October 8 – 13

A week of events is set for San Diego State University’s homecoming celebration October 8-13.  Planned activities include a food drive, traditional pep rally, the 16th annual War Memorial wreath-laying ceremony, Aztec Village tailgate and pre-game activities, and the homecoming football game at Qualcomm Stadium where the Aztecs will take on the Colorado State University Rams.  Grand marshal and honorary homecoming chairman for 2012 is The Show, SDSU basketball’s irreverent student cheering section.

Monday, Oct. 8
7:00 p.m.  Aztec Nation Talent Show and Commercial Preview
In front of Viejas Arena
Free popcorn and preview of student homecoming commercials
Tuesday, Oct. 9  
5:00 p.m.
Aztec Field Day
ENS Field
Students compete in an inflatable obstacle course and various activities.
Wednesday, Oct. 10
9:00 a.m. – noon
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Aztecs Rock Hunger Kickoff
Aztec Mesa 108
Donate food to support the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Aztec Homecoming Blood Drive
South Campanile Walkway

Thursday, Oct. 11
Campus Pep Rally
Campanile Walkway and Hepner Hall
Grand Marshal: The Show

5:00 p.m.
War Memorial Vigil
Aztec Green
“Taps” and Candle Lighting at sunset, all-night vigil

Friday, Oct. 12
9:30 a.m.
War Memorial Wreath-Laying Ceremony
Lower Aztec Green
Ceremony followed by reception at Veterans House    

7:00 p.m. 
Marshall Faulk Foundation Aztec for Life Celebration
Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center
For tickets and more information visit www.marshallfaulk.com
9:00 p.m.
Madness on the Mesa
Viejas Arena
Men’s and women’s first basketball practice includes music and giveaways

Saturday, Oct. 13
11:00 a.m.
Homecoming Court Brunch
Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center
Call Student Life and Leadership at (619) 594-5221 for tickets and info

1:30 p.m.
Warrior Walk
Qualcomm Stadium parking lot section E-3

1:30 p.m.
Aztec Village Tailgate
Qualcomm Stadium parking lot section F-1
Food, music, games and a prize for Alumni Association lifetime members

3:30 p.m.
Aztecs vs. Colorado State Rams
Qualcomm Stadium
Reserve tickets at (619) 283-SDSU (7378) or visit www.goaztecs.com

 For details visit homecoming.sdsu.edu.