2019 VSU Homecoming - Blazer Beach Bash

Friday, October 18, 2019
Valdosta State University


Annual Alumni Homecoming Golf Tournament

9:00AM - Kinderlou Forest Golf Club
Friday, October 18, 2019

Registration: 8:00am
Shotgun: 9:00am

Price: $100 Individual/$400 Team


  • $500 Sponsor includes 4-person team and sign on the course during tournament.
  • $100 Sponsor includes hole sponsor sign at a tee.

Registration Includes:

  • Breakfast Biscuits & Bloody Marys
  • Greens Fee
  • Barbecue Lunch
  • Refreshments on Course
  • Tee Gift

Beer cart service will be available.

Mulligans will be available for purchase at the tournament.

Four-person scramble, shot-gun start. All Players will receive a commemorative golf item, lunch and drinks. 

Register for Homecoming Golf Tournament.

Distinguished Alumni Dinner

6:00PM - The University Center, Magnolia Room
Friday, October 18, 2019

Ticket Price: $40 in advance or $75 a couple
Ticket purchase at the door: $75

Purchase a table for eight: $500

Join us for a Blazer Beach Bash themed dinner and cocktails as we recognize and celebrate the receipients of the 2019 Distinguished Alumni and the G.O.L.D. (Graduate of the Last Decade) award winners. Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 6:00pm, gourmet dinner at 7:00pm followed by desserts and a champagne toast to the newest members of the distinguished alumni family.

Register for Distinguished Alumni Dinner.

Annual Homecoming Parade

11:00AM - Surrounding Campus
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Bring the family and lawn chairs to watch the annual Homecoming Parade featuring the Blazin' Brigade, VSU Cheerleaders, Red Hots, and floats entered by student and community organizations. Winning floats will be judged on spirit and incorporation of this year's Beach Bash theme. The parade will begin in the Oak Street Parking Lot, travel left onto Oak St., right onto Georgia Ave., right onto Patterson St., right onto Brookwood and return to the Oak Street Parking Lot.

Blazer Nation Tailgate Information

Alumni are encouraged to bring their tents, tailgate gear, chairs or blankets and tailgate with us! Drexel Park is available to those who wish to tailgate on a first come, first serve basis. You can also join our South Georgia Alumni Chapter at their prime tailgate location on the American Legion lawn located on the corner of Williams St. and E. Jane St. Food trucks will be parked on Slater Street in between the University Center and the stadium for pre-game concessions.

Blazer Nation Tailgate Competition

The South Georgia chapter of the Alumni association is issuing a tailgate challenge. Show off your best tailgating skills, Blazer Beach Bash decorations, and team spirit. Tailgates will be assessed based on incorporation of homecoming theme, atmosphere, food, and Blazer pride. 

The 2019 VSU Tailgate Champion will receive prizes, custom 2019 VSU Tailgate Championship flag and will be recognized during half-time. The competition is open to everyone!

Judging begins at 1:30pm.

Register for Blazer Nation Tailgate Competition.

Blazer Walk

1:45PM - Bazemore-Hyder Stadium
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Cheer on our Blazer Football team, Cheerleaders, Red Hots, Blazin' Brigade and Blazer Coaches as they make their way into the stadium.

VSU Blazers vs. North Greenville

3:00PM Kickoff- Bazemore-Hyder Stadium
Reserved Seating- $18
General Admission- $10

Register for Football Ticket(s) or call 229.333.SEAT (7328) or by emailing tickets@valdosta.edu

For questions contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@valdosta.edu or call 229-333-5797.