatable games near the student union in the center of campus.
Fresno State student-athletes, along with cheer and dance, band and Timeout, have all made appearances this week to help kick off the events.
On Wednesday afternoon, the school celebrated its birthday with karaoke, musical chairs, cake prize walk and pin the tail on the Bulldog. Thursday's activities included the most spirited competition and a performance by Bulldog Beat.
The Staff Assembly Executive Committee is hosting Homecoming Red Friday, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of Athletics from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the USU Pavilion. The winner of the Homecoming office decorating contest will be announced. There will also be complimentary refreshments and raffle prizes.
The week concludes with the Tailgate of the Century in the Peace Garden on Saturday, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The Centennial Parade will also begin at 3 p.m. and will end at the Peace Garden.
All the Centennial and Homecoming activities are capped off with the football game at 7:30 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium. A postgame fireworks show will finish off a great week of showing Bulldog spirit, while honoring a century of excellence.
"We Are Your Team!" Fresno State will celebrate its 100th year with Centennial Weekend on campus Oct. 16 when the 'Dogs host New Mexico State at 7:30 p.m. Festivities on campus that day include a parade through the Fresno State campus and massive pregame tailgating activities. Because of the parade, tailgate lots will open at 3 p.m. next Saturday for fans to enjoy the Tailgate of the Century activities on campus. For tickets to the game, click the tickets icon at the top of this page.