Homecoming at UWG is a time for traditions and school pride! Each year in October, we paint campus Wolf Red and Blue with a variety of events leading up to the big game.

Homecoming 2019: Out of This World

Homecoming 2019 Out of This World artwork

  • Monday, October 14 - Saturday, October 19
  • Parade: Thursday, October 17 beginning at Tyus Parking Lot at 7:30
  • Homecoming Football Game: Saturday, October 19 at 2:00 @ University Stadium (UWG vs. West Florida)

Full Homecoming Event Schedule

  • Friday, October 18th, 2019
    •  Build-a-Wolfie:  12pm, in front of Campus Center
    •  Pep Rally and Bonfire:  Love Valley, 7pm-9pm, and end the night with Fireworks!
  •  Thursday, October 17th, 2019
    •  Banner Contest and Sidewalk Chalk Contest: Outside UCC, Judging starts at 12pm
    • Residence Life Window Painting, various halls, judging starts at 12pm
    •  Homecoming Parade: **Line-Up Location and time, 6:30pm, Tyus Hall Parking Lot, Parade starts promptly at 7:30pm (you may park at Tyus Hall or Z-6/Coliseum lower lot)
  • Wednesday, October 16th, 2019:
    • Wear Red Get Fed (Sponsored by SAC): Wear your best UWG Red and get Free Food, Campus Center Ballroom, 12pm-2pm
    • Glow-Roller Skating (Sponsored by SAC): Campus Center Ballroom, 5pm-8pm; Glow-in-Dark Roller-Skating and fun!
  • Monday and Tuesday, October 14th & 15th, 2019
    • Stop by the SAC Marketing table outside the Campus Center from 12pm-2pm to hear about upcoming Homecoming events and grab some glow items for your floats in the parade!
  • Saturday, October 19th, 2019
    • Homecoming Game: University Stadium 2pm
    • Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen: Halftime

Get Involved! 

  • Homecoming King and Queen

    Homecoming King and Queen

    Guidelines for registering candidates:

    • Candidate must be sponsored by a currently registered student organization, a Greek organization, athletic team, or residence hall/floor
    • Candidates must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative institutional GPA, must be a junior (60+ hours at UWG), senior, or graduate student, and must be currently enrolled Full time {12 hours for undergraduate, 9 hours for graduate) at UWG. Please note that this is a minimum qualification and candidates will be judged in the area of academic success.
    • Candidates must continue to be enrolled in 12 or more hours for undergraduate students and for graduate students 9 or more hours at the University of West Georgia through Spring Semester 2019.
    • Candidates must be available to attend the judge's interview and the pageant. (Non-attendance will result in disqualification). Candidates are also expected to attend the Homecoming Parade and The Homecoming Game festivities. If you do not attend the interview, you cannot attend the Pageant, Parade, or Game as a Homecoming candidate.
    • Each candidate must submit their application by Friday, September 20th at 11:59pm on Wolf Connect. Make sure to sign up for an interview time in the Center for Student Involvement, Campus Center Room 123. Interviews will be Monday, September 30 and Tuesday, October 1 in the Campus Center room 104/105 beginning at 4pm.
      NOTE: CANDIDATES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF ANY OF THE ABOVE POINTS ARE NOT MET.

    Apply on Wolf Connect today

    For more information, please download the official Homecoming 2019 Packet by clicking here

  • Homecoming Spirit Competitions

    Homecoming Spirit Competitions

    Registered student organizations and departmental organizations are able to compete in the following competitions:

    • Banner Contest: Organizations have the chance to show their artistic talents at the Homecoming game with the banner contest
    • Paint the Halls: Show your spirit, creativity, and Out Of This World painting skills by painting a window in a Residence Hall
    • Sidewalk Contest: Using the sidewalk outside of the University Community Center, organizations use their creativity to chalk any design
    • Glow Parade: Organizations can decorate cars, trucks, or create their own float for a chance to participate in the annual Glow Parade

    For more information, please download the official Homecoming 2019 Packet by clicking here

    Register your organization via Wolf Connect by clicking here