Family Day Events at Northwestern Oklahoma State University
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You're Invited to Family Day September 20, 2014

Family Day 2014 ScheduleFamilies of all Northwestern Oklahoma State University students are invited to the Alva campus Saturday, September 20, 2014, for our annual Family Day festivities. Students will have the chance to win tuition waivers for the Spring 2014 semester.

“Shopping for Tuition” will take place on Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Families are invited to visit participating Alva merchants and register to win tuition waivers for the spring semester. No purchase is necessary and families can register at each of the stores.

Families can register for Family Day between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Northwestern Student Center and/or Bookstore to receive free tickets to the football game, goody bags and the chance to win door prizes. The families will be able to visit all campus buildings and facilities beginning at 9:00 a.m.

If families are not able to be there during those hours, students may register for them between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday, September 19, in the bookstore.

A reception for students, their family members and friends, faculty and staff will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Ballroom of the Student Center. Dr. Janet Cunningham, University President, will speak briefly and cheerleaders and mascot Rowdy Ranger will be on hand. Door prizes will be awarded.

A tailgate cookout will begin at 11:45 p.m. on the Second Tier, Southeast Corner of the Ranger Field. The $3 (per person) meal will consist of hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, cookies and a drink. The Ranger football team then takes the field against Arkansas-Monticello University at 1:00 p.m.

At the game, three names will be drawn for prizes of $500, $300 and $200 tuition waivers provided by the Northwestern Foundation, a prize will also be given for the family member of a student who has traveled the furthest. The winners will be announced at halftime, and registered families must be present to win.