Homecoming Events

2017 Homecoming Packet

Homecoming Information Sessions
On Monday, Oct. 23, Tuesday, Oct. 24, and Wednesday, Oct. 25, the  Homecoming Committee will hold information sessions for all participating groups in room 201A of the Donaghey Student Center. Important information concerning timelines, locations, and guidelines will be discussed at these sessions. Any group competing in any part of the Homecoming Champions Cup Competition (to include individual awards), must send a representative to one of these sessions. Groups that fail to do so will be disqualified from all homecoming competitions. If there are extenuating circumstances that prevent attendance, please contact the Student Experience Center.  No make-ups will be scheduled after Monday, Oct. 30.

Champions Cup Guidelines
The Champions Cup competition will include individual competitions with organizations earning points for participation or performance. The highest combined score across the individual competitions winning the Champions Cup.

Homecoming Royalty Voting- 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30 &  Tuesday, Oct. 31
Homecoming Royalty elections will be voted on in the foyer of the DSC from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, and Tuesday, Oct. 31. The Homecoming Court (top 7)  will be announced at noon on Monday, Nov. 6 at the Maroon Madness event. The Homecoming Court will be presented  and the Homecoming Royal will be announced at halftime of the basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 11.

 

Weeklong Events

Maroon Monday – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6
Come kickoff Home Sweet Homecoming with a sandwich board competition and the Homecoming Court announcement.

Trojan Trek*- 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6
This 2.5 mile run/walk will challenge participants to beat their personal best!

Heart of a Trojan Tuesday – Noon, Tuesday, Nov. 7
Organizations will compete in a canned food drive with individualized points per product.

Faculty/Staff v. Students Basketball Game*- 1p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8
Faculty, staff, and students will compete in friendly competition.

Trojans Around the Court*- 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8
Engage in some friendly athletic competition.

Throwback Thursday Karaoke*- 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9
Warm up your vocal cords to join Green Dot in a 90’s edition karaoke.  Organizations will participate for points towards the Champion’s Cup, and then participation will be open to all.

Cardboard Boat Regatta*- Noon, Friday, Nov. 10
Participating groups will design and build a cardboard boat and then compete against other groups in a competition at the DSC Aquatic Center. The homecoming theme should be incorporated in this event. All points earned in the competition will go towards the Champions’ Cup. Awards will be presented at the regatta in several other categories.

Pep Rally & Women’s Volleyball Game*- 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10
Come cheer on the Trojans at the Homecoming Pep Rally and stay to watch our Women’s Volleyball team  play Arkansas State.

Trojan Alley Tailgate – 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11
The tailgate party will be in front of Jack Stephens Center.  Trojan Alley will feature food trucks, games, inflatables, and live radio broadcasts.  Please see Appendix III for the Trojan Athletics’ tailgating policy.

Golf Cart Parade- 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11
Participating groups will have the opportunity to design and display decorations for a golf cart.The homage to our 90th anniversary should be incorporated in this event. Decoration of golf carts will take place Friday, Nov. 10, in the upper level of the parking deck. Organizations can come anytime between 2-5 p.m. and decorate their golf cart. On Saturday, Nov. 11, each organization will parade down from the Trojan Lane through the designated track to the Jack Stephens Center. The winner of this competition will receive a trophy, $100 award, and points towards the Champions’ Cup.

Homecoming Game – 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11
Little Rock Trojans home game against Ouachita Baptist University will begin at 3 p.m. in the Jack Stephens Center. Homecoming Royalty, individual competition award winners, and the Champions’ Cup winner will be announced at halftime.

Women’s Little Rock Trojans v. Memphis – 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12
Jack Stephens Center