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Homecoming from Home

Not in Provo? Rise and shout from wherever you are! Celebrate Homecoming from Home with these fun ideas.

Compete with your family and friends in BYU’s Homecoming from Home contest to win one of several swag boxes of up to $200 worth of BYU official merch or even a grand-prize trip to visit campus!

Participate in as many Homecoming from Home activities as you’d like during Homecoming week to earn points. Each point you earn equals a giveaway entry for Homecoming from Home prizes.

Sign up by Friday, September 29, to register and receive further communication about contest details. The contest will run from Oct. 17-21.

Host a BYU football watch party

Turn your home into LaVell Edwards Stadium and cheer on our Cougars as we take on Texas Tech. Host a watch party or tailgate for the BYU Homecoming football game with your friends and family! Be sure to tag #BYUAlumni in your photos.

Hike or bike the Y

You don’t have to be in Provo to hike the Y! Go on a hike or a bike ride with your friends or family, traveling the same distance as the 12 grueling switchbacks on Y Mountain (2.2 miles round trip).

Virtual Cougar Run 5K

Participate in one of BYU Homecoming's longest-standing traditions, the Cougar Run, from home!

More information will be shared about how you can participate in the virtual 5K when you register for the Homecoming from Home program.

Make BYU sweet treats

Cougar Tails. Mint brownies. Creamery ice cream. BYU fudge. Is your mouth watering, yet? Experience the nostalgia by baking BYU sweet treats from home!

Click here for the BYU mint brownie recipe and follow along with Cosmo in this video as you bake.

Recreate the BYU fight song

Penned in 1932, singing the BYU fight song has been a long-standing tradition for BYU students and fans.

Create your own rendition of The Cougar Song — find creative ways to perform the fight song with your family! Rap it, create a dance, sing it like an opera singer... the sky is the limit. You can find the lyrics here.

Support Women's Volleyball

Tune-in and watch the BYU Women's Volleyball team take on Iowa State on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20 at the Smith Fieldhouse.

Rewatch iconic BYU Devotionals

Access to inspiring devotionals and forums makes the BYU experience unique. Rewatch or listen to some of BYU's most iconic speeches here.

Dance like Cosmo

Cosmo is always in the running for the best college mascot in the country. Check out Cosmo's dancing on TikTok and try learn the steps. Learn more about Cosmo's viral dance moves in this article.

Rep the Y Friday

Wherever you are, rep the Y on Friday! Join in with Cougs across the country and showcase your school pride at work, on errands and with family and friends by wearing your BYU gear on Friday.

Be sure to post your fits on social media and tag BYU Alumni!

Take this BYU Trivia Quiz

Test your family's True Blue knowledge with this 10-question quiz all about BYU! See if you are a loyal and true Cougar.

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