Homecoming 2014 schedule of events
Thursday, Sept. 11
Royal Roads University Alumni Awards - 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Join us at the Parkside Hotel, Urban Ballroom, for the third annual Royal Roads University Alumni Awards presentation. Appetizers and cash bar will be available and you will have a chance to meet this year's award recipients.
Friday, Sept. 12
Day Sail - 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Join us for a day aboard a Canadian navy ship. There are 40 spaces available for this event and names will be drawn lottery style. Maximum, yourself and one guest.
President's Welcome Reception - 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a casual reception with appetizers and cash bar in the beauty of the Quarterdeck. Reacquaint yourself with old friends and perhaps make some new ones. Royal Roads President Allan Cahoon looks forward to welcoming you back to campus. There will also be an archival display with a number of RRMC artifacts, including log books and photos.
Saturday, Sept. 13
Dinner and Dance - 6:30-11 p.m.
Start this special evening celebration with a cocktail hour on the Quarterdeck. Guests will enjoy a full gourmet buffet, live musical entertainment and dancing. Dress is business casual. A photo booth will also be available to capture the memories of you and your guests and classmates.
Sunday, Sept. 14
Mast Site Ceremony and Farewell Reception - 10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
This Sunday ceremony is steeped in tradition. Join us at the mast in front of the former vice-commandant’s house for a dedication of the paver stones. Then, led by the Sooke Pipes and Drum Band, alumni will walk to the castle for a farewell toast and reception, which will include light refreshment and provide an opportunity for farewells. The final event is the opportunity for ex-cadets to walk a ceremonial circle from the front of the castle past the Grant Block, again led by the Sooke Pipes and Drum Band. Class photos will be taken at the base of Neptune Steps by the RRU photographer.
Contact us for more information about Homecoming.