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Homecoming 2017

October 16-21, 2017

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

Friday, April 14

Variety Show Entries Due 5 p.m.  Office of Student Involvement or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu 

Wednesday & Thursday September 20-21

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

Friday, September 29

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

Friday, October 6

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

Monday, October 9 - Friday, October 13

Royalty Voting  All Day  Computer Voting on CatPaws

Sunday, October 15

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

Monday, October 16

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 17

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

Wednesday, October 18

More Info to Come 7 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, October 19

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

Friday, October 20

Bell Ringing Ceremony 8 a.m. Bell of '48
International Flag Raising Ceremony 2 p.m. Joyce and Harvey White International Plaza
Walk Out Day Celebration More Info to Come More Info to Come
Variety Show 7 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, October 21

Parade 9 a.m. See Parade Route View PDF
Bearcat Zone After Parade  Tailgating Lots Near Stadium
Bearcat Football
Northwest vs. Lindenwood 
2:30 p.m. Bearcat Stadium

Sunday, October 22

Homecoming Awards Presentation 11 a.m. Charles Johnson Theater

Wednesday, October 25

Award Point Reveal Discussion 5 p.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




Football Game

Northwest vs. Lindenwood University 

  • 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 Cashiering Office on the first floor of the Administration Building.  To order tickets online for the Homecoming Football Game, click here.

Variety Show:

October 19-20 at 7 pm in the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts


Tickets can be picked up at the Cashiering Office, on the first floor of the Administration Building.

Royalty Crowning will be on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the end of the Variety Show, around 9 pm. 

More Information to Come!

 Annual Office Decorating Contest

Departments may submit entries to decorate department offices in line with the 2017 Homecoming theme. Entries shoud be submitted to the Homecoming advisor. Please email leadga@nwmissouri for more information or to submit your entry!