TSD Homecoming Week



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Texas School for the Deaf Homecoming Week


Blue & White Pep Rally

Friday, October 21


Homecoming Festival

Lady Rangers Volleyball vs. Austin Royals

TSD Rangers Football vs. Oklahoma School for the Deaf

Saturday, October 22



Austin, Texas – October 18, 2022 – Everyone at the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) is gearing up for the school’s annual homecoming celebration this weekend at the iconic 167-year-old south Austin campus, located at 1102 South Congress Avenue.


The campus is already abuzz with excited students participating in daily themed costume contests and spirit competitions.


            It all leads up to the school-wide pep rally at 1:30 p.m., Friday, October 21, with the entire campus, draped in blue and white, celebrating together ahead of the biggest day of the entire year.


            TSD Superintendent, Claire Bugen, says “we are so excited to be able to resume our annual homecoming traditions face to face this year with the students interacting, the fans filling the stands, and everyone together again.


            “It’s something we’ve all missed.”


Starting early Saturday morning, October 22, with a full day of events open to the public, TSD welcomes alumni, friends, families and neighbors to the festivities, kicking off at 10:00 a.m., with the homecoming booth festival until 4:00 p.m., including a TSD history presentation at 1:00 p.m., campus and museum tours, food, games and arts vendors.


At 1:00 p.m., the TSD JV Lady Rangers volleyball team faces the Austin Royals in TSD’s Seeger Gym, followed by the varsity match-up at 2:00 p.m.


The homecoming football pre-game festivities begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. on TSD’s Rudolph Gamblin field, with kick-off at 5:30 p.m. when the Rangers meet the Oklahoma School for the Deaf on the gridiron, and crowning of TSD’s 2022 homecoming royalty at half-time.


WHAT: Texas School for the Deaf celebrates Homecoming 2022


WHERE: Texas School for the Deaf (TSD)

1102 South Congress Ave.

Austin, Texas 78704


WHEN: Friday, October 21, 2022

1:30 p.m. - Blue and White Pep Rally - TSD Seeger Gym


Saturday, October 22, 2022  

 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m. – Homecoming Booth Festival – TSD Mall

  1:00 p.m. – TSD JV Lady Rangers volleyball vs. Austin Royals – TSD Seeger Gym

2:00 p.m. – TSD Varsity Lady Rangers volleyball vs. Austin Royals – TSD Seeger Gym

  5:00 p.m. – Homecoming pre-game – TSD Rudolph Gamblin Stadium

  5:30 p.m. – Kick-off  – TSD Rangers Football vs. Oklahoma School for the Deaf






The Texas School for the Deaf is the oldest continuously operating public school in Texas. Educating Texas students who are deaf and hard of hearing since 1856, the campus also provides outreach and educational resources for students, their families and professionals in the field throughout the state of Texas. With educational excellence and a strong belief in a culture and community at TSD, students form a unique identity based on their individual strengths and talents. TSD is an environment where students learn, grow, and belong. For more information about Texas School for the Deaf, visit: www.tsd.state.tx.us.