Homecoming had many activities going on throughout the week, one was Tribute to Steamboat on Thursday, October 20 at Hansen Arena. This first time event attracted many different people throughout the community giving it a successful turnout.
UW Alumni Association, Union Wireless, Selle Rodeo Productions, Cowboy Country Swing Club, and the Rodeo Team came together to host the very first Tribute to Steamboat event. Coordinators of the event found inspiration by wanting to bring a non-traditional homecoming event for a different audience than what is normally seen.
“When we first started thinking about Homecoming this year, we thought we needed something for the students and the young alum and sort of a different area that the community can promote.