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2017 Homecoming

Football Tailgates


Online registration for paid events is closed. Walk-up pricing information is below for ticketed events.

Join the Washburn University Alumni Association and Foundation for the annual Homecoming festivities. For those traveling from afar and close to home, we have a weekend of activities planned for you!

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

After Hours |  5:00 p.m. |  Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center | Free, no registration required.

Bonfire & Pep Rally | 7:15 p.m. | south of Henderson | Free, no registration required.

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

Pancake Feed | 8:00 a.m. | Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center | $5 at the door for pancakes, etc..., bloody Mary and mimosa bar extra.

Parade Watch Party | 9:45 a.m. | Washburn University Foundation lawn | Free, no registration required.

Parade | 10:00 a.m. | See route information.

Tailgate | 11:00 a.m. | Memorial Union Lawn | Online registration closed. $10 walk-up for lunch.

Beer Tent | 11:30 a.m. | Alumni beverage tent north of Yager Stadium | Free for dues-paid members

Football Game | 1:00 p.m. | Purchase game tickets

Dr. Jerry Farley's 20th Anniversary Celebration and Bow Tie Bash | 4:30 p.m. | Memorial Union | Online registration closed. $35 at the door.



The Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center


  • Engage with alumni through free or discounted events like After Hours, tailgates and Wake Up With Washburn.
  • Take advantage of hundreds of discounts to local and national businesses.
  • Support the Alumni Association scholarship fund with your dues.

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