Trailblazer fans cheer on the football team during last year’s Homecoming game. Trailblazer football will take on Southern Utah University at 6 pm on Nov. 5 at Greater Zion Stadium, St. George, Utah, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Utah Tech University, St. George News
ST. GEORGE – With events like a carnival, country concert and firework show as well as an ultimate tailgate experience and football game vs. in-conference rival Southern Utah University, the community is invited to join Utah Tech University in celebrating the institution’s Homecoming the first week of November.
“We are so excited to welcome alumni and the community to campus to celebrate Homecoming Week this year,” Brooke Sullivan, the events and marketing coordinator for the Utah Tech Alumni Association, said in a news release issued by the university. “From the carnival and concert to the parade and football game, there is something for everyone.”
Kicking off Homecoming Week, Utah Tech will host the Miss Utah Tech competition at 7:30 pm on Nov. 1 in the MK Cox Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $ 10 and available on this website. The following day, a celebration of Día de los Muertos will take place at 6:30 pm on Nov. 2 in the Kenneth N. Gardner Student Center Ballroom.
Utah Tech will then begin the weekend festivities with a carnival and country concert on Nov. 4 on the Encampment Mall on campus. The carnival will begin at 5 pm and the concert will follow at 7 pm There will be a firework show after the concert.
The final day of Homecoming, Nov. 5, will begin with a parade down University Avenue at 10 am Shortly after, the renovated westside grandstands of Greater Zion Stadium will be dedicated at 11:30 am That afternoon will feature Trailblazer Village, the ultimate Homecoming tailgate experience, at 4 pm in the parking lot of Bruce Hurst Field.
Homecoming Week will culminate with Trailblazer football taking on Southern Utah University for the first time at home in 60 years at 6 pm in Greater Zion Stadium.
For a complete schedule of all Utah Tech University Homecoming events, visit this website.