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Homecoming

October 21-27, 2018

One of the university community's favorite traditions, CAC Homecoming captures a unique sense of Sooner spirit in a week of activities, culminating with the Homecoming parade, football game and royalty coronation. 

Homecoming Week Events

Sunday, October 21, 2018: Glowchella

South Oval, 7pm

Kick off Homecoming week with an exciting evening brought ot you be Class Council and CAC Concert Series. Check out fun food trucks and activities while listening to a free concert provided by local artists.

 

Monday, October 22, 2018: Trivia & Game Night

Location TBA, OMU, 7pm

Come out for a fun night full of pop trivia courtesy of CAC College Bowl and the office of Graduate Student Life! Each group will be entering participating teams for a pop trivia tournament with winners in each student organization category: large male, large female, and co-ed/small group. Thrilling Escape Rooms will also be present ofr individuals to participate in courtesy of the Union Programming Board. Anyone is welcome, whether you are in a competing group or not! No previous registration is required.

 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018: Homecoming "Floats" with UPB 

Union Courtyard, 12pm

Join the Union Programming Board for free ice cream/soda floats in honor of the Parade floats that will be cruising down Boyd Street on Saturday.

Sark After Dark

Sarkeys Fitness Center, 6-10pm

Join your friends on the court for a friendly game of basketball OR volleyball at Sarkeys! Teams can only consist of members from one group, with each group participating in one sport only, and each sport will be split into five categories: Large Male, Large Female, and co-ed/small group. Registration is required to be placed in a bracket, and make sure to fill out a wavier for each participant ahead of time!

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018: "Fill the Oval" Philanthropy Event

South Oval, 12-2pm

Celebrate OU's spirit of service during our annual "Fill the Oval" extravaganza! Donate some spare change or simply come out to learn more about CAC's official philanthropy, Soonerthon, benefiting the Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Oklahoma City. In the mood for a good laugh? Stop by the dunk tank on the South Oval to try and dunk someone into the water! A small volunteer fair will also occur for those interested in learning more about service on campus and around Norman.

Boo!mer Night

South Oval, 7:30-10pm 

Come enjoy a fun movie on the lawn of the South Oval, courtesy of CAC Film Series - film selection TBD.

Thursday, October 25, 2018: Alumni on the Oval

South Oval, 1:30pm

Visit the OU Alumni Association and join in on thanking our alumni and friends by signing a banner that will be displayed in front of the Oklahoma Memorial Union throughout Homecoming Reunion Weekent.

Sidewalk Chalk Competition

Michael R. Price Walkway, 1:30-3:30pm

Walk along the Price Walkway to see a beautiful gallery of chalk art, created by OU's very own students! Each group will be assigned a theme that they must portray, so don't miss the chance to check out their creativity and hard work. 

Alumni Speaker Event

Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, 7pm

Presented by CAC Speaker's Bureau, hear firsthand from an esteemed alumnus of the University of Oklahoma about where life has taken them since they graduated and the aspects of their Sooner experience that made them who they are today.

Homecoming Benefit Night

Fuzzy's, Pickleman's, Louie's, Baked Bear: Various Times

Support CAC Soonerthon and the Children's Miracle Network by attending a benefit night at Fuzzy's from 5-8pm, Qdoba from 5-9pm, Baked Bear from 6-10pm, and Louie's from 6-10pm.

Friday, October 26, 2018: Campus Tours

9-11:30am: Library Tour - Architecture Exhibit, Organ Concert - Catlett, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

The OU Alumni Association invites you to return to campus during Homecoming Reunion Weekend to rekindle college memories with old friends. Register here.

Lunch & Medallion Ceremony with Presigent Gallogly

Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, 12pm

Enjoy lunch with former classmates and friends and listen to President Jim Gallogly speak as we honor the class of 1968 with their 50 year medallion.

College Receptions and Tours

2-4pm

Afternoon is a great time to visit your college for a tour, showcase, or reception and visit with current faculty and students. (A complete list will be available on Friday of Reunion).

