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875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
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Homecoming is one of our institutions longest running traditions, with 2019 marking its 111th year. It is a time when we come together as a community to celebrate being Vandals. The week-long festivities feature student competitions, campus office competition, faculty and staff alumni recognition, homecoming royalty selection, community service, downtown decorating, bonfire rally, parade, and athletics games. The heart of the celebration is driven by the beat of our Vandal Marching Band which expresses our passion for the U of I experience.

Save the date, October 13-19, 2019
Football game vs. Idaho State University

University of Idaho Homecoming 2019
“Vandals in the Game”

Schedule of Events

Sunday, October 13, 2019

  • 5:30 p.m. — Kick Off
    Location: Pitman Center International Ballroom
    Are YOU ready for Homecoming? This event if sure to be spirited and start the week off with a bang! Find out what seniors will by vying for the top spots of Homecoming royalty before competing in the first competition of the week.
  • After Kick Off — Photo Scavenger Hunt
    Begin shortly after Kick Off
    Glow in the Dark Photo Scavenger Hunt around campus serves as a team bonding exercise and a test of your team’s campus knowledge. Familiarize yourself with traditions of Homecomings and the University of Idaho to be able to be competitive. Homecoming swag and surprises throughout campus.

Monday, October 14, 2019

  • 2-5 p.m. — “Vandal-ize” Moscow
    Location: Main Street Moscow (Business Window Painting)
    Are you creative? Do you love this year’s theme? Now is the time to collaborate as a team and come up with the best window decorating to get top points. Have fun with other teams as we get Moscow downtown businesses in the spirit of Homecoming 2019.
  • 2-5 p.m. — Beat ISU Food Drive (Food Drive Information Distribution)
    Pick up information and bags during Window painting at Friendship Square
    Meet your team at Friendship Square to disperse explanations of the food drive and bags to drop off in the Moscow community.
    The University of Idaho and Idaho State University will be competing against each other to see which institution can acquire the most food donations. Show your Vandal pride and help fight hunger in our community!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

  • 9 a.m. — “Vandal-ize” Campus (Office/Department Decorations)
    Campus Decoration Judging – various campus locations
    Faculty and staff have spirit too! The Homecoming spirit takes over campus each year. Did you ask your professor how they are celebrating Homecoming? Check out your Dean of Students Office, the Admissions Office, or the Student Involvement’s Office—they have all won top spot for decorating their office space in the past.
    Register for this event.
  • 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — 70th Annual Blood Drive
    Location: TLC Lounge
    70 years of Vandals saving lives. Sign up for a spot so you don’t have to wait. They even give you a cookie once you are done.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

  • Noon — Faculty/Staff Alumni Luncheon
    Location: Pitman Center International Ballroom
    Moscow is home to many faculty and staff that graduated from University of Idaho and continued to work there. Each year we celebrate those faculty and staff and say thank you for the work they do!
    Register for this event.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Vandal Jingles
    Location: Pitman Center International Ballroom
    Calling all actors, singers, and directors! Vandal Jingles are skits to promote Vandal Pride, the Homecoming theme, and to just have fun.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

  • 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — 70th Annual Blood Drive
    Location: TLC Lounge
    70 years of Vandals saving lives. Sign up for a spot so you don’t have to wait. They even give you a cookie once you are done.
  • 5 p.m. — Beat ISU Food Drive (Food Drive Drop Off)
    Location: Drop off at VandalStore
    Remember all those houses you dropped off the bags and instructions off on Monday? It’s now time for you and your team to revisit those homes and collect any items they donated.
    The University of Idaho and Idaho State University will be competing against each other to see which institution can acquire the most food donations. Fans can also make donations prior to the football game against Idaho State on October 19th. Show your Vandal pride and help fight hunger in our community!
  • 7 p.m. — Most Vandalized Fan @ Women’s Volleyball vs. NAU
    Location: Memorial Gymnasium
    Show your team’s Vandal Pride at the Women’s Volleyball Game against Northern Arizona. Let’s cheer Vandal Volleyball to a win!

Friday, October 18, 2019

  • 1 p.m. — “Vandal-ize” Campus
    Living Group/College Decoration Judging – various campus locations
    Homecoming and Vandal spirit takes over campus each year. Show us yours! Decorate your Greek Houses, Residence Halls, Student Spaces, Colleges, and everywhere in between!
  • 5 p.m. — Women’s Volleyball vs. Southern Utah
    Location: Memorial Gymnasium
    Show your team’s Vandal Pride at the Women’s Volleyball Game against Southern Utah. Let’s cheer Vandal Volleyball to a win!
  • 5 p.m. — Homecoming Alumni & Friends Gathering
    In town on Friday Oct. 18 for Homecoming? Alumni are invited to party with the University of Idaho Alumni Association under the big tent in the Kibbie parking lot with light snacks, refreshments, and food truck fare before the bonfire and fireworks at 9 p.m.
    Event is free to attend, however we'd love to know who is coming to make sure we have enough food to prepare.
     
  • 7 p.m. — Women’s Soccer vs. NAU
    Location: Kibbie Dome
    Show your team’s Vandal Pride at the Women’s Soccer Game against Northern Arizona. Let’s cheer Vandal Soccer to a win!
  • 8 p.m. — Serpentine
    Led by the Sound of Idaho Marching Band, snaking along Old Greek and New Greek Row, through the residence halls and up to the Kibbie Dome parking lot. Gather outside living groups on campus and join in!
  • 8:30 p.m. — Bonfire
    Location: Kibbie Dome Parking Lot
  • 9 p.m. — Idaho Central Credit Union Homecoming Firework Extravaganza!
    Location: Kibbie Dome Parking Lot
  • 9:45 p.m. — TowerLights presented by the Association of Computing Machinery
    Location: Theophilus Tower
    Enjoy the LED light show synchronized with music as produced by students in ACM

Saturday, October 19, 2019

  • 7-10 a.m. — Moscow Firefighters Annual Pancake Feed and Safety Fair
    Location: Moscow Fire Station – 603 South Main Street
  • 8-9:30 a.m. — Parade Check-In
    Location: Moscow Rants & Raves Parking Lot – North Moscow
    Register for this event.
  • 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Moscow Farmer’s Market
    Location: Downtown Moscow
  • 10 a.m. — 111th Annual Best Western Plus University Inn Homecoming Parade
    Location: Main Street/Downtown Moscow
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Soil Stewards Fall Fest
    Location: Soil Stewards Farm (Farm Road near the U of I Sheep Farm)
    Celebrate the fall with U of I faculty, staff, students and Moscow community members. The Soil Stewards Farm will have a U-pick pumpkin patch, games, and local refreshments. Jack-O-Lantern, pie pumpkin, winter squash, and other produce will be available for sale.
  • Post Parade — Living Group Open Houses – Alumni Welcome!
    Location: Various campus locations
  • 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — The Vandal Tailgate
    Location: Kibbie Dome Parking Lot
    The Vandal Tailgate is a centrally-located gathering place for Vandal fans for all ages with plenty of local food vendors and entertainment. Vandal fans, students, alumni and community members are all encouraged to join the family-friendly area. The party starts three hours before kickoff!
  • 2:30 p.m. — Vandal Football – Battle of the Domes!
    Location: Kibbie Dome
    Come cheer on the Vandals to a Homecoming Victory over Idaho State! Tickets purchased by calling 208-885-6466

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Email: info@uidaho.edu

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