Parents and Family Weekend

Parents & Family Weekend will take place the same weekend as Homecoming - October 24-26, 2014. 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.

Online registration will be available soon!

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 24, 2014

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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

5:00 PM

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

6:00 PM

Gumbo & Dessert Cook Off
Tennis Court 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 Ben Green at email to sign up!

7:00 PM

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

7:00 PM

Choir Alumni, Family & Friends Gathering
The Home of Cindy Gleason Johnson ‘81/’11 – 1101 Erie, Shreveport
Choir alumni, current students and parents are invited to mix and mingle.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

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 Active Chapter Open Houses
Greek Row - Woodlawn Avenue
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 Amanda Nordberg (anordberg@centenary.edu) to sign up today!

11:30 AM – 2:00 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

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

2:00 PM

Homecoming Court Announcement
Shehee Stadium
Find out the winners of all Homecoming competitions and see who will be crowned Homecoming King and Queen!

7:30 PM

Rhapsody in View
Riverview Hall
Tickets may be purchased from Centenary Choir members, Downtown Lions Club members, at the Hurley School of Music at Centenary, at all Porters Cleaners locations, or by phoning (318) 869-5235.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

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. Chaplain Valerie Robideaux will officiate and Dr. Will Andress along with a group of choir alumni will lead the worship. If you wish to sing in the alumni choir, contact Will Andress at email and plan to arrive at 8:30 AM to rehearse.

1:00 PM

Gents Soccer vs. Schreiner
Mayo Field

2:30 PM

Rhapsody in View Matinee Performance
Riverview Hall
Tickets may be purchased from Centenary Choir members, Downtown Lions Club members, at the Hurley School of Music at Centenary, at all Porters Cleaners locations, or by phoning (318) 869-5235.

3:00 PM

Ladies Soccer vs. Schreiner
Mayo Field

2014 Hotel Information

Clarion Hotel
$84/night
1419 E. 70th
318.797.9900
Reserve by Friday, October 3

Holiday Inn Express
$85/night
8751 Park Plaza
318.629.0163
Reserve by Sunday, October 5

Courtyard Marriott Boardwalk
$119/night
100 Boardwalk Blvd
318.742.8300
Reserve by Friday, October 10

The Downtown Shreveport Hotel
$72/night
102 Lake Street and 1-20
318.222.7717
Reserve by Friday, October 3

Holiday Inn Express Bossier
$85/night
7970 East Texas St
318.841.9800
Reserve by Sunday, October 5

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

Ask for the "Centenary Homecoming" rate!

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