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September 18, 2013

ECU announces homecoming activities

Ada —

The East Central University Alumni Association has announced activities for its 2013 Homecoming, themed "Roary Loves the 90’s, Celebrating our 1993 Breakthrough Championship," scheduled for Oct. 4-5.

The annual homecoming golf tournament is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start at the Oak Hills Golf and Country Club in Ada. The entry fee for the four-person scramble is $125 per golfer and includes a burger lunch, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 for those not participating in the golf tournament but wanting to eat lunch.

On Saturday, the 5-kilometer Tiger Run begins at 8 a.m. at Wintersmith Park in Ada. The cost to pre-register for the race is $25 which includes a homecoming t-shirt. Registration on the day of the race is $30 and a T-shirt is not guaranteed.

Also on Saturday is the annual Golden Tiger Brunch at 9:30 a.m. in the ECU Foundation Hall of the new Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

The annual homecoming parade is scheduled for noon Saturday on Main Street in Ada.

An alumni baseball game is set for 1 p.m. and an alumni tailgating party is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Alumni Alley.

ECU and Southern Nazarene battle it out in the homecoming game which kicks off at 4 p.m. at Norris Field. The "Roary Loves the 90’s" theme centers on the 20th anniversary of ECU’s 1993 NAIA National Championship in football as former players and coaches off that team will be in attendance.

The festivities wrap up with an alumni social at the Oak Hills Golf and Country Club, beginning at 8 p.m., on Saturday.

To register for the golf tournament, 5k race or Golden Tiger Brunch, contact Katie Wellington at the ECU Alumni Association Office at 580-559-5651. To register for these activities online, go to

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