SBU accepting float, band registrations for Homecoming parade

girls waving while walking in paradeSouthwest Baptist University will host the annual Homecoming parade at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. Local businesses and organizations are invited to have a float in the parade.

"Float entry is free, and it is a great way to promote your business while supporting SBU and the Bolivar community," said Dr. Nathan Penland, director of student activities at SBU.

To register a parade float, go to The deadline is to register is Monday, Oct. 14.

For more information about parade floats, call Penland at (417) 328-1828.

High school marching bands also may participate in the SBU Homecoming parade. For guidelines and to register a band, go to

Contact the SBU Department of Music at (417) 328-1644 with questions about band participation.

*Published: 9-25-19