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Spirit Week Activities

Pre-Homecoming Week

Sunday, Sept. 29

Winona State’s Got Talent Preliminary Show: Come cheer on and vote for the top 6 acts who will move on to the final talent show on Sunday, Oct. 6 during the Homecoming Coronation Ceremony. The preliminary talent show starts at 7pm in the Student Activity Center (lower level Kryzsko Commons).

All Week: Medallion Hunt Clues

Medallion Hunt clues will be given daily Oct. 7-11 on the WSU Homecoming Events Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat until it is found. The winner receives $50!

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Stuff Yourself with Pride: Stop by the Gazebo or SLC Atrium at 11am to stuff a free Winona State University pillow! Available while supplies last. If inclement weather, pillow stuffing will be in SLC Atrium and Kryzsko lower hyphen. Cosponsored with Warriors LEAD and Warrior Entertainment Network.

Sunday, Oct. 6

Homecoming Coronation & Winona State's Got Talent Show: Don't forget to come to see who is crowned Homecoming Royalty at the Homecoming Coronation and who wins the Winona State's Got Talent Show at 7:30pm in Somsen Auditorium!

Monday, Oct. 7

Unwind with Warrior Pride! Come take what you need for midterms between, we have the supplies for you. There will be DIY Stress Balls with Orbeez, a build your own Trial Mix bar, Coloring Sheets, Mini Test Supply Kits, Blue Books and Scantrons. Stop by the Gazebo from 1pm-3pm! Rain location: SLC atrium)

Sunset Yoga: Joins us for Sunset Yoga on Phelps lawn at 5pm with our very own Sara Nordgren. Bring Your Own Yoga Mat, Blanket, or Towel. Rain location: SLC Atrium

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Powderpuff and Lawn Games! Join us on the Phelps Lawn from 11am-3pm for a game of powderpuff or assorted lawn games! Teams of 6 are able to register for powderpuff and the top two teams will be awarded prizes! Cosponsored with Greek Life.

The deadline to sign up is Monday, October 7th. Registration for powderpuff are available now.

Teams must consist of at least three females. 

Also make sure everyone on your team signs a waiver as well!

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Free Slushies: Starting at Noon while supplies last. Come grab a free slushy with a commemorative cup at the Gazebo. Rain location will be Kryzsko Lower Hyphen

Movie Night on the Field: Come enjoy the movie “Yesterday”- The Beatles movie you should have seen yesterday! It will be located on the football field starting at 7pm! There will be movie snacks provided. If there is inclement weather, we will be showing the movie in SLC 120. Bring blankets or lawn chairs if you would prefer to not sit on the bleachers.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Black Light Games: Come to McCown Gym from 7:30-9:30pm and play dodgeball, 9-square, and mini golf in black light. A photobooth is also available to capture your favorite memories. Sponsored by Warrior Entertainment Network.

Chalk the Walk: Come out to the Gazebo from 12pm-4pm and register to decorate your own square of the sidewalk. Compete with fellow students in three different categories: Social media people’s choice, school spirit, and an open category. The winner in each category will receive a prize!

Friday, Oct. 11

Club Fair: The Homecoming Club Fair will take place from 11am-2pm at the Gazebo area. Stop by to join a club or support them in their fundraising efforts!

Pep Fest: The annual Homecoming Pep Fest will start at 12pm at the Gazebo.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Homecoming Parade: The annual Homecoming Parade will begin at 10am on Huff Street. You don't want to miss it!

Warrior Game Day Experience: Get pumped up before the WSU Warrior football and volleyball games. There will be food trucks, live music, inflatables and a special WSU Student Zone full of activities.

One hour before game time, the Warrior Walk will parade down Johnson Street to the stadium to cheer on the Warrior football team and wish them good luck.

The Warrior Game Day Experience takes place from 11-2pm on Johnson Street and the IWC Parking Lot area.


For questions about the Spirit Week Activities, contact co-chairs Adriana Coffey at and Mary Waldemarsen at