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Homecoming (Photo by University Photography)
Homecoming (Photo by University Photography)
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Homecoming 2016

October 24-29, 2016

Homecoming at Northwest is a week-long celebration each October featuring athletic events, entertainment and plenty of opportunities for everyone to show their Bearcat spirit. Homecoming events are open to all Northwest students, alumni, faculty, staff, families and friends, and community members. This site contains all the information anyone would need to enjoy the Northwest Homecoming experience.

Event

Time

Location

Wednesday, Thursday September 21-22

Olio, Emcee, and Skit Tryouts 6-10 p.m. Charles Johnson Theater

Thursday, September 29

On-campus entry forms are due 5 p.m. Office of Student Involvement or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu

Friday, October 7

Off campus entry forms are due 5 p.m. Office of Student Involvement
or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu

Monday, October 17 - Friday, October 21

Royalty Voting  All Day  Computer Voting on CatPaws

Sunday, October 23

Hanging of Banners Noon JW Jones Student Union 
Variety Show Technical Rehearsal 5 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Monday, October 24

Judging Office Decorating Noon-5 p.m. University Offices
Canned Art Set-up  10 a.m.-2 p.m. JW Jones Student Union, 2nd Floor 
Banner and Canned Art Judging 3 p.m. JW Jones Student Union
Variety Show Dress Rehearsal 5 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Tuesday, October 25

Variety Show Dress Rehearsal 5 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Wednesday, October 26

SAC Comedian 7 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, October 27

Variety Show 7 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts
Royalty Crowning 9 p.m. (End of Variety Show) Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, October 28

Walk Out Day Celebration More Info to Come  More Info to Come 
International Flag Raising Ceremony 2 p.m. Joyce and Harvey White International Plaza
Variety Show 7 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, October 29

Parade 9 a.m. See Parade Route View PDF
Bearcat Zone After Parade  Tailgating Lots Near Stadium
Bearcat Football
Northwest vs. Pittsburg State
2 p.m. Bearcat Stadium

Sunday, October 30

Homecoming Awards Presentation 11 a.m. Charles Johnson Theater

Wednesday, November 2

Award Point Reveal Discussion 5 a.m. Colden Hall 3500

Parade

The Homecoming Parade starts at the corner of Ray and College Avenue. It will proceed east to the main University entrance at Fourth Street, continue on Fourth, ending at Fourth and Main.

The Parade will take place in any weather, with the exception of lightening.

Learn more about the Parade Route | View the Parade Map View PDF

Varity Show-October 27-28 at 7 pm in the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts


Tickets can be picked up at the Student Services Desk, on the first floor of the Administration Building.

Royalty Crowning will be on October 27, 2016 at the end of the Varity Show, around 9 pm. 

Football Game

  • Northwest Students FREE with valid Bearcat card
  • General admission tickets vary

The Office of Student Involvement DOES NOT DISTRIBUTE FOOTBALL TICKETS!

Tickets can be ordered and picked up at the Student Services Desk on the first floor of the Administration Building.  To order tickets online for the Homecoming Football Game, click here.

Penny Wars October 17-21

Check back later for more information on Penny Wars for Homecoming 2016.

 Annual Office Decorating Contest

Check back later for more information the Annual Office Decorating Contest for Homecoming 2016.