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Important Notice

Family Weekend 2021 is being planned in accordance with University COVID-19 mitigation measures, and attendees must wear face coverings and practice social distancing indoors. Changes to scheduled events may occur.

For more information about the University’s response to COVID-19, visit www.nwmissouri.edu/alert/coronavirus, or send specific questions or inquiries regarding student involvement and campus activities to OSI@nwmissouri.edu.

Join us for a weekend of fun for the whole family!

For a full schedule of events, click the schedule page
*All activities are subject to change.

T-Ray, The Violinist

T-Ray, The Violinist

Friday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. at Charles Johnson Theatre

Sponsored by Student Activities Council.

Join Student Activities Council for a unique musical performance, combining the best of classical artistry and modern hits! Find out more about our entertainer by clicking here.

FREE for Northwest students and families

 


5k Run/Walk

5k Run/Walk

Saturday, Sept. 25, 7 a.m. (check-in 6:15 a.m.) at Lamkin Activity Center circle drive

Sponsored by Northwest Athletic Trainers. Rainout location in Hughes Fieldhouse. 

$25 registration fee


Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, Sept. 25, 8 to 10:30 a.m. at NW Corner of College Park Pavillion 

Sponsored by The Office of Student Involvement  

Join us for an all-you-can-eat breakfast from Chris Cakes, featuring their signature pancakes, sausage, coffee and orange drink. 

$5 per ticket


Bobby's Treasure Hunt

Bobby's Treasure Hunt

Saturday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. at the Memorial Bell Tower

Sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement

Join the Office of Student Involvement for a morning of solving clues and finding campus locales. Find the campus locations and win Bobby Bucks, which are good for a 21-percent discount on a purchase at the Bearcat Bookstore. Fun for the whole family! 

FREE for Northwest students and families


Bearcat Tailgate Zone

Bearcat Tailgate Zone

Saturday, Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at College Park Pavilion

The Bearcat Tailgate Zone is free to attend. Tailgate meals are available for a cost and inspired by your tailgate favorites like barbeque, burgers, and homestyle sides. Check back soon for our game-day menu!

Tailgate Packs are available for purchase for all home games. These boxed lunches serve four and include the same menu as the tailgate meal. 

Meal tickets must be purchased by 5 p.m. Sept. 24; cash, debit or credit will be accepted at the tailgate.

$12 per meal

Chick-fil-A tailgate packages are also available for purchase. All packages include Chil-fil-A dipping sauce, waffle potato chips, and a gallon of sweetened or unsweetened iced tea.

  • Package 1: $100 - Serves 10
    • Choose 1: 10 Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches or 10 spicy chicken sandwiches or tray of Chick-fil-A nuggets (80 nuggets)
  • Package 2: $200 - Serves 20
    • Choose 1: 20 Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches or 20 spicy chicken sandwiches or tray of Chick-fil-A nuggets (160 nuggets)
  • Package 3: $300 - Serves 30
    • Choose 1: 30 Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches or 30 spicy chicken sandwiches or tray of Chick-fil-A nuggets (240 nuggets)
  • Package 4: $400 - Serves 40
    • Choose 1: 40 Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches or 40 spicy chicken sandwiches or tray of Chick-fil-A nuggets (320 nuggets)

CALL 660.562.1426 or click below TO ORDER. ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY THE THURSDAY PRIOR TO THE GAME BY 3 P.M. PACKAGES AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE PAVILION TWO HOURS PRIOR TO KICKOFF.


Bearcat Football

Bearcat Football

Saturday, Sept. 25, 1:30 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium

Kickoff for the Bearcat football game against the University of Central Oklahoma is 1:30 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium. For ticket information and other details about the game, visit bearcatsports.com.


Hypnotist, Chris Jones

Hypnotist, Chris Jones

Saturday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m. at Charles Johnson Theatre

Sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement

Join the Office of Student Involvement for a night of family friendly shenanigans. Learn more about our entertainer by clicking here.

FREE for Northwest students and families, no tickets necessary.