Far Above the Golden Valley | KU Homecoming 2019 | Oct. 19-26

 

KU’s 107th Homecoming will take place Oct. 19-26, 2019.

 

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KU Homecoming Parade

Schedule of Events

Find the schedule of events for KU’s 106th Homecoming celebration! Events are held across campus and the entire university community is encouraged to participate.

Homecoming Schedule

 

Spirit squad in the Homecoming parade

Points

Campus organizations can compete for points during Homecoming activities. Winners of each competition and group points will be kept here.

Winners

 

More Homecoming Information

KU Homecoming Parade

Entry Forms

Find entry forms for all Homecoming events, activities and awards here. Pick and choose the events you want to participate in, or compete with a team for the entire week.

Entry Forms

KU band in the Homecoming parade

Parade Registration

Want to build a float? Create a banner for your organization? Walk in the Homecoming parade with a group? Fill out the parade registration form and join the fun.

Register

Baby Jay at KU Homecoming

Awards

Three Homecoming awards recognize outstanding students and alumni each year: the Ex.C.E.L. Award, the Spirit of 1912 Award, and the Jennifer Alderdice Homecoming Award.

Awards

Bob Davis, KU Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal

Grand Marshals

Homecoming Parade grand marshals are members of the University community whose achievements have added to KU’s prominence and strengthened Jayhawk traditions.

Grand Marshals

KU Homecoming parade float

Fun Facts

Do you know when KU’s first Homecoming Parade was held? Have you heard of Dandelion Day? Learn more fun facts from past Homecoming celebrations.

Fun Facts

Homecoming themed banner

Past Themes

KU introduced Homecoming themes in 1956. The first theme was “Songs for Victory.” The theme provides a basis for the week’s celebrations and helps guide events.

Past Themes

Archival photo of KU Homecoming

History

On November 23, 1912, KU played its first Homecoming football game against well-established rivals the Missouri Tigers. Learn more about the storied history of KU Homecoming.

History

Archival photo of KU Homecoming football game

Football Games

Find a complete record of past KU Homecoming football games including KU’s opponent, game scores, head coaches, attendance numbers and other fun facts.

Football Games

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Questions about Homecoming? Let us know!

Ally Stanton, Director of Student Programs

Ally Stanton

Director of Student Programs

allystanton@kualumni.org