Homecoming & Parent and Family Weekend 2017 is less than two weeks away! Here are a few of the exciting ways that EWU faculty and staff can get involved in this action-packed week of events. For a complete schedule of all events, visit ewu.edu/hpfw
Kick-off Bonfire, Pep Rally and Bed Races | Sunday, Oct. 29 | 6-9 p.m. | Lot #9 (EWU Cheney Campus)
Help us kick off another homecoming with our annual bonfire, pep rally and bed races! The fun starts at 6 p.m. in Lot #9 (near Roos Field). Meet members of the EWU football team and catch a free performance by DJ Daethstar!
Then stick around and show off your team’s speed and skill as you compete in this year’s bed races! To sign up your team, view the form online. Print and turn in your registration form to the SAIL Office (SUT 110) no later than Oct. 25 at noon. Winners receive a cash prize and spaces are limited, so sign up today!
Spirit Splash Competition | Judging on Tuesday, Oct. 31 | All EWU Campuses
Show off your Eagle pride by decorating your office for this year’s Community Spirit Splash! Judging for on-campus entries will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 31, starting at 10 a.m., and off-campus entries will be judged on Friday, Nov. 3, starting at 10 a.m. Sign up today online. Deadline to register is Thursday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m.
Harvest Fest and Carnival | Tuesday, Oct. 31 | Tours: 3:15-4:30 p.m., Carnival: 4-6 p.m. | EWU Cheney Campus
Be a part of an EWU tradition! Every year, more than 400 children come to EWU’s campus to trick-or-treat around the buildings, then enjoy a carnival campus afterward. Tours begin at Hargreaves Hall.
EWU Bookstore Food Drive | Thursday, Nov. 2 | 2-3 p.m.
The EWU Bookstore’s Annual Food Drive has a special twist this year – the three winning campus groups and each member of those groups will receive 25 percent off EWU clothing through winter quarter 2018! The winning groups will be determined from the following categories: campus residential hall, homecoming team challenge and faculty/staff department. All collections are to be brought to the URC Courtyard on Nov. 2 between 2-3 p.m.
Eagle Spirit Day | Friday, Nov. 3
Make sure to wear red no matter where you are to celebrate Eagle Spirit Day! Share your photos on social media using #Eagle4Life
5K Swoop Sprint Race and Breakfast | Saturday, Nov. 4 | 8 a.m. | EWU Cheney Campus
Join us in a fun 5K run/walk around Eastern Washington University and the streets of Cheney. Following the race, enjoy a free pancake breakfast to kick off Homecoming Weekend! Registration is $15. Online registration is open until 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3. Late registrations are accepted on site.
Homecoming Parade | Saturday, Nov. 4 | 10 a.m. | Downtown Cheney
Help kick off Homecoming Day by signing your team, office or organization up for this year’s Homecoming Parade! You can participate by decorating and riding, walking or driving your vehicle/float from downtown Cheney to campus. Show off your EWU spirit and you’ll be entered to win a prize! Sign up online before Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Homecoming Football Game | Saturday, Nov. 4 | 1:05 p.m. | Roos Field
Join us in rooting for the Eagles in this year’s homecoming football game against the Weber State Wildcats! Buy tickets.
Dust off your pom poms and break out your Eagle gear, because Homecoming & Parent and Family Week 2017 is coming!