(STILLWATER, Okla.) -  Oklahoma State will host the tenth-annual Homecoming & Hoops presented by Homeland on Friday, Oct. 28 at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

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.

Homecoming & Hoops will include a mats vs. bats “Rumble in the Rowdy” grudge match between OSU softball head coach Kenny Gajewski and Cowboy wrestling legend John Smith.

Afterwards, fans will get their first chance to meet the Cowgirl and Cowboy basketball teams and watch a scrimmage from both squads. The OSU spirit squads will be out in full force as well.

Several homecoming awards will be announced during the event, including the Chili Cook-Off, sign contest, Harvest Carnival and Orange Reflection.

"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.