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Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back former students and members. It also can be about celebrating an organization's existence. It is a tradition in many high schools, colleges, and churches in the United States. It does not exist in Canada.

History[change | change source]

The tradition of homecoming has its start in alumni football games at colleges and universities since the 19th century. Many schools including Baylor, Southwestern, Illinois, and Missouri[1][2][3] have said that they held the first modern homecoming.

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2006/10/20/traditions-beginnings-mysterious/[permanent dead link]
  2. "Vincent's Views". York News-Times.
  3. Zaimarie De Guzman. "It's high school homecoming season on the Treasure Coast". TCP. Archived from the original on 2014-05-02.