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Delta State University Announces Important Dates

Delta State’s Alumni Association announces 2022 dates for Pig Pickin’ & Homecoming

CLEVELAND, Miss.—With football season now in full swing, Delta State University’s National Alumni Association has announced the dates for two of its staple events—Pig Pickin’ and Homecoming.

The 36th Annual Pig Pickin’ will take place Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Travis E. Parker Field and Horace L. McCool Stadium.

With live music provided by Delta State’s DMI Department, this year’s Pig Pickin’ celebration will feature events and attractions such as the annual pep rally, the Delta BBQ Battle (a Memphis Barbeque Network sanctioned BBQ competition), and a football game against Valdosta State at 6 p.m. Saturday. This year, there will also be new events for the entire family to enjoy, including Pig Pickin’ Pilates at 10 a.m. Saturday.