Homecoming 2014

Registration has closed. 

If you would like to buy tailgate passes or football tickets, please call the Athletics Ticket Office at 757-594-7880 (9-4, M-F). Any Homecoming related questions may be directed to the Office of Alumni Relations & University Events at 757-594-8061.


Friday, Oct. 24

10 a.m.

4th Annual CNU Captains Choice Golf Tournament Registration Opens*

James River Country Club, Newport News


4th Annual CNU Captains Choice Golf Tournament
Shotgun Start*

James River Country Club, Newport News

2 - 4 p.m.

Homecoming Registration

Atrium, David Student Union

3:30 p.m.

Alumni Campus Tour

Office of Admission Welcome Center
David Student Union

5 -7 p.m.

CNU Captains Choice Golf Tournament Awards Dinner*

James River County Club, Newport News

6 p.m. Alpha Phi Alumnae Happy Hour Salsa's
7 p.m.

CNU Volleyball vs. Randolph-Macon College

Field House, Freeman Center

7:30 - 9:30

Welcome Back Alumni Reception and Reunions*

Schooners Grill

InterVarsity Alumni Reunion

7:30 p.m.

Glow in the DARCAPELLA*

Concert Hall
Ferguson Center for the Arts

10 p.m.

Midnight Madness

Field House, Freeman Center

Saturday, Oct. 25
9 a.m.

CNU Ice Hockey Alumni Game

Hampton Roads Iceplex

9 a.m.

Webb Regatta

CNU Sailing Center

10 a.m.

Alumni Society Board Meeting

Blechman Room, Trible Library

Noon - 2 p.m.

Diversity Alumni Reception

Luter Atrium (3rd Floor, Luter Hall)

1 p.m.

CNU Volleyball vs. Marymount University

Field House, Freeman Center

2 - 7 p.m.

Tailgate Zone Open

Lots E3, I, K

Christopher Newport Alumni Society's Tailgate

Lot I

         Alpha Phi Alumnae Tailgate Lot E3
         CNU Football Alumni Tailgate Lot I
         InterVarsity Alumni Tailgate Lot I
         Phi Mu Alumnae Tailgate Lot E3
         President's Leadership Program Tailgate  Lot I
         South Hampton Roads Alumni Tailgate Lot I
         Tau Delta Phi Alumni Tailgate Lot I
3 p.m.

Alumni House Groundbreaking

Lot M, Shoe Lane

4 p.m.

Family Fun Run*

Irwin Belk Track, POMOCO Stadium

4 :30 p.m.

Family Field Festival

James River Field

5 p.m.

CNU Volleyball vs. Bethany College

Field House, Freeman Center

5:30 p.m.

Golf Cart Parade

Throughout campus

7 p.m.

CNU Football vs. Greensboro College*

POMOCO Stadium

Sunday, Oct. 26
10 a.m.

Webb Open Regatta

Christopher Newport Sailing Center

10 - 11: 30 a.m.

Captain for Life Brunch

The Commons (aka Harbor Lights)

*These events require paid registrations. Refunds will not be issued for any paid Homecoming events or purchases.* 


#CNUHOMECOMING14 Photo Contest

CNU Students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to submit photos for a social-media driven photo contest.
Using the #CNUHomecoming14 hashtag, users can post photos to Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. All photos with that hashtag are eligible for the contest.
Up to 3 winners will be selected and will receive an 8 x 8 canvas print of their picture. Additionally, a copy of their picture will hang in the Alumni Relations office and will be featured on Homecoming materials and social media.

Contest Rules:

  • Photos must be posted to Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook with the #CNUHomecoming14 hashtag by the end of Homecoming weekend by noon on October 25th, 2014.
  • Photos must be submitted by the photographer who took them.
  • Filters and other editing tools available on your mobile phone may be used.
  • By submitting photos, photographers grant CNU the right to use their photo for any and all purposes.
  • The winner(s) will be selected by the Office of Alumni Relations and University Events staff
  • Photographers may enter as many photos as they wish.
  • Photo Entries may be taken at any Homecoming events:
  • CNU Volleyball game
  • CNU Captains Choice Golf Tournament/Dinner and Ceremony
  • Glow in the DARCAPELLA
  • Campus Tour
  • Welcome Back Alumni Reception at Schooners
  • Midnight Madness
  • Alumni Society Board Meeting
  • Photo Exhibit: Phil Morrison “The Nature of Things”
  • Alumni House Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • Virginia Running Festival’s Family Fun Run
  • Family Field Festival
  • Golf Cart Parade
  • Homecoming Tailgate
  • CNU Football game
  • Captain for Life Brunch

Homecoming 2014 Oct. 24 - 26, 2014

Tagline 2014 Contest Winner

We'd like to congratulate Chris Inzirillo, Class of 2009, on the selection of his entry for the 2014 Homecoming tagline contest. "Students for years, Captains for Life" received hundreds of votes! It will be featured on the Homecoming 2014 t-shirt and throughout the Homecoming weekend. 

Order your Homecoming t-shirt through registration!


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The Christopher Newport Peninsula Alumni Chapter would like to thank the following sponsors for their generosity in sponsoring this year's tournament.

Sponsor board 2014
Crusty Clam