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Published by Communications and Public Affairs (519) 824-4120, Ext. 56982 or 53338

News Release

September 16, 2004

U of G celebrates Homecoming 2004

The University of Guelph’s annual Homecoming celebration will be held Sept. 24 and 25, with the football Gryphons hosting the Ottawa Gee-Gees at Alumni Stadium Saturday at 2 p.m.

The weekend begins Friday night with the Gryphon Hall of Fame dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel.

The annual swim meet will be held Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Athletics Centre. The Glory Bowl, featuring alumni Gryphon football players, begins at 10 a.m. at Alumni Stadium, to be followed by a luncheon and salute to U of G’s national football champions of 1932, 1933, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1947, 1948 and 1984. The luncheon is open to all U of G graduates.

The Human Kinetics/Human Biology Alumni Association is hosting a 5 km "Alumni in Motion" fun run in the Arboretum Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. To register, visit their website.

Ticket information for the Hall of Fame dinner is available by calling the Department of Athletics at 519-824-4120, Ext. 56133. Football game tickets are $7 general, $5 for seniors and alumni, $3 for students and $1 for children under 12. For more details and a complete schedule of events, visit

For media questions, contact Communications and Public Affairs: Lori Bona Hunt (519) 824-4120, Ext. 53338, or Rachelle Cooper, Ext. 56982.

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