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2014 Football-Related Events & Activities


Field Dedication
The Forest Akers Trust Practice Complex and the Ed and Wanda Eichler Family Teaching Tower and Gallery will be dedicated on Friday, August 29, 2014.

The Spartan Marching Band will hold an open practice followed by a dedication ceremony. Public is invited to these events prior to the MSU vs. Jacksonville State football game. Times will be posted here when announced.

The newly constructed turf field and facilities will be used for practice by the Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band and thousands of students each year who participate in Kinesiology classes, intramural sports activities and athletic camps.



Friday Night Pre-Game Party - hosted by the Oregon MSU Alumni Club
Even if you don't have tickets to the football game, that doesn't mean you can't party like you do! Join fellow Spartans and friends for a special event on Friday night. Have dinner, mingle with special guests and get our Sparty on before Saturday.

The Gym at McMenamin's Kennedy School
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
40.00 per person
Buffet dinner, special guests, fight song and special highlights included. Cash bar.
Register now at PayPal:
                Either Log In or Sign Up, depending on if you already have an account
                Click on the Send Money tab
                Select "Send money to a friend"
                Enter and the amount you wish to send and hit "Next"
                Review the information on the final page and click on "Send"

For visitors coming from out of town, check out the accommodations at the Kennedy School. The former grade school has found new life as a brew pub and hotel.



Oregon Pregame Tailgate
Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2727 MLK Blvd (North of Autzen Stadium across MLK Blvd.)
Eugene, OR 97401
Registration information to come.

Spartan Buses - organized by the Oregon MSU Alumni Club
35.00 per seat
Leaving from downtown Portland (9:30 a.m.) and the Tualatin Park & Ride (off I-5, 10 a.m.)
Snacks and treats provided (BYO food if you'd like - NO GLASS allowed). Bathroom on board.
To register for this event, fill out this form.



MSU Families @Homecoming Tailgate
Hosted by the Association of Future Alumni & the MSU Alumni Association.
9:00 a.m.
Pricing varies by package.
Located on the banks of the Red Cedar, tailgate includes photographs with Sparty,  tailgate lunch, exclusive performance by the MSU Dance Team, cheerleaders and Drumline, traditional tailgate games, activities and much more.
More information is available online.



Maryland Pregame Tailgate
Saturday: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
College Park, MD
Details and registration information to come.