CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Sept. 25, 2001
Editor's note: Click here
for a parade route map, which indicates street closings.
Homecoming 2001 activities announced
IOWA CITYHomecoming 2001 activities at the University of Iowa begin
in earnest on Tuesday, Sept. 25 with student field games at the UI's Hubbard
Park and weeklong events which include an annual homecoming parade at 6:15
p.m. Friday in downtown Iowa City. Homecoming 2001 culminates with the UI
vs. Penn State football game at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.
Below is the Sept. 25-29 schedule of homecoming events, as released by the
Homecoming Council, organizers of the annual event.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
Havoc at Hubbard. Jousting, bungee basketball and other field games for
Wednesday, Sept. 26
Sports Night, Coral Ridge Mall, 6:30 p.m. 9 p.m. Meet Herky and Iowa
athletes. Entertainment from Lee Iban, the magician at 7:30 p.m., and Duder
the Clown throughout the evening
Thursday, Sept. 27
Iowa Shout, Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge, 8 p.m. Pairs of student organization
perform skits and dance routines as part of a weeklong sweepstakes competition
Friday, Sept. 28
All-Alumni Homecoming Tent 4 p.m. 6 p.m., Pedestrian Mall, Downtown
Homecoming parade, 6:15 p.m., featuring floats, marching bands and entries
from local businesses and student organizations, and parade grand marshal,
UI basketball coach Steve Alford.
Thirteenth annual Open House, takes place at the Iowa Memorial Union, immediately
following the parade until 9 p.m. Features children's activities, Babaloon
the Clown, and Yahoo Drummers.
Saturday, Sept. 29
UI Alumni Association Hawkeye Experience Tent, 9 a.m. Located immediately
west of the UI football practice facility and Recreation Building. Free drinks
and bratwurst will be given to the first 500 guests. Staffed by UI Alumni
For more information about homecoming activities, contact Erin Wilderson,
promotions director at (319) 335-3059 or firstname.lastname@example.org