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Student Foundation serves as a programming board to create meaningful experiences for all builders from Southwestern College. Our mission is to enrich the collegiate experience by providing programs, services, and involvement opportunities that promote unity, diversity, and student development. Student Foundation programs are directed toward the physical, spiritual, mental, educational, and social health of the students.

Student Foundation membership is made up of Southwestern College students and provides the bases for the organization. Members provide insight to the student body that allows the group to coordinate effective events and programs for the campus.


Fall 2022 Events

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October 9-16, 2022

 

 

Event Descriptions & Registration

 

Homecoming 2022 Student Activities

Sunday, October 9

Kickball Tournament* |  5 pm Jantz Stadium

Bonfire | 9:30 pm Farney Plaza

Monday, October 10 

Spelling Bee* |  11 am - 1 pm Java Jinx

Cornhole Tournament* | 8 pm Wallingford Lawn

Theme: Adam Sandler Day

Tuesday, October 11

Gold Scavenger Hunt Begins* | 8 am All of Campus

Mum Making | 11 am - 1 pm Java Jinx

JV Volleyball | 5 pm Stewart Field House

Varsity Volleyball | 7 pm Stewart Field House

Theme: Tie Dye Day

Wednesday, October 12

Chapel | 11 am Grove 

Three-Legged Race* | 6 pm Jantz Stadium

Women’s Soccer | 6 pm Jantz Stadium

Men’s Soccer | 8:30 pm Jantz Stadium

Theme: Pink Out 

Thursday, October 13

Cupcake Wars* | 11 am - 1 pm Java Jinx

Women’s Soccer Reserve Team | 6 pm Jantz Stadium

Lip Sync Battle* | 7 pm RPAC 

Theme: Gold Out

Friday, October 14

Pumpkin Decoration Judging* | 11 am - 1 pm Java Jinx

Homecoming Royalty Voting | 11 am - 1 pm Java Jinx

Gold Scavenger Hunt Ends* | 5 pm All of Campus

Theme: School Spirit 

Saturday, October 15

Parade* | 9 am Main Street 

Block Party | 10 am Wallingford Lawn

Football Game | 1:30 pm Jantz Stadium

Homecoming Coronation* | Half-Time pm Jantz Stadium

JV Volleyball l 5 pm Stewart Field House

Varsity Volleyball l 7 pm Stewart Field House

9 Lives Comedy Troupe Alumni Show | 8 pm RPAC

Sunday, October 16

Homecoming Worship | 10:50 am Grace United Methodist Church
Guest speaker: Daniel Reffner, Class of 2016

Brunch Buffet | 11am - 1pm Roy L. Smith Dining Hall

*Denotes official Homecoming activities included in the competition. Student groups MUST register to participate in these activities.


Homecoming Events & Registration

Sweepstakes Competition

Homecoming Sweepstakes is a timed honored tradition of Southwestern College hosted by The Office of Campus Life.  This year, Student Government Association is organizing events and will provide financial means for all participating groups.  Any group submitting entry forms for ALL Homecoming activities designated below will be able to compete for the Homecoming Sweepstakes.  More details and the registration form below:

Sweepstakes Registration

Cupcake Wars

EVENT DESCRIPTION: The SC Cupcake Wars is a Homecoming battle that challenges each team to use their originality to come up with the most unique and delicious cupcake. Each organization will be judged on their originality and presentation of any kind of cupcake of their choice, which uses the homecoming theme “We're Golden" 

IMPORTANT DATES: Participants are to be in the Java Jinx with their baked cupcakes display ready and prepared for judging by NOON, Thursday, October 13th.

MATERIALS: $25.00 will be provided to the organization to supplement the cost of materials and ingredients. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. The creation must be classified as cupcakes.
  2. The cupcakes may not be store-bought, but store-bought ingredients can be modified to fit the recipe
  3. Only one piece of your cupcake will be tasted by each judge (plan for four (4) judges.)
  4. Any participants handling food must wear gloves.
  5. The baked goods should also be sampled by anyone at the event interested in trying your creation/recipe after judging so you must make a decent portion.
  6. Provide a recipe card at your table for the judges to view.

DISQUALIFICATIONS: Teams may be disqualified from the competition for the following reasons:

  1. If the judges decide the dish to be completely or mostly “store-bought” (judges determine this rule)
  2. The dessert creation is determined un-edible.
  3. If the display is not related to the homecoming theme 

JUDGING: Judges for the Cupcake Wars contest will be looking at each entry for the following qualities rated on:

  • 20 Points - Taste
  • 20 Points - Incorporating Homecoming Theme
  • 10 Points - Originality of Design

 TOTAL 50 points

SWEEPSTAKES SCORING: Total points received by each group in SC Cupcake Wars on the above basis will be awarded with the below designated sweepstakes points:

 1st Place 100 points
2nd Place 75 points
3rd Place 50 points

Cupcake Wars Registration

SC Spelling Bee

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Get your name tags and finger pens ready for the SC Spelling Bee! Each organization has the opportunity to submit a maximum of two persons to compete in this event. Each participant will be given a word at which they must spell correctly to move on to the next round. The competition will conclude when one speller is remained.

