Homecoming and Family Day

Celebrate Homecoming & Family Day on Saturday, October 9! Join us for a fun-filled day with festivities for the whole family. Come home to WP to gather with friends and classmates for a pre-game tailgate, enjoy carnival festivities, cheer on the football and men’s soccer teams and more!
Registration for Homecoming and Family Day is highly encouraged. Please register online by October 1.
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  |  Pre-game Tailgate  |  Lot 2
• Alumni and friends are welcome to bring food, drinks and grills for a traditional tailgate experience. View the tailgating guidelines and the campus map.

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  |  Pioneer Carnival  |  Practice Field
• It's a WP celebration on the Practice Field! There will be game booths, prizes, food and more! There will be fun for the whole family.
1:00 p.m.   |  WP Football vs Christopher Newport University  |  Wightman Stadium
• Admission is FREE for all on Homecoming Day!


Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
                 Adam Derner ’14, Baseball
 Mike Guadango ’11, Baseball
Michelle Marabondo ’13, Women’s Soccer
Ryan Gresik ’14, Football
Tobias “Toby” Barboza, Athletic Trainer, 1974-2011 (posthumous award)
The 1997-1998 Women’s Basketball Team

President's Cup Award
The President's Cup will be awarded to the student club or organization that shows the most WP Pride by having the largest participation at Homecoming! Reach out to your friends and classmates who were part of your student organization and encourage them all to attend! The club with the most members in attendance at Homecoming, both students and alumni, will win the President's Cup and the winner will be announced on the field at halftime! Alumni and students must sign in at the carnival with their group affiliation.

2:00 p.m.   |  WP Men's Soccer Alumni Game  |  Pioneer Soccer Park

5:00 p.m. | WP Men's Soccer vs Rowan | Pioneer Soccer Park
• Admission is FREE for all on Homecoming Day!

We look forward to welcoming you to campus to celebrate WP spirit and Pioneer Pride!

We will be following all University pandemic guidelines and protocols to ensure the health and safety of the WP community.