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2012 Homecoming Events for Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 21, 2012

CONTACT:
Craig Gullett
417.625.9346
Gullett-c@mssu.edu

JOPLIN, MO (SNS) – Homecoming means fun!  A full list of activities for students is planned for Oct. 1 - 5. The fun will continue with the Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 11:30 a.m. and the Homecoming football game beginning at 2 p.m. in Fred Hughes Stadium on the MSSU campus. 

Activities, all sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB), are as follows:   

Monday, Oct. 1
• Royalty Voting: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Lion’s Den.
• Free Photo Magazine Covers: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Lions Den. Get your picture put on a magazine cover.
• Casino Night: 7 – 10 p.m., BSC Ballroom. The casino will have black jack, poker, craps, slot machines and more.    
 
Tuesday, Oct. 2
• Royalty Voting:  9 a.m – 3 p.m., Lion’s Den.
Dancing Heads Video: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Lion’s Den. Have your head put on the body of a funny dancer.
• 61Syx Technique Break Dance Crew: 7 p.m. Phelps Theater: Packed with dynamic footwork, explosive acrobatics, & interactive routines, you can expect a stunning performance that also educates the positive aspects of hip hop.
 
Wednesday, Oct. 3
• Free Photo Flashlight Key Chains: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Lion’s Den. Available while supply lasts.
• The Avengers Outdoor Movie: 7 p.m., The Oval.
 Come enjoy the summer blockbuster on the oval.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
 
Thursday, Oct. 4
• Stuff a Lion and Old Time Photos: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lion’s Den.
 
Friday, Oct. 5
• Homecoming Picnic: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on the Oval.  Featuring free food, free t-shirts, feather hair extensions, custom silicone wristbands and a caricature artist.
• Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen: Noon on the Oval.
• Float Party: 6 p.m., Parking Lot #38. Organizations finish work, in full costume. This will be a fun night full of music, food, giveaways, and prizes to the three best floats!
 

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