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Applications now available for UM Homecoming Parade

MISSOULA — Applications are now available for entry into this year’s University of Montana Homecoming Parade, scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, in Missoula.

Last year’s parade featured more than 110 entries. This year’s Homecoming theme – “Up With Montana!” – is derived from UM’s fight song, penned in 1914, and celebrates both the rich tradition and exciting future of the University.

Note this year that there will be significant changes in parade line-up locations. All entries will line-up on Broadway. Parade entrants will receive specific line-up information by email before October 5.

Applications are available online at or by calling (406) 243-5211 or toll-free at 1-877-862-5867. Applications also may be picked up in person at the Missoula Chamber of Commerce, 825 E. Front St., or at the UM Office of Alumni Relations and Alumni Association, Brantly Hall 115.

Applications, accompanied by a $30 entry fee, are due by 5 p.m. Friday, September 20. For more information, call (406) 243-5211 or email to

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