UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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Homecoming2019


Homecoming 2019 is Saturday, Oct. 19

Homecoming festivities will commence Monday-Sunday, Oct. 14-20. For questions, email homecoming@uwrf.edu.

Visit our Facebook page for photos and upcoming events! 

Last Updated: 06/18/2019

Monday, Oct. 14
Time Event Location Details

12:00 Noon

Medallion Hunt

Student Involvement Social Media

The student Medallion hunt begins! Follow Student Involvement on Instagram and Facebook to gain clues. The first person to find the medallion will win a Falcon prize pack! Clues will be posted at 12:00 p.m. daily. Must be a UWRF student to win. 

5:30pm-7:00pm

Home Cooked Homecoming hosted by UWRF Greek Life

University Center Mall

Come enjoy a late homecoming tradition of Professor Jake's Bean Soup and kick-off homecoming. Event is free and open to the public. Community is encouraged to attend. For questions, please contact homecoming@uwrf.edu

 

Tuesday, Oct. 15
Time   Event Location   Details

5:30 PM

Border Battle:   Tug-O-War

 

 

Hathorn Hall Mall                Rain Site:  University Center

Come represent your state with the tug-o-war battle of a lifetime. Wisconsinites vs. Minnesotans take to the rope and see which state will win the title! Cheer on your fellow Falcons and kick-off homecoming! Free and open to all. Free food and free swag for participants! For questions, please contact homecoming@uwrf.edu

Wednesday, Oct. 16
Time   Event Location   Details

11am-1pm

DIY T-shirt Decorating

Involvement Center

Come and design a free homecoming t-shirt. Event is free and open to all students. Limited T-shirts and decorating supplies provided. First come-first served. 

 

Thursday, Oct. 17

Details coming soon!

Friday, Oct. 18
Time   Event   Location   Details                               

4pm

Bag Toss Tournament

Falcon Center

This FREE Bag Toss Tournament is open to all UWRF Students, Faculty, and Staff.  Register on IMLeagues prior to the event.  In-person registration or check-in from 3:30-3:45pm.

6:30pm

Free Movie

Falcon's Nest

Bring the whole family to the Falcon's Nest to enjoy a free movie and some popcorn! Contact: Sara Peters, sara.peters@uwrf.edu. Film TBD. 

7pm-10pm

Bring your fam to Campus night

University Center and Falcon Center

Come enjoy all that campus has to  offer by showing your family and friends around! Climb the Rock Wall, Ice Skate in Hunt Arena, or come enjoy BINGO in the University Center! Show off your school and have some fun with your family and friends.  For questions, please email homecoming@uwrf.edu 

7pm

 

Volleyball vs UW-Whitewater

Page Arena

Contact Athletics: 715-425-3900 or athletics@uwrf.edu

9pm

Free Movie

Falcon's Nest

Bring the whole family to the Falcon's Nest to enjoy a free movie and some popcorn! Contact: Sara Peters, sara.peters@uwrf.edu. Film TBD. 

Saturday, Oct. 19
Time Event Location Details

8:30 am

Stuff-A-Pig

University Center

Come and enjoy a "build-a-bear" style event in which you will get a custom homecoming stuffed animal. Limit one per person. Event is first come-first served. For questions, please contact homecoming@uwrf.edu

10:30 am

Homecoming Parade

Downtown River Falls

Don't miss out on the opportunity to see UWRF’s Falcon Spirit come alive in downtown River Falls! The Shriners kick off the annual parade with UWRF students and community members following close behind. Bring a bucket for candy! For questions, contact Karyn Wells karyn.wells@uwrf.edu 

1pm

Football vs UW-La Crosse

Smith Stadium at Ramer Field

Contact Athletics: 715-425-3900 or athletics@uwrf.edu

8 pm

Falcon's Got Talent

Falcon's Nest

This event showcases student talent on campus. Registration is open to all UWRF students. Sign up as an individual, team, or student organization to enjoy this homecoming tradition! Free and open to all. To sign up, click this link. For questions, please contact homecoming@uwrf.edu

Sunday, Oct. 20

Details coming soon!

 

Alumni

For additional details on alumni events, visit the Alumni page.