Homecoming 2020

Virtual Homecoming Presidential Welcome

M State Homecoming History Slideshow

It's our Virtual Homecoming Week and 60th anniversary of the Fergus Falls Campus!

Check out our M State Facebook and Instagram pages for daily postings and contest information!

Scheduled events include:

*Prizes are awarded to M State students*
All week long!

Serve your local community in your own way on the day that you choose. Post a picture and tell us how you served your community using #mstateserveproud.

Check out our Facebook page for the M State Homecoming 2020 5K Run/Jog/Walk, with prizes awarded daily to participants! To be considered, send a picture of you and your 5K time using the app of your choice. You can win:

  • Monday: M State water bottle
  • Tuesday: Spartan blanket
  • Wednesday: M State t-shirt
  • Thursday: M State beanie
  • Friday: Spartan scarf
Monday, Oct. 26

Show us your Spartan Spirit! Wear your blue and gold Spartan Swag and use #mstatehomecoming2020 to post your swag and have a chance to win a prize.
*Post in the comments section of the Spartan Spirit posting for Spartan Swag.

9 a.m.
Kick off the 2020 Virtual Homecoming Week with an address from President Carrie Brimhall celebrating homecoming and the 60th anniversary of the Fergus Falls campus.

Fergus Falls students: Check your school email for the final homecoming ballot! We're doing things a little different this year. Vote for your royal court nominations for M State Fergus Falls students AND M State Fergus Falls staff and faculty! (See ballot for instructions to vote.) Votes are due by 5 p.m. Thursday.

10 a.m.
Fergus Falls students: Check out the Spartan Hunt Post for today! Try to guess where our Spartan is on campus and win a prize.

11 a.m.
M State homecoming history slide show.

Noon
How well do you know M State? Check out our trivia question for the day. First person who posts the right answer in comments area gets a prize!

1 p.m.
Fergus Falls housing students, stop by the campus to pick up your Spartan Spirit Pack!

3 p.m.
Show us your M State MOVES! Post a video wearing your Spartan gear while doing a headstand/cartwheel/balancing a textbook book on your head.

* Post in the comments section of the M State Moves posting for today. Remember to be respectful of others and be safe; one submission per person, time frame is 3-5 seconds.

Tuesday, October 27

8 a.m.
Show us your Spartan Spirit! Post a picture of your pet and use #mstatehomecoming2020 when posting for a chance to win a prize.
* Post in the comments section of the Spartan Spirit posting for Pet.

Fergus Falls students: Have you done your Homecoming Votes? Check your email for the survey.

9 a.m.
Take virtual tours of the M State campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.

10 a.m.
Fergus Falls students: Check out the Spartan Hunt Post for today! Try to guess where our Spartan is on campus and win a prize.

Noon
How well do you know M State? Check out our trivia question for the day. First person who posts the right answer in the comments area gets a prize.

3 p.m.
Show us your M State MOVES! Get outside and post your Instagram boomerang move.
* Post in the comments section of the M State Moves posting for today. Remember to be respectful of others and be safe; one submission per person, time frame is 3-5 seconds.

Wednesday, October 28

Show us your Spartan Spirit! Post a picture of your crazy hair and use #mstatehomecoming2020 for a chance to win a prize!
* Post in the comments section of the Spartan Spirit posting for Crazy Hair.

Fergus Falls Students: Have you done your Homecoming Votes? Check your email for the survey!

10 a.m.
Fergus Falls students: Check out the Spartan Hunt Post for today! Try to guess where our Spartan is on campus and win a prize.

11 a.m.
Live yoga session with Wendy Billie! join the via Zoom here >

Noon
How well do you know M State? Check out our trivia question for the day. First person who posts the right answer in comments area gets a prize.

1 p.m.
All M State students: The Fergus Falls Student Government Association is doing a Homecoming 2020/60th Anniversary t-shirt giveaway on campus! Stop by your campus today at 1 p.m. to get yours. Only 100 t-shirts to give out. First come, first served!

3 p.m.
Show us your M State MOVES! Post a video showing us your favorite yoga move or boomerang it!
* Post in the comments section of the M State Moves posting for today. Remember to
be respectful of others and be safe; one submission per person, time frame is 3-5 seconds

4 p.m.
Coffee Hour with M State President, Carrie Brimhall! Learn more about the college and its future plans and initiatives through questions and conversation. Students, check your email for information to join!

Thursday, October 29

Show us your Spartan Spirit! Post a picture of your crazy socks! Use #mstatehomecoming2020 when posting for a chance to win a prize.
* Post in the comments section of the Spartan Spirit posting for Crazy Socks.

Fergus Falls students: Have you done your Homecoming Votes? Check your email for the survey. Nominations are due by  5 p.m. today.

10 a.m.
Fergus Falls students: Check out the Spartan Hunt Post for today! Try to guess where our Spartan is on campus and win a prize.

Noon
How well do you know M State? Check out our trivia question for the day. First person who posts the right answer in comments area gets a prize.

1 p.m.
Check out our Homecoming Games History Post!

3 p.m.
Show us your M State MOVES! Post a short video showing us your dance moves to a Halloween song!
* Post in the comments section of the M State Moves posting for today. Remember to be respectful of others and be safe; one submission per person, time frame is 3-5 seconds.

Friday, October 30

Show us your Spartan Spirit! Post a picture of your carved pumpkin! Use #mstatehomecoming2020 when posting for a chance to win a prize.
* Post in the comments section of the Spartan Spirit posting for Carved Pumpkin.

9 a.m.
Fergus Falls students: Check out the Spartan Hunt Post for today! Try to guess where our Spartan is on campus and win a prize.

11 a.m.
Join our live Alumni Session, where alumni and current students can come together and connect via Zoom. Register to receive the Zoom information for the event at:
https://smr.to/p69147.
If you need assistance, please let us know at facf@minnesota.edu

Noon
Fergus Falls Campus:  M State virtual tailgate and celebration!

  • Drive by the Legacy Hall entrance between noon and 1 p.m. to receive your free t-shirt!
  • Bring your kiddos for some treats!
  • Enjoy some live music and wave to our Spartan!

Hope to see you there!

    1 p.m.

    • Virtually meet our Spartan athletes
    • Virtually meet our Fergus Falls athletes – basketball, volleyball, baseball, etc.

    2 p.m.
    Fergus Falls campus: Live coronation ceremony for royal court

    • Student royal court announced!
    • Staff/faculty royal court announced!

    Join herehttp://mstate.link/zoom

    2 p.m.
    How well do you know M State? Check out our trivia question for the day. First person who posts the right answer in comments area gets a prize!

    3 p.m.
    Show us your M State MOVES! Post your Halloween filter Snapchat face or costume.
    * Post in the comments section of the M State Moves posting for today. Remember to be respectful of others and be safe; one submission per person, time frame is 3-5 seconds

    Saturday, October 31

    9 a.m.
    Show us your Spartan Spirit! Post a picture of your Halloween costume or autumn/fall decorations. Use #mstatehomecoming2020 when posting for a chance to win a prize!
    * Post in the comments section of the Spartan Spirit posting for Halloween Costume/Decor.