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Homecoming 2013

Registration is available at!

All events are free unless a cost is noted.

All events are hosted on the NC Wesleyan Main campus unless an alternate address is provided.

Friday, October 4, 2013


11:00                     Homecoming Golf Tournament
Location: Rocky Mount Golf Club
                                                1 Fords Colony Court, Rocky Mount, NC 27803
                                                Cost: $40/person, includes lunch
Players are welcome to organize their foursome prior to the event or can be paired by our office. If you have any questions about registration or the event contact Eddie Coats at 252-985-5108 or 

12:00 – 2:00        SANE (Student and Alumni Networking Event)
Location: Trustee’s Board Room, Braswell Building
All alumni are invited to attend an informal networking reception with the current students. There will be light refreshments. We encourage you to attend and share your experiences, thoughts, and advice with our current students.

2:00 - 4:00            Afternoon Tea with the First Lady
Location: President’s House
Wesleyan’s First Lady Beth Gray has invited all visiting alumnae and female guests to attend a casual Homecoming Afternoon Tea where ladies can drop by the President’s House for light refreshments and conversation with other women.  No hats or gloves required – just business casual will do!

5:00 – 8:00           Welcome Reception
Location: Hardee’s Patio, Rain Location, Campus Store
We welcome all Homecoming guests to campus with a reception including light refreshments, maps, a weekend schedule & Rocky Mount information. Stop in for a minute or stay and reconnect with old friends! You can also take advantage of sign making and temporary tattoos to boost your Wesleyan spirit for both the Pep Rally and for Wesleyan activities throughout the weekend!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

9:00 – 4:00           Campus Store Open
                                                Location: Hardee’s Student Center

9:00 – 11:00        Registration
Location: Campus Bookstore
                                                Brief Description: Receive a full schedule, maps, and area information.

9:00 – 1:00           Car Show
Location: Rocky Mount Stadium Parking Lot
                                                600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
The 2013 Homecoming Car & Truck show will feature period vehicles from both the past and present.  The participants are all local car enthusiasts and have an appreciation for automotive excellence.  You might see a vintage 1930 era vehicle and a state of the art 2013 show piece. 

10:00                     Old Timers Game
                                                Location: Bauer Field
                                Alumni Softball Game
                                                Location: Edge Field

                                Volleyball vs. Huntingdon College
Location: Everett Gym

10:00 – 2:00        Fall Festival @ Rocky Mount Stadium
Location: Rocky Mount Stadium
                                                600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
The Fall Festival will be held at the Rocky Mount Stadium and include face painting, bounce houses, a photo booth, temporary NCWC tattoos, and more! This fun and interactive festival is free to all guests and we hope you will attend and build you NCWC pride during Homecoming!

11:00 – 1:00        Tailgate Competition
Location: Rocky Mount Stadium
                                               Participate in the Battling Bishop Tailgate Competition with a chance to win $200 and bragging rights; a trophy will be displayed on campus naming the “Grate” Tailgate Champion. Teams are judged on creativity, originality, school spirit, and Yes, the Food!  Other opportunities to win include:    Tailgate Rookie of the Year (1st timer)   Battling Bishop Master Chef (Best Cook)

Battling Bishop True Blue Award (Most Creative)   (Prize awarded for these categories -Grill Set w/ monogramed cover) Let’s eat, drink, and play ball!

11:00 – 1:00        Alumni Tailgate
General non-competitive tailgating will be available for all Homecoming Attendees. The Alumni Office will be hosting a tailgate for everyone attending. If you wish to participate please bring a side dish to share! Limited table seating will be available and we encourage you to bring your

own chair.

1:00                        Football v. LaGrange 
                                                Location: Rocky Mount Stadium
                                                600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
                                                Cost: $6/ ticket, available on game day (no advance ticket sales)
                                                Bring your Wesleyan spirit and cheer on the Bishops for the Homecoming football game! 
                                                Campus Store will be present selling Wesleyan items inside the gates.

2:00                        Men’s Soccer vs. Ferrum College
                                                Location: Scalf Field

4:00                        Volleyball vs. LaGrange College
                                                Location: Everett Gym

                                Women’s Soccer vs. Ferrum College
                                                Location: Scalf Field

5:00 – 9:00           Wesleyan Picnic
Location: Bellemonte House
                                                Cost: $20/person for ages 21+, $10 for ages 7-20, free for children ages 6 and under.
We invite you to enjoy this casual, family friendly picnic. The event will feature a picnic dinner, free photo booth, inflatable obstacle course, and a live band (7th Hour Groove Masters)! For guests 21+ beer and wine is included.

6:00                        Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner
                                               Please contact Martha Proctor at if you are interested in attending.