Panhandle Spirit: WTAMU Homecoming

WTAMU Buffaloes paint Cadillac Ranch in maroon and white. (wtamu facebook)

West Texas A&M University is celebrating tradition this week during Homecoming 2017.


Golden and Diamond Buff Reunion

4 - 6 p.m. reception 6 - 8 p.m. dinner | Jack B. Kelly Student Center, Legacy Hall

$40 per person; register at 806-651-2311

Honoring the Diamond Anniversary of the class of the class of 1957, the Golden Anniversary of the class of 1967 and celebrating with the classes of 1952 through 1972.

Volleyball vs. Texas A&M Commerce

6 - 7 p.m | The Box

$10 admission

Women's Soccer vs. UT Permian Basin

7 - 10:30 p.m | The Pitch

$10 admission

College of Nursing and Health Sciences Reunion

6 - 8 p.m | Bivins Nursing Learning Center

Pigskin Revue

7:30 p.m, following the volleyball game | The Box

Don't miss the annual Homecoming pep rally and announcement of Homecoming Court.


Alumni Open House

9 a.m. – noon | Buffalo Courts Alumni Center

Campus Fair - in partnership with Canyon Chamber of Commerce

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Lawn on west side of Old Main

Enjoy food, vendors, shopping, campus tours and family friendly activities. Register as a vendor here!

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Historic Walking Tour of Campus

Led by the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum staff, hop on the tour at any of the four stops and enhance your Buff pride and understanding of WT traditions. Stops - between Cousins and Hill Chapel; between Old Sub and The Box; in the area between Old Ed, Old Main and PPHM; Buffalo Courts

Homecoming Parade

10 - 11 a.m. | 26th Ave.

Lambda Chi Alpha Reunion

10 a.m. | Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, Grand Lobby

Sponsors: WT Alumni Association

Missouri Valley Conference Football Champions 1977 and 1979 Reunion

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Jack B. Kelly Student Center, Legends

Sponsors: Members of the 1977 and 1979 West Texas State University football teams

Volleyball vs. Texas Woman's University

1 - 2 p.m. | The Box

$10 admission

Young Alumni Tailgate

1 - 5 p.m. | Kimbrough Memorial Stadium Tailgate Area, north side of Alumni Tailgate Deck Sponsor: WT Alumni Association

Alumni Tailgate

1 - 5 p.m. | Kimbrough Memorial Stadium Tailgate Area, Alumni Tailgate Deck Sponsor: El Vaquero Restaurant

Join us on the Alumni Tailgate Deck for food, spirit and fun.

Annual Alumni Tailgate Cookoff Challenge

Judging begins 2 p.m. | Alumni Tailgate Deck and surrounding area

Click here for free registration

WTAMU Football vs. Adams State

5 p.m. | Kimbrough Memorial Stadium


Women's Soccer vs. Angelo State

1 - 2:30 p.m. | The Pitch

$10 admission.

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