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Forester News

Nominate Homecoming regents, sign up for events today!

Homecoming 2019 is next week, which brings tons of chances to celebrate the many traditions and moments of Forester pride through a variety of events and programs. One special way students can come together is by submitting their nomination for the 2019 Homecoming Court.

Submit your nominations for Homecoming Regents here. Nominations will remain open until 8 p.m. on September 26, 2019. Final votes will be cast between September 26 and October 3, 2019. The two Homecoming Regents will be announced at the Pep Rally.

Registered organizations, club sports and Athletic teams have a number of opportunities to participate in next week’s Homecoming festivities. Sign up here by September 26, 2019.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Window Painting
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Simpson Balcony Windows in the Mohr Student Center
Winning group will receive a float for the Homecoming Parade.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Pep Rally
9 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center
Come on out and get your traditional Homecoming sunglasses and celebrate the weekend with the Forester community.  
All organizations that sign up for the skits must submit a video of their skit by Thursday, September 26, 2019 by 8 p.m. to Amanda Walker at awalker@mx.lakeforest.edu
Winning group will receive a float for the Homecoming Parade.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Homecoming Bonfire
9–11 p.m.
Middle Campus Quad
This event will feature an acoustic music performance by The Voice contestant Nelly’s Echo. Enjoy the sound of the music as you make your own caramel apple or design your own s’more and much more around our traditional Homecoming Bonfire. The fire will be hot but we still encourage you to dress warm.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Parade
11:30 a.m.–noon
Viewing is available all along Sheridan starting at College roads and extending to Maplewood. Music will be played throughout the route.

Fan Fest
11:30 a.m.–3 p.m.  
Hixon Hall Parking Lot
Parkhurst along with three guest vendors will be available for lunch and will be serving food and beer. Come on out and enjoy the fun!

Nerf Ball Tournament 
12:30–2:30 p.m.
Hixon Field
Nerf Ball Mania is frantic, exciting, and great clean fun. Two teams of four don protective gladiator armor and dodge through, under, and over obstacles while trying to capture the opposing team’s flag.

Bubble Soccer Tournament
1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Hixon Field
Bubble Soccer is an exhilarating game. You will step inside a transparent bubble ball that is designed to absorb and protect all players as you have fun from head to toe, while you run around trying to kick the ball.

Homecoming ACP (hosted by United Black Association and UMOJA)
10 p.m.–1 a.m.
Mohr Student Center
Celebrate your school spirit as we conclude Homecoming by rocking your red and black and Forester gear!

We look forward to seeing all of you at the many events on Homecoming Weekend designed to celebrate tradition and our Forester spirit and community October 1–5, 2019.

—The Gates Center