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Schedule of Events

Friday, September 14

Check-in and Kickoff Event

3–7 p.m., Circle Park

Check-in for Family Weekend takes place on Friday afternoon. You can pick up your Family Weekend registration materials, favors, name tags, and tickets by bringing your receipt to check-in. Please arrange to have your student pick up your materials if you plan to arrive on campus after check-in.

In conjunction with check-in, the kickoff event will have a variety of activities, student organization performances, some key campus partners for you to mingle with and a silent auction preview!

Scarves by You will be set up with an opportunity to make a custom silk scarf for those who have requested to do so at registration.

Saturday, September 15

Family Weekend Tailgate and Silent Auction

9 a.m.–noon, Circle Park (silent auction ends at 11:30 a.m.)

Start your Vols game day with a delicious tailgate in Circle Park. We’ll have food, fun, and games.

The silent auction is a great opportunity for you and your family to support the Parents and Families Fund and win unique items compiled and donated by Parents Association members and local businesses. Auction item winners will be announced during the tailgate and will need to pay in full and take possession of their items following the game.

Scarves by You will be set up with an opportunity to make a custom silk scarf for those who have requested to do so at registration.

Vol Walk

9:30 a.m., Torchbearer Plaza, Circle Park

Take part in one of UT’s oldest game day traditions, the Vol Walk, as the football team makes its ceremonial walk to Neyland Stadium down Volunteer Boulevard and Peyton Manning Pass.

Vol Football vs. UTEP

Noon, Neyland Stadium

Join more than 100,000 Big Orange fans in cheering the Vols on to victory as they take on the University of Texas at El Paso Miners inside Neyland Stadium!

Note: A clear bag policy is in effect at Neyland Stadium. For details about bags and other items within the stadium, see the UT Athletics venue policies page.

Silent Auction Checkout

3–5 p.m., fourth floor of the Student Services Building (adjacent to Circle Park)

We will be set up after the game for silent auction winners to claim prizes.

Sunday, September 16

Neyland Stadium Locker Room Tour

10 a.m.–noon

Come see where our football players prep before the big games with exclusive looks into the locker rooms and other spots in Neyland Stadium.