2012 Homecoming Schedule of Events

All events are listed below:

Wednesday September 12 5:00pm  Entry forms for Homecoming Queen and King candidates are due. Also due is a high-resolutuion headshot of the candidate emailed to lindsay@wcu.edu.  
Wednesday 
September 19

12:01am-11:59pm

 Homecoming Court Elections through My Cat begins at 12:01am and ends at 11:59pm.

Wednesday
September 26

12:01am-
11:59pm

Final voting for King and Queen online through My Cat begins at 12:01am and ends at 11:59pm.

  5:00pm Banners are due for judging at the UC Guest Services Desk.
Monday
October 1
5:00pm

Banners will be displayed around campus.

Wednesday
October 3

5:00pm 

Float Building Party & Catamount Games entry forms due at the UC Guest Services Desk.

 

5:00pm 

Deadline for Parade entries at the UC Guest Services Desk. 

  5:00pm Spirit Night sign up due at UC Guest Services Desk. 

 

5:00pm

Catamount Games on the UC/CRC Lawn!

Thursday
October 4  
      

3:30pm 

"The Last Lecture" by David Dorondo, WCU History Professor, in the University Center Theater.

 

5:00-8:30pm 

Float Building Party UC Lawn.

  6:15pm  Meet at the Bell Tower for the 3rd annual Fight Song March! 

Friday
October 5

11:00am 

Alumni Scholarship Homecoming Golf Tournament. RSVP required by September 28. For information, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 828-227-7335 or email magill@wcu.edu

 

4:30pm

Parade participants should meet at Mark Watson Park in Sylva for line up. Parking is not available at Mark Watson Park; shuttle buses will be running from the Municipal parking lot near Bridge Park in downtown Sylva to the parade site. Trophies will be awarded for best entries and winners will be announced during Spirit Night.

 

6:15pm 

Homecoming 2012 Main Street Parade in Sylva, NC. Cheer as community and student floats, WCU cheerleaders, Homecoming Court, and the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band parade through downtown Sylva. 

 

8:00pm 

Spirit Night. Join students, faculty, staff, and alumni for a pep rally, music, and food at Central Plaza. 

  8:00-10:00pm  The Catamount Legacy: All Sports Reunion Meet & Greet. RSVP deadline is September 24. For cost and more information, contact Stefanie Conley at 828-227-2401 or email slconley@wcu.edu.  
  10:00pm  Homecoming BYOB Dance Party at the Cats Den! 

Saturday
October 6

10:00am-12:00pm 

Chancellor’s Brunch and Alumni Awards Ceremony. Honoring Alumni Association award recipients and the university’s Distinguished Service Award recipient. RSVP required by September 28. UC Grand Room. Call the Office of Alumni Affairs at 877-440-9990 or 828-227-7335 or email magill@wcu.edu.

 

10:00am

The Catamount Legacy: All Sports Reunion Basketball Alumni Game. Ramsey Auxiliary Gym, admission is free.

  11:00am-12:30pm  New Health and Human Sciences Building Open House. Contact the College of Health and Human Sciences for more information at 828-227-7271. 

 

12:00pm 

Tailgating- Prior to kickoff of the WCU vs Georgia Southern football game. 

 

3:30pm 

Football. The Catamounts do battle against the the Georgia Southern Eagles in the cozy confines of Whitmire Stadium and Bob Waters Field. For tickets, contact the WCU ticket office at 800-344-6928. 

 

6:30-8:00pm 

WCU African American Alumni Postgame Reception. Ramsey Center Hospitality Room. RSVP by Friday, September 28, at 877-440-9990, 828-227-7335 or email magill@wcu.edu

  7:00pm  Volleyball vs Davidson. Ramsey Center; admission is free.
  7:00pm Homecoming Stompfest. Coulter Recital Hall. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets available beginning September 10 through Holli Stillman in the Intercultural Affairs office (UC 3rd floor).

Sunday
October 7

12:30pm

Inspirational Choir Concert. This crowd pleasing event will bring Homecoming Weekend to a close with a performance in the A.K. Hinds University Center Grand Room. For more information contact the Office of Intercultural Affairs at 828-227-2276 or email oes@wcu.edu

 

 

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