Your Guide to Baylor Homecoming

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Pigskin Revue

Thursday, Oct. 26–Saturday, Oct. 28
Waco Hall

In this beloved tradition, winning acts from the previous year’s All University Sing competition provide a showcase of talent and imagination.

Top eight acts from Sing 2023:

  • First place: Alpha Tau Omega & Chi Omega
  • Second place: Pi Beta Phi
  • Third place: Zeta Tau Alpha

Also performing in Pigskin Revue:

  • Delta Delta Delta
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Kappa Omega Tau
  • Sigma Chi
  • Sing Alliance
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Golden Grad 50th Reunion:
Class of 1973

Friday, Oct. 27 // 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center

The Class of 1973 celebrates 50 years since graduating! Join the reunion and receive your Golden Diploma while reconnecting over lunch at the new Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center. Register online by Oct. 15 to attend.

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Extravaganza, Pep Rally and Bonfire

Friday, Oct. 27 // 6–10 p.m.
Fountain Mall

In the center of campus, Extravaganza ushers in a night of celebration with family-friendly activities, carnival games, some of our favorite Waco food trucks and more. At approximately 9 p.m., the Pep Rally will begin, featuring the Golden Wave Marching Band, Spirit Squads, remarks from key leaders, a presentation of the winners of the student-created floats and a show of school spirit. The evening’s kick-off to Homecoming weekend concludes at approximately  9:45 p.m. with the bonfire, a Homecoming tradition since it began in 1909.

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Singspiration

Friday, Oct. 27 // 7 p.m.
Seventh & James Baptist Church

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Singspiration, Baylor’s Homecoming Worship Service. This gathering of the Baylor Family lifts voices and hearts in congregational singing and choral music in celebration of the common bond we share in Jesus Christ.

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Royal & Pure Homecoming Stroll-Off

Friday, Oct. 27 // 7 p.m.
Barfield Drawing Room

The men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, along with the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), immerse the audience in a world of coordination, rhythm and skill. Step-dancing is a historical form of storytelling that has become an integral part of historically Black national sororities and fraternities. This Baylor Homecoming tradition serves as an opportunity to welcome the Baylor Family into the competition as alumni judges from National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations select the winning routines.

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Homecoming Parade

Saturday, Oct. 28 // Time TBD
Downtown and 5th Street

Baylor hosts the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parade in the country. From the beginning, the Baylor Homecoming Parade has been an extraordinary exhibition of spirit and community. Student organizations create floats that add to the campus spirit for the upcoming football game, and giant balloons and other participants add to the excitement of the parade. With the completion of construction on I-35 and its service roads, this year’s parade will travel from downtown through campus. 

Homecoming Alumni Tailgate

Baylor Alumni Tailgate

Saturday, Oct. 28 // Time TBD
Alumni Tailgate Tent, McLane Stadium

Enjoy food and fellowship before game kickoff at the Baylor Alumni Tailgate Tent near Touchdown Alley. Reunite with friends and meet students and families from all generations as Baylor fans get ready for the Homecoming Football Game.

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Homecoming Football Game: Baylor vs. Iowa State

Saturday, Oct. 28 // Time TBD
McLane Stadium

The centerpiece of Homecoming weekend, the football game serves as the epicenter of Baylor spirit where the entire Baylor Family cheers in one voice: “Sic ’em, Bears!”

Visit the Baylor Homecoming site for the latest information