Student Organizations Officers and Advisors
From: PAC-Programming Activities Council
Date: December 8, 2014
Homecoming 2015
What a great year it has been so far! Thank you for your continued participation on
campus. PAC is hard at work on CU Homecoming 2015: Tune In and we need your
help to make this a great one. We are packing the itinerary full of exciting activities for
the entire week, so mark your calendars. The theme for the week is all about rocking out
and being awesome in general. We have several contests and activities that we hope your
organization will get involved and participate.
Homecoming King and Queen:
Nominations are due by Monday, February 9th. We ask King and Queen Candidates to
complete interviews and we will narrow all candidates down to a final 5 in each category.
Candidates must sign up for a fifteen minute interview to take place on Tuesday,
February 180h or Wednesday, February 11th. After this time, the final 5 King and final 5
Queen candidates will be announced by noon on Monday, February 16th and campaigning
can begin at this time. Elections will be held on February 18th and 19th in the MCC.
The Coronation Ceremony will take place during half-time of the Men’s Basketball game
on Saturday, February 21st. See attached rules and information.
#1 Aggie Fans Contest:
The #1 Aggie Fan Contest constitutes the competition in the following contests. ALL
attached rules for further information.
Sandwich Board Painting —February 12th
Use the theme for this week and get CREATIVE! Your organization can pick up your
wood panel from the Student Activities Office. Painting can begin once you collect your
board and is due back on Thursday, February 12th at 4pm so we can display them around
campus during the week of Homecoming. Judging will take place at 4pm on Tuesday,
February 17th.
Foam C’s Contest—February 19th
Your organization can pick up your letter C when you turn in your Aggie Fan form. Paint
the provided letter C along the homecoming theme, and turn in to the Student Activities
office. Judging will take place on Friday, February 20th. We’ll take all letters and
transport them to be displayed at the basketball game in the Aggie Gym.
Golf Cart Parade—February 20th
Come join the fun and sign your organization up to decorate a golf cart for our inaugural
Golf Cart parade which will take place on Friday, February 20th ending at the Bonfire
Social. Organizations can begin decorating their cart to match the theme 3:30pm in the
Conwell Hall lot. The parade will begin at 5:30pm and will be followed by the Bonfire
Social in the South Village Gravel Lot.
We hope you’ll take advantage of some of these opportunities. All forms and
applications can also be found on the Homecoming website
( We can’t do it without you!
If you have any questions, please call us at 581-2217.
#1 Aggie Fans
CU Organization Contest Rules
1. Cameron C’s Contest:
o All artwork must be contained on the C which
will be provided to you by the Student Activities
Office. The C’s must be turned into the office
no later than 4pm on Thursday, February 19th.
2. Sandwich Board Painting:
o Organizations who sign up for this will receive a 4x4 board to paint. The
Student Workroom in the MCC has paint which is available for student
use. Boards must be completed by 4pm on Thursday, February 12th so
that they can be displayed on campus throughout Homecoming.
3. Golf Cart Parade:
o Golf carts will be assigned on a first come, first served basis based on
when the #1 Aggie Fan application is turned in.
o Golf carts will be decorated from 3:30-5:30pm on Friday, February 20th in
the Conwill Hall Parking Lot.
o Rules for the parade are available on the next page.
#1 Aggie Fan Applications must be turned in to the Office of Student
Activities by 4pm on Monday, February 9th.
*All contests will be judged and rated according to the following criteria. The winner
will be the organization scoring the most points.
Appropriateness to Theme
Special Effects
Total Points:
Attendance at events: Points based on number attended
Winning competitions: 5 points for 1st, 4 points for 2nd, 3 points for 3rd
Golf Cart Parade Rules and Guidelines
Entry Guidelines:
All parade entry forms are due as part of the #1 Aggie Fan application by 4pm on
Monday, February 9th to the Student Activities Office, 2nd floor, MCC.
