Homecoming

The alumni relations staff is committed to creating lasting opportunities to keep you connected to the institution you love. Each year, homecoming is meant to reconnect you with fellow Vikings and Missouri Valley College.  From on-campus activities to on-the-field action, every Viking will be able to find reasons galore to return for this beloved fall weekend.

2023 Homecoming Schedule of Events

Friday, October 13 

4:30 p.m. -Alumni Soccer Game – Men’s & Women’s /Lower Field

5:00 p.m. – Alumni Mixer & Welcome Center Ribbon Cutting / New Welcome Center 

(Complimentary Event) RSVP     Hors d’oeuvres & Drinks 

6:00 p.m. **Alumni Banquet/ Malcolm Center, Charles L. Bacon Room 

RSVP for the Alumni Banquet .

Join us in honoring the accomplishments of our Outstanding Alumni: 

  • LaTonya Turner 1986
  • Derek Lark 1997  
  • Colin Smith 2010

Young Alumnus:

  • Omar AlRefae 2016

Celebrating and recognizing anniversary classes: 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993,  1998, 2003,  2008, 2013, 2018

If you are part of one of the honored classes, please contact alumni@dooziedogs.com for a discounted ticket price.

7:00 p.m. Food Trucks open to the general public  

7:30 p.m. Torch Run / Ed Leslie 5k Run/1-Mile Walk / Gregg-Mitchell Field – Open to the general public

8:30 p.m. – Pep Rally / Fireworks / Gregg-Mitchell Field – Open to the general public.

9:30 p.m. –    Alumni Basketball Game / Burns Athletic Complex

 

Saturday, October 14

8:00 a.m. –  50+ Club Breakfast / Malcolm Center Bistro  

(Complimentary Event) RSVP

Open to alumni who have achieved 50 or more years of alumni status. 

8:30 a.m.Campus Tours / Malcolm Center Bistro 

Golf carts available. Tours provided by our MVC Student Ambassadors and Admissions staff

9:00 a.m. – Homecoming Parade Parade route is online – click here to view 

To register for the parade contact James Rowlett rowlettj@dooziedogs.com 660-831-4009

10:00 a.m. –  Viking Tailgate Zone / West of Burns Athletic Complex 

Tailgate Zone Information 

10:00 a.m. – Athletic Hall of Fame Reception/ Malcolm Center Bistro 

(Complimentary Event- Serving Beverages) RSVP   

11:00 a.m. **Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon/ Malcolm Center 

RSVP to the Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon .

2023 Inductees:

  • Jim Morris – 1974 football
  • Randy “Bear” Hamilton – 1981 football
  • Todd Vaughn – Football
  • Mark Soto – 1995 football
  • Debbie Jay – 1997 Track & Field
  • Bonnie Johnson – 2009 Basketball
  • Boyce Devance “BJ” Little, Jr. – 1993 football
  • Tom Fifer – Athletic Director 

2:00 p.m. –  Viking Football vs. Missouri Baptist / Gregg-Mitchell Field 

On field recognition at halftime of Outstanding Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees.

6:00 p.m. – Viking Women’s Soccer vs. William Penn / Gregg-Mitchell Field 

6:00 p.m. – Alumni Wrestling Dual / Walker C. Fletcher Athletic Complex

7:00 p.m. – Alumni and Friends Mixer – Stone Hedge Golf Club 

Appetizers & Cash Bar

8:30 p.m. – Viking Men’s Soccer vs. William Penn / Gregg-Mitchell Field 

 

Sunday, October 15

10:00 a.m. – Alumni Women’s Volleyball Game / Burns Athletic Complex

12:00 p.m. – Alumni Men’s Volleyball Game / Burns Athletic Complex

 

**Reservations required for these events. All events, times and locations are subject to change. For updates visit: l9g55z.dooziedogs.com/alumni/homecoming

Questions – email alumni@dooziedogs.com or call 660.831.4006