Hello Warriors! It’s Homecoming season again, and this year WSU has some great activities in store for our students.

Today is the last day to vote online for this year’s homecoming king and queen. You only get one vote this year, so make it count!

Women’s Soccer
Our first events take place on Saturday, Sept. 19. Women’s soccer will play against Wayne State College in the Warrior Stadium at 1pm. They will take on Augustana College the following day in the Warrior Stadium at 1pm. Come to the games and cheer on our women’s soccer team! 

Women’s Volleyball
Also on Saturday, Sept. 19 the women’s volleyball team will play against Concordia University at 4pm. Make your way over to the McCown Gymnasium after the women’s soccer game to see more Warrior action!

Medallion Hunt & Coronation
On Monday, Sept. 21, the Medallion Hunt begins and daily clues will be given until the 25th. There will also be free root beer floats at the Gazebo at 11am for the first 500 people. That means you need to get there fast! Also on Sept. 21 is the Homecoming Coronation where our new homecoming king and queen will be revealed.

Glow in the Dark Games
On Tuesday, Sept. 22 glow in the dark games will take place at 8pm at the Gazebo, depending on weather.

Chalk & S’mores
The Chalk the Walk sidewalk-decorating contest will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 11am-3pm and a S’mores and More Bonfire will be at 8pm. You can find the contest at the Gazebo and the bonfire will be in the courtyard.

Comedy & Canyon Spells
On Thursday, Sept. 24 there is a comedy show in Somsen auditorium at 7:30pm. Then at 8:45pm Canyon Spells plays at Mugshots in Lourdes.

Pep Fest & Light It Up Dance Party
On Friday, Sept. 25 from 11am-2pm there will be a club fair and pep fest, both at the gazebo. To spice up your night there will be a Light It Up Dance Party in Kryzsko Commons at 7:30pm sponsored by UPAC.

Waddle, Parade & Game
Start the next morning off with the Warrior Waddle 5k at Lake Park Lodge on Saturday at 8am! After that, join us at the Homecoming Parade on Huff Street, followed by the Tailgate Party at the courtyard. Finish the day with football at 2:30pm. Our Warriors will be taking on the St. Cloud State Huskies and it’s sure to be one heck of a game!

Clean Sweep
To end our Homecoming week celebration, there will be the annual Clean Sweep of Downtown Winona on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2pm. We encourage all of our students to help keep our town looking nice and clean.

So now all you have to do is attend these events and have some fun!