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Homecoming 2012

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UMD has launched the statement Those Who Can, Duluth, and it is transforming the campus. Banners are now lining the campus streets. Soon t-shirts will be available for purchase at the UMD Stores. More information on Those Who Can, Duluth is on it's way!

It's that time of year again! Time to wear your favorite UMD garb and show your Bulldog pride as you cheer on your favorite team. UMD Homecoming has arrived!

Many events and activities are planned. There will be UMD favorites including the "Dog Eat Dogs" hotdog eating contest, Cardboard Boat races, and the Greek Chariot race. There will be lots of free giveaways, free food, and fun at many of these events.

Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 pm, the Student Association will be unveiling the new UMD Street signs at Ordean Court. Stay put after the signs are revealed, and join the pep band and dance team in a rally as UMD's finest compete in the "Dog Eat Dogs" hotdog eating contest hosted by Texas Roadhouse. Ending the night will be the UMD womens volleyball game in the Romano gym at 7 pm as they go against St. Cloud State.

Thursday, Oct 18 at 4:30 pm, the third annual Cardboard Boat races will be held at Rock pond in Bagley Nature Area. Later at 7 pm enjoy some music in Kirby Lounge while watching the Battle of the Bands.

Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 pm, rock out in the Kirby Ballroom with the music of the Midwest Selects and Cato.

Saturday, Oct. 20, take part in the Homecoming 5K through Bagley Nature Area at 10 am. Join the tailgating party before the game for Famous Dave's free pig roast. There will also be fun for the kids with face painting, games, and free giveaways. At 1 pm, watch as the UMD Bulldogs take on the Bemidji State Beavers. Don't miss the Greek Chariot races finals during half-time.

More details and events can be found on the UMD Homecoming website.

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Homcoming Cardboard Boat race contestants 2010 UMD Danceteam 2011

Logan Lauters 36-yard touchdown 2012

Written by Katarina Menze, October 2012 Photographs by Brett Groehler and Dave Harwig

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