2019 Student Homecoming Week Schedule


September 16 and 17

o    Homecoming General Info Meetings at 12pm in The Lair (Monday, September 16) and 9:30am, 11:30am, or 1pm in The Lair (Tuesday, September 17) One meeting should be attended by those who plan to participate in Homecoming Week Bearcat Games or Royalty Court.  Students with a general interest in Homecoming Week are also welcome to attend.


September 20

o   Homecoming Royalty Court Nomination Deadline (Nominations for King, Queen, Prince, and Princess must be turned in by 5pm.)  Go to:  https://goo.gl/forms/guVksc5m2hkBOdOq1 to make nominations.



o  Bearcat Awards Games Captain’s Meeting at 12pm in The Lair

o    A representative of your team should attend to discuss rules, events, etc.  Entries due BEFORE this meeting!

o    Sign Up Your Team:  https://goo.gl/forms/CWwzASt2q2VyGIqr1



o   Homecoming Court Applications due online 3pm


September 26-28 (if needed)

o    Homecoming Court Interviews (Time and location TBA)

September 30 (Monday) – (i) Theme Day:  Dress Like A Nerd

o    8:30pm:  (i) (+) Nerdology - Trivia Night in Ames Dining Hall


October 1 (Tuesday)

o    (i) 8:00pm:  Movie Night at Quad Area

o    (i) (+) 10:00pm:  Dodgeball Tournament at Intramural Gym

October 2 (Wednesday) – (i) Theme Day: Way Back Wednesday (Pick a Decade)

o    TBA:  (+) Where’s Bogey (various locations)

o    (i) 5:00pm:  Homecoming Royalty Voting Begins

o    (i) 10pm-12am: Glow Bowling Mixer at St. Clair Bowl

October 3 (Thursday)

o    All Day:  (i) Homecoming Royalty Voting (BlackBoard)

o    8:30pm:  (+) Bearcat Games Relay Races (Leemon Field)


October 4 (Friday) – (i) Theme Day:  Dress Up Day - McKendree Favorites (Fav faculty, staff, student)/Purple Friday

o    11:30pm-1:30pm:  (+) Bearcat Games:  Chili Cook-Off at The Lair

o    12pm:  (i) Homecoming Royalty Court Voting Ends (BlackBoard)

o    6pm:  (i) (+)Pre-Parade Decorating Party (Bookstore Lot, Library Grass)

o    decorate your golf cart or other entry, music, snacks, etc)

October 5 (Saturday)

o    10am:  Homecoming Parade Line-Up (note new location line-up)

o  (i) 11am: Homecoming Parade Start - College Rd., near McKendree West

o  (+) Bearcat Games:  Parade Entry Contest

o    TBA – (i) Diversity Dance at Intramural Gym

 (i) Denotes campus-wide events. 

(+) Denotes events that are Bearcat Award Point events

*Some dates, events, locations and rules subject to change.

For more information, please go to:  www.mckendree.edu/studenthc