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Homecoming 2017 schedule of events

UW-PLATTEVILLE HOMECOMING 2017: GOING GLOBAL

SUNDAY, OCT. 8

Social Media Photo Contest

Time: Oct. 9 @ 2 p.m. - Oct. 13 @ 6 p.m.
Location: Online

It is time to share! Share your Homecoming pictures with us and earn points for your organization, too! The competition begins Sun. Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. and ends Fri. Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. 

Volleyball

Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Indoor

Volleyball will be on Sunday, October 8 at 5-8 P.M. in the William’s Fieldhouse! 

Food Fight (begins)

Time: Oct. 8 @ 5 p.m. - Oct. 13 @ 6 p.m.
Location: Pioneer Involvement Center

FOOD FIGHT! This week long event will be held from Sunday, October 8 and 5:00 pm through Friday, October 13 at 6:00 pm in the Pioneer Involvement Center.  Help to fight hunger by placing non-perishable food items into your own organizations’ box or the box of any other organization.  Points will be awarded per item and counted and collected every night.  A team can also earn spirit points through the decoration of their box which should be turned in on Thursday, October 5 by 8:00.  Can your team fight the hardest?

Banner Ceremony

Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Pioneer Crossing

Hey there, Pioneers!  Show off your organization’s creativity with a 96-inch banner!  Make sure your team signs up for the Banner Ceremony that takes place on Sunday, October 8 at 3:00 p.m.  These banners will be critiqued on originality, creativity, appearance, use of theme, required information (organization’s name and the homecoming slogan UW-Platteville Homecoming 2016: Pioneers Through the Years) and presentation.  Turn in your banner before Thursday, October 6 by 8 p.m. in the CPR Office located in the PIC.  There are a ton of details with the Banner Ceremony, so make sure you check out the homecoming website!  May the best banner win!

United We Stand: The Peterson Brothers Farm

Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Ullsvik Hall

Earn 10 points for 10 people present representing your group.

MONDAY, OCT. 9

Tug of War

Time: 4 p.m.Location: Memorial ParkOne! Two! Three! Pull! Tug of War will be held on Monday, October 9 from 4 - 6 p.m. at Memorial Park. Prepare to get muddy as teams battle it out in a mud pit while trying to tug the rope over to their side. Tug of War is a bracket style tournament all co-ed. Top points will be awarded to the teams that can outlast the rest and most importantly… avoid the mud! 

TUESDAY, OCT. 10

 

Escape Room Competition

Time: 5- 9 p.m.  (The company is running late so times have been delayed for 1/2 hr. for now!)
Location: Meeting Rooms, The Markee

Timed event.  30 minute max. to escape

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11

Yell Like Hell

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Ralph E. David Stadium, Men's Soccer 

Don’t miss Yell Like Hell. Be Loud, Be Proud!
 

Reverse Tug of War

Time: 10 p.m.
Location: Pac Pool, Williams Fieldhouse

Full speed ahead! Reverse Water Tug is coming to Homecoming week on Wednesday, October 11 from 10-12 p.m. in the PAC Pool. Reverse Water Tug is a tournament-style double elimination event consisting of two canoes connected by a rope. Each team will have three rowers in a canoe and both will begin rowing at the sound of the whistle trying to pull the other team’s canoe. 

THURSDAY, OCT. 12

 

Variety Show: Lip Sync Edition

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Center for the Arts

Hey Pioneers!  Want to show off your lip syncing talent while having a great time with your organization?  If the answer is yes, make sure to sign up for the Homecoming Variety Show!  It will take place on October 12, at 7 P.M. in the Center for Arts!  It may be difficult to fit all of your organization’s talent into a 5-minute window but make sure to follow the 5-minute maximum performance rule. We will see you and your sweet moves on stage!

FRIDAY, OCT. 13

House Decorations

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Res Halls and Houses in the Community

Get ready for Homecoming 2017 House Decorations! Be ready for the House Decorations Judges Committee to drop in and chitchat on Friday, Oct. 13 from 4 – 6 p.m.

 

Food Fight (ends)

Time: Oct. 8 @ 5 p.m. - Oct. 13 @ 6 p.m.

Location: Pioneer Involvement Center

FOOD FIGHT! This week long event will be held from Sunday, October 8 and 5:00 pm through Friday, October 13 at 6:00 pm in the Pioneer Involvement Center.  Help to fight hunger by placing non-perishable food items into your own organizations’ box or the box of any other organization.  Points will be awarded per item and counted and collected every night.  A team can also earn spirit points through the decoration of their box which should be turned in on Thursday, October 5 by 8:00.  Can your team fight the hardest?

Social Media Photo Contest (ends)

Time: Oct. 3 @ 2 p.m. - Oct. 13 @ 6 p.m.

Location: Online

It is time to share! Share your Homecoming pictures with us and earn points for your organization, too! The competition begins Sun. Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. and ends Fri. Oct. 13 at 6 p.m.  

SATURDAY, OCT. 14

Float Judging

Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Jay Street
All on campus organizations are eligible to enter the float judging competition! Check in goes from 7:30 A.M - 8:30 A.M. on the corner of Jay Street and Championship Drive. Judging starts at 8:30 A.M. Good luck and may the best float win!  
 

Parade

Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Main Street
The parade is coming! The parade is coming on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m! Grab a spot on the curb of Main Street in Platteville and enjoy the whimsical wonders of the attraction reflecting the Homecoming theme.
 
 

Football Game vs. UW-Oshkosh

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium

Torch Relay

Time: 7:45 p.m.
Location: Ullsvik Hall

Saturday, October 14 is the day that you have been waiting for! To end one of the best homecoming weeks ever we have the lighting of the world’s largest “M” at 9 pm down at the Platte Mound M. But before that we will have the Torch Relay at 7 pm starting out of Ullsvik Hall. Runners will run all the way to the “M” to light the torch that shows just how much we love orange and blue!

Lighting of the "M"

Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Platteville Mound

Saturday, Oct. 14 is the day that you have been waiting for! In conclusion of one of the best homecoming weeks ever, we have the lighting of the world’s largest “M” at 9 p.m. located at the Platte Mound. The event consists of a full fireworks display, Marching Pioneers, and a community united. You will not want to miss this spectacular night!

 

CPR: Contact Information

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to contact us!

Campus Programming and Relations

Tel: 608.342.1497
E-mail: cpr@uwplatt.edu
Office: Located in the Pioneer Involvement Center (lower level of the Markee)

To request disability accommodations please contact Campus Programming and Relations at 608.348.1497 or cpr@uwplatt.edu.

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OCTOBER, 6, 2018

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