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The biggest event of the year!
Friday, October 26 – Saturday, October 27

Click here to visit the SFA Student Affairs Homecoming Page.


Homecoming Online Auction             GO TO AUCTION                            
Thursday, October 18, 6 p.m. – Sunday, October 28, 9 p.m.

Visit to bid on your favorite items and help raise money for SFA scholarships!


Homecoming Storefront Decorating Competition


Who can enter?
Businesses in the City of Nacogdoches

1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100

Unmasque Your Spirit / SFA Homecoming

Dates to Remember
*Register by Monday, October 15.
*Storefront needs to be complete by Monday, Oct. 22.
*Judging will take place the week of Oct. 22 - Oct. 27.
*Winners will be announced after Sunday, Oct. 28.

Window painting does qualify.

Hosted by the SFA Alumni Association and the Paint the Town Purple Coalition.



SFA Homecoming Golf Tournament
Registration:  9:30 AM
Start:  11 AM
Piney Woods Country Club, 3001 U.S. 59
Cost: $150 individual; $600 team

Four-player scramble. Players may enter as a single or get their own team. Entry fee includes tournament play, golf cart, refreshments, box lunch, tee gifts, and post tournament hors d'oeuvres. Prizes for all gross and net winners and closest to hole will also be awarded.

Individual Registration

Team Registration

Download Registration Brochure


Agenda Coming Soon!

SFA Alumni Association Membership Meeting
Banita Ballroom, The Fredonia Hotel, 200 N. Fredonia St.
5 - 5:30 PM

Agenda Coming Soon!

"Back in Nac" Social
4 - 7 PM
Nine Flags Bar, The Fredonia Hotel, 200 N. Fredonia

To kick off the weekend, join the SFA Alumni Nacogdoches Chapter for the happiest of all happy hours at the "Back in Nac" Social. Enjoy purple beer (for purchase), awesome appetizer specials, live music, photo booth, and more! Be sure to go by after the bonfire festivities for late night specials, too.

Homecoming Jack Track Bus Shuttle
6:30 - 10:30 PM

Free shuttle service between the coliseum, bonfire, and The Fredonia Hotel.

Jack Madness
7 PM
William R. Johnson Coliseum

Get your first look at the SFA men and women basketball teams. They will host a small scrimmage, dunk contest, and give away lots of prizes!

Torchlight Parade and Bonfire

Torchlight Parade: 8:30 PM, SFA Ag Pond
Bonfire: 9 PM @ the Intramural Fields

Show your school spirit as SFA alumni, students, and the Nacogdoches community gather to cheer on the SFA football team, cheerleaders, dance team, and band! The Alumni Association will be on hand passing out FREE 3D fireworks glasses (while supplies last) so be sure to stop by our purple tartan tent. Fireworks and a special performance will conclude the night's festivities! 


Homecoming Flap "Jack" Breakfast

8 - 10 AM
The Fredonia Hotel Convention Center, 200 N. Fredonia St.
Cost: TBD; FREE for Life Members (and one guest) and Homecoming 5K participants

Enjoy breakfast like a Lumberjack with flap ”jacks." Decorate your meal with purple goodies, grab a Lumberjack coloring sheet, take photos with the SFA Lumberjack, Ladyjack, and spirit teams (8-9 a.m.), enjoy the Bloody Mary and mimosa bar, and listen to live music.

9th Annual SFA Homecoming 5K

Registration: 7 AM / Begins: 8 AM
Race Start: Downtown Nacogdoches
Cost: $25 students; $35 faculty/staff/alumni/community

Start your day with a run around the SFA campus and beautiful Nacogdoches! All participants will receive a free flap  "jack" breakfast at The Fredonia Hotel, and the first 100 participants are guaranteed a T-shirt! Prizes will be awarded to best overall male and female times and the top three male and females in each age group! Proceeds benefit the Dr. Raymond Lee Worsham Scholarship.
Registration Coming Soon!

Homecoming Parade
10 AM
Downtown Nacogdoches

Celebrate SFA and enjoy themed floats, music, and pageantry. The parade is FREE for all to attend.

Registration Coming Soon!

Alumni Corner Tailgate
Noon - Kickoff
Alumni Corner, corner of Raguet and Hayter streets

Join the SFA Alumni Association for delicious Cajun-themed tailgate food, the Suddenlink "Bundle U" viewing lounge, giveaways, photo booth, tailgate games, and live music. FREE Homecoming T-shirts for the first 100 guests.

Alumni Corner is FREE for Alumni Association members; $15 for non-members; $5 for children ages 6 - 10 (with adult); and FREE for children 5 and younger (with adult).


Alumni Fall Fest

Noon - Kickoff
Alumni Corner, corner of Raguet and Hayter streets

Enjoy the family-friendly fall fest with petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting, magic, Kona premium tropical shaved ice, balloon animals, Lumberjack and Mardi Gras crafts, games, and giveaways. The event is FREE and fun for children of all ages. The first 100 children receive a FREE "Future Alumni" t-shirt!

Booth Registration Coming Soon!

Duck Dash
1 PM

Ag Pond

Watch rubber ducks race to win cool prizes and raise money for the Alumni Association. Tickets cost $5 each or 6 for $25. The top-selling organization will receive $500 to benefit the scholarship of its choice. First place: $1,000 cash, second place: $500 cash; third place: $250 cash.


Homecoming Football Game

3 PM
Homer Bryce Stadium, SFA Campus

Cheer on the Lumberjacks as they face Houston Baptist University! Visit to purchase game tickets or call 936-468-JACK (5225).


Fredonia Fest”
2 – 10 PM
Fredonia Brewery

Join Fredonia Brewery for
live entertainment, food trucks serving German food, and featuring D'oches Kölsch and Märzen Fredoniafest beer.

Second Story Tours
1 - 4 PM
Downtown Nacogdoches
Cost: $25 per person

Enjoy a tour through some of the beautiful lofts and buildings while experiencing the breathtaking architecture and history downtown has to offer. Downtown stores will be open to shop for unique Nacogdoches finds.


We're looking forward to seeing you and your friends at the parade, tailgate, game and other events!

Be sure to wear purple all weekend long!

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