Homecoming October 22 - 27, 2012
Wednesday, October 3: Homecoming Court Applications Due
Wednesday, October 17: All Homecoming Packets Due
Apollo Registration is now FULL.
Schedule of Events
Monday, October 22
- Banner Contest Judging Begins at 9am
Student Organizations decorate homecoming themed banners to be displayed during the week.
- Twister Competition/HCC Loco Cup Giveaway
12:30 p.m., MUC Plaza (Rain Location Red Barn) A giant Twister game will be assembled for student organizations to compete. Traditional rules apply.
- Homecoming Concert Featuring: Andy Grammer with guests South Jordan and Chris Wallace
7pm, Red Barn. Doors open at 6pm. More Information Coming Soon Sponsored by Govs Programming Council (GPC).
Tuesday, Oct. 9: Main campus students (residential, commuter and online main campus) will be able to pick up one FREE ticket on a first-come, first served basis.
Wednesday Oct. 17: Fort Campbell and all online students, faculty and staff will be able to purchase tickets if available. Main campus students may purchase one additional ticket at this time ($20).
Tickets will be available from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. and 4-6:30 p.m. weekdays in the Morgan University Center Lobby.
Tuesday, October 23
- SGA Homecoming T-shirt Distribution/ GPC Crazy Cup Giveaway
Noon, MUC Plaza (Rain Location Red Barn). Main campus students can pick-up their complimentary homecoming t-shirt. Sponsored by Student Government Association.
- Fight Song Competition
12:30 p.m., MUC Plaza (Rain Location Red Barn). Student organizations perform APSU’s fight song, “Smash! Bang!” in the traditional manner as well as a creative version based on the 2012 Homecoming theme. This is truly an event not to miss!
Wednesday, October 24
- Color Wars!
12:30 p.m., MUC 305. Color Wars! are designed for all student organizations to share in friendly competition and enjoy some fun and social time with one another. Participation points will be given to organizations that participate in all three events. All participants must be members of your organization and a currently enrolled student at APSU. The competitions will celebrate the Homecoming theme of True Colors as well as showcase creativity and school spirit. Each event and rules will be announced immediately prior to the beginning of the competition..
- APSU Apollo Student Talent Show
7:00 p.m., Red Barn. Free and open to the public. Students amaze the audience with their talents. Sponsored by Govs Programming Council (GPC).
Thursday, October 25
5:00 p.m., Red Barn. Student organizations participate in the traditional step-off competition.
- Bonfire/Pep Rally/Homecoming Court Announcement
6:30 p.m., Immediately following the Step-Off at the Dunn Bowl (Rain Location Red Barn), the 2012 Homecoming court will be announced. Come and participate in the pep rally while enjoying the traditional bonfire. Scheduled appearances include: APSU head coach Rick Christophel, the Governors Own marching band, cheer and pom squads, and the Gov himself. Sponsored by Athletics and Student Life and Engagement.
Friday, October 26
- Cookout & T-shirt Swap
Noon, MUC Plaza (Rain Location: Red Barn). Free and open to APSU main campus. Come enjoy lunch and swap! Students can bring another article of clothing bearing the name of another university and trade it for a new APSU GOVS shirt! All clothing items collected will be donated to Goodwill. Sponsored by Student Life and Engagement.
Saturday, October 27th
- Homecoming Parade
1:30 p.m., (Eighth Street, down College Street, N. Second Street, Drane Street, back to campus). Free and open to the public. APSU and the Clarksville community gather together to celebrate Homecoming 2012. Come see one of the largest parades in recent history!
- Homecoming Game- APSU vs. SEMO
4:00 p.m., Governors Stadium. Open to the public. Presentation of the 2012 Homecoming King and Queen and court announced at halftime. The Red Bowl competition champions will also be announced. For admission prices, please contact Athletics Ticket Office, (931) 221-7761.
- NPHC Step Show
7:30 p.m., Red Barn. $10 for APSU students with I.D. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Contact Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, (931) 221-6570. Visit www.apsugreeks.com for the most up-to-date information.
Unless otherwise stated, contact Student Life and Engagement, (931) 221-7431, for more information about any event listed.