The parade will take place on Friday, February 20th. Decorating will start at Conwill Hall
at 3:30pm until 5:30pm. The parade will begin at Bentley Gardens at 5:30pm. Drivers
must be over the age of 21 with a valid driver’s license. Their license will be taken during
the parade and returned to them after the parade.
Decoration Guidelines:
1) There will be no substance abuse allowed in the parade. Anyone (walking or
driving) under the influence of alcohol/drugs will be barred from participation in
the parade and will be subject to disciplinary action.
2) Groups are allowed to hand items to the crowd, however throwing items of any
kind (i.e., candy, shirts, flyers, etc.) is prohibited.
3) Decorations MUST NOT interfere with the proper functioning of the golf cart.
For example, they cannot excessively weigh down the cart or impair the tire or
steering functions. Additionally, nothing can hang behind the cart and the cart is
NOT allowed to tow anything or anyone including carts, skateboards, wagons,
4) No duct tape, paint or marking on the cart is allowed. Useable attachment
materials include: painters tape, zip ties, fishing line, and sticky tack. Ask before
using any unsure material.
5) No music or displays which are disruptive or offensive to other participants or
spectators. Additionally, no bullhorns or air horns may be used.
6) Do:
o Be creative and embrace the theme! Butcher paper, paint, chalk, and more
are available in the MCC Student Work Room to help create items
o Giveaway candy and promotional items.
o Have members of your organization walk with your float and watch to
cheer your organization on.
7) Organizations who damage or mark on carts will be fined.
** A Student Activities representative will be inspecting all carts before the
King and Queen Candidate Rules and Guidelines
Qualifications to be nominated:
Must be nominated by their Dean, Department, or Organization and may only accept
ONE nomination.
ALL candidates must be a junior, senior, or grad student (must have completed at
least 60 UG hours), be currently enrolled at Cameron University with a 2.5 GPA
or higher, and in good standing with the university.
Candidates cannot currently be on any form of disciplinary probation.
All nominees will then schedule a time for a 15 minute interview with the panel.
Applicants should dress nicely as their picture will be taken for promotional material. The
interview panel will consist of:
Faculty/staff members
Students from Homecoming Committee
Homecoming Committee Advisors
Interviewees will be judged on the following criteria: Academics, Leadership &
Extracurricular Activities and Service Involvement, Interview
Interview questions will include topics such as: school spirit, ability to appropriately
represent the CU student body, future goals and aspirations, poise and presentation skills,
understanding the importance of homecoming and its tradition
Interviews will narrow down the candidate pool to no more than 5 males and 5 females.
Two students from the same club or department MAY NOT end up as final nominees
together. While coming from the same delegation, applicants are viewed independently.
Homecoming 2015 Event Schedule
Prior to Homecoming Week
2/9 – Homecoming King and Queen Nominations due by 4pm
2/10-2/11 – King and Queen interviews
2/12 – Top 5 King and Queen finalists announced
2/12- Homecoming Sandwich Boards are due to Student
Activities by 1pm
Monday, Feb. 16th
MCC Ballroom
Tuesday, Feb. 17th
Morning, Office Decorating Judging
MCC Ballroom
MCC Ballroom
Wednesday, Feb. 18th
9am-5pm, King and Queen voting
MCC Ballroom
Thursday, Feb. 19th
9am-5pm, King and Queen voting
4pm, Foam C’s due
9pm-12am, Homecoming Dance
Student Activities Office
MCC Ballroom
Friday, Feb. 20th
3:30pm-5:30pm, Golf Cart Parade Decorating
5:30pm, Golf Cart Parade
Bonfire Pep Rally
Conwell Hall Lot
Bentley Gardens
South Village Lot
Saturday, Feb. 21st
9am, Aggie Family Fun Run
2pm, Tailgate & Chuck Wagon Cook-off
4&6pm, Basketball vs
MCC Lobby
Gym Lawn
Aggie Gym
The organization scoring the most points for the week will
win $

Additional Information and Rules