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Homecoming Pageant

The College at Brockport Homecoming Pageant highlights the most phenomenal male and female student leaders on campus. The focus of the pageant process is to narrow down the candidates for the Royal Homecoming Court to four men and four women. The pageant is a wonderful way to show appreciation for all that these amazing students have done to better the campus during their time at Brockport.

Details for Participation in the Homecoming Pageant:

  • Candidates must be third- or fourth-year College at Brockport students.
  • Candidates must be in good academic standing.
  • Candidates must be full-time students at The College at Brockport.
  • Each candidate must be endorsed by a recognized club/organization, athletic team, place of student employment, or residence hall in which they participate or reside.
  • All entries must be turned in to the Department of Campus Recreation Membership Services Desk in the SERC by Monday, September 9, 2013. No late entries will be accepted.
  • All candidates must attend the informational pageant meeting at 9:30 pm on Wednesday, September 11, in the SERC Conference Room. At this meeting, each candidate will be given the requirements for royalty and will sign up for interview times.   

2013 Pageant Timeline:

Nomination forms available through September 9

Nomination form/essay due Monday, September 9 (turn in to the Membership Services Desk in the SERC)

Informational pageant meeting: Wednesday, September 11, at 9:30 pm

Pageant interviews: September 16–18

Selection for pageant candidates by Friday, September 20

Homecoming pageant can contest: Thursday, September 26, 11 am – 1 pm in the Union

Homecoming pageant: Thursday, September 26

Homecoming king and queen announcement: Friday, September 27, at the pep rally

Homecoming parade and football game: Saturday, September 28

Nomination Process:

Each candidate must fill out and turn in a nomination form, which must be endorsed by a recognized club/organization officer, a student leader from his/her place of employment, a captain from his/her athletic team or a resident assistant from his/her residence hall.

Attached to the nomination form must be an essay interpreting “Being a College at Brockport student means...,” in no more than 100 words.

Only one recognized club/organization officer, student leader from his/her place of employment, captain from his/her athletic team or resident assistant from his/her residence hall may endorse a candidate.

Interviews for the Pageant:

Interview selection will be based on the nomination form and essay submission.

The candidates selected for the interviews will be contacted via email or phone for interview times on Tuesday, September 10 (a phone number and email address must be provided on the nomination form).

Nominees who are not selected for interviews will be contacted via email.

Candidates who fail to attend their interview session will be disqualified from the selection process.

Responsibilities for the Royal Homecoming Court:

  • Thursday, September 26: Participate in the can contest from 11 am – 1 pm
  • Thursday, September 26: Homecoming pageant
  • Friday, September 27: Attend Homecoming pep rally  for the crowning of the king and queen
  • Saturday, September 28: Participate in the Homecoming parade, in cars provided by the Homecoming committee
  • Saturday, September 28: Announcement of Royal Homecoming Court during the football game

*King and queen will be responsible for attending a variety of campus events throughout the year (events to be determined by the Homecoming committee).

Additional Information:

Four men and four women will be selected for the Royal Homecoming Court. Candidates are nominated by the recognized organizations, clubs, teams, place of student employment or residence hall. After candidates are nominated, they will go through an interview process where four male candidates for king and four female candidates for queen are chosen. During the interview process, the candidate is evaluated on academic achievement, positive campus involvement and the responses to the interview questions. The four men and women will then compete in the Homecoming pageant on September 26, 2013, at 8 pm in the Union Ballroom. Categories for the pageant will include Formal Wear, Spirit Wear, Talent, and a Question-and-Answer segment. Qualities such as poise, attitude and enthusiasm are also taken into consideration.

Campaigning will be allowed until 8 am on the day of the pageant. The king and queen will be selected based on votes received by students at the pageant (50%), votes received by the panel of judges (25%), and votes received on myBrockport (25%). (Voting on myBrockport will open on Tuesday, September 24, at 8 am and will close at 11 pm on Thursday, September 26.) The king and queen will then be announced during the pep rally Friday night.


Need more information? Contact us:

Student Union and Activities: (585) 395-5646
Alumni Relations: (585) 395-2451

Last Updated 8/12/13