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2019 Homecoming

Schedule of events

Friday, September 13

Rez Fest Carnival – Melody Park – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sashing BBQ – Melody Park – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Door Decorating Contest Begins – Campus Wide

Community Decorating Contest Begins – City Wide

Cineflix in Ilfeld – “Aladdin” – Rated PG – 7:30 p.m.

Monday, September 16

Ice Cream Social & Board Games – SUB Atrium – 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17

Stenciling – Corner of 8th & Baca – 2 p.m.

Constitution Day Jeopardy Challenge – SUB Atrium – 6 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18

Vitalant Blood Drive – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – SUB Ballroom

Chili Roasting – 1 to 7 p.m. – SUB Patio

The Pushouts free film screening and conversation in the Student Union Theater – 1 p.m.

Thursday, September 19

Absentee Voting – Student Center – 1st floor – 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Present valid HU ID

Used book sale on the first floor of Donnelly Library 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Edible Book Festival – Donnelly Library – 1 to 4 p.m.

H Club Banquet – Ballroom – Seating at 5 p.m.

Homecoming Pageant – Ilfeld Auditorium – 7 p.m.

8:30 a.m. H-Club board meeting, SUB 321

10 a.m. H-Club member meeting, SUB 322

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Alumni Welcome Check-in, Kennedy Alumni Hall

6 p.m. H-Club awards banquet (doors open at 5:30) SUB ballroom

Friday, September 20, 2019

8 a.m. H-Club Golf Tournament (9 am shotgun start), Gene Torres Golf Course

8 a.m. President’s Homecoming Coffee, SUB ballroom

Used book sale on the first floor of Donnelly Library 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bag sale begins at noon.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Alumni Welcome Check-in, Kennedy Alumni Hall

12-3 p.m. Alumni board meeting & lunch, SUB 322

Royalty Voting – Student Center – 1st floor – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Must present valid HU ID

1:30 p.m. Purple Pride Day – Show your support by wearing PURPLE – students meet in Student Center for a “group” photograph

Bookstore open until 6 p.m.

Door/Office Decorating Contest Judging (winner TBA at halftime on Saturday)

2:00 p.m. Alumni tour of the historic Castañeda Hotel by Southwest Detours. FREE to a limited number of alumni who RSVP by September 6. Approximately 1.5 hours

Community Contest Judging – 2 to 4 p.m. (winner TBA at halftime on Saturday)

3 p.m. Student Government Reception, SUB 3rd floor balcony

5-8 p.m. Cowboy Lounge & Silent Auction, SUB ballroom

NMHU Volleyball vs. Western Colorado University – 7 p.m. – Wilson Complex

Zarzuela at the Plaza Ballroom at 7 p.m.

Cineflix in Ilfeld – “Late Night” – Rated R – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 21

8 a.m. Cowboy 5K Gallop & Trot (7 am registration), Kennedy Alumni Hall

9 a.m. Breakfast Burrito Bar & Parade Reception, Kennedy Alumni Hall

Homecoming Parade – Downtown Las Vegas – 10 a.m., lineup at 9 a.m. at 5th & Friedman

Parade Reception – Kennedy Lounge – 9 a.m.

Tailgating – Music Building Parking Lot – Space on a first come, first served basis – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

NMHU Cowboy Football v. Dixie State University – Sanchez Stadium – 1 p.m.

Homecoming King/Queen Coronation – Sanchez Field – Halftime

11 a.m. Purple Pizza Party for high school marching bands, Kennedy Alumni Hall

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tailgate Celebrations, Champ Tyrone Music Building parking lot

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. President’s VIP Tailgate Celebration, by invitation, Sanchez Family Stadium

1 p.m. Cowboy Football vs. Dixie State, Sanchez Family
Stadium

(following the football game) Vatos Alumni rugby game, Sanchez Family Stadium

Cowgirl Volleyball v. Colorado Mesa University – Wilson Complex – 6 p.m.

Rio Rancho Center- 1-3 p.m. Games, inflatable jumpers, refreshments, giveaways and more. Watch the game live.

Sunday, September 22

Cowgirl Soccer vs. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs – TBA


HU fight song

Cowboys, the best in the west land
Cowboys, for you we stand
Proudly we praise and honor
The Cowboys of the University we yell for
Purple and white we are waving
Win or to lose we’re there
Cheering for Cowboys,
Cowboys loyal we’ll always be
To Highlands University