(STILLWATER, Oklahoma / October 23, 2018) - Oklahoma State will host the 12th-annual Homecoming & Hoops presented by Homeland on Friday, Oct. 26 at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Any media members interested in covering the event should reply to this email with their requests.

Doors open at 8 p.m. and the festivities begin at 9 p.m. Admission is free, although it is a first-come, first-serve event. Floor seating is reserved and will require a wristband for entry, the 200 level is set aside for various student groups, and the 300 level is general admission.

The event will include several homecoming awards, including the Chili Cook-Off, sign contest, Harvest Carnival and Orange Reflection. Both basketball squads will be introduced and fans will have a chance to watch the Cowboys and Cowgirls in action. The OSU spirit squads will be out in full force as well.

"America's Greatest Homecoming Celebration" offers more than two dozen events for alumni, current and prospective students, friends and family over a nine-day period. For a full list of Oklahoma State Homecoming events, please visit the OSU Alumni Association website, OrangeConnection.org.