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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Schedule of Events

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 Monday, October 3

12:00 p.m. - Homecoming Kick-0ff

MSU Mall

  • Celebrate Homecoming week with the Kick-Off. Free cpcakes, give-aways, the Maverick Machine, and more
  • Royalty voting opens - Vote Here

8:00 p.m.- Bonfire and Fireworks

Blakeslee Stadium

  • Watch the 20 foot tall bonfire light with a light show (Presented by Hot 96.7) and fireworks following.
  • Open ceremony will feature MSU's international community

 Tuesday, October 4

12:00 p.m. - Spirit Lunch and Royalty Triva Contest

MSU Mall

  • Enjoy free samples from local food vendors
  • Watch the Homecoming Royalty participate in MSU historical trivia.

7:00 p.m. - Dodgeball Tournament

Myer's Fieldhouse

  • Open registration starts at 6:30pm
  • Pre-register - Here

Wednesday, October 5

12:00  p.m.- Eating Contest

CSU - Hearth Lounge

  • Open registration starts at 11:30am
  • This year's food include Lasanga and Indian Curry

11:59 p.m.- Royalty Voting Closes


Thursday, October 6

2:00 p.m. - Office Decorating Judging

6:30 p.m. - Lipsync and Coronation

Bresnan Arena


Friday, October 7th

3:00 p.m. - 5  p.m. - University Dining Center Construction Tour

7:00 p.m. - Homecoming Concert Featuring T-Pain

Myers Fieldhouse

7:07 p.m. - MSU Hockey V.S. Michigan Tech

Verizon Wireless Center

8:00 p.m. - Hall of Fame Dinner

CSU Ballroom


Saturday, October 8th

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. President's Free Pancake Breakfast

Behind Blakeslee Stadium

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Alumni Zone in Purple Lot 20A

12:00 p.m.- Homecoming Parade

Warren Street

2:00 p.m. - MSU Football vs. Concordian St. Paul

Blakeslee Stadium

4:00  p.m. - Maverick Hockey Night in the City Center

Civic Center Plaza Downtown

7:07 p.m. - MSU Hockey V.S. Michigan Tech

Verizon Wireless Center

8:00 p.m. - Mavericks Got Talent

CSU Ballroom