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Homecoming 2017: February 18

Happy Homecoming, Spartans! We hope to see you on campus this year on February 18. Join us for several fun events and watch the Spartans take on Florida Gulf Coast at the Hodge. Can't make it? Be sure to follow the game on Twitter by following @UpstateMB and @UpstateWB; follow the live stats online; or watch the men's game on ESPN3. 

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Life at 864-503-5122 or the Office of Alumni Relations at 864-503-5234.  

Homecoming 2017 Theme: A Throwback to Wayback

This year we will celebrate Homecoming as the University’s 50 year celebration officially begins. As we kickoff the year long 50th anniversary celebration on Founder’s Day, the Thursday of Homecoming Week, we will be reflecting on the last half century at USC Upstate. Join us for events and fun that are reflective of the University's rich history.

Homecoming Court Elections

The 2017 Homecoming Court will be revealed at the Kickoff Bonfire sponsored by CAB on Monday, February 13 behind the Treehouses begining at 7:00 p.m.  Every student, faculty and staff member will be allowed to vote for their choice of King and Queen online starting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13. Voting ends at Midnight on Thursday February 16.  Online voting will be conducted via the Agora and will require you to login using the same credentials as your email account.  To vote, visit the 2017 Homecoming Court Ballot

Additionally, every student can cast one additional vote at each of the following Homecoming events they attend. Please remember to bring your student ID and visit the staff at the Homecoming Court table during the event.

Homecoming Week 2017 Events

Homecoming 2017 Spirit Competition Registration Open

Team registration for the 2017 Homecoming Spirit Competition is now open. Registered student organizations can sign up to compete in any or all of the following events:

  • Banner Competition (pickup sheet in Student Life, banner due February 13)
  • Masquerade Ball Best Dressed (event February 14, judging at approx 9 p.m.)
  • Spartan Pride Photo Contest (via Twitter/Instagram)
  • Spirit Sign Design Competition (poster board available February 6 and and due February 16)
  • #SpartansServe Canstruction Competition (February 16, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Campus LIfe Center Second Floor Lobby)
  • Homecoming Court King & Queen Sponsorship

Full details about the competitions can be found in the Homecoming Guide. The registration form can be filled out electronically by visiting the online spirit team registration form.

Contact Us

Cory "Rudy" Taylor
Assistant Director for Campus Programs
Phone: 864-503-5122

Joshua Jones
Director of Alumni Relations
Phone: 864-503-5234

Resources
2017 Homecoming Guide
2017 King & Queen Voting

Forms
Spirit Competition Team Registration

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