Homecoming is an amazing time of year for students, staff, faculty, alumni and all Lobo fans to unite under one common goal, embracing their Lobo Pride. The Associated Students of The University of New Mexico’s Lobo Spirit would like to increase excitement leading up to this year’s theme of "Paint the Town Cherry" by opening Homecoming King and Queen applications.

The Homecoming Court has a history of representing a group of outstanding individuals that represent their true Lobo pride. Applications are now open to be recognized amongst this outstanding bunch. Applications are due Oct. 14 by 5 p.m. in the ASUNM Office located room 1016 in the Student Union Building.

All candidates must be an undergraduate main campus student in good standing as defined by the ASUNM Constitution and agree to follow all ASUNM Elections Rules and Regulations. These qualifications include carrying at least six credit hours, not on any type of University probation and holding at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Candidates are required to attend all mandatory meetings and events on the royalty schedule. Candidates are also allowed to send a representative in their place for mandatory meetings. The first mandatory meeting will be Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building in the Isleta Room.

Applications are due Oct. 14 by 5 p.m. in the ASUNM Office located room 1016 in the Student Union Building. All candidates must email a high definition headshot of themselves to lobosprt@unm.edu by 5 p.m. Oct. 15 or can take one with the Lobo Spirit camera at the mandatory meeting on Oct. 15.

The Homecoming King and Queen will be elected by popular vote by the undergraduate student body at the main campus of the University of New Mexico on Oct. 23, 2019. Coronation will take place Oct. 26 at the halftime celebration of the football game against Hawaii.

For more information and the Homecoming King and Queen application, visit King and Queen Application. For tickets to the Homecoming Football Game, visit UNM v. Hawaii

For more information on the Alumni Association's Homecoming events, visit Paint the Town Cherry.