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Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Join your fellow Lions and celebrate family during UAFS's annual Family Weekend! Family Weekend is a great way to experience your student and their life on campus. This year we have both in person and virtual programming opportunities from our annual Chili Cook-off to our Lion’s Virtual 5K – so there is something for everyone! Whether you participate virtually or in-person, we would love for you to share your photos and videos on social media with #UAFSFamilyWeekend.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 22 

  • Lady Lions Volleyball vs. St. Mary's University - 6 p.m.

Grab your free tickets and cheer on our Lady Lions at the Stubblefield Center! Visit the UAFS Box Office and use promo code UAFSFamWeek21.

  • Cultural Festival - 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Travel the world all in one night with cultural booths, free food samples, and live entertainment. The first 100 people to visit all booths get a free t-shirt!

Saturday, October 23

  • Support the Fort with Sigma Nu -- 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Grab a smoothie or juice at The Fort Nutrition (2816 Old Greenwood Road). Proceeds benefit the Crisis Intervention Center. 

  • Chili Cook-off Tailgate - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Join us at the Stubblefield Center parking lot before the Lady Lions volleyball match to enjoy a live DJ and entertainment for the whole family. Test your taste buds with delicious chili samples and vote for your favorite, all before the game!

  • Lady Lions Volleyball vs. St. Edward's University - 1 p.m.

Grab your free tickets and cheer on our Lady Lions at the Stubblefield Center! Visit the UAFS Box Office and use promo code UAFSFamWeek21. 

On Your Own

  • Lion’s Virtual 5K

Walk, run, hop, cycle, or skip your 5K from October 9th – 23rd. Register by September 22nd to receive a free t-shirt! Registration is $35 per person.

  • Virtual Service Project: VocaliD

Give back this Family Weekend with a virtual family service project to lend your voice! VoicaliD allows you to record your voice, submitting it to a voicebank. Your voice is then paired with a recipient that relies on using a computer, or AI, to speak – allowing recipients to express themselves by matching their personality to their preferred voice in the voicebank.


Items needed: a quiet room to record your voice, access to a computer, and headphones with a microphone.
Learn more about VocaliD or Get Started with VocaliD

Friday, 22 October, 2021


Contact:

Stephanie London

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5402 Kinkead Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903