Court Warming

COURT WARMING 2021: April 18-April 24

Apply for Roo Royalty Court! Submissions are due February 26th at 5:00 pm.

Being nominated for Roo Royalty Court is a great honor. The Roo Royalty winners will represent UMKC as prominent members of the student body, are advocates for UMKC students, and will assist with the planning of Court Warming 2022. Membership and participation in the events are open to all currently enrolled students regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, or veteran’s status.


Learn More About Court Warming 2021

About the Event

About the Event

During Court Warming, students compete for the honor of being crowned Roo Royalty by participating in a week of events and campaigning. The winners are gender-neutrally crowned as the top two winners.

Tentative Schedule

Tentative Schedule

Here’s the highlights of Court Warming 2021!

Court Warming Tabling

April 12-April 23 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm, Student Union

Stop by the Student Union and learn more about Roo Royalty candidates and Court Warming events!

Can Construction 

April 18-April 21 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm, Student Union

Visit the Student Union to view the construction of canned artwork by the Roo Royalty candidates!

Banner Decorating 

April 18-April 21 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm, Student Union

Candidates will be creating Court Warming banners to represent Roo Pride! Students can view complete banners on Thursday, April 22nd in the Student Union.

Social Media Costume Contest

April 18-April 21

Wear your best carnival-themed or circus-themed costumes and post pictures on social media! Candidates will participate in the costume contest to contribute to their overall point totals. However, all UMKC students are invited to participate in this event!

Trivia Night 

Monday, April 19 at 7:00 pm

Test your knowledge at Trivia Night! Bring yourself and your friends to a night full of trivia and fun.

Grocery Bingo

Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30 pm

Did someone say free groceries? Join us as we play Bingo. Each winner will receive grocery items to overcome that Court Warming-induced hunger!

Caricature Artist 

Wednesday. April 21 from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what your face looks like as a cartoon? Get your face drawn by a Caricature artist during this fun, carnival-themed event.

Outdoor Laser Tag

Thursday, April 22 at 5 pm, UMKC Quad

You and three of your friends will participate in a socially distant game of Outdoor Laser Tag! Make sure you bring some friends to join your team and compete in a friendly, socially distant game of outdoor laser tag. You’re it!

Yell Like Hell

Friday, April 23 at 7:00 pm

Watch your favorite candidates as they compete in a skit and dance contest based on the Kangaroo Carnival theme! Yell Like Hell will be adapted this year so that everyone can participate safely.


Saturday, April 24th

Winners will be announced at the end of the week. Further details to follow.

Changes or additions can be made to this schedule by the Court Warming Committee at any time and event details may be modified as needed. COVID-19 Precautions outlined by UMKC will be followed at all events.



For more information, contact Sarah Amos at