September 29 - October 1, 2017

Family Weekend is a time for families to experience the Tiger spirit that embraces our students on campus throughout the academic year. This weekend of fun-filled events offers you a taste of the true Hampden-Sydney College student experience as we showcase our academic excellence and welcome you into our vibrant community.

Family Weekend Registration

College Map

Purchase your Family Weekend t-shirt and tote when you register!

Family Weekend T-shirtFamily Weekend bag


Get your Family Portraits with Courtney Vogel Photography
15-min session | $75
Register for Family Portraits

  • Families at a football tailgate at Hampden-Sydney College
  • Grilling at a football tailgate at Hampden-Sydney College
  • Child jumping at Hampden-Sydney College Family Weekend
  • Tailgating at Hampden-Sydney College Family Weekend football game
  • Smiling at Hampden-Sydney College Family Weekend football game

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

TimeDescription
2 - 6 PM WELCOME & INFORMATION TABLE
Graham Hall Lawn
3 - 4 PM WELLNESS CENTER OPEN HOUSE

4 PM

JUNIOR RING CEREMONY
Birthplace Lawn (rain location: Kirby Field House)
5 - 8 PM FIELDS OF FUN
Lake Mayes and Lagoon Field (rain location: Kirby Field House)
Free fun for all ages! Challenge another to the Gladiator Joust, best the Hi Striker, Human Bowling, "Wipeout" on the Big Red Balls and more. Check out CENTRA One. Laugh with Teddy Spaghetti, the hysterical roving balloon artist.

Picnic with some local favorites and a food truck or two.  Dinner is pay-as-you-go.
5 PM MEN'S CHORUS FALL PREVIEW CONCERT
8 PM MOVIE ON THE GREEN
Free movie, bring your own chair or blanket. Concessions are available. No outside food or drink will be permitted.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

TimeDescription

8 AM

Children's 1K TIGER TROT
Fulton Field Track
Registration is required.  Sponsored by TigeRec.               

8:30 AM

Family Weekend 10K/5K
Fulton Field Track
Registration is required.  Sponsored by TigeRec.               

ALL DAY

FAMILY PORTRAITS with Courtney Vogel Photography
Bell Tower
15-minute sessions | $75 for rights to your edited, high-res, digital images
Register now for your portrait session

9:15 - 10:00 AM

PARENTS FORUM: YOU CAN DO ANYTHING WITH A DEGREE FROM H-SC
Brown Student Center

10:00 - 10:45 AM

PARENTS FORUM: MEET THE OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
Brown Student Center

10:45 - 11:30 AM

PARENTS FORUM: STUDY ABROAD, AN OPPORTUNITY FOR GLOBAL EXPERIENCE
Brown Student Center

10:00 AM

UNIQUELY WEIRD HAMPDEN-SYDNEY:
Odd Occurrences That Could Only Happen at Our Beloved College
Atkinson Museum
The Night of the UFO's; Bonfire of the Vanities; If You Build It, They Won't Come; The Infamous Panty Raid; and other H-SC tall tales

10:30 AM

BRUNCH AND BRUSHES PAINT PARTY
Crawley Forum
Advance registration required, space is limited, $50pp. includes art supplies and brunch.

1 PM

HOME FOOTBALL GAME VS. BRIDGEWATER

3:00 PM

UNIQUELY WEIRD HAMPDEN-SYDNEY:
Odd Occurrences That Could Only Happen at Our Beloved College
Atkinson Museum
The Night of the UFO's; Bonfire of the Vanities; If You Build It, They Won't Come; The Infamous Panty Raid; and other H-SC tall tales

5:30 - 7:00 PM

ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-EAT SEAFOOD DINNER
Pannill Commons
Guests $13.00 per person, children 8 and under $10.00 per person (tax included)

7 PM

HOME SOCCER GAME VS. GUILFORD

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM          CAMPUS STORE OPEN

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY DAY AT NATIONALS PARK
Washington Nationals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
3:05 PM

Tickets are value-loaded for food or merchandise purchases.  Join current students, alumni, family and H-SC friends to cheer on the Nats!  Don't want to drive? Ride with us! Bus departs promptly at 11:00 am. Return time is estimated at 10:30 pm. Advance purchase is required for this event. We have reserved a block of seats specifically for Hampden-Sydney, so purchase your tickets now!
Section 137 (Right Field Corner) - $50/ticket

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