The weather is OUT and the party is IN!
We won’t let cold weather dampen our spirits for a great 2014 Homecoming.
In order to accommodate the comfort of our students, we’ve made the following changes to the Homecoming schedule:
Friday, October 31:
Bonfire at the EUC front lawn/Kaplan Commons – RESCHEDULED TO 7PM
The bonfire has been rescheduled for 7PM in order to avoid inclement weather. Join us for this annual tradition!
11PM – Homecoming Concert featuring PartyNextDoor in the EUC Cone Ballroom
Following the Bonfire, wear your costumes and come inside to enjoy the Student Homecoming Concert featuring PartyNextDoor and student openers! Students MUST be wearing their affixed wristbands AND have their SpartanCard ID on hand. Students with masks or excessive face coverings may be asked to remove them.
Saturday, November 1:
Our 2014 Parade of Chariots parade has been CANCELLED due to windy conditions.
The Student Homecoming Party will now be held in the CAMPUS RECREATION CENTER. Come out and rock the Rec Center! Same FREE Stamey’s BBQ, giveaways and novelty items with your valid student ID!
The Recreation Center is located at the corner of Aycock and Walker. Parking is conveniently located in Walker Deck.
Stamey’s Barbeque will be served beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Music by “The Breakfast Club” begins at 5:00 p.m.
We’re going to Rock the Rec!!! Don’t miss the fun.
Are you a budding videographer or producer? Would you like to play with great gadgets like Panasonic HD cameras? Or maybe you would just like your spot at possibly winning $150,000?
Join us for the fourth annual Campus MovieFest competition! Last year UNCG walked away as a finalist in multiple categories! Help us keep the tradition!
CMF is the world’s largest student film festival, giving students all the tools they need to help make a 5 minute short film. CMF supplies Apple MacBook Pros, Panasonic HD cameras, royalty-free songs, and much much more!
LAUNCH: November 4 at 12PM in EUC Elm
SUPPORT: November 5-7 from 12-4PM in EUC Phillips
COLLECTION: November 10 from 2-6PM in EUC Claxton
VIEWING FINALE: November 14 – doors open at 7PM, show starts at 7:30PM in EUC Auditorium
Interested?? Visit http://campusmoviefest.com/uncg and click on the “Participate in this event” button in the top righthand corner!
Wristband distribution for the 2014 Homecoming Concert will begin Thursday, October 30 at 1PM in the CAB office. Limited quantities will be given out so COME EARLY! Distribution will pick back up on Friday, October 31 at 8AM while supplies last.*
The CAB Office is located in 129 EUC – the former UNCG Box Office beside of the Spartan ID office. In order to receive a wristband, students MUST bring their SpartanCard ID AND must be a registered student for the Fall 2014 semester.
CAB staff will affix wristbands during ticketing times above. Wristbands are required for entry and must be worn until the end of the concert.
Friday night, doors will open to the EUC Cone Ballroom at 10:30PM following the Homecoming Bonfire. Students MUST have their wristband on AND have their SpartanCard ID with them at the door.
As a reminder, bags will be checked before entering the concert. Costumes are encouraged; however, students with excessive face coverings or masks may be asked to remove them.
Congratulations to this year’s Homecoming Royal Court! Our six King and six Queen candidates were chosen from an interview panel and will go on to compete in the King and Queen Contest during Homecoming Week. Candidates will campaign over the next couple of weeks – make sure to come out on Monday, October 27 for our contest where YOU get to pick your choice following talent, attire, and question/answer competitions! More information can be found at homecoming.uncg.edu.
|Treyvon Bishop||King||Neo Black Society|
|Cameron Covitz||King||Pi Kappa Alpha|
|Ryan Mitchell||King||Omega Psi Phi|
|Kity Vongsay||King||Filipino American Student Association|
|Christina Dunn||Queen||Alpha Kappa Alpha|
|Claire King||Queen||Office of Undergraduate Admissions|
|Jessie Stewart||Queen||New Student and Spartan Family Programs|
Voting opens Monday, October 27 following the King and Queen Contest at 7PM in the EUC Auditorium, and closes October 31 at midnight!
Visit https://uncg.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3qo7OvRPztXRFRz to vote for your choice!
Join us to find out the winners during halftime of the Homecoming Soccer Match on Saturday, November 1!
Homecoming 2014 Featured Student Events:
October 27-31 – Spirit Week
Neon Monday, Organization Tuesday, reWind Wednesday, Twin Thursday, Blue & Gold Friday
Monday, October 27
7PM – King and Queen Contest, EUC Auditorium
Tuesday, October 28
7PM – Hypnotist Show ft. Paul Ramsey, EUC Auditorium
Wednesday, October 29
12PM – Homecoming Themed Stuff-a-Plush, EUC Maple
7PM – Homecoming Comedy Show, EUC Auditorium
Thursday, October 30
8PM – Nightmare on College Ave, College Avenue
Friday, October 31
9PM – Homecoming Bonfire, Kaplan Commons/EUC front lawn
11PM – Homecoming Student Concert, EUC Cone Ballroom
Saturday, November 1
4PM – Student Homecoming Party, Moran Commons
Visit http://homecoming.uncg.edu for the complete schedule including alumni and athletic events!