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Friday, October 20, 2023

Tricycle Derby: 4:00 p.m.

The inaugural Indiana State Tricycle Derby "Trike" was first introduced to campus on October 11, 1963.  The race consisted of 10 laps around the sidewalks of the old Quadrangle on children's tricycles. The race featured a men's and women's division (the Powder Puff Derby).

The race now feature teams racing on specially built “trikes”.   The Michael Simmons Student Activity Center & Recreation East (Rec East), located on 9th Street, is the permanent location for the ISU Tricycle Derby.

Each team qualifies for the race prior to race day.  The fastest female and male rider qualifying for the race is honored with the title of “Hot Wheels”.

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Blue & White Parade: 9:00 a.m.

The 2023 Blue and White Homecoming Parade will begin at 9th and Cherry streets in downtown Terre Haute. The parade will run west on Wabash Avenue to 5th Street and will end at the intersection of 5th and Chestnut streets.

For more information on the parade, send a message to

Homecoming Tailgating: 11:00 a.m.

Registered student organizations can reserve a tent for Homecoming Tailgating in the general tailgating area on the west side of Memorial Stadium. This will provide dedicated space for alumni, students and fans to gather and celebrate STATE at Memorial Stadium. General Tailgating and Homecoming Tailgating will open at 11:00 am ET Saturday, October 21, 2023 and will remain open until one hour after the conclusion of the game. 

Football Game: Kickoff: 1:00 p.m.

Homecoming wouldn’t be complete without football at Memorial Stadium. The Indiana State University Sycamores will host Western Illiinois University. For tickets and more information, call 812.237.8972 or visit 
Homecoming Game Clear Bag Policy

Black Alumni Reception: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join other Black alumni to fellowship and reconnect as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center. The event is free.

Required Pre-registration

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Homecleaning: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Come on out to ISU’s Homecleaning event on Sunday, October 22rd 2023 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM. Volunteers will help clean-up Wabash Avenue after ISU Homecoming the previous day. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. 

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