Homecoming Royal Court Contest

The Homecoming Royal Court process for the 2021-22 academic year has concluded. If you’re interested in participating in Homecoming Royal Court in the 2022-23 academic year, please check back late summer 2022.

Below is a general overview and timeline of the 2021-22 process for reference. 

Homecoming Royal Court 2021 Application 

Homecoming Royal Court is an honored tradition of UNC Greensboro’s Homecoming celebration to showcase and recognize a few of the many outstanding students at UNCG. The Royal Court is composed of eight (8) students who shall represent the University and student body at various campus and community events. Candidates compete annually for this honor, which recognizes two UNCG students for their participation in campus life and their promotion of school spirit. The Royal Court will be presented and the two UNCG Royalty winners announced at the annual UNCG Homecoming Block Party on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The two winners, in addition to the title and honor, will receive other rewards and responsibilities including: professional headshot, financial support for required community service project, 15 community service hours, requests to emcee various campus events, and UNCG sponsored professional development/leadership trainings.

Eligibility Requirements: All candidates must:

  • Be enrolled full-time at the University for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Have attended the University for at least one semester prior to application. 
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 .
  • Be in good disciplinary standing with the University.
  • Must be sponsored by a recognized student group, residence hall, or other University sanctioned involvement opportunity or department. 
    • There is no financial support for sponsorship, only verification that the student is an active leader in recognized group/department. 
  • Must be a Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student.
  • Must be able to attend and participate in the Homecoming activities as outlined in the Royal Timeline. Please review Royalty Timeline linked at bottom of page before submitting application

Note: Former Homecoming Royalty are not eligible. 

The application includes an essay in response to the following questions:

  • Essay Question #1: Why should you be selected to be part of Homecoming Royal Court?
  • Essay Question #2: If you are crowned, what idea or ideas do you have for the required community service project?

Responses are to be typed, double-spaced and are not to exceed three pages (not including the cover page)

All candidates are also required to submit an updated resume which includes a listing of their on-campus or co-curricular activities, including leadership, volunteer, and community service experiences.

Link to Application: 

Prior to submitting your application, or for more information on Homecoming Royal Court, including the Timeline and Selection Process or Required Royal Court Schedule Events, please refer to the 2021 Royal Court Information Packet.

Interest Meeting Information

Please note that the Homecoming Royal Court selection process and contest is not a beauty pageant or a popularity contest. Royal Court will be screened and ultimately selected based on the applicants’ ability to articulate and demonstrate academic performance, curricular and co-curricular involvement, contribution to the university and the community, and school spirit. 

For any questions regarding Homecoming Royal Court, please contact Kynnith Francis-Vaughan, Office of Campus Activities and Programs, at kjfranc2@uncg.edu.

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