Homecoming Court

Every year, the Blue & Gold Society organizes the annual tradition of crowning Homecoming King and Queen.

Homecoming Court

Joy Kim and Justin Horowitz, pictured above, were crowned Homecoming King and Queen in 2017.

Important Dates to Remember

Monday, August 27

Applications available online.

Wednesday, September 5

Interested Candidate Information Meetings
8:45 p.m. Alumni Association Office
140 Alumni Hall

Monday, September 24 - Friday, September 28

Paint the Town
Homecoming King & Queen Interested Candidates are required to join the SAA and Blue & Gold Society to paint local Oakland businesses in blue and gold in preparation to homecoming!

Tuesday, September 25

Applications deadline
10 a.m.

Wednesday, September 26

Mandatory Candidate Information Meeting
8:45 p.m. Alumni Association Office
140 Alumni Hall
Signatures needed for consent to view GPA

Thursday, September 27

Campaigning Begins
Midnight
Begin electronic campaigning, flyers, favors and speaking engagements as well as wearing campaign T-shirts. Approved banners can also be hung at this time.

Tuesday, October 2

Homecoming Kick-Off Event
Noon - 2 p.m.
WPU Driveway

Thursday, October 4

Voting begins
Noon

Friday, October 5

Campaigning and voting end
Noon

Homecoming Court Announcement
9 p.m. Fireworks Display
Bigelow Boulevard (Cathedral of Learning)

Saturday, October 6

Homecoming King and Queen Announcement
March to Victory
Pregame Homecoming Tailgate
Halftime of football game
Heinz Field
Time to be announced.