Homecoming King & Queen Voting

Voting will be open October 5th - 7th, 2021.  Click here to vote!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3

DSU Softball Games | 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. | North Softball Complex | Open to the public

  • Come cheer on the Blue Hawk softball team as they host Dawson Community College and Miles Community College in a Sunday double-header. Ice-cream will be served in mini DSU helmets in-between the games.

Buster’s Homerun Derby Contest | 1 p.m. | North Softball Complex | DSU students only

  • DSU students will have the ability to showcase their homerun hitting skills during the homerun derby contest! There will be a men’s and women’s division and prizes will be awarded to the champion of each division! Hurry – space is limited. Sign up today by emailing Rachel Goslinga at Rachel.goslinga@dickinsonstate.edu. Sign up ends October 1. Weather permitting.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4

Show Your Spirit Door Contest | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | The Hub | DSU students, faculty & staff Only

  • Stop by The Hub to pick up supplies to decorate residence hall doors, hallways, offices, and locker rooms to showcase your Blue Hawk Pride. Prizes will be awarded to the top three! To submit your entry, please take a picture of your Blue Hawk spirit and email entries to Rachel Goslinga at Rachel.goslinga@dickinsonstate.edu. All entries will be accepted until 10 p.m. with the top 3 winners revealed the following morning!

Tie-Dye T-shirt Lunch Break | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | King Pavilion Area | DSU students only

  • Come out to King Pavilion over your lunch hour to make your own tie-dye T-shirt. Students who wear their new tie-dye T-shirt to the home volleyball game on Thursday for 80’s night will be entered into a drawing for some fun, exclusive prizes that you can only win at this event!

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5

Empty Bowls Creation | 4-7 p.m. | May Hall 303 | DSU students, faculty & staff only

  • Come join us in making handcrafted clay bowls which will be donated to the United Way’s ‘Empty Bowls’ charity event on November 13. Participants will be able to make and decorate bowls in a variety of ways. Another charitable organization will be making soup and bread, which will then be sold along with the bowls with the proceeds going to the United Way’s fight against hunger.

Outdoor Movie Night | 7 p.m. | BAC | DSU students, faculty & staff only

  • Grab your blanket and come enjoy a movie under the stars at the BAC. 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6

JV Volleyball vs Miles Community College | 6 p.m. | Scott Gym | Open to all Blue Hawk fans

Come cheer on your JV volleyball squad as they take on MCC! Stay after for the Blue Hawk Pep Rally and enjoy free pizza and take pictures in the RG Wild photo booth!

Blue Hawk Pep Rally | 7 p.m. | Scott Gym | Open to all Blue Hawk fans

  • Come unite as a Blue Hawk Family! Get ready to cheer on the Blue Hawks and have a chance at winning a $750 scholarship by coming to the pep rally. Pizza and the RG Wild Entertainment Photo Booth will be available starting at 7 p.m. followed by the Pep Rally hosted by the DSU Heritage Foundation, Hawk Talk, DSU Cheer Team, the DSU Pep Band, and DSU Athletics. Prizes will also be given out!

Bowling at the Paragon | 9:30 – 11:30 p.m. | Paragon Bowl | DSU students only

  • Show your DSU student ID to enjoy free bowling for two hours at the Paragon!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7

Volleyball vs. Mayville State University | 3 and 5 p.m. | Scott Gym | Open to the public

  • Come dressed in your best 80’s outfit as you cheer on your Blue Hawk JV and Varsity volleyball teams as they take on the Comets of Mayville State! Arrive early to grab some sweet 80’s swag and prizes will be awarded!

Alumni Fellows & Honorees Banquet | 5:30 p.m. | Roosevelt Grand Dakota Hotel | Open to the public

  • Join the DSU Heritage Foundation as we honor the 2021 Class of Alumni Fellows & Honorees. Tickets are $35 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling (701) 483-2557.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8

Recognition Ceremony | 9 a.m. | Student Center Ballroom | Open to the public

  • Join us as we recognize the DSU Campus as the first historic district in Dickinson.

Emeriti and Retirees Brunch | 9:30 a.m. | Student Center Ballroom | Invite only

  • A gathering of emeriti and retired faculty & staff hosted by the DSU Heritage Foundation. 

DSU Alumni & Friends Golf Scramble | 11 a.m. | Heart River Golf Course | Open to the public

  • Join the DSU Heritage Foundation at the annual golf scramble! Grab your friends and enjoy 18 holes of golf to support DSU! Teams can be purchased for $100/individual or $400/team of four and you can register by calling (701) 482-2557.

Volleyball vs. Presentation College | 2 and 4 p.m. | Scott Gym | Open to the public

  • It’s a WHITE OUT! Come dressed in your best ‘White Out’ outfit and cheer on your JV and Varsity Blue Hawk volleyball teams as they take on the Saints of Presentation College. White rally ‘Hawks are Up’ towels will be given out during the game while supplies last! Prizes will also be given away!

Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet | 5:30 p.m. | Roosevelt Grand Dakota Hotel | Open to the public

  • Join the Blue Hawk Booster Club, DSU Athletic Department, and DSU Heritage Foundation as we honor the 2021 Class of Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees. Tickets are $35/person and must be purchased in advance by calling (701) 483-2557.

Homecoming Concert | 7 p.m. | Dorothy Stickney Auditorium | Open to the public

  • Plan to attend the Department of Arts & Letters Homecoming Concert. The concert is free for DSU students, faculty and staff. Additional tickets can be purchased for $5/individual and $10/family.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9

Parade | 9 a.m. | Meet at the BAC Parking Lot/Parade route | Open to the public

  • Grab your lawn chair, family and friends and come out and watch the annual DSU parade! For more information or to register to be in the parade, please click here.

Tailgate | 10 a.m. | BAC Parking Lot | Open to the public

  • Join the DSU Heritage Foundation as they host the Homecoming tailgate. Tailgate spots are available by calling (701) 483-2557.

Hall of Fame Unveiling | Noon | BAC - Lowman-Walton Concourse | Open to the public

  • Come see the newest project as the DSUHF unveils the Melanie Lowman-Walton and Rob Walton Athletic Hall of Fame!

Football Game vs. Dakota State University | 1 p.m. | BAC | Open to the public

Parade of Champions | Half-Time | BAC | Open to the public

  • An annual tradition in which all of this year’s Homecoming Honorees and Inductees are recognized. The 2021 Homecoming Court will also be recognized with this year’s Homecoming King and Queen during halftime.

Post-Game Social | 4:30 p.m. | Roosevelt Grand Dakota Hotel | Open to the public

  • Join the DSU Heritage Foundation after the game to visit with Blue Hawks fans.

Homecoming Dance | 9:30 – 11:30 p.m. | Wienbergen Gym | DSU students only

  • Celebrate Homecoming with a dance featuring Karsky Entertainment. Snacks provided by DSU Student Senate!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10

Rotary Pancake Karnival | 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Dickinson Eagles Club | Open to the public

  • Come out and support the Dickinson Rotary Club at their annual Homecoming breakfast. Every year, the Rotary Club hosts the event to raise money to help with eradicating Polio globally! Tickets can be purchased in advance for $6 and $10 at the door.