Join us on the mall from 4:30-7:00 p.m. for food and fun as we kickoff homecoming. Come be a part of the excitement at 6:45 p.m. as we turn the fountain blue!
Wristbands will be available to purchase if you want to eat from the Sodexo food stations:
FREE for all NEO Students with student ID
$3 for NEO Faculty and Staff (free with a meal plan)
$5 for alumni and friends / $3 for children 10 and under
Wristbands can be paid for and picked up in advance at Sodexo or purchased at the kickoff
FREE games and activities students and children of all ages
Following the kickoff, enjoy a free concert with Travis Kidd.
Thursday, October 5th
Decked Out Pageant
NEO students from various clubs and organizations will compete in the annual NEO Homecoming Pageant. Pageant will begin at 6:30pm in the Fine Arts Building. Admission is free.
Friday, October 6th
Fab Pep Rally
NEO Football will host a golf scramble at Peoria Ridge on Friday. Please contact the NEO Football Department at 918-540-6310 to register your 4-man team. Cost is $100 per person / $400 per team.
Pep Rally will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the stadium on Red Robertson Field. Cheer, Norse Stars and the NEO Band will perform.
Following the Pep Rally, you won’t want to miss the “Not So New Newlywed Game” staring NEO employees: Clay & Ashley Patterson, Dustin & Elsie Grover and Jeff & Donna Hale. Admission is free and the laughs will be plenty!
Movie on the Turf will end the evening.
Saturday, October 7th
Peace Love & Homecoming Game Day
Alumni Banquet will begin at 12:00 p.m. in the Calcagno Family Ballroom. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 12 and under. Receive free entrance into the football game with the purchase of each ticket. Please call the NEO Foundation at 918-540-6115 to reserve your seat. Reservations are strongly suggested.
The annual homecoming parade will be at 4:00 p.m. Parade route is around campus.
Tailgate party will begin at 4:30pm with food provided by Sodexo. The tailgate meal is free to all students with a meal plan. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under. Tickets may be purchased at the tailgate party entrance.
NEO vs. Cisco will kickoff at 6:00 p.m. Coronation of NEO Royalty will take place at halftime.