Calendar of Events
April – May 2013
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm
The Time Trial competition starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning. The course, just over four miles in length, will run from the Weaver Pike exit on Highway 394 for two a half miles, on to Sweet Knobs Trail Road and finish just outside of Bristol Motor Speedway. Team Time Trials will go first and then individual races will follow.
The Road Race, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, consists of 15.2 miles of track next to South Holston Lake where participants will ride along the South Holston Dam Rd, Emmett Rd., Highway 421, Pemberton Rd., and back to South Holston Dam Rd. to the original starting location at the Weir Dam. Each category will race different distances up to 60 miles. All will finish at the Weir Dam.
The Criterium begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon in downtown Bristol, consisting of a half-mile track. Criteriums are exciting races similar to a NASCAR race, and purely an American form of bicycle racing. The course’s starting point will be on Shelby St. heading east in between 7th and 6th St. Riders will turn right on 6th St., right on Broad St, right on 8th St., and right on Shelby St. back to the starting point. Races will be 30 min. to 1 hour in length. The “A” riders will race for 1 hour.
Students can earn convocation credit for volunteering at this event.
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Commencement Rehearsal is at 4:00 p.m. in Harrison-Jones Memorial Hall
May 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Immediately following Commencement ceremony, a reception will be held in the Smith-Cantor Gymnasium (Cobra Den). All guests, faculty and staff are invited to relax and celebrate with the graduates and their families.
Tickets of admission will be required for the 3:00 p.m. Commencement ceremony. Each graduate will be entitled to seven free tickets for seating in Harrison-Jones Memorial Hall. Students may pick up their Commencement tickets and request additional tickets from the Dean of Students Office prior to April 12, 2013.
As always, Commencement promises to be an exciting time on our campus to commemorate the important achievements of our graduates. We look forward to celebrating this special occasion with your family.