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THANK YOU! For a successful 2018 Homecoming Week!
Save the dates and check back for updated details for next year.
Homecoming 2019 | October 21-26, 2019 *this date is subject to change pending final football schedule

Homecoming 2019

Oct. 21-26, 2019

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

Pre-Homecoming Events and Deadlines


Event Location Date Time Cost
Skit Entries Due On Bearcat Link Fri., Sept. 20 5 p.m. -
Olio, Emcee and Skit Variety Show Tryouts Charles Johnson Theater Wed. & Thurs. Sept.25 & 26 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., Oct. 18 5 p.m. -
Off campus entry forms are due

Office of Student Involvement
or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu
Fri., Oct., 4 5 p.m.

$30 non-profit

$50 profit

Off campus entry forms are due (1st price increase)

Office of Student Involvement or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu

Oct. 7-11 5 p.m.

$35 non-profit

$65 profit

Off campus entry forms are due  (2nd price increase) Office of Student Involvement
or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu
Oct.14-18 5 p.m.

$55 non-profit

$80 profit

Off campus entry forms are due  (3rd price increase) Office of Student Involvement
or homecmg@nwmissouri.edu
Oct.21-26 5 p.m. $100 for all groups
Royalty Voting  Voting on CatPaws Mon. - Fri., Oct. 14-18 All Day voting on CATPAWS
Hanging of Banners J.W. Jones Student Union Sun., Oct. 20 Noon -
Variety Show Technical Rehearsal Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts Sun., Oct. 20 5 p.m. - PAC
Photo Contest Voting Charles Johnson Theater Wed., Oct. 23 Ends Midnight -
Canned Art Set-up  J.W. Jones Student Union, 2nd Floor  Sun., Oct.20 12 p.m. -
Banner and Canned Art Judging J.W. Jones Student Union Mon., Oct. 21 3 p.m. -
Blood Drive J.W. Jones Student Union Oct. 22 - 24 11 - 4:30 p.m. Towerview
Variety Show Dress Rehearsal Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts Mon. & Tues., Oct. 21 & 22 5 p.m. -

Wednesday, October 23

Event Time Location Cost
Banner and Canned Art Displays All Day J.W. Jones Student Union FREE
Student Senate Blood Drive 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. J.W. Jones Student Union Pre-Register

Thursday, October 24

Event Time Location Cost
Banner and Canned Art Displays All Day J.W. Jones Student Union FREE
Northwest Foundation Board Meetings All Day The Station -
Student Senate Blood Drive 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. J.W. Jones Student Union Pre-Register
Forever Green Campaign Public Phase Kickoff, hosted by the Northwest Foundation 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

The Memorial Bell Tower

In case of rain, Lobby of Administration Building

FREE
Variety Show 7 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts $5 (Buy Ticket)
Royalty Crowning 9 p.m. 
(at end of Variety Show)
Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts -

Friday, October 25

Event Time Location Cost
Banner and Canned Art Displays All Day J.W. Jones Student Union FREE
Northwest Foundation Board Meetings All Day The Station -
Walk Out Day Celebration: Bell Ringing Ceremony 8 a.m. Bell of '48 FREE
International Flag Raising Ceremony 2 p.m. Joyce and Harvey White International Plaza
In case of rain, Charles Johnson Theater
FREE
Golden Years
Class of 1969 Golden Years Reunion
All Day Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends -
M-Club Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony 6:30 p.m. J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom $25

Saturday, October 26

Event Time Location Cost
Banner and Canned Art Displays All Day J.W. Jones Student Union FREE
All Alumni Open House 8 a.m. Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends -
Parade 9 a.m. See Parade Route   View PDF FREE
Bearcat Tailgate Zone 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Raymond J Courter College Park Pavilion  FREE
Northwest Foundation Former Board Member Reception 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lobby of Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts -
Bearcat Football vs. Lincoln University 2 p.m. Bearcat Stadium Varies (Tickets)

Friday, October 25

Event Time Location Cost
Canned Art (teardown 12-2 p.m. Union Free

Post-Homecoming

Event Date Time Location
Banner teardown/pickup Oct. 27 - Nov. 1 All Day Union
Homecoming Awards Presentation Mon., Oct. 28 6 p.m. Charles Johnson Theater
Award Point Reveal Discussion Wed., Oct. 30 5 p.m. Colden Hall 3500

Spring Semester Deadlines

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