Web_Homecoming09The Student Alumni Board recently held the official information session for Homecoming 2009.  At the meeting Megan Lomax, the 2009 Homecoming Chairperson, and the Homecoming committee revealed the theme, logo and pairings, something that many have been waiting for all semester. Playing off the 100th anniversary of the Razorback, the 2009 theme for Homecoming is “A Red & White Affair: Celebrating 100 Years of Razorback Pride.”

Delegates from all over campus attended, representing Greek chapters, registered student organizations and residence halls. Each received a Homecoming packet of information, which includes the schedule of events, points list, rules and explanations for each event, as well as the registration and design forms for all competitions. Speakers included AJ and Penny Bellard, who explained all rules regarding the Homecoming parade; Alicia Stoll of Intramural & Recreation Sports, who discussed the Pigskin Classic; Sandy Goodwin, representing the American Red Cross and the Homecoming Blood Drive; and Carter Ford, who announced the Up Til’ Dawn Movie Night. Finally, Alexis Hurdle, assistant director of Greek Life, was present to announce the pairings for all Greek chapters. Senior Rachel Hope, president of Pi Beta Phi sorority, explained, “Students look forward to the announcement of Homecoming pairings all semester.  We are all excited to hear the groups.”  The following pairings were announced:

  • Pi Beta Phi, Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI), Alpha Gamma Rho, Phi Iota Alpha
  • Chi Omega, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Delta Delta Delta, Sigma Nu, Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma, Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Beta Sigma
  • Zeta Tau Alpha, Phi Delta Theta, Sigma Pi
  • Kappa Delta, Sigma Chi, Zeta Phi Beta
  • Alpha Omicron Pi, Kappa Sigma, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Alpha Delta Pi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Farmhouse, Delta Sigma Theta
  • Gregson and Gibson Halls
  • Futrall and Holcombe Halls

Competition kicks off with the Homecoming Blood Drive on October 21 and 22, with all other events occurring the next week. Homecoming culminates with the parade and pep rally on October 30 and the announcement of the Homecoming court and queen, and competition winners at the game on Saturday when the Razorbacks play Eastern Michigan. Check out the full schedule of Homecoming events online today. For information on how to become more involved or how to get your organization involved with Homecoming 2009 leave us a comment below.