- By O'Tia Prioleau
What to expect during homecoming week
Are you ready for homecoming?
Jessica Combess, the Director of Student Activities and Leadership, has taken the lead on this year’s homecoming committee.
Coastal Carolina University’s homecoming is a week-long celebration.
“We have a lot of events sponsored by various groups. Coastal Activities Board hosts three events for the weeks and they kick us off with the pageant, Miss Teal/Bronze. That winner gets to go to the Miss South Carolina pageant. The talent show is a huge deal hear at CCU, it sells out quickly, there is no cost involved, but the tickets disappear quick. The Haunted Woods is also put on by CAB [which will be partnered with the Haunted Festival that the Office of Student Life puts on],” Combess said.
The homecoming extravaganza beings with a pageant and closes with a home football game. Combess suggests students plan ahead, now that the week’s schedule has been posted. She recommends attending the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) step show, as it has been a fun event each year.
Groups and individuals alike can win the homecoming honors. Registration for the competition will be accepted until Oct. 4 and has to include each member and/or members’ first and last name and student ID.
There will be a $300 prize and trophy; the winner and/or winners will be announced Saturday, Nov. 2nd during the 3rd and 4th quarter of the game against Troy.
Pre-Homecoming Athletic Events (Pointed Event)
HOME Men’s Soccer vs. William & Mary (Oct. 5 at 7:00pm)
HOME Volleyball vs. Appalachian State (Oct. 16 at 6:30pm)
HOME Volleyball vs. Texas State conference rival (Oct. 25 at 6:30pm)
HOME Men’s Soccer vs. Georgia State conference rival (Oct. 26 at 7:00pm)
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019
Miss Teal and Bronze Pageant, Sponsored by CAB in Wheelwright Auditorium at 7:00pm) Ticket needed
Zombie Run, Sponsored by RHA (Monday, October 28, 2019 in Tradition Pavilion at 7:00pm) Pointed Event
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
-Red Cross Blood Drive (Outside of the Student Union at 10:00am to 4:00pm)
-Paint the Campus Teal (Prince Lawn at 8:00am to 3:00pm) Pointed Event
-Trunk or Treat, Sponsored by the Student-South Carolina Education Association (YY Parking Lot at 5:30pm to 7:00pm) Pointed Event
-Talent Show, Sponsored by CAB (Wheelwright Auditorium at 7:00pm) Pointed Event Ticket needed
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019
-Farmers Market & Sustainability Fair, Sponsored by Sustain Coastal (Prince Lawn at 9:00am to 2:00pm)
-Coastal CanStruct (HTC Concourse at 4:00pm) Pointed Event
-Hoopla (HTC Center at 9:00pm) Pointed Event
-Haunted Halloween Festival and Haunted Woods (Thursday, October 31, 2019 Prince Lawn at 9:00pm to 12:00am) Pointed Event
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
-16th Annual Homecoming Golf Classic (Hackler Course, register at www.coastal.edu/alumni and click “Calendar of Events”)
-NPHC Step Show (Wheelwright Auditorium at 7:00pm) [$10 before and $15 the day of event]
-Homecoming Football Game vs. Troy (Saturday, November 2, 2019 Brooks Stadium [time TBA])
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