Homecoming Game Time Announced

Posted: February 4, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The word has been handed down: the Mason men’s basketball Homecoming game against UNCW will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16. With that starting time nailed down, all the other Homecoming events that day fall into place.

The day’s events, which all take place on the Fairfax Campus, are as follows:

2:30 p.m. – Parking Lot A opens for the Block Party

3 p.m. – Block Party and tailgate starts

Activities will include a Mason pep rally with appearances by the Masonettes, Mason cheerleaders, Gunston and more. Heated tents, including a family-friendly area with children’s games and crafts, will be set up for visiting with friends. (Please see the Patriot Respect web page for Block Party rules.)

3:30 p.m. – Lot closes to car traffic

3:30 p.m. – Pie-eating contest on center stage

4 p.m. – Basketball shoot-out competition

4:30 p.m. – Pep rally/block spot winner announced

5:10 p.m. – Lip sync competition on center stage

5:30 p.m. – Block Party ends

6 p.m. – Basketball tip-off

Fireworks over Mason Pond follow immediately after the game.

For more details, see the Homecoming web site.

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