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UT to celebrate “Rock-et Under the Big Top” Homecoming

Come one, come all to The University of Toledo’s Homecoming to “Rock-et Under the Big Top at the Greatest School on Earth!”

Homecoming week kicks off today with a Student Organization Carnival Day until 9 p.m. in the grassy area south of the Memorial Field House where you can meet the Homecoming Court candidates, play some carnival games, and check out the inflatables and food. The day concludes with a concert featuring the band Hellogoodbye at 7 p.m. in the same location.

The week of school spirit continues with events such as a talent show, pep rally, parade and more leading up to the Homecoming game Saturday when the Rockets take on Central Michigan in the Glass Bowl.

Homecoming 2012 events include:

  • “Ring of Fire” Pep Rally, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 in the Flatlands with free food, music by WXUT, and Toledo football players and coaches. Psyche up for the Toledo-Central Michigan football game by taking your best shot at the Triangle Fraternity Car Bash.
  • Homecoming Alumni Gala and Awards Ceremony, 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5 in the Student Union Auditorium when the Alumni Association will present this year’s Blue T, Gold T and Edward H. Schmidt Young Alum awards, and college and affiliate award winners will be honored.
  • Edward C. Schmidt Homecoming Parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Sponsored by Blue Key, the parade will begin at West Bancroft Street and go to Middlesex Drive to Hughes Drive to Cheltenham Road and back on West Bancroft Street.
  • Toledo vs. Central Michigan Homecoming Game, 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 in the Glass Bowl.

For more information and a full listing of events visit or call the UT Alumni Relations Office at 419.530.2586.

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WTOL 11 (Oct. 4, 2012)


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