All UT Martin students are encouraged to invite their family to join us for Family Weekend. Saturday, September 23rd, will be a day filled with activities starting with a 5K/1 Mile Walk hosted by Chancellor Carver at 9am. For those not running in the in Bow Tie 5K, a meet and greet with the UT Martin Deans and the Martin City Mayor will take place at the new Martin Coffeehouse at 10am.
A tailgate party will take place from 12pm to 3pm at the football stadium featuring a cookout, live music, photo booth, balloon artist, recreation games, and more! Pre-game activities will start at 3pm followed by kickoff at 4pm with the Skyhawks taking on Tennessee State (televised by ESPN3). The game will be capped off with a fireworks display. End the day with dinner at one of Martin’s restaurants that will be offering Family Weekend discounts.
Wrap up the weekend by enjoying Sunday Brunch in the UTM Dining Hall with your student.
Registration is required. Use the link below to register to attend the Welcome Weekend events. Payment in the form of cash or check only will be accepted when you arrive for Family Weekend.
|8:00am||Elam Center Lawn||Bowtie 5K/1 Mile Registration Opens|
|9:00am||Elam Center Lawn||Bowtie 5K/1 Mile Walk Begins|
|10:00am||Martin Coffee House
407 South Lindell Street
|Donuts and Coffee with the UTM Deans and the Martin City Mayor. (Pick up your Family Weekend Package here if not participating in the 5K)|
|12pm – 3pm||Hardy Graham Football Stadium||Tailgate Party:
Cookout – 12pm – 2pm
Jamaica Me Happy – 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Comedian Buzz Sutherland – 2pm – 3pm
Live Music, Photo Booth, Games, & More!
|3pm||Hardy Graham Football Stadium||Pre-Game Activities:
Squawk Talk Pre-Game Show
UTM Band Performance
|4pm||Hardy Graham Football Stadium||Kickoff – UT Martin Skyhawks vs. Tennessee State Tigers followed by a fireworks show.|
|7pm||Martin Restaurants||Dinner specials available at multiple Martin restaurants.|
|10:30am – 1:30pm||UTM Dining Hall||Brunch with your student|