Homecoming theme, registration deadlines announced

PrintThis year’s Homecoming celebration will take Huskies on a trip down memory lane with the theme, “Huskies through the Decades.”

Festivities kickoff Sunday, Oct. 16, with Paint the Town and Powderpuff Football and, following a week of fun-filled activities, culminate with the NIU football game against Buffalo and the seventh annual Rep Yo’ Step show.

There are a variety of events that community members, students, faculty and staff can participate in this year. Here are the important registration deadlines you need to be aware of:

  • Powder Puff Football – 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23
  • Homecoming Royalty – 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30
  • Paint the Town, Recycled Boat Race and “Dec” Out the Campus – 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7
  • Northern Lights Homecoming Parade – 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13
  • Huskies Pull Together: Pop Tab Collection -4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20

Applications should be submitted through Huskie Link. Detailed descriptions, rules and guidelines for each event are available in the Homecoming 2016 Information Packet available for download at niu.edu/homecoming.

For more information, contact Campus Activities Board at (815) 753-1580 or email cab@niu.edu.

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