Chief & Princess Elections

2014 Date and Time: TBA

Homecoming Chief & Princess Elections are hosted by the Student Alumni Association. The Homecoming Court is selected based on each individual’s application and interview, and is comprised of six female and six male students. All senior and graduate students with a GPA above a 3.0 are encouraged to apply.

Homecoming Banner Contest

2014 Date and Time: TBA

The Homecoming Banner Contest is an opportunity for organizations to celebrate Homecoming by creating banners, which flaunt the spirit of Homecoming and showcase their artistic talent. The banner will incorporate not only the overall theme, but also the individual pairings’ Homecoming 2014 theme and will be displayed in the Oglesby Union.

Jimbo Fisher’s True Seminole Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Wildwood Plaza, 2 hours before game

The Homecoming Tailgate will take place 2 hours before the Florida State Seminoles take on the University of Virginia Cavaliers on November 8, 2014. This will be a chance for members of the Seminole community to get excited for the big game at Doak Campbell Stadium. There will be free food, giveaways, and music at the tailgate. 

Pow Wow

November 7, 2014 at 7:00pm

Pow Wow is an annual evening of entertainment and laughter held on the night before FSU's Homecoming football game at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Appearances by special FSU performers entertain the audience and the evening culminates with an unforgettable performance by a well-known comedian. The 2013 headliners were Nick Offerman with Retta. Attend Pow Wow to witness the crowning of Florida State’s Homecoming Chief and Princess, along with the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each Homecoming category. Please visit for more information.  The event is free for FSU students with valid gold FSUID.

Renegade Recess

2014 Date and Time: TBA

Showing FSU’s dedication to both service and future Seminoles, Renegade Recess allows FSU students to create a “recess break” with numerous themed booth activities for over 250 elementary aged children from the Boys and Girls Clubs in the Tallahassee community.  Student groups wishing to participate may register a booth for the event in September.

Seminole Festival

2014 Date and Time: TBA

The Seminole Festival is a fun-filled evening with a carnival atmosphere. Students will have the opportunity to enjoy carnival food, games, and live entertainment. Torch Pursuit is one of the events held during Seminole Festival. The event is free for all who wish to attend.

Skit Night

2014 Date and Time: TBA

Skit Night is an opportunity for students and organizations to direct and perform skits that they create based on the 2014 Homecoming theme. Students can showcase their creativity by designing their own scripts, props, and costumes for their performances. Skit Night 2014 will be held in the historic Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.  Free admission.


Spear-It Night Talent Competition

2014 Date and Time: TBA

Spear-It Night highlights the talents of numerous FSU students and organizations through a Talent Showcase, the Biggest Fan on Campus Competition, and the Hymn to the Garnet & Gold Singing Competition. Students and groups must audition for a chance to perform in the Talent Showcase at Spear-It Night. Students may put in an application and register to audition through the Homecoming website in the fall.  Everyone is encouraged to attend this free event.