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HOME IS WHERE THE BEAR IS

Homecoming 2017 is October 2-7. Our theme is "Home is Where the Bear is." It's a celebration of those things that make us proud to be Golden Bears - no matter where we are.

Homecoming

Monday, October 2

4:00 p.m. - State of Tech
Join Campus President Carolyn Long for a campus update.
Location: Carter Hall
7:00 p.m. - Campus Cup Cornhole Tournament and Meet the Homecoming Court
Location: Bears Den greenspace

Tuesday, October 3

7:00 p.m. - Campus Cup Qdoba Burrito Eating Contest
Location: Bears Den greenspace

Wednesday, October 4

7:00 p.m. - Campus Cup Tug of War
Location: Carter Hall lawn

Thursday, October 5

5:00 p.m. - Roar to Score at Women & Men’s Soccer Games
Location: YMCA Youth Sports Complex

Friday, October 6

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Scholarship Luncheon
Location: Carter Hall 
This event is by invitation only.  
6:00 p.m. - Career Services Etiquette Dinner
Location: Carter Hall
Students should RSVP for this event. 
8:30 p.m. - Team Trivia Competition & S'mores
Location: Bears Den

Saturday, October 7

11:30 a.m. - Parade & Picnic
Location: S. Kanawha St., Beckley 
Show your Golden Bear spirit and come out celebrate! Our homecoming parade will begin at McCreery St. and end on the WVU Tech campus. Join us in front of VanMeter Gym for a picnic following the parade.  The picnic is $10 for adults and $5 for youth under the age of 13. Students with a meal plan can use their student ID. You can pay with cash at the event or pre-pay online

Parade Sign Up 
If you or your organization would like to participate in the parade, please submit the appropriate form below.  
(The deadline has been extended to September 27.)     
Student organizations         
4:00 p.m. - Men's and Women's Soccer Games
Location: YMCA Youth Sports Complex (map of area)  
Join us and cheer for the Golden Bears! 
The homecoming court will be crowned during the men’s game and campus cup winners will be announced during the women’s game. 
5:00 p.m. - Beckley Chili Night
Location: Uptown Beckley - 410 Neville Street
One of Beckley's biggest events - Chili Night brings thousands of people to Uptown Beckley for the best chili around, plus music, fun and games. We're hosting family-friendly events in front of our building on Neville Street. 
 EVENT DATE CHANGE - TGBAA Golf Tournament
The TGBAA Golf Tournament has been postponed until May 2018.

Student activities

We have a weeklong celebration planned for students, complete with contests, games and more. 

Campus Cup

The WVU Tech Campus Cup is a proud tradition among current students. All week long, students engage in games and friendly contests to show off their Golden Bear spirit.

Campus Cup Schedule and Events 

Register for Campus Cup

Campus Cup Rules 

Also be sure to check out the other events happening throughout the week.