Registrations now being accepted for Peru State Homecoming Parade

Registrations now being accepted for Peru State Homecoming Parade

September 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m. CDT
Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429


Peru, Nebraska – Members of the Peru State College Student Senate today announced details of the College’s 96th Annual Homecoming Parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 in downtown Peru. The theme for this year’s festivities is “Welcome to the Bobcat Life.”

Parade entry registration is available online at

Entries must be submitted by Thursday, September 29.

Cash prizes or trophies will be awarded based on those entries which best represent the homecoming theme, though all types of entries are welcome. The categories are:

  • Floats – First place $150, second place $125 and third place $100.
  • Decorated Vehicles – First place $100, second place $75 and third place $50.

Participants will be contacted directly with additional information regarding the route and line-up.

For more information on the parade or any of Peru State’s Homecoming events, contact Student Senate President Zak Ruei at 402-872-2329 or


For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.
About Peru State College: Nestled in the historic hills of the Missouri River, the “Campus of a Thousand Oaks” is Nebraska’s oldest college and will celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2017.  Peru State College’s constant commitment to academic excellence has resulted in a unique and innovative mix of online, traditional, undergraduate and graduate programs.  Similarly, the college’s ongoing student engagement promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation on-campus and across the region.  Peru State College is committed to being a good steward of education, students, the region and Nebraska for another 150 years.