• Parent and Family Association
    A Division of Student Affairs


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Hello family members! We are so glad you are interested in Family Weekend 2014. We have compiled a list of every event taking place on campus, with a brief description, for September 12th - 14th. Take a look at the schedule and mix-and-match your favorite events to make your own personalized Family Weekend experience. And if you are a member of the Parent & Family Association, don’t forget to use your Very Important Parent (VIP) Cards when you come in town for great discounts on food, hotels, and Blue Raider gear at Phillips Bookstore. We are looking forward to seeing you all soon! Go Blue!

Friday, September 12

  • Volleyball vs Illinois | 5:00pm | Alumni Memorial Gym
    Come out and support the MTSU Volleyball team in the opening match of their Blue Raider Bash Invitation Tournament. Admission is free for all attendees.
     
  • Women’s Soccer vs Murray State | 7:00pm | Dean Hayes Soccer Stadium
    Come “kick” your weekend off right with the Lady Raider Soccer team as they take on the Racers of Murray State.
     
  • Family Movie Night | 7:00pm | Student Union Movie Theater
    Despicable Me 2

  • Bash the Rec | 7:30pm-11:45pm
    Stop by the Campus Recreation Center for a night of FREE fun. We'll have the following entertainment available for all attendees: Video Games, Inflatables, Volleyball, Music, Laser Tag, create your own street signs (while supplies last), and much more!
     
  • Family Movie Night | 10:00pm | Student Union Movie Theater
    Despicable Me 2
     

Saturday, September 13

  • Tailgate | 2:00pm-5:00pm

    Come enjoy some time with other parents and family members in Walnut Grove. Bring out a lawn chair, camping chair, or quilt and enjoy the sights and sounds of Blue Raider tailgating. We will have a large white tent for us to create our own Parent & Family Headquarters. In the grove, there will be free arcade games, High Striker Hammer Bell, laser tag, create your own license plate (while supplies last), and other fun and free activities. The tailgate meal is no longer available for purchase, but you can still join us and be a part of the action.

  • Raider Walk | 3:45pm
    Come experience one of MTSU’s most exciting traditions. Raider Walk is a last minute pep rally before every home football game. The band will play, the dance team and cheerleaders will be there to pump up the crowd, and you will have the opportunity to give the football team “high-fives” as they make their way to the football stadium. Don’t miss this fun event! It will take place in Walnut Grove between the blue horseshoe and Peck Hall. You can’t miss it! The sidewalk has “RAIDER WALK” painted on it in huge, bright blue letters.
     
  • Volleyball vs Belmont | 5:00pm | Alumni Memorial Gym
    Come out and cheer on the MTSU Volleyball team in their in state rivalry game against the Belmont Lady Bruins. Admission is free for all attendees.
     
  • Football Game vs Western Kentucky 6:00pm Floyd Stadium
    • Be sure to wear your black! This year’s Blackout Game is vs Western Kentucky. Cheer the Blue Raiders on to victory at Jones Field. Your student gets in to all home football games for free, and you can purchase a discounted $8 ticket. To purchase family tickets, click here. Passcode: FAMILY
     
  • Family Movie Night | 7:00pm | Student Union Movie Theater
    Despicable Me 2
     
  • Family Movie Night | 10:00pm | Student Union Movie Theater
    Despicable Me 2