Students celebrating Homecoming

Winona State University Homecoming 2015

Save the Date! Sept. 25 & 26, 2015

2014 Schedule of Events

WSU is out of this world! This year's theme, "WSU is Out of this World," is the perfect opportunity to celebrate being a Warrior, to bring the Winona and WSU communities together to have fun with many different festivities, and to cheer on our fall sports.

There are many traditions to commemorate a Winona State University Homecoming:

Date    Event 
September 15   Homecoming T-shirt Design Contest Submissions due
September 29-
October 3
  Homecoming T-shirt Sales
September 29   Homecoming Court Nominations due 12pm sharp!
October 7-8   Homecoming King & Queen online elections
October 17   Parade entry forms Club fair entry forms due
October 19  
  • Women's Soccer vs. Southwest Minnesota State (Maxwell Field at the Stadium)
October 20  
October 21  
  • Medallion Hunt Clue #2 on the WSU Homecoming Events Facebook page
  • 4-7pm: RHA Bleeds Purple (Gazebo)...carnival games, sheet decorating to show your school spirit, and more!
  • 8pm: S'mores & More Bonfire with Robert Briggs (WSU Courtyard-weather dependent)
October 22  
  • Medallion Hunt Clue #3 on the WSU Homecoming Events Facebook page
  • 11am-3pm: Spin Art Novelty Show (WSU Courtyard)...come decorate a drawstring bag or a vinyl record with spin art! (SAC in case of inclement weather)
  • 11am-3pm: Lawn games & Fun (WSU Courtyard-weather dependent)
October 23  
  • Medallion Hunt Clue #4 on the WSU Homecoming Events Facebook page
  • 11am-3pm: Thirsty Thursday Rootbeer Floats (Gazebo)
  • 11am-3pm: Chalk the Walk sidewalk decorating contest (Gazebo)...decorate a chunk of sidewalk to show your school spirit. Judging by the 2014 Homecoming Court.
    7:30pm: Heath Hyche comedy show (Somsen Auditorium) 
October 24  
  • Medallion Hunt Clue #5 on the WSU Homecoming Events Facebook page
  • 11am-2pm Club Fair (Courtyard)
  • 12pm Pep Fest (Courtyard)...featuring the Warrior Wobble dance party and a Bloedow's Donut Hole Eating Contest 
  • 7:30pm: Homecoming Concert featuring PROF (East Hall-Kryzsko Commons)...sponsored by UPAC. $5.00.
October 25  
  • 8am: Warrior Waddle 5k (Lake Park Lodge)
  • 10am: Homecoming Parade (Huff Street)
  • 11am-1:30pm: WSU Tailgate Party (Courtyard)...Grab your favorite tailgate fare (WSU Meal Plan or $5.00) and have fun with the photo booth, making a poster to cheer on the Warriors, lawn games, music and more! (Jack Kane Dining Hall & East Hall if inclement weather)
    2:30pm Football vs. Sioux Falls (Maxwell Field at the Stadium)
October 26
  • 2pm: Community Clean-Up (Gazebo)...wrap up the Homecoming celebration by cleaning up the areas around campus and downtown. Food provided for all participants and t-shirts for the first 100 who register. Sign up at Community Clean Up 2014.