October 4-6, 2019
Come back to Clarion this fall for Homecoming Weekend! Join us for homecoming traditions such as the Alumni Parade Reception, Eagle End Zone Alumni Party, football game and more. The 66th Annual Autumn Leaf Festival™, coordinated by the Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry, will be held throughout the weekend, too!
This year's Homecoming will also pay homage to Clarion's marching band alumni with the option for band alumni to walk in the parade and receive special recognition at the football game! More information is listed below.
A full schedule of Homecoming events is listed below (schedule is subject to change). For questions or assistance with event registration contact the Office for Alumni Engagement at 814-393-2572 or email@example.com. A schedule of Autumn Leaf Festival™ activities can be found on the Clarion Chamber website at www.clarionpa.com.
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FREE PARKING IS AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND!
Schedule of Events 2019*
*schedule subject to change
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4
2019 DISTINGUISHED AWARDS BANQUET
Gemmell Multi-Purpose Room
The Clarion University Alumni Association invites you to its premier event, the 2019 Distinguished Awards Banquet. Awardees to be recognized include Distinguished Alumni, Distinguished Faculty, Distinguished Service, Distinguished Young Alumni, and Distinguished Venango Alumni. Tickets are $50 per person. Pre-registration is required. To register, click HERE!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
ALUMNI PARADE RECEPTION
Hart Chapel Parking Lot
10 a.m. - Noon
Join us before the parade for friends, food and fun! Information tables and activities
presented by various
academic departments, student organizations and groups will be available throughout the reception, including a dunking booth sponsored by Clarion University ROTC. Special appearances by Ernie the Eagle and the Golden Eagle Cheerleaders are also in store. Enjoy complimentary hot dogs and snacks, and don’t forget to pick up your 2019 commemorative Homecoming pin! FREE
FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE
Hart Chapel to Memorial Stadium
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (running continuously)
Leave your car behind and give your feet a rest by riding the free shuttle from Hart Chapel to Memorial Stadium.
MARCHING BAND ALUMNI REUNION
Main Street, Clarion, and Memorial Stadium
Band alumni are encouraged to walk in the Autumn Leaf Festival™ Parade behind the Clarion University Golden Eagle Marching Band, cheerleaders and Ernie the Eagle as they make their way to Memorial Stadium. Following the parade, all band alumni are invited to the football field for special recognition prior to the start of the game.
All are welcome to join us during the game at the President’s Pavilion for the Eagle End Zone Alumni Party. Admission to the Eagle End Zone Alumni Party is $15 per person and includes a ticket to the game.
Pre-registration for all Marching Band Reunion activities is required. To register, click HERE!
66TH ANNUAL AUTUMN LEAF FESTIVAL™ PARADE
Main Street, Clarion
Parade steps off at Noon
EAGLE END ZONE ALUMNI PARTY
Clarion University Golden Eagles vs. Seton Hill University Griffins
Party starts at 1 p.m.; Game Kick-Off is 2 p.m.
All alumni and friends are invited to the Eagle End Zone to cheer our Golden Eagles to a homecoming victory! Enjoy endless appetizers and beverages while you watch the game. Admission is $15 per person and includes a ticket to the game. Pre-registration is required. To register, click HERE!
Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at (814) 393-2572 or firstname.lastname@example.org