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Homecoming full of activities for Tech community

After painting the town red and blue Monday in support of the upcoming Homecoming game against the University of Texas-San Antonio, Louisiana Tech has a full slate of activities planned every day this week to gear individuals up for game day.

On Tuesday, inflatables will be set up in Centennial Plaza from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., followed by the Union Board Talent Show at 6 p.m. in the Tonk, located in the Student Center.

The Fall Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in Centennial Plaza, and organizations will strut their stuff later at the Step Show beginning at 7 p.m. in Howard Auditorium.

On Thursday, Centennial Plaza will be full of activity with a cook-off from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by a hot dog and pie-eating contest at 1 p.m. Also, the Homecoming parade will begin at 6 p.m., and the route will start at the Thomas Assembly Center.

Students will have a variety of food items thrown at them as they struggle to keep their hands on the clock tower during the Tower Stand competition from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, and then fans of all ages will have a chance to get their voices ready for the game at the pep rally at 6 p.m. in the Thomas Assembly Center.

A full list of the Homecoming events can be found on the Tech Alumni website.