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Homecoming is a great time for Dalton State alumni and friends to reconnect to the campus and reunite with old friends. It is also a great time for current students to celebrate what makes Dalton State truly unique and outstanding.

We hope you will choose to participate in this year's Homecoming Events. Please note the schedule is still subject to change. Additional details will be added as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 706-272-4428. 

All community members and friends of Dalton State are invited to attend these Homecoming events. 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020


Rage N' Roar Bonfire
Courtyard outside Mashburn Hall

Join us for a bon fire pep rally to wish the Roadrunner Basketball team luck before their big game. Free snack and drinks. Community members welcome.

Thursday, January 30, 2020


Basketball Game at Bandy
Bandy Gymnasium

Support the Roadrunner Basketball team by attending their home game in Bandy to help get them pumped up for Homecoming on Saturday! $5 General admission tickets for community and alumni.

Friday, January 31, 2020


Trivia Night
The Mill at Crown Garden (get directions here)

Grab your closest friends and join us at the Mill for Trivia Night! There will be 6 categories of general trivia questions with 6 questions per round. Team prize packets will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

Saturday, February 1, 2020


Homecoming Basketball Game at Bandy
Bandy Gymnasium

Help us #BlackoutBandy for the Homecoming Game! The first 100 community members will get a FREE homecoming T-shirt. P.S. Don’t forget to wear black!



Dalton State Homecoming Themes & Royalty

Help Pick the 2021 Homecoming Theme:

Email your suggestions to:

2020 "The RAGE-ING 20's"

  • King: TBD
  • Queen: TBD
  • Prince: TBD
  • Princess: TBD

2019 "Unmasque the Pride"

  • King: Drew Wilkey
  • Queen: Carolina Gomez
  • Prince: Alvaro Cortez
  • Princess: Allika Peeler-Bagley

2018 "Out of this World"

  • King: Deshawn Ruffin
  • Queen: Anna Mendez
  • Prince: Casey Mashburn
  • Princess: Carolina Gomez

2017 "Paint the Town Blue & Silver" 

  • King: Collin Burriss
  • Queen: Natalie Hensley Espinoza
  • Prince: Diego Alvarado
  • Princess: Maria Gonzalez

2016 "Spirit of Champions"

  • King: Jose Gonzalez
  • Queen: Brooklyn Herrera and 
  • Queen: Katherine Fromm
  • Prince: Chigozie Obonna
  • Princess: Sarah Lowman

2015 "Let the Good Times Rage"

  • Queen: Jill Campbell
  • Prince: Montana Gray
  • Princess: Lindsay Hurt

2014 "All the Rage"

  • King: Russell Smith
  • Queen: Malaka Awad
  • Princess: Katherine Fromm


The homecoming court is a part of the annual homecoming festivities at Dalton State. The purpose of the court is to recognize members of the student body who make invaluable contributions to the Dalton State community and represent the core ideals of Dalton State as a student leader. Throughout the week of homecoming, these students serve as ambassadors of school spirit and pride as a Dalton State Roadrunner. Voting for the king, queen, prince, and princess will take place during the week of homecoming, and the winners will be recognized during half-time at the homecoming basketball game.


Voting for Homecoming Court opens at 8:00am on Wednesday, January 15th, and will remain open until Wednesday, January 29th, at noon. To cast your vote, follow the instructions below: 

  1. Login to Roadrunner Portal.
  2. Click on "Banner"
  3. Click "Answer a Survey"


Laura Michelle Alton
Cynthia Marie Evans
Morgan Faye Reid
Mollie Snyder
Julianna Grace Spradin


Diego Alvarado
Alvaro Hernandez Cortez
Casey Mashburn
Justin Kenneth Squires


Ruth Ann Crawford
Amy Graff
Jennifer Arlene Granados
Kirby Chapel Jones
Stephanie Langga
Ana Loraine Rodriguez
Savannah Upton
Mariela Vazquez


Luke Amonett
Logan Seth Huggins
Nicholas Newman
Logan Chase Pence


Businesses now have the opportunity to ensure Dalton State’s Homecoming is a success by becoming a sponsor or making a donation to support Homecoming. These partnerships are what will make Homecoming a reality. 

Business or individuals may contribute at any of the following sponsorship levels: 

Roadrunner Elite Sponsor ($1500+):  Company will be announced as a sponsor at the Homecoming Basketball Game. Company logo will be placed on the Homecoming T-shirt, event posters, banners, and website.

Navy Level Sponsor ($1000 - $1499): Company logo will be placed on the Homecoming T-shirt, event posters, banners, and website.

Blue Level Sponsor ($500-$999): Company Logo will be placed on Homecoming event posters, banners, and website.

Silver Level Sponsor ($50-$499): Company Logo will be placed on the Homecoming Website.

If you would like to participate in this opportunity, please download and complete the sponsor agreement form and return to the Homecoming Committee in one of the following ways: 

  • Email:
  • Fax: 706-272-2506
  • Mail:
    Dalton State College
    c/o: Homecoming Committee 
    650 College Drive
    Dalton, GA 30720

Questions: Contact the Homecoming Committee at

Roadrunner Elite ($1500+):

  • The Mill
  • White Capital Group

Navy Level Sponsor ($1000 - $1499):

Blue Level Sponsor ($500-$999):

  • System Concepts PLUS, Inc.

Silver Level Sponsor ($50-$499):

  • Coca Cola Bottling Company United
  • Krispy Kreme
  • Little Debbie
  • Sunbelt Bakery



Suggestions & Feedback

Homecoming is a special time of year where current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends can all come together to celebrate their Roadrunner Pride. In a effort to improve Homecoming initiatives we are always accepting feedback and suggestions. Your voice and opinion is important to us. Please complete the form below to let us know your hopes and dreams for future celebrations. 

Sincerely, The Homecoming Committee. 

Required fields are indicated with a * symbol. 

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Phone: 706.272.4428

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