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Jan 25, 2017

Homecoming Week 2017! Schedule of Events | February 7 - 11

Jan 25, 2017 by CSUEB Student Life & Leadership Programs

Join us for Cal State East Bay Homecoming 2017, an action-packed week of events and programs celebrating nearly sixty years of learning, life, and Pioneer Pride at "The Bay!" Homecoming Week festivities culminate with a basketball doubleheader versus S.F. State and the annual crowning of the Royal Court. Community service activities, spirit contests, a Homecoming parade, pre-game tailgates, alumni socials, baseball and softball games, and other exciting events are designed to bring together the campus and local community, alumni, faculty, staff, and administrators in celebration of the university and all of our Pioneers, throughout the years. Find the complete schedule, entry forms, and further information below. #EBHomecoming17 #ForeverPioneer #RisingInTheEast #CalStateEastBay

For social media updates on all Cal State East Bay Homecoming 2017 events and contests, like and follow the CSUEB Homecoming Week Facebook page!

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Homecoming Court 2017: "Rising In Royalty!"

Access the application and get information about how to participate in the 2017 Royal Court here; deadline to submit applications: Tuesday, January 31! CLICK HERE to submit your application!

"The Voice" of Cal State East Bay Competition!

YouTube contest! Winners will perform at Showtime at the Apollo and the Homecoming Basketball games.

Clubs/Organizations & Campus Departments: Participate in the Marching Band Parade!

Featuring the Pride of Hayward High Marching Band! Showcase your Pioneer Pride and invite alumni and family to campus to be a parade! CLICK HERE to submit your entry form!


Tuesday, Feb. 7

Homecoming Kickoff Celebration • 12 p.m.
Where: Agora Stage, Outside of the University Union
The week of fun and games will open with the Homecoming Kickoff event! Come on out and participate in games, win prizes and enjoy some music!

Softball Doubleheader vs. Dominican • 12 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Softball Field

Office & Door Decorating Contest - via Facebook  • 12 p.m.
Campus departments are celebrating Homecoming 2017 by decorating their doors, cubicles, and office spaces! Who will go ALL OUT to win the prize?! Cast your vote by liking your favorite photos on the CSUEB Homecoming Door & Office Decorating Contest Facebook page to help determine the winners of the contest! CLICK HERE to like/follow the page!

Pioneer Garage Sale • 5 - 5:50 p.m.
Where: University Theater Lobby
Get your vintage Pioneer gear here! Purchase a variety of gently used Pioneer uniforms, warm-ups, and bags from the Athletics Department. Most items are $5 cash, and proceeds benefit Pioneer Athletics.

Showtime at the Apollo • 6 p.m.
Where: University Theater
Showtime at the Apollo will feature performances by Cal State East Bay students and special guest vocalist Marsha Ambrosius!
*This event is for CSUEB STUDENTS ONLY*

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Pioneer Wellness Challenge • 11 a.m. - 2p.m.
Where: Recreation and Wellness Center (RAW) Lobby

Stop inside the RAW on February 8 our Pioneer Pride health fair - the Pioneer Wellness Challenge! There will be games, prizes, information on different health topics, and FREE SNACKS! 

Thursday, Feb. 9

Pioneer Pride Pep Rally  • 11:45 a.m.
Where: Agora Stage, Outside of the University Union

Pioneer Fashion Show • 12:15 p.m.
Where: Agora Stage, Outside of the University Union

Join the Pioneer Bookstore, students, and alumni, as they model the latest and greatest CSUEB fashions and celebrate Pioneer Pride. Email Michelle Duarte at if you wold like to model in the show!

Pioneer Roundup • 10 p.m.
Where: Lassen Hall
Attention Pioneers: Time to ROUND UP! Are you prepared to show-off your Pioneer Pride at Homecoming? Join us to make your very own Pioneer Pride t-shirt, signs, and much more! Supplies will also be available for parade float decorating!

Friday, February 10 - CAMPUS SERVICE DAY!

Campus Community Service Projects • 9 a.m.

Baseball vs. Central Washington • 11 a.m.
Where: Pioneer Baseball Field

Homecoming Marching Band Parade • 3 p.m.
Where: Begins at Pioneer Heights Lot C1; Ends on West Loop in front of Pioneer Gym.
Come watch as campus organizations show off their decorating skills and parade their way to Pioneer Gym ahead of the night's basketball games. Featuring the Hayward High School Marching Farmers! Click here for more information

Pre-Game Tailgate hosted by Associated Students, Inc. and Greek Life • 4:30 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Gym Courtyard/Lawn
Join us for opportunities to mix and mingle with alumni and students, music, and a delicious assortment of your favorite tailgating food. All are welcome!

Men's & Women's Basketball vs. Sonoma State • 5:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Gym

Saturday, February 11

Baseball Doubleheader vs. Central Washington • 11 a.m.
Where: Pioneer Baseball Field

Men's & Women's Basketball vs. SF State • 5:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Gym

The 2017 Royal Court contestants will be introduced during halftime of the Women's game and crowned during halftime of the Men's Basketball game.

Visit for athletics events and schedules! Download the Pioneer Rewards app to win prizes for attending Pioneer Athletics events! #BeastBay