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Homecoming log
Save the Date: October 5 - 7

  • Free Movie Night at the Landing (S'mores & Pizza)
  • Alumni & Friends Social Hour (21+)
  • Women's & Men's Soccer 
  • Falcon Ball
  • 5K Family Fun Run/Walk
  • Alumni Baseball & Softball Games
  • Alumni Golf Outing
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Free Family Friendly Cookout & Tailgate Party (Students & Alumni)

Homecoming Agenda

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  • Thursday, Oct 5

    ~Free Pizza & S'mores

    Echo Plaza, 6 - 10 p.m.

    Jon us at Echo Plaza for pizza, multiple fire pits, S'mores, popcorn, and everything is FREE! This fun event is sponsored by the Office of Student Development. 

    ~Free Movie Night

    Movie - TBA

    L. Gale Lemerand Student Center, Movie starts at 7 p.m.
    Students, alumni, faculty, staff and their families are welcome to a movie on the big screen in the Lemerand Student Center. All students, stop by the Foundation & Alumni table to register for a chance to WIN a $250 Foundation Scholarship.

  • Friday, Oct 6

    ~Alumni and Friends Social

    Soccer Stadium Entry Area, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Join us for complimentary hors d'oeuvres, beer & wine. Restricted to adults 21 years of age and older. Enjoy or participate in the Jeep Beach Scholarship Parade! For every Jeep that stops in, Jeep Beach will donate to the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year Scholarship at DSC! Raffles and giveaways, too! 

    Contact Kristen Hanson to RSVP @ Kristen.Hanson@​daytonastate.ed​u

    Students shows your Falcon Spirit and register for a chance to WIN a $250 Foundation Scholarship when you stay for the game.

     ~Women's Soccer vs. Pasco-Hernando State College

    Soccer Stadium, 7 p.m.

    ~Falcon Homecoming Ball
    Hosseini Center, 8 - 11 p.m.
    Students Only (Presented by Falcon Dance Club, $10 ticket donation is optional).
    Get your tickets online

  • Saturday, Oct 7

    5k logo

    "Catch the Falcon 5K" Family Fun Run/Walk

    Soccer Stadium, Check in at 7am. Start time at 8am.

    Click here to register:

    View the 5K PDF

    Registration: $25 per person, $15 for students. Free for children 12 and under. Registration includes shirt and other awards including a FREE pair of running shoes for the first male and female over 12 to catch Freddie the Falcon.

    Questions: Contact Kristen Hanson @ Kristen.Hanson@​daytonastate.ed​u

    ~ Family Friendly Tailgate Party

    Soccer Stadium Parking Lot, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Come out and show your Falcon Spirit with games, Cornhole Tournament, Pumper Pull, DJ and much more! Enjoy a FREE Cookout Buffet, too.

    Enjoy a FREE Cookout Buffet, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    ~ VIP Tent for Alumni & Friends 
    Soccer Stadium/Tailgate Party 11 a.m.

    Sample foods presented by students from the Mori Hosseini College of Hospitality and Culinary Management and also featuring beer samples from the Beverage Science Program. Restricted to adults 21 years of age and older.

    ~ Cornhole Tournament - Register Here

    Soccer Stadium Parking Lot Area, Bags fly at 11 a.m.
    Check-in times: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Registration: $25 per person, $10 for DSC students.

    Prizes will be given to winners for 1st - 4th place

    Questions: Contact Kristen Hanson @ Kristen.Hanson@​daytonastate.ed​u

    ~ Men’s Soccer vs. Southern Union State Community College
    Soccer Stadium, 11 a.m.

    ~ Pumper Pull 
    Soccer Stadium/Tailgate Party, 12 p.m.  

    ~ Softball & Baseball Alumni Games

    Softball Stadium: 12 p.m. 

    Baseball Stadium: 1 p.m.

    ~ Alumni Golf Outing
    Crane Lakes Golf & Country Club, 1 p.m.

    ~ Women’s Volleyball vs Florida Southwestern State College
    Lemerand Athletic Center Gymnasium, 2 p.m.