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Homecoming 2003 Set for October 13-18

* Decorating Contest for Homes, Businesses
It’s the return of a tradition that began on the ISNU campus in 1927 — the Homecoming Decoration Contest! Alumni — wherever they live — are invited to join faculty/staff and campus departments in showing their Redbird pride and helping to put the campus and community in the Homecoming spirit by decorating the location of their choice: residence, commercial/business, or campus department. Awards will be given based on the use of this year’s Homecoming theme, Redbird Magic, as well as originality, use of red and white, and use of Illinois State University’s name and/or images.

Entries within Bloomington-Normal will be judged in person. However, if you’re far away from campus, you can still participate by mailing or E-mailing three photographs of your decorated house/business for consideration. To participate, complete the downloadable entry form. Get your decorating team together right away, because the deadline for submissions is Friday, October 10th!

* Event Details Available on the Web
If you’re thinking about coming back for the variety of activities Homecoming weekend, you can make your plans and pre-order football or tailgate tickets all by using the Web. Some useful links:

Master schedule of activities, parade information, 5K run information, parking information, and more at the main Homecoming Web page.

40th, 45th, and 50th Class Reunions (Classes of 1963, 1958, and 1953): Alumni Services Reunions Web page.

Football tickets: Athletics Web site.

Tailgating information: Athletics Web site – tailgating Web page.

Alumni Tailgate Tent tickets: Alumni Services online registration Web page.

If you have any other questions about Homecoming, please ask! isualum@IllinoisState.edu

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