Buzz Around 150

Family & Friends Weekend

Welcome parents, families, and friends of Emporia State! Join us for a fun-filled weekend of events and activities as we celebrate all members of the Hornet Nation! Below you will find the schedule of events we have lined up for you.


Hornet Rally

5:30 PM
Kellogg Circle (south side of Plumb Hall)

Join members of the campus and community for a pep rally as we get pumped up to cheer for the Hornets at Saturday's football game! There will be music, games, and more. If you are an Emporia State alumnus, wear your favorite Hornet gear from years past!



iPad 2

Buzz Around 150 - Family Fun Day
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
All Around Campus
Free parking is available in most lots on campus on the weekends
Pick up your passport in the Memorial Union

Join us for a morning of discovery by exploring a variety of fun learning activities in academic programs across campus. Pick up a passport at the Memorial Union or any one of these 21 activity locations. Participate in hands-on, interactive experiences such as scavenger hunts, playing games, roping a calf, playing an instrument, and much more, and get your passport stamped after each activity! Participate in at least three adventures in each of the three regions (E, S, and U) and turn your completed passport in at the Memorial Union Bookstore to get:

A free student ticket to the football game
A coupon for 20% off all Champion and Under Armor items
Entered into a prize drawing for gift baskets and the grand prize: an iPad 2!


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Just North of the Milton Tennis Courts

Emporia State students, families, and friends are invited to join fellow fans at the E-Zone student tailgate!


Hornet Football vs. Northeastern State University
1:00 PM
Welch Stadium

Come cheer on the Hornets as they take on the NSU Riverhawks. Stingers up! Need tickets?