Oklahoma Baptist University

Family Weekend 2013 Schedule

Family Weekend is an opportunity to visit with students on the campus and get a glimpse of how the academic year is going. There are planned activities, but the day is mainly designed to give you time to visit apart from scheduled events. More details will be available at the registration desk, including information from the Shawnee Convention and Visitors Bureau about area attractions and points of interest.

** Due to potential severe weather, the Family Weekend has been modified

Friday, October 4

1:00 p.m.OBU Bison Soccer – Lady Bison Soccer Team vs. University of Houston-Victoria
 M.A.P. reunion - Cancelled (Families are encouraged to attend other Family Weekend activities)
3:00 p.m.OBU Soccer Game ­- Bison Men’s Soccer vs. Northwood University
6:00 p.m.Chili Cook-off – There will be chili and fun for the whole family. Sponsored by the OBU Social Clubs. Moved to Lower Geiger Center
6:30 p.m.Family Game Night – Spend a few hours in the lower Geiger Center playing board games, watching a movie, and other family fun! Sponsored by the Student Government Association.
9:30 p.m.Sibling Sleepover - Younger brothers or sisters of the same gender are invited to stay in your room for the night. Siblings must be 9 or older to stay in campus housing. Please inform your roommate(s) if a sibling is staying the night.

Saturday, October 5

8:00 a.m.RAWC open (Free day of fitness for family members)
9:00 a.m.Tree of Life Bookstore open
9:30 a.m.Registration/Check-in - Geiger Center 219
10:00 - 12:00 p.m.Family Photo Time - Take a photo with your family to show off your Bison pride) Near Geiger Center 219.
10:30 a.m.Students / Parents meet with Professors - Geiger Center 218 – 220
Begins at 11:45 a.m.Bison Tailgate Party – Enjoy a pregame tailgate party before cheering on the Bison football team against SAGU! Pick up a ticket at the registration table Saturday morning (Limit to 2 per family. Additional tickets are $8).
2:00 p.m.Bison Football Game– Bison Football vs. Southwestern Assemblies of God University.
noon - 5:00 p.m.Residence Halls Open House – Family members are welcome to visit student residence rooms.
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.Dinner with the Dean - Join the dean of students, Brandon Skaggs, and family at the Laura Scales Cafeteria for dinner and fellowship ($9 for Family Day participants).
8:00 p.m.Freshmen Follies - Annual variety show sponsored by Campus Activities Board in Potter Auditorium, Raley Chapel.
AfterhoursSibling Sleepover - Younger brothers or sisters of the same gender are invited to stay in your room for the night. Siblings must be 9 or older to stay in campus housing. Please inform your roommate(s) if a sibling is staying the night.

Sunday, October 6

morningJoin your student at their local church and take them out to a nice lunch!

Click here to register for Family Weekend 2013!

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