2014 Homecoming Schedule

 Monday, September 29th - or - Thursday, October 2nd

Homecoming Informational Meetings
September 29th - ASC Woulfe Alumni Hall  6 p.m.
October 2nd - ASC Woulfe Alumni Hall noon or 7 p.m.

To register for the Tommie Challenge online click here.

Monday, October 6

Tommie Atrium Banner Contest
Show your Tommie Pride by designing a homecoming spirited atrium banner.  Banners can be no larger than 3ft wide and 6ft long.  All entries will be judged on creativity, Tommie Spirit, connection to homecoming and its artistic value.  Supplies are available in the Project Resource Room (PRR) in the Frank and Judy Sunberg Student Leadership Center located on the 3rd floor of the Anderson Student Center.  All banners must be turned in by 9 a.m., October 6th to Campus Life, ASC 325.  Winners of the Banner Contest will be announced Saturday during Purple on the Plaza.

Tommie Digital Signage Contest
Help us fill campus digital signage with Tommie Spirit.  All entries must be 1366 (width) x 768 (height) pixels with a resolution of 72 ppi to work with our digital signage system.  Email your final digital signage entry to STAR: star@stthomas.edu by 9 a.m., October 6th.  Please include in the subject line of the e-mail: Team Name – Digital Signage.  Winners of the digital signage contest will be announced Saturday during Purple on the Plaza.

Tommie’s Bowling Challenge - ASC Bowling 7 p.m.
Check back for details of this event.

 Tuesday, October 7

Where’s Tommie
Our lovable Tommie Mascot has been hidden somewhere on campus.  Help us find our furry friend.  Clues will be given out on the Student Affair’s Facebook and Twitter accounts beginning Tuesday, October 7th at 9 a.m.

Tommie Tuesday - John P. Monahan Plaza 11:45 a.m.
Join us for a special surprise homecoming giveaway.

Tommie Cookie Decorating Contest - Scooter’s 7 p.m.
Combine your Tommie Pride and cookie decorating skills.  After decorating your giant cookie, enjoy your delicious treat with friends.  Judging will be based on Tommie spirit, artistic value and creativity.

 Wednesday, October 8

Tommie Trivia - Scooter’s 7 p.m.
How much do you really know St. Thomas?  Join us in Scooters for a night of UST trivia and fun competition.  Of course Tommie will be there as well to lend a helping paw.  

Spirit Video Deadline - Online 9 p.m.
Tap into your group’s creative vibe and create a UST Homecoming Spirit Video.  This video can range anywhere from a recreation of a music video to a short story about Tommie Pride.  Either way these videos are bound to be epic.  Make sure to submit your Spirit Video via e-mail by 9 p.m. to be entered into the contest.

Time Limit: 5 minutes
Content: All videos must be homecoming spirited in nature and support the mission of the University of St. Thomas.  Content must be appropriate and respectful. All videos will be reviewed by the Homecoming Committee. Entries will be disqualified for use of profanity, vulgarity or any inappropriate messages or images.
Example: Recreation of music videos with a Tommie theme.
Judging Criteria: Creativity, Originality, Purpleocity and Tommie Pride.

Upload your Spirit Video to Youtube.com and e-mail a link to star@stthomas.edu  Please include in the subject line of the e-mail: Team Name – Spirit Video

Thursday, October 9

Pep Fest - John P. Monahan Plaza Noon
Rain site Woulfe Alumni Hall
Help cheer on all our fall Tommie athletes at the 2014 Fall Homecoming Pep Fest. Undergraduate students can join Tommie for a free lunch on the plaza.  Be sure to wear your purple.

Tommie Lip Sync - Woulfe Alumni Hall 7 p.m.
The performances will be limited to no longer than 3 minutes and 30 seconds.  All performances must utilize songs that are appropriate nature.  Team captains will be emailed a form to complete requesting the song title and short description of their performance.  Any inappropriate acts will result in the team being disqualified from the Tommie Challenge.

 Friday, October 10

Tommie Spirit Video Viewing Party - Scooter’s 7 p.m.
Join in the fun with appetizers and desserts as we release the 2014 Homecoming Spirit Videos.

Movie - ASC Dance 9 p.m.
Looking for something to do on Friday night?  Swing by ASC Dance for a movie.

Saturday, October 11

Wellness Center 5K - Summit Avenue 9 a.m.
Join us for our annual Wellness 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, October 11th.  Register by October 2nd to receive a free t-shirt. Click HERE for more information and to register.

Purple Pancakes on the Plaza - John P. Monahan Plaza 9:30 a.m.
Join Tommie on the Plaza for the most important meal of day and Tommie’s favorite breakfast treat purple pancakes.

Homecoming Parade - Summit Avenue 10:30 a.m.
Join us along Summit Avenue for the annual Homecoming Parade. This annual tradition features student groups, UST alumni, faculty and staff, local businesses and community groups and Tommie.  Check HERE for more information and guidelines.

Purple on the Plaza - John P. Monahan Plaza 11 a.m.
Put on your purple and show your Tommie Pride at Purple on the Plaza.  Join us on the John P. Monahan Plaza before the homecoming football game for game-day food, hospitality, music and fun. Undergraduate students can pick up their FREE meal voucher at the Homecoming Committee Table.  Join Tommie Mascot, the UST Cheer and Dance Teams and the pep band as we prepare to cheer on our Tommies.  Bring your friends, your appetite and your Tommie spirit as we prepare for the big game at Purple on the Plaza.  Check out more information HERE.

St. Thomas vs. Augsburg Football Game - O’Shaughnessy Stadium 1:10 p.m.

Homecoming Dance - AARC Fieldhouse 9 p.m.
Wrap up a great homecoming week with the homecoming dance.  Get your tickets HERE.  More details will be available soon.