Homecoming

Homecoming Schedule 2017 

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Softball Home Run Derby
7 p.m., Dee White Field

Thursday, Oct. 19

Presentation of Homecoming Queen Candidates
7 p.m., Arkansas Hall

Torchlight Parade 
AR Hall to Caplinger/Newberry (Old Football Field)

Bonfire, Pep Rally, and Top 10 Announcement 
Caplinger/Newberry (Old Football Field)

Phi Lambda Chi Homecoming Drumbeat
8 p.m. until kick-off Saturday

Friday, Oct. 20

18th Annual Henderson State Homecoming Golf Scramble
11 a.m., DeGray Lake Resort State Park Golf Course
$300 per team/$75 per player
Includes 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch and beverages on course, 
and entry into contests for cash prizes. 
Contact Troy Mitchell for more information.
(870) 230-5197 or Email

Black Alumni Chapter Banquet
6 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Garrison Center
$25 per person - Register Online

Reddies Homecoming Block Party
6 p.m. - Midnight, Downtown Arkadelphia at Slim & Shorty's
Entertainment is free. Bring money for food and drinks. 

  • Dixon Road Band featuring Greg Nation (HSU '87)
  • DJ
  • Food Trucks, Beer Garden

Block Party VIP Room at Slim & Shorty’s
$25 per person/$40 per couple - Register Online
VIP passes are limited. 

 Saturday, Oct. 21

Alpha Phi Alpha Breakfast
8:00 a.m., Ross Room, Garrison Center

Black Alumni Chapter Organizational Meeting
8:30 a.m., Grand Ballroom, Garrison Center
Register Online

Heart & Key Alumni Reception
9:30 a.m., Cabe Room, Garrison Center

Golden Reddie Brunch
9 a.m., Banquet Room, Garrison Center
Free for Class of 1967/$25 for Guests - Register Online

Pre-Game Homecoming Tailgate
11 a.m., Duke Wells Complex
Tailgate on your own or join HSU Alumni at the red tent
for a catered meal from our food service provider, Sodexo. 
$10 per adult/$5 per child - Menu Coming Soon!

Homecoming Pregame Activities
12 p.m., Carpenter-Haygood Stadium

Alpha Xi Delta Balloon Release
1:50 p.m., Carpenter-Haygood Stadium

Homecoming Football Game
Reddies vs. East Central University
2 p.m., Carpenter-Haygood Stadium
$7 per adult/$5 per child (5-12)
Click for Game Day Information

Greek Step Show
7 p.m., Arkansas Hall

Black Alumni Mixer
9 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Garrison Center
$10 per person - Register Online

POST-GAME ACTIVITIES
We want you to stick around and experience what Arkadelphia has to offer! 
Our local businesses are hosting a variety of post-game entertainment options, 
as well as food and drink specials. 

Slim & Shorty’s
617 Clinton Street
Featuring: Live music from The Big Dam Horns!
$5 per person cover charge

The Cue Eatery and Pool Hall
1205 North 10th Street, Suite B, (Near Pizza Hut)
Featuring: Karaoke, Open Mic, and DJ
Pool, Darts and Shuffleboard
Reddie Drink Specials

Hamburger Barn
2813 West Pine Street
Drink and Dinner Specials

Sunday, Oct. 22

Angelic Voices of Christ
10:45 a.m., Greater Pleasant Hill Baptist Church