Homecoming 2013 Events to Run October 7-12 at UW-River Falls

September 30, 2013—The theme of the 2013 Homecoming celebration, Oct. 7-12, at UW-River Falls is "Falcon Pride," something that will certainly be in full display during a week of events that will engage current students, welcome back and honor returning alumni, and greet community members.  

The highlight of the week will be Saturday, Oct. 12, a day that will include: 

  • Chancellor's Homecoming 5K Run/Walk Race, 8 a.m., Ramer Field - All are cordially invited to participate in a 5K run/walk race throughout campus. UWRF Chancellor Dean Van Galen will lead the race. 
  • Homecoming Parade, 10:30 a.m., Main Street - Join the excitement as UW-River Falls and the Shriners come together for their annual fall parade which includes floats, marching bands, and student showcases. The parade will begin on the north end of Main Street and head through downtown River Falls.
  • David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field Transformation Tailgate, 11 a.m., Ramer Field Pavilion - All alumni and friends that are interested in hearing about the renovation plans for Ramer Field are cordially invited to this tailgate. 
  • Homecoming Football Game, 1 p.m., David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field - Come cheer on the Falcons as they battle UW-Platteville. 

A full listing of the week's events, including registration information for select events and who to contact for more information, is available at

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