Friday, November 18th

  • Homecoming Parade Line-up begins at 4:00 in the back parking lot of Wood Hall.  The parade through campus will begin at 4:30. The parade route will end at Lyne Center. The returning Rio Royalty (past Homecoming and May Day Queens and Kings) will lead the parade.
  • Picnic Dinner at 5:00 p.m. on the hill behind Lyne Center. Guest meal cost is $5 per person. 
  • Bevo Francis Classic Tournament Games (2:00, 4:00, Rio RedStorm Women 6:00 and Rio RedStorm Men 8:00)
  • Crowning of 2016 Homecoming Queen & King (half-time of 8:00 game).  We will also recognize all Rio Royalty in attendance.

Saturday, November 19th

  • Alumni Pre-Game Cookout, 11 :00-3:00 (This free event is co-sponsored by Nationwide Insurance).The picnic location will be on the hill at the back of  Lyne Center.
  • Men's NAIA :Soccer National Tournament Opening Round (TBD)
  • All-Day Alumni VIP Hospitality in the Booster Room during Bevo Francis Classic
  • Battle of the Decades Awards (5:00 game)
  • Bevo Francis Classic Tournament Games (11:00, 1:00, Rio RedStorm Women 3:00, and Rio Redstorm Men 5:00)
  • Hall of Fame Recognition 4:45.  All Rio Grande Hall of Fame members in attendance will receive on-court recognition prior to the start of the Men's game.
  • Jersey Retirement: Bernard Tilley's jersey will be retired during half-time of the Men's game.
  • Hall of Fame Awards Banquet 7:00 (Tickets Required. To purchase, please contact the Alumni Office).  The following will be inducted:  Coach David Smalley-Women's Basketball, Coach Scott Morrissey-Men's Soccer, Paul Nicholson '09-Men's Soccer. Coach Bob Willey's induction will be postponed until November 2017.

Are you joining us? Let us know.
Call Annette Ward at 740-245-7431