The Alexandria Area High School homecoming football game is Friday, Sept. 27, with the Cardinals hosting the Brainerd Warriors, kicking off at 7 p.m.
Beforehand, the Homecoming Community Parade will start at 4 p.m. at the Douglas County fairgrounds and will end at Alexandria Technical and Community College. The deadline for registering and turning in the participation agreement is noon on Monday, Sept. 23 to the AAHS office. Any student organization, company or other outside organization may participate.
Cash prizes, sponsored by A Club, will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place student floats. Judging is based on creativity/originality, crowd appeal and enthusiasm.
Prizes will be awarded at the Community Rally and Tailgate Party following the parade, held outside near the AAHS football field. The rally and tailgate, sponsored by the Alexandria Cardinal Athletic Foundation, will serve burgers, brats, hot dogs, chips, cookies and soda.
Other homecoming week festivities include the Powder Puff football game at the AAHS field on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Powder Puff volleyball game at the AAHS gym will follow, from 1-2:30 p.m.
On Monday, Sept. 23, the Homecoming Coronation will take place at the AAHS Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.