Homecoming Spirit Competition for Student Groups (2023)

Basic Information

Islanders! Get ready to BE SEEN, BE LOUD, and BE SPIRITED!!

Register your student group or organization now to see if you have what it takes to be the most spirited group on campus and win nearly $1000 for your organization!

All teams must have a minimum of 10 participants on their roster.  Organizations may pair up to create a team.  

This includes a possible $400 for the top point earning organization, and the winners of Be Seen and Be Loud will earn $150, winner of Be Spirited will have the opportunity to earn $100 for the Decorating of the ‘I’ and $100 for the Spirit Chalking Contest for the organization. 

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 17 by 5:00 PM.

There are 3 types of points that can be awarded for various Homecoming Activities:

These points are awarded for designated events and are based on the percentage of registered members that attend the event (registered members will be upload below).

The following are events that are eligible for attendance points (click here for event details and descriptions):

  • Islander Clean (Sunday, 2/19 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM University Center Rotunda)
  • Anchors Aweigh/Homecoming Blue Fest (Tuesday, 2/21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Anchor Plaza/East Lawn) 
  • Faculty v Staff Basketball Game (Wednesday, 2/22 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Dugan Center Gym) 
  • Women's and Men’s Basketball v. Commerce Games (Thursday, 2/23 from 5pm – 9pm at the American Bank Center)
  • Lighting of the "I" (Friday, 2/24 at 6:30 PM on East Lawn) *Check-in will cut off at 7 p.m.  

Organizations will the group's Instagram page for Homecoming week (cannot belong to a person). They’ll post a photo, video, or original graphic each day in-line with the theme for that day. No story posts are allowed. Judges will score the content for use of school spirit and originality of theme, and award points based on content of the entire week.

Organization's will receive finalized instructions and themes will be provided in advance!

Organization's will be given a wooden "I" for decoration and a 3x3 concrete space for the Chalking Contest. Rules are located on this form and will also be posted on the Homecoming 2023 I-Engage page as a part of the 2023 Spirit Competition rules.  

BONUS CATEGORY-Homecoming Court:
Does your organization have a member who embodies the TAMU-CC spirit and is involved in both the campus and Corpus Christi community? Apply for Homecoming Court here: https://tamucc.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/573450 

For scoring, details will be provided to groups prior to the beginning of competition.

Information Meeting:  
VIRTUAL: Friday, January 20th; 2pm - 4pm on Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting - https://tamucc.zoom.us/j/92668671142?pwd=cEZVZE5aemlrUElOOWRYYk9vWFV3UT09 
IN-PERSON: Wednesday, January 25th; 4pm - 6pm; UC Copano Room 216
IN-PERSON: Monday, January 30th; 3pm - 5pm; UC Copano Room 216

Please upload a list of members from your organization who plan to participate in Homecoming events. MUST INCLUDE FIRST NAME, LAST NAME, AND ISLANDER EMAIL. PARTICIPATION LIST MUST BE UPLOADED IN AN EXCEL SPREADSHEET.

This is the list that will be used to determine percentage of participants for attendance points.