***The GCoE will host a reception on the fifth-floor terrace of Devon Energy Hall beginning at 2pm. We will also offer construction tours of Gallogly Hall and tours of ExxonMobil Lawrence G. Rawl Engineering Practice Facility to show off our student competition teams. Our inclement weather backup venue is the Devon Energy Hall first-floor atrium. Anyone interested in taking a tour of Gallogly Hall will need to wear closed-toed shoes and long pants.

OU Ring Ceremony

Union Courtyard, 4pm

Join the Student Alumni Association and OU Alumni Association for the annual OU Ring Ceremony. Students and alumni who have ordered their OU Ring in 2018 are invited to attend. Family and friends are also invited to join this symbolic tradition. Register here.

Pre-Rally Ruckus

Legacy Court, Lloyd Noble Center, 6pm

Cocktails and conversations. Memories and milestones. Join the OU Alumni Assocation for the annual Pre-Rally Ruckus! Enjoy a social hour full of food and drink before OU's spectacular Rah! Rally. Pre-registration is encouraged. Limited parking is available to guests at the southeast corner of the Lloyd Noble Center parking lot. Head to the pep rally with us after for special alumni seating! Register here.

Doors Open for Rah! Rally

Lloyd Noble Center, 7pm

Rah! Rally

Lloyd Noble Center, 8pm

Make your way to Lloyd Noble Center to check out some great performances put on by different OU groups. Each student group will perform a two-minute dance piece full of exciting choeography according to their theme, and you won't want to miss it. The Rah! Rally will also feature appearances from OU Spirit, the Pride of Oklahoma, OU Athletics team, and other students and staff competitions.

Saturday, October 27, 2018: Homecoming Parade

Route TBD, 3 hours before kickoff

One of Homecoming's oldest traditions, the Homecoming Parade features dozens of student groups, OU faculty, and members of the OU community in their annual procession down Boyd street. Don't miss the chance to see exciting floats, Homecoming royalty court, and many others in this massive celebration of Sooner Spirit. 

Royalty Coronation, Winners Announced:

OU Stadium, Halftime of game

Witness the presentation of the individuals composing OU's annual Homecoming Royalty court, culminating with th ehistoric coronation of the King and Queen. Winners of the student Homecoming competitions will also be announced on the screen during halftime.

2018 Royalty Information

Wednesday, August 6th:

    Royalty Nominations by Student Organizations Open on OrgSync. 

    Nomination Form

Monday, August 20th:

    Royalty Applications Open for Individual Nominees on OrgSync.

Friday, September 7th:

    Royalty Nominations by Student Organizations Due on OrgSync

Tuesday & Wednesday, September 11 & 12:

    Royalty Application Workshop, in the 3rd Floor of Conoco Student Leadership Wing at 5:30pm

Wednesday, September 19:

    Royalty Applications by Individual Nominees on Due on OrgSync

Monday, October 8:

    Royalty Court Interviews and Selection

For more information, e-mail Isha Jhingan.

Nominee Criteria:
The following criteria must be met before acceptance into Royalty competition:
1. All nominees must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average.
2. All nominees must be enrolled as a full-time student of the University of Oklahoma and be a fourth or fifth year undergraduate senior.
3. Prior royalty court members may not be nominated by an organization as a candidate.
4. Candidates must be nominated by a student organization. Each organization may nominate one king candidate and/or one queen candidate. Co-ed organizations are allowed to nominate both a King and Queen candidate.

Homecoming 2017 Overall Results

First Place Overall

Toy Story: To Infinity & Beyond (Black Student Association, Gamma Phi Beta, and Kappa Sigma)

Second Place Overall

The Jetsons (Alpha Sigma Phi, Delta Gamma, Hispanic American Student Association, and Sigma Phi Epsilon)

Third Place Overall

Super Mario Galaxy (Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Phi Omega, and Alpha Tau Omega)

Information for Competing Teams

(nothing as of now)

CAC, Homecoming, Rah Rally
Homecoming Chair, Katie Primrose

HOMECOMING CHAIR

Katie Primrose

Email: kprimrose@ou.edu