Line-Up of Homecoming Events

Truman’s Homecoming week will take place Oct. 4-10. Homecoming Activities will take place throughout the week on campus and all are invited to join in the festivities. Students not on an organizational team can create their own team, referred to as an individual team to compete in events during the week. Event sign-ups are online at

Battle of the Wits
6 p.m. (Homecoming Organizational Team Competition)
7:30 p.m. (Individual Team Competition)
Oct. 5
Student Union Building
Teams will be challenged to complete a giant puzzle, for which the puzzle pieces will be obtained after the completion of a series of four smaller challenges.

Battle of the Bulldogs
4 p.m.
Oct. 7
This event gives teams the opportunity to compete in a inflatable jousting tournament as well as individual game booths.

Ruffin’ It
5 p.m. (Homecoming Organizational Team Competition)
6:15 p.m. (Individual Team Competition)
Oct. 8
Stokes Stadium
Cheer on each team as they compete in a relay race competition.

Lip Sync
7 p.m.
Oct. 9
Baldwin Hall Auditorium
Watch team performances based around the homecoming theme of “Survivor” and be sure to purchase tickets ahead of time.

Bulldogs Forever 5K
7 a.m. Registration
8 a.m. Race Start
Oct. 10
Barnett Hall
This race will honor the memory of William Batterson who recently passed away.


9 a.m.
Oct. 10
Franklin Street
Watch the Homecoming 2015 Parade with organizations from Truman and Kirksville.

Bulldog Forever Tailgate
11 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 10
Parking Lot on the corner of Franklin and Patterson  

Pep Rally
1 p.m.
Oct. 10
Parking Lot on the corner of Franklin and Patterson  
Get pumped for the game and listen for an announcement of total philanthropy money raised.

Football Game
2 p.m.
Oct. 10
Stokes Stadium

Apparel table sales will be setup throughout the week from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Union or on the Mall. Apparel may also be purchased online. For more information about events, check out the Homecoming website at

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