Parents and Family Weekend

Parents & Family Weekend will take place the same weekend as Homecoming - October 23-25, 2015. This annual event gives parents and families of Centenary students a chance to visit campus and get a feel for Centenary life during the academic semester. Schedule of events and hotel discounts listed below.

2015 Schedule of Events - Registration Coming Soon!

Friday, October 23, 2015

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Bookstore Open
Visit Centenary’s bookstore to receive your 10% alumni discount on all Centenary merchandise!

5:00 PM

Ladies Soccer vs. Dallas
Mayo Field
Cheer on the Ladies Soccer Team as they take on University of Dallas. A Centenary Bookstore Kiosk will be available for purchasing extra logo items.

6:00 PM

Gumbo & Dessert Cook Off
Gold Dome Parking Lot
Join your student for the annual gumbo and dessert cook off with live music by student performers. Parents are invited to compete against student organizations for the BEST gumbo recipe. Interested in competing? Contact Ashlie Daigle at email to sign up!

7:00 PM

Gents Soccer vs. Dallas
Mayo Field
Cheer on the Gents Soccer Team as they take on University of Dallas. A Centenary Bookstore Kiosk will be available for purchasing extra logo items.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Bookstore Open
Visit Centenary’s bookstore to receive your 10% alumni discount on all Centenary merchandise!

10:30 – 11:30 AM

Greek Open Houses
Is your student Greek? Tour his or her house and meet some fellow actives.

11:00 AM

Alumnae vs. Current Student Softball Game
Softball Field
Softball Alumnae are invited to play against current players. Contact Coach Mark Suire (msuire@centenary.edu) to sign up today!

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Homecoming Tailgate
Gold Dome Parking Lot
Bring your cars and tailgating gear to the Gold Dome parking lot to enjoy a day of fun for the WHOLE family! The Advancement Team and the Department of Public Safety will be grilling burgers and hotdogs for everyone. Stop by the Alumni & Family Relations and SGA tents to pick up fun giveaways and your pre-purchased homecoming t-shirts. The Centenary bookstore will also be on hand with extra Centenary gear for purchase.

1:00 PM

Centenary Celebration & Homecoming Court Announcement
Gold Dome
Following the tailgate, everyone is invited to a Centenary Celebration in the Gold Dome. Meet the 2014-2015 championship athletic teams, find out the winners of the Homecoming competitions and see who will be crowned Homecoming King and Queen!

1:00 PM

Conference Swim Meet
Haynes Fitness Center Natatorium
Cheer on the Ladies and Gents as they take on Hendrix College!

1:30 PM

Alumni Baseball Game
Shehee Stadium
Baseball alumni compete against the current team in the annual Alumni Baseball Game.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

9:00 AM

Memorial Service
Brown Chapel
Join us for an on campus worship service where we will remember members of the Centenary Community that have passed away in the past year.

11:00 AM

Gents Soccer vs. Colorado College
Mayo Field

2015 Hotel Information

Hilton – Downtown Shreveport
$109/night
104 Market Street
318.698.0900
Reserve by Friday, October 9
Reference Group Code "CHC"

Holiday Inn Express
$99/night
8751 Park Plaza
318.629.0163
Reserve by Monday, October 5

Courtyard Marriott Boardwalk
$139/night
100 Boardwalk Blvd
318.742.8300
Reserve by Friday, October 9

Holiday Inn - Downtown Shreveport
$75 +tax/night
102 Lake Street and 1-20
318.222.7717
Reserve by Thursday, October 1

Holiday Inn Express Bossier
$99/night
7970 East Texas St
318.841.9800
Reserve by Monday, October 5

Ask for the "Centenary Homecoming" rate!