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Homecoming Events

Check here for a map of 2012 Homecoming festivities, including the parade, and a lineup of events.

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2012 Parade Route

2012 Parade Route

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Can’t attend Homecoming?

Find updates and streaming coverage of the parade and talent competition at

Special accommodations

Email to request special accommodations for attending or participating in Homecoming.

Oct. 15–18

Homecoming Blood Drive
11:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m., Hearnes Center
Thousands of students and alumni participate in the Homecoming Blood Drive, one of the nation’s largest college‐based drives. Visit to make an appointment to donate in Columbia, or go to to find a satellite drive near you.

Oct. 20

Homecoming Day of Service
Volunteer in the name of Mizzou. Participate with your Mizzou Alumni Association chapter or on your own, and share photos of the experience at

Oct. 22–24

Talent Competition
6:30 p.m., Jesse Auditorium
Check out talented Mizzou students singing, dancing and joking onstage in Jesse Hall. Purchase tickets online at or at the box office on performance day, or stream the competition live at

Oct. 26

Homecoming Headquarters
Noon–7 p.m., Reynolds Alumni Center circle drive, Conley and Tiger (aka Maryland) avenues
Stop by the Reynolds Alumni Center to check in for the weekend and gather with friends. Catch one of the hourly campus tours.

Campus Decorations
6–9:30 p.m., Greektown
Tour house decs, and view student talent on display. Food and merchandise will be available.

Spirit Rally and Concert
9:30–11 p.m., Location TBD
Get revved up for the big game, and enjoy live music at the spirit rally and campuswide concert.

Oct. 27

Brewer Breakfast
Time TBA, Student Recreation Center
Chow down at MizzouRec during the 13th annual pancake breakfast, and watch scrimmages showcasing the women’s basketball team and the wheelchair basketball team.

Homecoming Parade presented by CenturyLink
Time TBA
Enjoy game‐day spirit as floats, bands and performers wind their way through campus and downtown Columbia. Or stream parade coverage live at

Romp, Chomp & Stomp Homecoming Tailgate
Post‐parade, Carnahan Quadrangle
After the parade, kick up some dust at the Romp, Chomp & Stomp Homecoming Tailgate. Admission is free to the event’s live entertainment, games and program featuring campus guests. Food and beverage concessions will be available.

Homecoming Game vs. Kentucky
Time TBA, Memorial Stadium
The Tigers face the Kentucky Wildcats in Mizzou’s first Homecoming game in the Southeastern Conference. At halftime, watch the Homecoming king and queen coronation. For tickets, call 800‐CAT‐PAWS or visit