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Homecoming 2019

Urbandale Homecoming Week: September 16 – September 21 Go J-Hawks!

Come support your J-Hawks and celebrate our Urbandale community spirit during Urbandale High School Homecoming 2019. Homecoming activities will take place the week of September 16, 2019.


Urandale High School Homecoming Spirit Days—“Welcome to the Jungle”

  • Monday 9/16 – Denim Day
  • Tuesday 9/17 – Twin Day (find a friend and make them your twin)
  • Wednesday 9/18 – Wildlife (Take a walk on the Wild Side- but no masks please!)
  • Thursday 9/19 – Tourist Day
  • Friday 9/20 – UHS Spirit Day



  • 5:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m. UHS Street Party (We’re hosting a Street Party in the UHS Parking Lot before and after the Homecoming Parade. This is a free event with lots of fun activities planned including games, J-Hawk tattoos, football team autographs, DJ, and food trucks (food is for purchase)! Stop by the Urbandale Alumni Association booth by 7:30 p.m. to turn in your stamped “Find the J-Hawk” card. All Urbandale students, families, staff, alumni, and community supporters are welcome to attend. Go J-Hawks!
  • 6:00 p.m. Homecoming Parade (Begins at Urbandale Middle School and ends at Urbandale High School.)



  • 4:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. Urbandale Lions Club Annual Homecoming Pancake Supper at UHS Commons (Tickets available at the door; 13 years old and up – $5.00; 12 years old and younger – $3.00)
  • 7:00 p.m. Football Varsity Game vs. Linn-Mar at UHS Frerichs Field



  • 8:00 p.m.– 11:00 p.m. UHS Homecoming Dance at UHS Commons
  • Cost is $10/person 
  • Must have a School ID to get into the dance; School IDs required for all attendees (even guests from other schools). 
  • Homecoming Dance tickets will be on sale September 9–20 in room 105, room 211, and at the door, but tickets will not be sold Friday, Sept 20 after school. 
  • Non-UHS students must have a guest form filled out by a UHS student and a ticket purchased prior to Friday 9/20 at 3:30 p.m. Guest forms are available in room 105 and 211.

We wish everyone a safe, fun, and memorable Homecoming 2019!