Texas State Homecoming

October 22 - 28, 2023

Homecoming Week is the longest-running annual tradition that brings together the community to celebrate Bobcat pride and spirit. 


Check out all the TXST Homecoming signature and community events for the week and leading to the Homecoming Football Game at Bobcat Stadium.


Sign up today!


Don't miss out on the opportunity to participate or attend these amazing events. 

We want you to bring your Bobcat Pride all week long at our TXST celebrations from October 22 to October 28. 

All registrations are now open for all the Homecoming events and royalty court. 

October 22 - 28, 2023

University-Wide Office Decorating Contest

All Day
Departmental Offices across 
San Marcos and Round Rock Campuses

*Winners will be announced at the Thursday Night Lights: Homecoming Spirit Pep-Rally

Mon., October 23, 2023

Homecoming Kick-Off and Color the Campus

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM 
Update: LBJ Student Center - 2nd Floor

Update: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
LBJ Student Center Ballroom


Wed., October 25, 2023

TXST's Got Talent Show

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
LBJ Student Center Grand Ballroom
Audition Registration Deadline: October 6

Soap Box Derby

CANCELLED - Thurs., October 26, 2023

CANCELLED - Soap Box Derby

Soap Box Derby Race has been cancelled. Stop by George's (LBJ Student Center 1st floor) to view Soap Box Derby car display.  



Thurs., October 26, 2023

Thursday Night Lights: 
Homecoming Spirit Parade

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
New route due to rain: Parade starts at JCK Building Lot (R9) and will end at the parking lot next to McCoy School of Business.

Parade will continue on foot from Alkek Library down the LBJ Mall and gather in LBJ Student Center Amphitheater.

Pep Rally

Thurs., October 26, 2023

Thursday Night Lights: 
Homecoming Spirit Pep Rally

7:00 PM 
Updated location due to rain: 
LBJ Student Center Amphitheater (1st floor outdoors)

Downtown Blitz

POSTPONED - Fri,. October 27, 2023

POSTPONED - Homecoming Service Event: Downtown Blitz

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER - New information coming soon


Fri., October 27, 2023

Distinguished Alumni Gala

6:00 PM - Reception
7:15 PM - Dinner & Program
LBJ Student Center Grand Ballroom

Fri., October 27, 2023

Boko's Homecoming Bash

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Updated location due to rain: Evan's Auditorium

October 28, 2023

Alumni Tailgate with Royalty Court

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bobcat Stadium - West Side (Rain Location: To be determined)


Football Game: Texas State vs. Troy

6:00 PM 
Bobcat Stadium

Homecoming Royalty Court

Apply to participate in the 2023 Homecoming Royalty Court. 

View the winners today! 

Community Hosted Events

LBJ Student Center Grand Ballroom
Holly Hirsch, RSVP@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Texas State University Retired Faculty and Staff Association (RFSA)
Join us in the Annual President's Homecoming Retired Faculty and Staff Reception. 

If you plan to attend, please email names for nametag preparation to RSVP@txstate.edu.

Email RSVP@txstate.edu or call 512-245-2368 with questions.

LBJ Student Center Mall
Deion Robbins
Campus Sponsor:
Student Involvement and Engagement & Texas State Athletics
Join us for our first ever Bobcat Nation Week Mall Day! Play games, learn more about upcoming sport games and get swag! 

Homecoming T-Shirt

T-Shirt 1

Homecoming Shirt 1 of 3

Purchasing closed.

Check out the three shirt designs and wear them at the Homecoming Football Game.

Special Accommodations

For special accommodations due to disability, contact homecoming@txstate.edu at least 72 hours prior to start of event(s).