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Homecoming 2022 is Sept. 30

Homecoming 2022 is Sept. 30


Homecoming 2022 will be held Friday, Sept. 30, and will include the homecoming parade, Community Pride Night, the crowning of the homecoming queen and the football game against Springfield Glendale. The theme for Homecoming and the parade is “Tigers in Wonderland,” which is a tribute to “Alice in Wonderland.”

Tiger alumni, fans and community members are encouraged to attend the Homecoming festivities. 

The parade will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Benton Street in downtown Waynesville and end at Waynesville Middle School. Parade entries are limited to Waynesville R-VI student clubs, organizations and bands; however, businesses, non-profit organizations, clubs and individuals may sponsor a float for $75. The deadline for float sponsorship, which helps pay for float supplies, is Sept. 16. Checks should be made payable to WHS Activity Account. For more information and details, contact Tricia Foster at

    The Chamber of Commerce will host the annual free Community Pride Night with a hot dog roast beginning at 4:30 p.m. just outside the Waynesville High School gym. For more information about having a booth at the Community Pride Night, contact the chamber office at 573-336-5121 or email them at

Inside Tiger Stadium, the Homecoming queen will be crowned at 6:30 p.m. and kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Admission to Tiger Stadium is $4 per person or a pass is required. Tickets may be purchased at the gate.

The business window decorating contest will again be held this year; judging will be conducted beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29. To have your business window judged, contact Tricia Foster at (Winners are announced at the Homecoming game.)

If you have any questions regarding Homecoming, please contact Tricia Foster at She also may take calls at 573-842-2400 ext. 3103 before 7:30 a.m. and after 2:35 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 30, at a glance:

n  Noon Sept. 30: Students in grades 6 - 12 will dismiss at noon

n  1 p.m. Sept. 30: Students in grades K-5 will dismiss at 1 p.m.

n  2:30 p.m. Sept. 30, the Homecoming Parade will start in downtown Waynesville on Benton Street on the square and march to Waynesville Middle School.

n  4:30 p.m. Sept. 30: The Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Community Pride Night with a free hot dog roast and celebration with orange and black giveaways from area businesses in front of the WHS gym.

n  6:30 p.m. Sept. 30: Homecoming Queen Coronation

n  7 p.m. Sept. 30: Homecoming Football Game, WHS Tigers vs. Springfield Glendale