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Homecoming Week Events

FRIDAY, Oct. 10

Spirit Splash Competition Entry Deadline
Deck your halls, offices, doors in the spirit of Crimson and Black Attack! Register by 5 p.m. today to enter the competition and chance to win the Spirit Splash traveling cup! Download the entry form and guidelines here.

MONDAY, Oct. 13

Celebrate YOUR Student Union and Recreation Center! 
10 a.m. - noon • SURC Pit and Rec Center
Celebrate fall and the new updates to the SURC! Tours, treats, music by The 'Burg and info.

Wildcat Photo Project Begins
Ready, set, shoot! What does Wildcat Spirit mean to you? Take photos now through Homecoming Week and post to CWUHype Facebook. Don’t forget to tag #wildcatphotoproject to be entered into a drawing for prizes!

Final CWU Class Ring Vote
A final design has been created from results of the CWU Traditions and Beyond/CWU Class Ring survey, and today is the last day to vote! Check your CWU email for a link.

Spirit Door/Hall Decorating Contest deadline
Your entry must be completed by 5 p.m.! Judges will pick winners on Wednesday.

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

TUESDAY, Oct. 14

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

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15 (cont.)
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!

CWU Volleyball vs. Western Oregon

7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion • Free for CWU students & kids 5 and under; Non-CWU students visit

FRIDAY, Oct. 17
Distinguished Alumni Dinner

5:30 p.m. • Sue Lombard • $25 • Info and registration at 

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

CWU Fall Open House

7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. • SURC and other campus buildings
Future Wildcats will be on campus to check out all that Central has to offer. 

Homecoming Hike
All day • Sign up at OPR • $25 • Call 963-3537 or stop by OPR for info.
Join the OPR trip leaders on a hiking adventure to Lake Stuart. Experience serenity and breathtaking views, as well as some great company along the way. Price includes equipment and transportation costs. 

Wildcat Color 5K
9:30 a.m. registration begins
10:30 a.m. race start • OPR Patio 
$20 pre-registration on or before Oct. 13 (t-shirt guaranteed), $25 registration after Oct. 13. Register at the Recreation Center front desk or at

CWU Men’s Rugby NCRC Sevens Tournament
See schedule at www.wildcatsports.comSATURDAY, Oct. 18 (cont.)

Rally at the SURC
10:45 a.m. (tentative, check back for details)

Wildcat Alley/Fan Zone 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Tomlinson Lot S & Walnut St.
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 Football vs. Western Oregon
1 p.m. • Tomlinson Stadium • Free for CWU students and kids 5 and under, Non-CWU students visit

CWU Volleyball vs. Saint Martin’s
7 p.m. • Nicholson Pavilion • Free for CWU students & kids 5 and under; Non-CWU students visit

CWU Homecoming Entertainment:
Musician Phillip Phillips with special guest Christian Burghardt 

8 p.m. • SURC Ballroom
$20 for CWU students (w/ ID), $30 general non-CWU student admission,
$40 reserved seating. Note handling fees will apply on all tickets. Visit

*Event schedule subject to changes.