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60th Anniversary Family Weekend 2016

Schedule of Activities & Details

 

Return often as schedules are SUBJECT TO CHANGE



Buy your ticket, cross your fingers and hope to win!

Click on raffle ticket below and buy yours now!

 

 

 

     

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

 

Family Weekend Central Check-in

Pick up everything here!

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Mackenzie-Merket Alumni Center

What will you pick up at Check-in?

 

FW Schedule, Pre-Paid Family Weekend T-Shirts,

Tailgate Wristbands, Campus Maps, Pre-Paid Clear Bags


You got questions?  We got answers at Family Weekend Central!


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Tech Parents Family Tailgating Party

 

sponsored by your Texas Tech Parents Association

Tailgating family style is a great experience on any game day. 

 

>>>  Tailgating Lot Opens at 4:00 p.m.  <<<


West Commuter Lot C16 (across from United Supermarkets Arena)


 

 

Texas Tech Parents fire up pre-game excitement with a tailgating cookout.


Families from all over the country gather for fun, food,fun, games and prizes!

 Wristbands must be picked up at Family Weekend Central Check-in

Thursday afternoon. 

 

NOTE: TAILGATING TICKET DOES NOT INCLUDE PARKING PASS

  

 

 

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Kansas Jayhawks

 

GAME TIME -- 7:30 P.M.


  

 

DEADLINE FOR FAMILY GROUP TICKETS WAS SEPT 12th


If you wish to purchase tickets, click FOOTBALL and use FAMILY16 promo code.


FOOTBALL
(Students enter free to sit in student section.)


NOTE: If you purchase tickets through TTU Athletics or through the PFR website using a Family Code,

you will not be seated with Tech Parents.

 

NOTE:  Football tickets purchased through TTPA were mailed September 20th.


             

Remember, we were cool before we had college students! 

 

 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30


 

Family Weekend Central Check-in

Pick up everything here!

Noon - 5:30 p.m. • Mackenzie-Merket Alumni Center


You got questions?  We got answers at Family Weekend Central!

 

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ATHLETIC TOURS AND PHOTO OPS

  

 sponsored by Texas Tech Parents Association & Red Raider Club

 

Tour Jones AT&T Stadium

 

Fearless Champion and the Masked Rider

 photo opportunity


 

gather at southwest gate of

Jones AT&T Stadium


10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.

 

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Texas Tech Parents Association Welcome Center & Office

1305 University Ave

inside Varsity Bookstore

 

Join Texas Tech Parents Association and the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

1:00 p.m.

Refreshments Upstairs

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Family Weekend Ice Cream Social
sponsored by Parent & Family Relations

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Student Union Courtyard

 

 

 

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Parent Ambassadors Reception

 

 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Parent Ambassadors will be honored at President's Reception

 

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FAMILY FUN NIGHT AT THE ARENA

 

HOUSING FAIR!

 

 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. United Supermarkets Arena

Enter Southwest Corner

 October 3rd is opening date for housing selections 2017-2018!


This is your chance to get a jump on the off campus housing search or


affirm your students' wish to stay in the residence hall next year!

Texas Tech Parents Association arranged for TTU Student Housing and

several apartments to be at the TTPA Housing Fair.


 

GAME-ON Family Fun Night


6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. United Supermarkets Arena

 



  Join us in the United Supermarkets Arena for Family Fun Game Night.

 

Concession Stand Open for your convenience

 

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1


Family Weekend Central Check-in

Pick up everything here!

  8:00 a.m. - Noon • Urbanovsky Park

(Rain-out location: Livestock Arena)


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Family Weekend Fun Run/Walk

 Sponsored by Parent & Family Relations & Rec Center

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. • Urbanovsky Park (weather permitting)

 Get active with the whole family! Run or walk around the Urbanovsky Park 1-mile track.  

Obstacles, activities, and inflatables around the track for the whole family to enjoy.

Family Weekend Picnic in the Park

sponsored by Parent & Family Relations

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. • Urbanovsky Park (rain-out location: Livestock Arena)

Enjoy an afternoon of activities, including live music by Zoe Carter, Texas Tech Spirit Squads, the Masked Rider and Raider Red!

Photo Booth, inflatables, henna tattoos, sand volleyball, balloon artist, and more! Burgers and hot dogs
Food tickets ($10 per person) available for purchase online at Parent & Family Relations
While supplies last
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PICNIC TICKETS OFF WEBSITE  HERE

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 Colleges Open Their Doors for Receptions  10:00 a.m.

 

Spend time where your student lives most of the day - in college!


Visit with deans, associate deans, and professors to learn about programs and new developments

 


Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering, Honors College, Media & Communications


 

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"60th ANNIVERSARY FAMILY DINNER"

 

Texas Tech Parents Association dinner benefiting the


Texas Tech Parents Association Scholarship Fund


 


 

Dinner * Entertainment * Auction

Honor 2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients

 

 6:00 p.m.


Red Raider Ballroom
(across from Allen Theatre)


Student Union Building

15th & Akron

 

Family EntertainmentAwards & Prizes, Auction, Guest Appearances 

An evening of fun for the whole family

Dress is casual


$200 GIFT CERTIFICATE DOOR PRIZES! 


generously donated by TTPA sponsor Varsity Bookstore

 (must be present to win door prizes)

 

60th Anniversary gift for each family

  

Closing Ceremony

Raider Raffle drawing for first place $2,500 in Tuition!

 

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On behalf of Texas Tech University, the Association wishes

you and your family an enjoyable time in

Raiderland with your student - attending all of the Tech Parents events!

 

 


  

Register each attendee for the College Receptions, Athletic Field tours,


Family GAME ON or Housing Fair Events - These are all Free to Attend!


Click any of the images below.





Register here for free activities!



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