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Schedule of Events

Homecoming 2018

Oct. 8-13, 2018

Homecoming at Northwest is a week-long celebration each Oct. 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.

Schedule of Events:

Spring Semester Deadlines

EventLocationDateTimeCost
Royalty Nominations & Applications Due On Bearcat Link Wed., March 7 5 p.m. --
Royalty Court Announced via email, social media & Missourian Fri., April 13 5 p.m. --
Skit Entries Due On Bearcat Link Fri., April 13 5 p.m. --

September Events and Deadlines

EventLocationDateTimeCost
Olio, Emcee and Skit Variety Show Tryouts Charles Johnson Theater Wed. & Thurs. Sept. 12 & 13 6 - 10 p.m. --
On-campus entry forms are due (entry check fee due) Bearcat Link & checks turned in to the Office of Student Involvement Fri., Sept. 28 5 p.m. --
Off campus entry forms are due
$30 non-profit
$50 profit
Office of Student Involvement
or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu
Fri., Sept. 23 5 p.m. --
Off campus entry forms are due (1st price increase)
$35 non-profit
$65 profit
Office of Student Involvement
or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu
Sept. 24 - 28 5 p.m. --

October Events and Deadlines

EventLocationDateTimeCost
Off campus entry forms are due (2nd price increase)
$55 non-profit
$80 profit
Office of Student Involvement
or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu
Oct. 1-7 5 p.m. --
Off campus entry forms are due (3rd price increase)
$100 for all groups
Office of Student Involvement
or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu
Oct. 8-13 5 p.m. --
Royalty Voting  Voting on CatPaws Mon. - Fri., Oct. 1 - 5 All Day --
Hanging of Banners J.W. Jones Student Union Sun., Oct. 7 Noon --
Variety Show Technical Rehearsal Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts Sun., Oct. 7 5 p.m. --
Photo Contest Voting Charles Johnson Theater Mon., Oct. 8 Noon-5 p.m. --
Canned Art Set-up  J.W. Jones Student Union, 2nd Floor  Mon., Oct. 8 10 a.m.-2 p.m. --
Banner and Canned Art Judging J.W. Jones Student Union Mon., Oct. 8 3 p.m. --
Blood Drive J.W. Jones Student Union Oct. 8 - 11 --
Variety Show Dress Rehearsal Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts Mon. & Tues., Oct. 8 & 9 5 p.m. --
SAC Event Wed., Oct. 10 --
Variety Show Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts Thurs., Oct. 11 7 p.m. $5
Royalty Crowning Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts Thurs., Oct. 11 9 p.m. (End of Variety Show) --
Walk Out Day Celebration: Bell Ringing Ceremony Bell of '48 Fri., Oct. 12 8 a.m. --
International Flag Raising Ceremony Joyce and Harvey White International Plaza Fri., Oct. 12 2 p.m. --
Hughes Fieldhouse Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Hughes Fieldhouse Fri., Oct. 12 4 p.m. --
Golden Years
Class of 1968 Golden Years Reunion and Hughes Fieldhouse Dedication Social 
Hughes Fieldhouse Fri., Oct. 12 5 - 7 p.m. --
M-Club Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom Fri., Oct. 12 6:30 p.m. $25
Variety Show Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts Fri., Oct. 12 7 p.m. $5
All Alumni Open House Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends Sat., Oct. 13 8 a.m. --
Parade See Parade Route View PDF Sat., Oct. 13 9 a.m. --
Bearcat Tailgate Zone
Tailgate Zone Meal: $10
Raymond J Courter College Park Pavilion  Sat., Oct. 13 After Parade --
Bearcat Football vs. Nebraska-Kearney Bearcat Stadium Sat., Oct. 13 2 p.m. Tickets
Homecoming Awards Presentation Charles Johnson Theater Mon., Oct. 15 6 p.m. --
Award Point Reveal Discussion Colden Hall 3500 Wed., Oct. 17 5 p.m. --