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Homecoming

All Lander students, faculty and staff members including student clubs, organizations and any "group" or "team" which is formed solely for the purpose of competing in a Homecoming activity.

 

HOCO-Fall-22-Logo.pngHomecoming Week 2022
October 10-15, 2022
"Bearcat 2072: The Next Era"

 

Alumni can get connected to classmates by visiting the Office of Alumni Engagement for a list of activities.

This year Student Life will be highlighting the amazing 150th anniversary of Lander University with its Homecoming Theme ‘Bearcat 2072: The Next Era’. With 150 years of history behind us and an endless journey ahead let’s continue celebrating Bearcat Country’s 150th year. Students and competing participants are encouraged to take part in the futuristic theme.

 

Overall, first place winners of the Homecoming competition for the Blue and Gold divisions will win the Bearcat Cup and $500 in programming funds to be used before the last day of classes of the spring 2023 semester!

 

Events

Monday, October 10

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Banner Competition

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Strongest Bearcat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 11 

 

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Time Warped Dodgeball Tournament

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, October 13

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A Rift in Time Talent Showcase

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, October 14

Mission 1872 Scavenger Hunt
Plaza – 3:00 p.m. 

Test your knowledge of Lander on Mission 1872 Scavenger Hunt. Clues range from 5 – 10 distinct locations around campus. Each team will have two hours to locate and retrieve the clues. The first team to finish within the allotted time will receive a prize.

Bearcat Utopia Paint Party
New Residence Hall Field, 8:00 p.m.

Join us for a paint full night of music, food trucks, and more on the New Res Field. Wear clothes you do not mind getting a little messy for Lander’s first-ever Paint Party. Show up early and you could be one of 200 students to receive a Homecoming Fall 2022 T-Shirt.

Athletics - Volleyball vs. USC Aiken
Finis Horne Arena – 6:00 p.m. 

 

Saturday, October 15

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Tailgating

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Homecoming Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bearcat Cup 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who can participate in Homecoming competitions?
ALL Lander students, faculty and staff members including student clubs, organizations and any "group" or "team" which is formed solely for the purpose of competing in a Homecoming activity. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Life at 388-8244 or via email at studentlife@lander.edu.

Homecoming rules for each event, as well as general rules, are in the information packet. All participants are responsible for reading and abiding by all rules. The Department of Student Life reserves the right to make any changes to the rules or this document at any time before, during, or after Homecoming week. If you should have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Life at 864-388-8244 or via email at homecoming@lander.edu.

The Homecoming event forms are now digital. We have provided the links below within the document. Please make sure your forms are complete with all materials (including but not limited to drawings, descriptions, and scripts) necessary when submitted.

>> 2022 Fall Homecoming Informational Packet