FAMILY WEEKEND 2012

October 5th & 6th

Online registration for Family Weekend is now closed.  If you would like to register for any of the events, please stop by the registration desk in the Bennett Campus Center from 9am - 1 pm on Saturday.  Tickets for the Cowboy Show can be purchased at the show in the lobby of Collins Alumni Auditorium.

Join us for Family Weekend 2012. Below you will find a schedule of events.

Friday, October 5th

7:00 pm Women’s Soccer vs. Mercer - Lipscomb Soccer Complex

7:30 pm Lipscomb's own Family Feud - Families of all sorts will compete to become Lipscomb's ultimate family.  If your family would like to compete...come ready.  Teams of four will be selected at random from those wishing to participate.  Not interested in competing?  Come be enteretained by our students.  Sponsored by the Student Government Association. - Swang 108

Saturday, October 6th

10:00 am Parent Leadership Council Meeting - Bennett Campus Center Room 181

11:00 am Inaugural Laura Eickholz Owen Lecture/Lunch - Enjoy lunch and be inspired by Robin Roe, wife of country music legend and Lipscomb alumnus Marty Roe - Bison Cafe

$10 per person/Children 5 and under FREE

12:30 3:30 pm Stray Boots Downtown Nashville Tour – Join us for a little friendly family competition.  Families will partner together to complete a downtown scavenger hunt, while learning about Nashville's music roots and rich history.  The tour will start in Bison Square and end in Victory Park downtown.  Participants will drive downtown and park to begin the hunt.  Once downtown, all activities will be on foot.

$10 per person

4:00 – 7:00 pm Gathering of the Herd -  A great time to meet other Lipscomb families and spend some quality time with your student - Bison Square

Pumpkin Carving Contest
Family Photo Booth with Flashtastic Photo Booth
Corn Hole
Music

5:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner on the Square – Nashville’s best Food Trucks will converge on Bison Square - Food will be available for purchase.

7:00 pm Tau Phi Cowboy Show - For 33 years the Cowboy Show has been a tradition of the Lipscomb community.  Don't miss this night of fun, student-led entertainment. - Collins Alumni Auditorium

$10 per person

7:00 pm Men’s Soccer vs. Florida Gulf Coast - Lipscomb Soccer Complex

During the weekend, guests will have access to:

Free use of the SAC and group fitness classes
Bookstore Discount

Note - A block of rooms at the Green Hills Hampton Inn & Suites have been reserved at a special rate for Family Weekend participants ($145).  Please contact the Hampton at 615.777.0001 to reserve a room by September 7th.

Are you interested in a fun, recreational activity Saturday morning? If so, consider participating in the Bison Bash put on by the Lipscomb Tennis Program.  Beginning at 9 am, you will have the opportunity to play with current members of the Lipscomb Tennis Program. A continental breakfast will be provided, followed by a round robin event until 11:00AM. For more information please contact Andrew Harris at andrew.harris@lipscomb.edu