DATE: Monday, October 10, @ 11-1pm in the Java Jinx

DIVISIONS: Each team can have up to 2 people compete in the spelling bee. The member must be a full-time SC student.

DISQUALIFICATIONS: If any contestant is caught using any outside source such as an electronic device or the audience, they will be disqualified and removed from the competition. 

SWEEPSTAKES SCORING: Points received by each team in the various events on the above basis will be totaled for each.    

1st Place 100 points
2nd Place 75 points
3rd Place 50 points

SC Spelling Bee Registration

Kickball Tournament

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Hey batter batter, hey batter batter SWING!! Wait no... Wrong sport. Create a team and work your way through the tournament bracket until one team is left standing and announced the winner. The event will be held at the Soccer Fields. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to inside Stewart Fieldhouse for a dodgeball tournament, where the same rules apply.

DATE: Sunday, October 9, @ 9:30pm, Jantz Stadium 

DIVISIONS: Maximum of 12 players per team with a minimum of 4 players of the opposite sex.

At least 8 players must be present to start the game or the team forfeits.                                                

 All team members must be a full-time SC student. NO PERSON MAY BE ON MORE THAN ONE TEAM.

DISQUALIFICATIONS: Participating groups may be disqualified in the event of:

  1. Not following rules assigned by the referees of Kickball.
  2. Unsportsmanlike conduct of any member(s) or participating guest students.
  3. Individuals competing on more than one participating team.
  4. Any team or group not having the appropriate amount of members (8-12) to participate in the competition.

SWEEPSTAKES SCORING: Points received by each team in the various events on the above basis will be totaled for each.                     

1st Place 100 points
2nd Place 75 points
3rd place 50 points

Kickball Tournament Registration

Cornhole Tournament

Event Description: It's corn! A big lump of knobs! It has the juice! I can't imagine a more beautiful thing! Create a team and work your way through the tournament bracket until one team is left standing and announced the winner. The event will be held at Wallingford Lawn. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to inside of Mossman for an inside cornhole tournament, where the same rules apply.

Date: Monday, October 10th, At 8:00pm In Wallingford Lawn

Divisions:

Maximum of 2 players per team with a minimum of one players of each sex. All participants

Must be a full-time sc student. No person may be on more than one team. Cornhole

Tournament will be single elimination format.

Disqualifications:

Participating groups may be disqualified in the event of:

  1. Not following rules assigned
  2. Unsportsmanlike conduct of any member(s) or participating guest students.
  3. Individuals competing on more than one participating team.

Sweepstakes Scoring: Points received by each team in the various events on the above basis will be totaled for each.

1st Place 100 Points
2nd Place 75 Points
3rd Place 50 Points

Cornhole Tournament Registration

Three-Legged Race

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Find your partner and join us at the Women's Soccer game. Each team will have two people who legs will be tied together and they will run the race. The team must keep their legs tied together at all times of the race, and if the ropes come untied they must start over.

DATE: Wednesday, October 12th, @ 6 pm at Richard Jantz Stadium (at half time so please be there by 6:30 pm)

DIVISIONS: Each team can have a pair of 2 people in the race. The participants must be a full-time SC student.

DISQUALIFICATIONS: If any contestant is caught finishing the race without being tied to their partner they will be disqualified.

SWEEPSTAKES SCORING: Points received by each team in the various events on the above basis will be totaled for each.

1st Place 100 points
2nd Place 75 points
3rd Place 50 points

Three-Legged Race Registration

Homecoming Parade

EVENT DESCRIPTION: The Homecoming Parade is an honored Homecoming tradition at SC.  SC groups, alumni and the Winfield Community all participate in the event.  Floats, cars, bikes, motorcycles, etc. have all been part of the Parade festivities.  The Parade takes place on Main Street, moving north beginning on 15thStreet and ending on 10th Street.

DATE: Saturday, October 15 at 9:00 a.m. on Main Street.  Line up begins at 8:30 a.m.

MATERIALS: $120.00 will be provided to the organization to supplement the cost of materials.

REQUIREMENTS: Groups participating in the Parade must abide by the following requirements:

  1. Groups may only submit one Parade entry.  Entries may include a float, car, walkers, wagons, and bikes.
  2. You do not need to include all members of your group in the parade. Use as many members as needed.  There are no requirements for number of participants.
  3. The official Parade line-up will be made available by Thursday October 28th at 5:00 p.m. from the Office of Campus Life (1st floor Student Center) and via email to participants
  4. All participating groups must be in the Parade line-up ready to begin no later than 8:50 a.m.  The Parade line up begins on 15th street facing west.
  5. All Parade entries in Sweepstakes should be related to the SC Homecoming theme.

DISQUALIFICATIONS: Groups will be disqualified in the event of the following:

  1. The use of racial, sexual, religious or otherwise offensive gestures or language as determined by the Homecoming Parade Chair and/or judges.
  2. Not being in the Parade line-up by 8:50 a.m.

JUDGING: Judging of the Parade entries will occur as follows:

The judging panel will be selected by the Homecoming Committee.

