October 21, 2021


Stop by McMorrough Library and view pieces from Holmes’ Visual Arts students. Also, stop by the Makerspace to create something with our high-tech tools!

McMorrough Library – No. 14 on map.

9 a.m. OTA Fun Run

Get your blood flowing with a one-mile fun run around the Goodman Campus, hosted by Holmes’ Occupational Therapy Assistant programs. For details or to participate, contact

More info click here

Check-in in front of Frank Branch Coliseum – No. 5 on map.

9 a.m. Baseball & Softball Scrimmages

Watch the baseball Inter-squad scrimmage at Charlie Donald Field and the Lady Bulldogs Inter-squad scrimmage at the softball field.

Charlie Donald Field No. 35 on Map, Softball field No. 37 on map.

10 a.m. Basketball Scrimmage

Frank Branch Coliseum livens up as the basketball teams put on a show during their black vs. gray inter-squad scrimmage. 

Frank Branch Coliseum, No. 5 on Map.

10 a.m. Career & Transfer Fair

Find your next step at our combined career and college transfer fair for all Holmes students in the Grove. For a list of participating vendors, click here.

Near the Grove – shaded purple on the map.

10 a.m. Major’s Truck Expo

Come to the Chapel parking lot to check out the big trucks that Holmes’ Workforce Development programs use in training.

Shaded blue on the map.

10 a.m. Honoree Recognition

Holmes honors recipients of the Distinguished Service Award, Alumni of the Year, Young Alumnus of the Year, and Veteran of the Year in McDaniel Auditorium.

McDaniel Auditorium – No. 15 on the map.

10 a.m. Holmes Disc Golf Tournament

Bring your discs! The tournament takes off with a shotgun start at Bow Wow Trail.

Bow Wow Trail – Located Accross from Softball Parking lot.

More info click here

10:20 a.m. Coachmen & Connection! Performance

Join us to watch the Coachmen & the Holmes Connection! – an exciting and energetic powerhouse pop ensemble that loves entertaining on stage.

McDaniel Auditorium – No. 15 on the map.

11 a.m. Fun and Games in the grove

Fun activities for all ages! Let the kids play in inflatables and more.

The Grove – Shaded brown on the map.

11 a.m. Lunch

Get your fill at Carroll Cafeteria, the Lorance Student Center, or try one of the food trucks parked in the circle in front of McDaniel Hall. Enjoy live music from 2021 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Finalist, Lauren Lindsay, and the Holmes Jazz Band.

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Noon Concert Chorale performance

The Chorale performs music from all periods and styles.

Chapel on the Hill – No. 25 on the map.

1 p.m. Tailgating Experience

Set up a tent near the practice field! Gather your class, department, or Alumni group and tailgate with us. Feel free to unload your items until 1 p.m. then the loading station will be closed.


Football Practice Field – Shaded Coral on map.

1:45 p.m. Annual Alumni meeting

If you are an alumnus, we would love for you to join us at the Tailgate area in the Alumni Tent.

Football Practice Field – Shaded Coral on map.

2 p.m. Pep Rally at Tailgate Area

Get fired up with the cheerleaders and band on the practice field as we prepare for the big game.

Football Practice Field – Shaded Coral on map.

2:30 p.m. Band Enters Stadium

Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. LIVE MUSIC STARTS

Featuring East of West on Main Stage.

Football Practice Field – Shaded Red on map.

2:45 p.m. Honorees

Holmes’ 2021 Honorees are recognized on the football field.

Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

2:55 p.m. National Anthem

Performed by the HCC Chorale.

Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

3 p.m. Kick-Off!

Help cheer the Bulldogs to victory!

Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

End of First Quarter - Women’s Soccer Recognized

Congrats to the Lady Bulldogs for last season’s accomplishments as MACCC Champs, Region 23 Champs, and National Finalists!

Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

Half-time Homecoming Court

Presentation of Homecoming Court and the crowning of the 2021 Homecoming Queen.

Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

End of Third Quarter- Men’s Basketball Recognized

The 2020-21 Holmes Community College Men’s Basketball Team claimed the 2021 NJCAA Region XXIII Championship in April and then participated in the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas in late April. The Bulldogs finished the season 16-4 overall. Holmes defeated Northeast for the Region title and then defeated Vincennes in the opening round of the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas before falling to Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa in their second game. Holmes claimed their third region title since the 2015 season winning titles in 2015, 2018 and 2021.

Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

5:00 p.m. Norris Dates & Power Surge

Look out! Norris Dates and Power Surge has arrived as our main act for the 2021 Homecoming main stage and this dance and show band is HOT! Norris, along with his support cast of rhythm section, horns, and the front line is full of energy that will keep you jumping as they play everything from R&B, Funk, Motown, Rock, Country, Jazz to Hip-Hop, Motown, Disco to today’s Pop Hits. 

Main Stage – Football Practice Field – Shaded Red on map.


Enjoy the football game, homecoming court, and concert for one fee! Enter concert through football ticket gates located off of the main parking lot and Bulldog Circle (behind Grenada Hall).



With school-issued I.D.



Includes football game and concert (Or present school-issued pass).



With employee ID and/or nametags at the gate. Can bring One Guest and/or immediate family member.