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OAKLAND CELEBRATES HOMECOMING WITH WEEKEND EVENTS

Oct. 9, 2017

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Join fellow students and alumni to celebrate this year's 60th anniversary Homecoming and Reunion Weekend! Bring friends and family to the three-day event October 13-15.

Please note that a free handicap accessible shuttle will be available Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. The shuttle will pick-up and drop-off at the following locations: P1 in front of the Oakland Center, P36, P29, O'Rena, P11 and P57 from 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 


SWIM AND DIVE BLACK AND GOLD MEET
When: Friday, Oct. 13
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Oakland Aquatic Center
Tickets: Free entry

Additional Information: Oakland swimming and diving will host its annual black and gold intrasquad meet as part of homecoming weekend beginning at 5:30 p.m.

MEN'S SOCCER I-75 DERBY
When: Friday, Oct. 13
Time: 6 p.m. (30 and older), 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oakland Upper Fields at the Recreation and Outdoor Athletic Complex (Map)
Tickets: Free entry

Additional Information: The second annual I-75 Derby Alumni Cup between Oakland men's soccer and Detroit Mercy alumni. Like last year's inaugural Alumni Cup, there will be different alumni contests between the two schools with an open alumni game and a 30-and-over match. An alumni reception at the Red Ox Tavern in Auburn Hills will follow the second game.

MIDNIGHT MADNEZZ
When: Friday, Oct. 13
Time: 10 p.m. (Doors open at 9 p.m.)
Where: Athletics Center O'rena
Tickets: Free entry

Additional Information: All Golden Grizzly fans are welcome to join in as Oakland Athletics celebrates the upcoming start of another exciting basketball season. There will be free food, free T-shirt, giveaways and more! The event begins at 10 p.m. with doors opening at 9 p.m.


SOFTBALL HOMERUN DERBY
When: Saturday, Oct. 14
Time: 12 p.m.
Where: Oakland Softball Field
Tickets: Free entry

Additional Information: Oakland softball will kick things off Saturday with a homerun derby among current student-athletes and Oakland softball alum.

HOMECOMING TAILGATE
When: Saturday, Oct. 14
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Where: P16 Parking lot - off of Pioneer Drive between the Aquatics Center and Anibal Hall (Map)
Suggested Parking Lots: P29, P26, P1, P2 (Map)
Tickets: Free entry

Additional Information: Students, alumni, family and friends are invited to share in the Oakland University homecoming spirit at the Homecoming BBQ! Great food, music and fun for all ages. Reconnect with fellow alumni in reunion tents, enjoy inflatables and games with the family and join current students in the OUSC Tailgate tent. Cash bar available for those 21 years and older.

Tailgating is permitted under the following circumstances:

  1. No alcohol. For those interested, Oakland University is providing a beer and wine tent in P-16 during the BBQ and Tailgate event. No additional alcohol can be brought into this area. 
  2. No common source.
  3. No charcoal grills, propane only. 

MEN'S SOCCER VS. DETROIT MERCY
When: Saturday, Oct. 14
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Where: The Oakland Soccer Field
Promotion: Black Out - All fans in attendance will receive a free #WEARtheBEAR T-shirt
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 faculty, youth, seniors, $3 group rate (10 or more) - Call (248) 370-4000
Suggested Parking Lot: P29, P26 (Map)

Additional Information: Men's soccer will compete against rival Detroit Mercy Saturday at 3:30 p.m. as part of the Metro Series: Driven by Trinity Transportation. The Golden Grizzlies have won the last five meetings against Detroit Mercy.

WOMEN'S SOCCER VS. MILWAUKEE
When: Saturday, Oct. 14
Time: 7 p.m.
Where: The Oakland Soccer Field
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 faculty, youth, seniors, $3 group rate (10 or more) - Call (248) 370-4000
Suggested Parking Lot: P29, P26 (Map)

Additional Information: Women's soccer will continue the homecoming events Saturday at 7 p.m. against Horizon League foe Milwaukee.


OAKLAND BASEBALL ALUMNI GAME
When: Sunday, Oct. 15
Time: 12 p.m.
Where: The Oakland Baseball Field
Tickets: Free Entry

Additional Information: Oakland baseball will wrap-up the homecoming festivities with its annual alumni game beginning at noon.

#WEARtheBEAR

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