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Join the 2016 UHD Homecoming Office Decorating Contest

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Staff Council and the UHD Homecoming Committee invite faculty and staff to participate in the 2016 Homecoming Office Decorating Contest. The contest is one of the many events taking place during UHD's Homecoming Week, Oct. 17-22.

This year's theme is "Forever Blue." To participate in the contest, please complete the following electronic application no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14.

See below for contest rules and details:

  • The deadline to apply for the Homecoming Office Decorating Contest is 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14.
  • Office decorating must be completed by noon on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
  • One entry per office suite.
  • All offices must abide by the safety rules set forth by UHD, to include safety codes.
  • Departments may use supplies they currently have or purchase supplies at their own expense.
  • Judging will take place during UHD Homecoming Week.
  • The department who wins first place will be announced on Friday, Oct. 21, and the pictures will appear in UHD Skyline News.
  • A trophy and a UHD banner will be given to the first place winner. The trophy will be showcased in the winning department during the 2016-17 academic year.

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Use of the "Forever Blue" theme
  • Use of school spirit
  • Use of UHD name and/or images
  • Impact of the decorations all week, not just on day of judging