Each year, USI students create Spirit Teams and compete in the Homecoming Spirit Competition to be #1 in school spirit! The Spirit Competition challenges our student groups to show their spirit through participation in Homecoming events and two judged competitions.
Spirit Competition Point System: (Click Here to download a PDF file of the point system.)
Register your Spirit Team (15 participation points - Deadline: 8
PM, February 2, 2014)
Teams are limited to 20 USI students, minimum of 5 USI students. You can create a team with members of your student organization, the people who live in your residence hall or apartment building, your intramural team, your classmates, your friends from high school, or anyone else you can think of. Large student organizations can create multiple teams, but students can only participate on one team. Once you've created a team, pick a team captain and register your team. Teams must be registered by 8 PM on Sunday, February 2, 2014.
NOTE: Teams are limited to 20 students. We are asking that each team have at least 5 participants.
Banners (50 participation points,
10 additional points to the winning team-
Due at 1 PM on Monday, February 10, 2014)
Paint a twin-sized bed sheet that showcases this year's Homecoming theme. USI students will vote on the best banner
Contest (50 participation points,
10 additional points to the winning team)
Up to 10 team members can participate in Student Alumni Association's Craziest Fan Contest at the basketball game on Thursday, February 13, 2014. Dress up, paint faces, and bring your USI Spirit!
Eagle Scavenger Hunt (20 participation points earned
daily per participating team,
10 additional points to the
team that locates a clue and returns it to Student Development Programs
FIRST). A new clue will be posted
each day of Homecoming week.
Clues will be posted via APB's Facebook (USI APB) and the APB Twitter (@usiapb) each day at 12 PM (noon).
A new clue will be posted
each day of Homecoming week.
(20 participation points per event)
At least 80% of a team's membership roster must be present at an event to earn points
Fashion Show (Maximum
of 50 participation points)
Teams can earn 10 points for each category of they fashion show they participate in:
Classroom Attire- Shirt/jeans/leggings etc.
Homecoming Crazy Attire- Fraternity/sorority attitre/USI attire/club & organization attire/USI face painted
Night Life Attire- Polos/nice jeans/dresses/skirks/heals, etc.
Red, White and Blue Out Attire- Anything red, white and blue and/or represents USI
Couples!- You and your friend can
walk down the run way together with matching outfits or significant
others can dress up like they are going on a date.
The winner is the team that has the most points at the end of the competition. Winners will be announced during Friday night's Fashion Show.