Chief & Princess Elections

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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

Date and time TBA
Hung in Oglesby Union Courtyard

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 2015 theme and will be displayed in the Oglesby Union.

Homecoming Parade

Friday, November 17, 2017
time TBA

The Homecoming Parade, organized by Student Alumni Association, allows student organizations and members of the Seminole and Tallahassee community the opportunity to display and celebrate Florida State's traditions.

Jimbo Fisher’s True Seminole Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, November 18, 2017; time TBA
2 Hours before Kickoff
Game time: FSU vs. Delaware State TBA

The Homecoming Tailgate will take place 2 hours before the Florida State Seminoles take on Delaware State on November 18, 2017. 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 featuring Hannibal Buress with Hasan Minhaj

Friday, November 17, 2017
Doors 7:00 pm // Show 8:00 pm // Comedy 9:15 pm

Pow Wow is an annual evening of entertainment and laughter held on the night before FSU's Homecoming football game. Appearances by special FSU performers entertain the audience and the evening culminates with an unforgettable performance by a well-known comedian. The 2016 headliner was Whitney Cummings. 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.

Seminole Festival

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
time, location TBA

Skit Night is an opportunity for students and organizations to direct and perform skits that they create based on the 2017 Homecoming theme. Students can showcase their creativity by designing their own scripts, props, and costumes for their performances. Free admission.