Saturday, October 15, 2016
Back lawn of Dawson Hall
Shortly before 10a.m. to just prior to start of Vanderbilt game

This free event is sponsored by the FACS Alumni Association.

The FACS Alumni Association Board of Directors invites all alumni to join us at the 2016 Homecoming tailgate on October 15, starting around 10 a.m. and continuing until right before the kickoff at noon against Vanderbilt.

Along with networking and reminiscing with other members of the FACS community, you can enjoy a fun photo booth and play games with the FACS Peer Nutrition Educators. A UGA Spirit Squad also is scheduled to stop by the event.

A delicious breakfast tailgate meal from Classic City Catering will be available for purchase. To reserve a tailgate meal, please RSVP by October 7. 

All participants are encouraged to bring toiletry items (deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes) to help stock the FACS Hygiene Closet, a collaborative effort led by the Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, and supported by FACS and Embark UGA.

While at the FACS Homecoming Tailgate on Saturday, October 15 between 10a.m. and noon, come explore the Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors Showcase which will be featuring students' work in the Barrow Hall Gallery.

  • Gaze through a microscope to examine yarns in various textile fabrics
  • View original garment designs from our product design and development classes
  • Check out furnishing and interiors floor plans, models and more.
  • Get ready for game day! Browse our official UGA Tartan products developed by TMI students.

Tartan products are available for sale at  and the UGA Bookstore.

Consider becoming a Host Committee Member for $250. A portion of this amount will count as an annual gift to the FACS Alumni Association and will support association programs and scholarship initiatives.

2016 Host Committee Members

Sandra (Whaley)'76,'80 and Sid Derrick

The Pink Flamingo, a Lily Pulitzer Signature Store

Linda and Wayne Fox

Jennifer and Gregory Holcomb

Kathy (Stephens) Palmer '76

Bonnie (Stephens) Petersen '79

Victoria Prevatt

SmallCakes Druid Hills

Emilie Smith - Human Development and Family Science

RSVP Today!