Family & Friends Day
Saturday, September 17, 2016
John Blaufuss Scholarship Family Day 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk
8:00AM | Check-In Opens | Memorial Union East Entrance
8:30AM | Run/Walk Begins | Memorial Union
10:00AM - 1:00PM | Memorial Union, Butcher Hall, Visser Hall, and HPER
Come Buzz Around Campus! Enjoy discovering more about Emporia State University. Explore a variety of academic programs and services housed in Butcher Hall, Visser Hall, and the newly-renovated HPER building. Pick up your passport in the Memorial Union Bookstore or at any of the activities along the adventure route. Search for objects in scavenger hunts, play games, discover our campus’s ‘hidden’ gems, and much, much more. Complete your passport and turn it in to the Memorial Union Bookstore where you can collect free student tickets to the ESU football game and you can register to win an array of great ESU prizes!
T.A.G. (Thank A Giver)
10:00AM - 1:00PM | All Around Campus
While you’re ‘Buzzing Around’ campus, you might notice some bright gold TAG’s. Each tag represents a private gift an alum or friend has made to Emporia State. Stop by a TAG booth to learn more! Keep up with the digital buzz with #TAGESU. Tweet a photo with a TAG and you could make it onto the video scoreboard during the football game!
12:00PM - 1:45PM
Enjoy open tailgating in the parking lots west and north of Welch Stadium, grab a bite to eat in the Hornets Nest (Memorial Union, Hornets Nest will be open 11:30AM-1:30PM), or join Hornet fans at the Watering Hole for the pre-game tailgate party (Milton Tennis Courts).
2:00PM | Welch Stadium
Emporia State plays Missouri Southern State University.
Football Traditions BBQ Event
5:00PM Social, 6:00PM Dinner | Anderson Building, 2700 US Highway 50
Advance tickets are $50. To purchase advance tickets, call the Memorial Union Ticket Office at (620) 341-6378 or visit the Ticket Office in Union Services, located on the east end of the main level of the Memorial Union.