The McNeese Cowboys football team were off last Saturday on their bye week, getting prepared for Homecoming 2017.  This year's theme is "Stand Up Get Rowdy".

Homecoming festivities start today on campus, and will go on all week leading up to the parade on Thursday evening, Oct. 19th, The homecoming football game this Saturday, Oct. 21st in Cowboy stadium.

If you are interested in being in the homecoming parade, entries are being taken until noon on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The fee is $60 per entry.

McNeese Marching Band (Photo provided by Matt Bonnette MSU)

The parade will start at 7:00 p.m. this Thursday, October 19th. It will start at the corner of LaGrange and Ryan Street, and head south down Ryan Street to McNeese Street.

It will then head East on McNeese Street and cross over Common Street, to end back at the McNeese Football stadium parking lot.