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Georgia Southern University Homecoming Weekend Events

Here is a quick rundown of events happening this weekend during homecoming at Georgia Southern University.


4:00 p.m. Homecoming Parade
Paulson Stadium to Sweetheart Circle
Student organizations, campus departments and members of the community enter parade floats, Krazy Kars and characters in a spirit-filled parade starting from Paulson Stadium and ending at Sweetheart Circle.

6:00 p.m. 1950s-1960s Reunion at Bishop Alumni Center
Bus transportation available to and from Springhill Suites

6:00 p.m. Alumni Family and Friends BBQ at Bishop Alumni Center
Bus transportation available to and from Springhill Suites

6:00 p.m. Furman vs. Georgia Southern

Women’s Volleyball

Hanner Fieldhouse


6:30 p.m. A Superhero Celebration on Sweetheart Circle

Following the parade, a celebration with games, activities and food will serve as the backdrop to the announcement of the 2012 Homecoming Court, crowning of the Duke and Duchess and the winners of this year’s spirit point competition!

8:30 p.m. “The Dark Knight Rises” Outdoor Movie on Sweetheart Circle
End the day at a free outdoor movie that celebrates one of the most popular superheroes of our time! Free for all students. Bring your Eagle ID.

8:30 p.m. Georgia Southern University vs. Florida Atlantic

Women’s Basketball

Hanner Fieldhouse


7:30 a.m.  True Blue 5k 
Starts at RAC
Students and community members can stay active and participate in this year’s True Blue 5k all while sporting their Georgia Southern University colors and apparel! Visit for registration information.

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Breakfast with BAGS
RJ’s Restaurant

9:00 a.m. – noon Adrian Peterson book sigining

University Store

9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   BAGS, MAP & GREEKS Cookout
Paulson Stadium Tailgate Area (next to Gate 7)

10:30 a.m. Class of 1962/50-year Graduate Brunch
Bishop Alumni Center

2:00 p.m. Homecoming Game: Howard vs. Georgia Southern 
Paulson Stadium
Cheer on the Eagles to victory as they take on Howard for the 2012 Homecoming game! Contact Athletics for Tickets.

During Halftime of game – Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen 
Paulson Stadium
Two students, nominated by their organizations and voted for by their peers, will be crowned the 2012 Homecoming King and Queen.

7 p.m. – Volleyball: Wofford vs. Georgia Southern
Hanner Fieldhouse

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  Georgia Southern University Stomp Fest 2012
Performing Arts Center

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.   BAGS Old School & New School Dance
Russell Union Ballroom

Late-night BAGS After Hours
Applebee’s Restaurant

1:00 a.m. BAGS After Hours – Cards & More
Main Street Billiards (Downtown Statesboro)



10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. BAGS Sunday Brunch
Emma’s Restaurant (at Holiday Inn)


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