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Homecoming 2017 Event Schedule

Alumni, parents, current cadets and Missouri Military Academy community members are invited to visit campus from September 29-October 1 for the 2017 Homecoming celebration.
 
Please register by September 9, 2017. We cannot guarantee the availability of tickets after this date. All walk-in or
unregistered guests will be charged an additional $5.00 per event late registration fee. Please register early to avoid this
additional fee.
 
All alumni, excluding Lifetime Members, must register and pay annual Alumni Association dues to participate. Click here for a list of Lifetime Members and those whose 2017-18 dues have already been paid.
 
Please follow the links below to register for Homecoming and if you choose, to enter the Golf Tournament.
 
 
Schedule of Events (Event times and locations are subject to change.)
 
Friday, September 29
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration in Stribling Hall
 
8:00 a.m. MMA Homecoming Golf Tournament at Arthur Hills Golf Course. The tournament is organized this year by the MMA Alumni Association. For Golf Tournament details and registration please use the form in the right column of this page or contact Tom Reynolds ’61 at MMAGOLF@REYCOINC.co or phone 937-935- 2051. (Registration for the Golf Tournament is separate from all other Homecoming registrations.)

5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Alumni BBQ. Ticket's are required for this event at a cost of $30.00 per person. Location of the BBQ will be behind Stribling Hall on Ewton Terrace (inclement weather location: Centennial Gymtorium). This event is for Alumni and their families only. Food will be a catered BBQ dinner by Pig Up and Go with complimentary wine and beer and live music by the MAX FRED Band. (Alumnus Maxwell Frederickson ’01). Order tickets on the Homecoming registration form.
 
9:00 p.m. Silver Taps Ceremony on Colonel's Field. This is a solemn ceremony in memory of those members of the MMA family who have passed.

Saturday, September 30
 
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Registration in Stribling Hall
 
10:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Battalion and Alumni Review and Drilldowns. Event will be held on Colonel’s Field (Inclement weather location is the Fieldhouse). Please register in advance on the Homecoming registration form if you plan to participate and order a shirt from the QM if you don’t have one from previous years. (See details at the bottom of this page.)
 
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Alumni Awards Convocation Location is the Memorial Chapel.
 
11:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Parents and Cadets Luncheon. Tickets are required at a cost of $12.00 per person / No charge for cadets. Location is in the Dining Hall. Order tickets on the Homecoming registration form.
 
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Alumni Formation and Luncheon. Tickets are required at a cost of $12.00 per person. Location is in the Dining Hall. Order tickets on the Homecoming registration form.
 
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Hall of Fame Induction and Plaque Presentation. Location will be in the Natatorium.  The Swimming Teams from 1982-83, 1983-84, and 1984-85 will be recognized for their three year undefeated record and inducted to the MMA Hall of Fame. All Homecoming guests are encouraged to attend and show their support of these former MMA Athletes.
 
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Alumni Association Meeting. Location of the meeting will be the Assembly Hall in the Chapel basement. All alumni are invited and encouraged to attend.
 
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Various Campus Tours.  Please sign up during registration in Stribling Hall.
 
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Annual Homecoming Picnic. Tickets are required at a cost of $25.00 per person / No charge for cadets. Location: Front Campus (Inclement weather location: Centennial Gymtorium). Catered picnic style dinner, cash bar, live music by the MMA Jazz Band followed by the SoulRoot Band. Order tickets on the Homecoming registration form.

Sunday, October 1 
8:00 a.m. at Dining Hall. Farewell Breakfast Buffet. Location: Dining Hall. This event is a fundraiser.  Tickets are required at a cost of $10.00 per adult / $5.00 per child or cadet 17 and under. (This is the only event that cadets must pay to attend.) Hosted by the MMA Alumni Association. Many dishes will be served, including the traditional MMA “SOS.” Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Proceeds to benefit the Chapel Fund. Order tickets on the Homecoming registration form.
 
6:30 p.m. Vespers. Location will be the Memorial Chapel with the guest speaker, Alumni Association V.P. Tom Reynolds ’61
 
Alumni Company Shirts: All alumni are invited to purchase a T-shirt and march with the Alumni Company during the Homecoming Review. Limited sizes and quantities will be available for purchase in the QM during Homecoming. To place an advance order, call the QM at (573) 581-1776 ext. 633.
 
Questions or comments? Please call MMA at (573) 581-1776  ext. 525 to speak to the Alumni and Development Office.
 
All Homecoming events and event locations are subject to change due to inclement weather.