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Homecoming 2021 | October 23-30, 2021 *this date is subject to change pending final football schedule

The Northwest Missouri State University Homecoming Parade (October 30th) is once again a competitive event for bands, and will line up at 8 a.m. on the WEST side of the Fine Arts Building on the Northwest Campus.  Directors are asked to have their bands unloaded, fully dressed, and ready to step off by 8:30 a.m.  Late arrivals will be accommodated as time and space will allow.  Late arrivals may be prevented from participating - so plan ahead!

Parade line-up

The parade route 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.  Marching Bands will be dropped off at the Fine Arts Building parking lot, then be picked up at a Valk Parking Lot.

View Parade Route View PDF

Campus Map View PDF

Parking Map View PDF

Please email Mr. John Bell ( if you have any questions.


Mr. John Bell
Artist in Residence
Director of Bands and Orchestra
Dr. Kathryn Strickland
Director of Athletic Bands
Assistant Professor of Percussion and Music Education