UMSL Office Spirit Competition 2019

Decorate your Office or Department to show your UMSL Spirit during Homecoming! Demonstrate your school spirit, and bring excitement and energy to Homecoming Week. The winning office will have bragging rights across campus; there will be prizes for the top three offices:

  • 1st place - $100 Sodexo co-sponsorship
  • 2nd place - $50 Sodexo co-sponsorship
  • 3rd place - $25 Sodexo co-sponsorship

Campus Offices and Departments wishing to participate should register with the Homecoming Committee and have the office decorated by 12:00pm, Friday, February 15, 2019.

After decorating is complete, members of the Homecoming Steering committee will come around to each office to judge. All decorations must meet the following requirements to receive participation spirit points and be considered for judging:

  • All artwork MUST include the following information:
    • The name of your office/department
    • The Homecoming slogan, “Rise of the Red & Gold”
    • The Homecoming Facebook page address:

Judges will grade all submissions on the following criteria:

Effort, Appearance, Creativity, Originality, & School Spirit.

2019 Winners

First Place – Human Resources

Second Place – Pierre Laclede Honors College

Third Place – College of Nursing

Some of Previous Year's Entries