It’s time to come home.

Homecoming 2021 | Sept 23-25

Crown College’s Homecoming will be September 24 – 25th for the Fall 2021

We are looking forward to a weekend of celebrating our wonderful Crown family.

 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

2:30 PM   |   Inauguration Ceremony   |   Wild Athletic Center — FREE

Join us for the inauguration of Crown College’s 17th President, Dr. Andrew C. Denton. Learn more >

 

After The Ceremony   |   Inauguration Reception   |   Courtyard — FREE

Celebrate the inauguration of President Denton in our newly constructed Courtyard.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

9:50 AM   |   Homecoming Chapel    |   Wild Athletic Center — FREE

Start the weekend right by joining the Crown community in a time of student-led worship, prayer for the athletic teams, and a special message from our alumni.

 

11:00 AM   |   Scholarship Luncheon    |   Chapel

New students who received a gift or endowed scholarship are invited to attend. By invitation only.

 

2:00 PM   |   Men’s Soccer Game vs. UNWSP   |   Old National Bank Stadium

Root for the team under new Men’s Head Soccer Coach, Thomás Pazo. Concessions available.

 

4:30 PM   |   Women’s Soccer Game vs. UNWSP   |   Old National Bank Stadium

Cheer on the Storm under new Women’s Head Soccer Coach, Katie Carter. Concessions available.

 

6:00 PM  |   Alumni Dessert Reception  |   Fireside Room

For all Crown alumni, connect with old and new friends over boutique desserts and great conversation before the volleyball game!

 

7:00 PM  |   Volleyball Game vs. Hamline University   |   Wild Athletic Center

Bump, set, spike, cheer. Fill the gym and root on the Storm!

 

After The Volleyball Game   |   Cereal + Cartoons with the President   |   Sherburne Ave. Coffee Shop

For current students only.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

10 AM   |   Powderpuff Football Tournament    |   Miller Lawn  — FREE

Start the morning right with some good ole’ powderpuff football — a flag football competition between the women’s residence halls. Who will take home the prize?

 

10:30 AM – 1:30 PM   |   Main Street   |   Miller Lawn — FREE

Nothing says family and friends like some mild (or not so mild) competition. See who can jump higher, traverse the course, toss the bag, win the hill, or all of the above.

  • Power Bungee Jump, Wipe Out Zone Big Baller, King of the Hill
  • Lawn Games
  • Regatta Boat Construction
  • Storm spirit tent

Come prepared to shop + talk as well — the campus store, admissions, and college relations are excited to see you at their booths.

 

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM   |   Dessert + Food Trucks  |   Path at Miller Lawn

Fancying some food truck deliciousness? Here are the options:

  • Mario’s Italian Kitchen Food Truck
    • Award-winning Italian restaurant serving pizza, pasta, and more!
    • Mobile pre-ordering will be available the day of. View the menu >
  • The Muffin Top Dessert Truck
    • Decadent desserts to tantalize your tastebuds!

 

11:30 AM – 1 PM   |   Tailgate Lunch + Campus Store + Booths  |    Courtyard

Our food service, Sodexo, is hosting a tailgate lunch for you! Get a bite to eat right in the center of the action. Meals are $8 per person.

 

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM   |   Mingle with the President + Talent Showcase   |   Courtyard

Meet Crown’s 17th President, Dr. Denton, and his family while enjoying the talents of faculty, staff, alumni, and students. 

 

12:30 PM  |  The Polar March   |   Miller Lawn — FREE

Cheer on the Storm as we enter Old National Bank Stadium.

 

1:00 PM   |   Football Game vs. UM Morris   |   Old National Bank Stadium

Nothing says “Homecoming” like a game of football! Catch the game, and cheer on the team under the new Head Football Coach, Anthony Franz. Concessions available.

 

Halftime Event: Stay for the crowning of the Powderpuff champions and the “Most Creative Award” for Boat Regatta.

 

After The Football Game   |   5th Quarter: The Boat Regatta   |   Front Pond — FREE

A homecoming tradition, watch members of our community race around the front pond in their boats — made entirely from cardboard and tape. Some will make it. Others will not. It’s hilarious either way!

 

5:00 PM   |   Men’s Soccer Game vs. NCU   |   Old National Bank Stadium

Root for the team under new Men’s Head Soccer Coach, Thomás Pazo. Concessions available.

 

7:30 PM   |   Women’s Soccer Game vs. NCU   |   Old National Bank Stadium

End the night under the lights by cheering on the Storm under new Women’s Head Soccer Coach, Katie Carter. Concessions available.

 

Event locations, times, and options are subject to change.

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