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Spring Parents Weekend 2016
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ECU Spring Parents Weekend 2016

We are pleased to invite you to the 4th Annual Spring Parents Weekend Friday, April 15 - Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Please feel free to contact ECU Parents and Family Programs at 252.328.6847 or parents@ecu.edu with any questions you may have. 


Thank you to our Spring Parents Weekend 2016 Sponsors:

State Farm Insurance Chris Godley
33 East
American Campus Communities
The Bellamy
Campus Pointe
The Landing
Sunchase Apartments



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Friday, April 15, 2016


Please check back as additional afternoon and evening events are added!

ALL DAY- Pirate Golf Classic
A four person Superball format golf tournament that benefits the ECU Athletics Department.  The tournament is at Ironwood Country Club in Greenville.  For more information contact the Pirate Club at 252-737-4547  

5:30- 8:00 PM Pirate Equipment Sale
As the pirates transition from NIKE to adidas, everything must go!  A wide variety of Pirate gear from past years will be available for purchase including jerseys, athletic equipment, bags, and much more.  Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

5:30 - 7:00 PM PeeDee's Birthday Party
PeeDee will be celebrating his birthday with all his friends and he wants every young buccaneer to join him!  Face painting will be available and the first 100 kids will receive a free cupcake.  This event will be held on the football field.

7:00 PM Murder Mystery Dinner
ECU's Students Treasure Chest organization, in conjunction with It's a Mystery acting troupe will present Rip Roaring Revenge, an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner.  The show will be performed as you dine.  Tickets $15 for ECU students, $25 for family and community members. ECU Students Treasure Chest a student-led philanthropic organization that supports students at East Carolina University through emergency and opportunity awards.
Dinner Menu: Tea brined chicken, Fresh Garden Greens Salad, Carmelized Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze, Pasta with sauce, Dessert. 


7:00 PM Parade of Pigs
Join your fellow Pirates for the Parade of Pigs as our delivery truck makes its winding way through the confines of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium accompanied by the ECU Cheerleaders, PeeDee and the Marching Pirates!

7:00 PM Movie-Star Wars- The Force Awakens
Mendenhall Student Center: Hendrix Theater 
Join us for this FREE showing presented by the Student Activities Board.  Students, please bring your ID for whole family admission. 

7:30 PM  Outdoor Movie Night- Star Wars- The Force Awakens
Join us on Bagwell Field for a FREE movie night!  Fans may sit on the field or in the stands to enjoy the film.  Concessions will be available for purchase.  Outside food, beverages and chairs are not permitted.  Fans planning to sit on the field may carry in blankets for their seating area.

9:00 PM Movie- Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mendenhall Student Center: Hendrix Theater
Join us for this FREE showing presented by the Student Activities Board.  Students, please bring your ID for whole family admission.


9:30 PM- 12:00 AM Pirate Underground: Bowling, Billiards and Family Games
Mendenhall Student Center: Underground
You are invited to gather in Pirate Underground for some friendly competition!  FREE bowling, billiards and other games.
 

 
Saturday, April 16, 2016

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Student Recreation Center Open 
Student Recreation Center
Parents are welcome to join their student to take advantage of our fitness facilities during regular operating hours on Saturday.  Students may pre-print a free guest pass from the Student Recreation Center website, or sign-in at the front desk upon arrival.  North Recreational Complex will also be open from sunrise to sunset.  Students and parents are welcome to take advantage of the walking trails and disc golf at this off-campus facility. 

8:00 AM Pirate Alumni Road Race and Fun Run
The East Carolina Alumni Association presents the ninth annual Pirate Alumni Road Race and Fun Run!  Join fellow alumni and friends as we race to raise funds for ECU Scholarships.  Runners of all ages will enjoy the 5k road race or one-mile fun run.  Click HERE to register or for more information.

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pirate Equiptment Sale
As the Pirates transition from NIKE to adidas, everything must go!  A wide array of Pirate gear from past years will be available for purchase including jerseys, athletic equipment, bags and much more.  Cash and credit will be accepted.

10:30 AM- Noon: Parents Council Meeting 
Club Level- Dowdy Ficklen Stadium
Join the ECU Parents Council for their Spring Meeting.  Scheduled presenters include information on Study Abroad, and Off-Campus Housing options.
This location is also convenient to the morning basketball games. We will also announce the Family of the Year Award Winner  Please RSVP online if you plan to attend.   Join us for a BBQ meal  outside the stadium, following the meeting!

11:00 AM BBQ Plates for Sale
A BBQ Meal, which includes barbeque and fixins, is available for $8.  Beverages and additional concessions will also be available for purchase.  Tickets may be purchased at the event or at the Ticket Office beside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.   A drive-thru location will be accessible along Ficklen Drive.

11:30 - 12 Noon Football Team Meet and Greet
While you enjoy your meal, visit with this year's team as they sign autographs and mingle with their fellow Pirates.  2016 football posters and schedule cards will be available.  


2:00 PM- Purple/Gold Spring Game
Fans are invited to enjoy the 2016 spring game- FREE of charge!  Get your first glimpse of the 2016 Pirates and Coach Mo in action as they prepare for the upcoming season.

7:00 PM: Movie- Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mendenhall Student Center: Hendrix Theater
Join us for this FREE showing presented by the Student Activities Board. Students, please bring your ID for whole family admission.


9:30 PM: Movie- Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mendenhall Student Center: Hendrix Theater
Join us for this FREE showing presented by the Student Activities Board. Students, please bring your ID for whole family admission.


9:30 PM - 12:00 PM: Pirate Underground: Free Billiards, Bowling and Family Games! 
Mendenhall Student Center: Underground 
You and your family members are invited to gather in Pirate Underground and enjoy FREE bowling, billiards, and games!