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Northwest Missouri State University


Family of the Year (Photo by University Photography)
Family Weekend (Photo by University Photography)
Family Weekend (Photo by University Photography)
Family Weekend (Photo by University Photography)
Family Weekend (Photo by University Photography)
Family Weekend (Photo by University Photography)
Family Weekend (Photo by University Photography)

Family Weekend 2017

Sept. 22 - 24

Please contact our office at 660.562.1226 or at famweek@nwmissouri.edu with any questions.

Family Weekend Schedule 2016

The event dates and times below are tentative and all are subject to change.

Tickets for Northwest Athletic events are not available through the Office of Student Involvement and are available on the ticket page of Bearcat Athletics.

Northwest Campus Dining invites all Bearcat families to the table this Family Weekend! Across campus your family can enjoy Chick-fil-A, Papa John's, Starbucks, the Bearcat Commons and more! Check the Family Weekend hours so your student can treat you to their favorite meal!

Event

Location

Time

Friday, Sept. 16

Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting  J.W. Jones Student Union  8:30 a.m.
Northwest Soccer vs. Missouri Western Bearcat Pitch 5 p.m.
Alumni Awards Banquet
Reservations are required, contact 660.562.1248
J.W. Jones Student Union, Ballroom 6 p.m.
For more information about the Alumni Awards Banquet, contact 660.562.1248 or visit www.nwmissouri.edu/alumni.
Hypnotist Chris Jones
Cost: FREE, 
Sponsored by SAC
Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 17

5K Run/Walk/Roll
Sponsored by Northwest Athletic Trainers

Lamkin Activity Center Circle

$25 registration fee
Pick up a registration form in the athletic training room located in Lower Lamkin or online by clicking the ‘event registration’ link on the left-hand side of the Family Weekend page

Click here to watch a video of the 5k course!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTW3rC-pnAg

Check in: 6:15 a.m. (Same day registration allowed)

Race Starts: 7 a.m. 

Alumni House Open House/Pancake Feed  Alumni House  9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Study Abroad: Enhance your Academic Experience. Information Session for families J.W. Jones Student Union - First Ladies Dining Room 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Saturday Tours (through University Admissions) The Station  TBD
Family Fun Fest College Park Pavilion 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bearcat Football vs Nebraska-Kearney Bearcat Stadium 1:30 p.m. 
Dueling Pianos (sponsored by SAC) J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom 7 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 18

Faith Services - see website for times and locations Maryville Community
Morning

All activities are subject to change. 
*In case of inclement weather, activity location TBD 
**Event has been updated

5K: Run, Walk, Wheel!

Sponsored by Northwest Athletic Trainers
Location: Lamkin Activity Center Circle
Check in: 6:15 a.m. (Same day registration allowed)
Flight line up: 6:45 a.m.


There will be 2 flights with the "wheelers" starting at 7 am followed by the runners and walkers at 7:10 am. "Wheelers" include anyone with a bike, scooter, skateboard, rollerskates/blades or strollers. NO motorized wheeled objects are allowed.

$25 registration age 13 and above
$20 registration for 12 and under

Each participant will receive a registration packet that includes a Bearcat t-shirt!

To register, you can pick up a form and waiver in the athletic training room located in lower Lamkin starting August 15th or online by clicking on the 'event registration' link on the left-hand side of the Family Weekend page. 

Click here to watch a video of the 5k course!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTW3rC-pnAg

Family of the Year

Each year, Northwest recognizes a family who best represents the “Bearcat Family” and demonstrates a strong commitment to Northwest. The Family of the Year is selected from submitted applications and announced during the pregame of the football game Saturday, Sept. 17. The family receives a $750 scholarship and other prizes.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at 5 p.m. One application is allowed per student. The family must be present to accept the award.

Nominate a Northwest Family of the Year