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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Schedule of Events

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Cram a Van and MedallionMedallion Hunt

  • Celebrate Homecoming week searching for the Homecoming Medallion
  • Check out the rules and guidelines
  • Clues on facebook- Clues





Monday, September 30

Gregory T. Wilkins11am - 1pm - MAVs on the Mall - Dunk Your Friends

  • Celebrate Homecoming week by meeting your Royalty Candidates. Free candy, games, the Maverick Machine, and more
  • Royalty voting opens - Vote Here

8:00 PM - Bonfire and Fireworks - Blakeslee Field 

  • Watch the 25 foot tall bonfire light and a laser light show! Fireworks to follow.
  • Opening ceremony will feature Minnesota State Mankato's Maverick Machine


Tuesday, October 1

Mav Pride Picture11am - 1pm- Maverick Pride Day - Lincoln Lounge

Show your Maverick spirit at our themed photo booth! Come experience a live radio broadcast from Hot 96.7! 

7:00 PM - Dodgeball Tournament - Myers Fieldhouse

  • Spirit Climb! - Climbing the climbing wall light up by purple and gold lights!
  • Open registration closes at 6:30pm
  • Pre-register Here




Wednesday, October 2

Eating Contest12 Noon - Eating Contest - CSU Hearth Lounge

  • Open registration starts at 11:30am
  • This year's food includes corn


11:59 PM - Royalty Voting closes

Vote Here





Thursday, October 3

Lipsync Poster

1:00 PM - Office Decorating Contest Judging

Presented by Pub 500 - Winning Prize is a Office Party at Pub 500

7:00 PM - Lipsync and Coronation - Bresnan Arena





Friday, October 5

Dining Tours6:00 PM - Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner - CSU Ballroom - Registration is closed.

  •  More Info TBA

7:00 PM - Homecoming Concert 

  • Doors Open at 6:30pm
  • All ages show
  • No outside food, drink, or cameras
  • Tickets


Saturday, October 5

9:00 AM - President's Free Community Pancake Breakfast -

TIme TBD-  Alumni Zone - Purple Lot 20A across from Blakeslee Stadium. 

Dining Tours12:00 PM - Homecoming Parade 


1:30PM - Homecoming Football vs. Winona State - Blakeslee Stadium




8PM - Homecoming Evening Event