Points will be awarded to each group as follows, 4 places will be awarded according to the total score of each group:

  • ENTHUSIASM 30 points
  • CREATIVITY 30 points
  • USE OF THEME 40 points
  • TOTAL 100 points

SWEEPSTAKES SCORING: Total points received by each team in the Parade on the above basis will be awarded with the following designated sweepstakes points:

1st Place 100 points
2nd Place 75 points
3rd Place 50 points        

Extra Points: An organization can receive 5 Extra points for the most creative float/spirit vehicle during the homecoming parade that fully embraces the homecoming

Lip Sync Battle

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Lip Sync your heart out in this event during SC Homecoming Week! Similar to the SPIKE TV show “Lip Sync,” organizations have to opportunity to battle each other with their lip syncing abilities. Two organizations will be selected to battle, and the winning organization will move on to the next round. Please submit 8 song selections to be approved by Tuesday, October 11, with the Homecoming packet. Songs can include the words related to the Homecoming theme.

DATE: Thursday, October 13 @ 7 pm in RPAC

DIVISIONS: Organizations can choose up to 7 members to participate.

All team members and guest students must be full-time SC students who are in good standing at Southwestern College. NO PERSON MAY BE ON MORE THAN ONE TEAM.

DISQUALIFICATIONS: Participating groups may be disqualified in the event of:

  1. Using explicit language, movements, gestures, or dress/costumes.
  2. Individuals competing on more than one participating team.
  3. Going over the minute and a half time limit that was given.

Judges Criteria: What every team will be judged on during the competition 

  1. Lip Sync Abilities: How well can the performer(s) lip sync the song.
  2. Creativity: How original and creative the performance is. Be Creative!! (i.e. includes props, costumes etc.)
  3. Stage Presence & Choreography: Don’t just stand there move around, smile and make eye contact with the judges. Be sure to include everyone on your team (no one gets left behind)                                         

SWEEPSTAKES SCORING: Points received by each team in the various events on the above basis will be totaled for each. 

1st Place 100 points
2nd Place 75 points
3rd place 50 point

Lip Sync Battle Registration

Gold Scavenger Hunt

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Get your thinking caps on! There are 4 golden bricks with different value hidden around campus. Starting Tuesday 11th until Friday October 14th you all will receive hints via email by Raquel Resendiz on where to look. Once you find a brick make sure to bring it to Campus Life Office to receive your points. (Office will be open during regular 9am - 5pm office hours)

DATE: All bricks must be found and brought to the Campus Life Office by Friday, October 14th for points to count

DIVISIONS: All members of each team may participate.

DISQUALIFICATIONS: Groups will be disqualified if:

SWEEPSTAKES SCORING: Points received by each team correlate with the number written on each hidden brick. (Ex. a brick with 5 on it will equal 5 points to the team)

Pumpkin Decoration

EVENT DESCRIPTION:  Each group may use their artistic side and decorate a pumpkin to be judged by Staff/Faculty on Friday, October 14th. Each team may start their pumpkin decorating on Monday, October 10th, but must have their pumpkin DISPLAY READY AND PREPARED FOR JUDGING BY NOON in Java Jinx on Friday, October 14th. EACH ORGANIZATION WILL BE JUDGED ON THEIR ORIGINALITY AND PRESENTATION WHICH USES THE HOMECOMING THEME "WE'RE GOLDEN". Teams may use any medium to decorate their pumpkin, or carve it.

DATE: PARTICIPANTS ARE TO BE IN THE JAVA JINX WITH THEIR PUMPKIN DISPLAY READY AND PREPARED FOR JUDGING BY NOON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13TH

REQUIREMENTS: Groups participating in the Pumpkin Decorating must abide by the following requirements:

  1. Golden Pumpkins: Teams must follow the Homecoming Theme of "We're Golden' in their pumpkin design. Get creative!
  2. One Representative: At least one person from each team must be present during the pumpkin judging on October 14th at 12 pm in the Java Jinx.

MATERIALS: $25 will be provided to cover the cost of materials used to decorate the appropriate window.

DISQUALIFICATIONS: Groups will be disqualified in the event of the following:

  1. The use of racial, sexual, religious or otherwise offensive gestures or language on your pumpkin.

JUDGING: Judges for the Windows contest will be looking at each entry for the following qualities rates in a scale of 1 to 10 for each category.                                  

  • 10 Points - Quality Of Design
  • 20 Points - Homecoming Theme Incorporated
  • 20 Points - Originality Of Design
  • TOTAL 50 points

SWEEPSTAKES SCORING: Total points received by each group on the above basis will be awarded with the below designated sweepstakes points:

1st Place 100 points
2nd Place 75 points
3rd Place 50 points

Coronation: Homecoming Queen and King 

Presented by SGA

Event Description: Student Government Association will host Coronation, which is the Homecoming Queen and King competition.  Nominees are selected by each participating organization and the student body will vote to see who Homecoming Royalty is. A second vote will take place to determine the Homecoming King and Queen.  Royalty Court and Winners will be honored at the Homecoming Football game.

Each of the two nominees selected by their group must complete and submit the registration form to be eligible to represent their group.

More details on registration form below:

Coronation Nominee Registration

 

 


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