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2022 Homecoming

Schedule of Events

October 27, 2022

Click on each event title for description, location, and other details.
8 a.m. Visual Arts Show

View a display of pieces from Holmes’ Visual Arts students. The 1972 (50th) and 2002 (20th) football teams will be gathering for coffee on the main floor of the Mississippi room of McMorrough Library. Also, stop by the Makerspace to create something with our high-tech tools!

LOCATION: McMorrough Library – No. 14 on map.

9 a.m. Baseball & Softball Highlight

Watch as our teams hold practices. Alumni and families are encouraged to attend.

LOCATION: 35 & 37 on map

10 a.m. Career & Transfer Fair

Find your next step at our career and college transfer fair for all Holmes students in the Grove.

LOCATION: 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.

LOCATION: Shaded blue 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. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the Holmes OTA program. SIGN UP HERE to participate.

LOCATION: Bow Wow Trail

10 a.m. Honoree Recognition

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

LOCATION: McDaniel Auditorium – No. 15 on the map.

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

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

LOCATION: 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.

LOCATION: 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 the Holmes Jazz Band.

To see food options, click here.

LOCATION: Carrol Cafeteria, Lorance Student Center, and the Circle in front of MCDaniel Hall

Noon Basketball Alumni Game

Frank Branch Coliseum livens up as former basketball players put on a show during an alumni game. 5

LOCATION: Frank Branch Coliseum – No. 15 on the map.

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 loading station will be closed.


LOCATION: 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.

LOCATION: 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.

LOCATION: 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. Live Music: Lauren Lindsay & East of West

Live music kicks off on the main stage featuring Lauren Lindsay and East of West.

LOCATION: Football Practice Field – Shaded Red on map.

2:45 p.m. Presentation of Honorees

Holmes’ 2022 Honorees are recognized on the football field.

LOCATION: Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

2:55 p.m. National Anthem

Performed by the HCC Chorale.

LOCATION: Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

3 p.m. Kick-Off!

Help cheer the Bulldogs to victory!

LOCATION: Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

End of 1st Qtr. - 1972 Football Team Recognized

Special recognition for the 1972 football team’s 50th anniversary of playing under Quinby Morgan in Ras M. Branch Stadium.

LOCATION: Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

Half-time Homecoming Court

Presentation of Homecoming Court and the crowning of the 2022 Homecoming Queen.

LOCATION: Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

End of 3rd Qtr. - 2002 Football Recognized

The 2002 Holmes Community College football team will be recognized for winning the 2002 State Championship and the Region 23 Title with a 9-2 record under Coach Hugh Shurden.

LOCATION: Ras Branch Field – No. 22 on Map.

5:00 p.m. MUSTACHE the BAND

Mustachepattern 04 Holmes Community College is proud to present our headlining act, Mustache the Band. Delivering a powerful performance of all of the favorite country hits from the 1990’s, with well over 125 songs under their buckles, you are guaranteed to have a non-stop party on your hands.

LOCATION: Tailgate Area Main Stage – No. 22 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).