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2015 CWU Homecoming Week Events

MONDAY, Oct. 19
Spirit Door/Hall Decorating Contest deadline

Your entry must be completed by 5 p.m.! Judges will pick winners on Wednesday.
Click here for entry form.

Monday Movie Madness: “Friday Night Lights”
7 and 9:30 p.m. • SURC Theatre
Free for CWU students w/ ID, $3 GA
Closed Captioning available

TUESDAY, Oct. 20
Mr. & Ms. Central

7:30 p.m. • SURC Ballroom • Free
Best of the best talent winners from each residence hall will battle for the coveted titles in this long-standing Homecoming Week tradition!

Spirit Door/Hall Decorating Contest Judging

Who will win the Spirit Splash Cup? Judges will be making the rounds to determine winning entries in two categories.

Steak Night
4:30 - 7 p.m. • Holmes Dining
Meal plan or cash

Wellington’s Wildfire
7 - 9 p.m. • Alder Street Rec. Complex • Free for CWU students
Gather around the bonfire to celebrate CWU Homecoming with Challenge Course activities, games and contests. 88.1 The ‘Burg will provide music as you enjoy a delicious BBQ and hang out with Wildcat athletes, cheerleaders and the band!

FRIDAY, Oct. 23
Clubs Fair

Homecoming Dance
9-11:30 p.m. • SURC Ballroom • $5 at or $10 at the door.

Wildcat Color 5K

9 a.m. registration begins
10 a.m. race start • OPR Patio
$15 pre-registration on or before Oct. 20 (t-shirt guaranteed), $20 registration after Oct. 20. Register at the Recreation Center front desk or at

Kittitas Connect: Make a Difference Day
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. • Downtown Ellensburg • Free
Help make a difference by helping the Ellensburg downtown Association prepare the 65 downtown flower pots for winter. Join your peers and colleagues for a fun outdoor activity while also helping to preserve the beauty of downtown Ellensburg.

Wildcat Statue dedication

Fan Zone: music, food and prizes!
11 a.m. - Halftime • Tomlinson Stadium
No one pumps up Wildcats before the big game like our awesome campus radio station! Join KCWU-88.1 The ‘Burg for some music, prizes and more!!

CWU Women’s Soccer vs. Simon Fraser
11 a.m. • Soccer Field • Free/$6/$3 at

CWU Football vs. Humboldt State
1 p.m. • Tomlinson Stadium • Free/$12/$10/$7/$5 at

CWU Homecoming Entertainment: Comedian Iliza Shelsinger
8 p.m. • SURC Ballroom
$12 for CWU students (w/ ID), $18 general non-CWU student admission,
$25 reserved seating. Note handling fees will apply on all tickets. Visit
Don’t miss this NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” winning comedian perform her latest material for the first time at CWU. Coming off her latest popular releases of “War Paint” and “Freezing Hot” comedy specials, this admired, up-and-coming funny-girl is sure to bust a few guts and turn a few heads at this year’s Homecoming.

*Event schedule subject to change. Check back for updates and additions.