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Get shipwrecked at Southern

Ahoy matey! Homecoming at Georgia Southern may still be more than a month away, but deadlines to sign up for events are looming. This year’s theme is ‘Eagles of the Caribbean: Shipwrecked at Southern.”

Nomination deadlines for Homecoming King and Queen are 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19. Fees are $75 per nomination. Applications for king can be found at http://students.georgiasouthern.edu/sac/hc2006/king.htm, and those for queen at http://students.georgiasouthern.edu/sac/hc2006/queen.htm.
Nominees will be announced the week of Sept. 25, with voting taking place Monday, Oct. 16, through Thursday, Oct. 19, via students’ WINGS account.

Following are other homecoming events and entry fees:

  • Banner Contest – $10
  • Sculpt it for the Hungry – Free
  • Mud Volleyball – $25 (Proceeds will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital)
  • Doo-Dah Contest – $30
  • Step Contest – $30
  • Parade Float – $50
  • Parade Krazy Car – $25
  • Parade Clown/Character – Free
  • Parade Banner/Walking – Free

Students may enter as groups in Doo-Dah or the Step Show. However, only the first 20 team will be accepted.

Registration forms for the above can be found at http://www.georgiasouthernhomecoming.com/. The deadline to register for these events is 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22. Entries received after that time and through Monday, Sept. 25, will incur a $25 late fee. No other entries will be accepted after that date and refunds will not be given on entry fees.

Groups participating in four or more events will receive a $25 discount, if registered on or before the Sept. 22 deadline. Payment, made by checks, Visa or Mastercard, will be received in the Office of Student Activities located in the Russell Union Room 1056.

For more information and a listing of prizes for the various events, visit http://www.georgiasouthernhomecoming.com. For a homecoming packet, contact the Office of Student Activities at 486-7270.

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