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Monday October 1st - Saturday October 6th
Grab your tin pants and get ready to highball over to UW-Stout for some great fun! Blue Devil Productions is proud to present Channel Your Inner Flannel, the weeklong Lumberjack celebration of UW-Stout's 2012 Homecoming. Blue Devil Productions is excited to announce the schedule of events so that you won't miss a thing. Homecoming week is Monday, October 1st – Saturday, October 6th.
This year's Blue Devil Productions theme is Channel Your Inner Flannel, which seeks to evoke all that is North woodsy, plaid, and hairy. As usual, competitions will be held for the Homecoming King and Queen, as well as participating student organizations. Throughout the week, BDP be sponsoring our annual student organization penny wars, with proceeds being sent to Special Olympics – Menomonie. Other Channel Your Inner Flannel highlights will include a Flannel Fashion Show & Beard Competition, the Soap Box Derby, hilarious appearances by comedians Patrick Keane and Jessi Campbell, and a presentation by Chuck Backus about the history of UW-Stout and Menomonie's old logging traditions. The week will end with a Float Showcase competition followed by the Homecoming football game against UW-Stevens Point. All of these events are FREE for everyone! Below is a complete list of the week's activities.
SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS
MONDAY OCT. 1ST
Medallion Hunt Begins | Clues can be found in Campus Life Toady emails and right here on the BDP website
Penny Wars beings | Help raise money for The Special Olympics Menomonie, jars to collect pennies will be in the Involvement Center in the lower level of the MSC
Guest Speaker | Chuck Backus from the Dunn County Historical Society will be discussing the history of UW-Stout and the Logging Industry | 4:30pm @ Terrace in the MSC
Gone Country Kick off Event | Games, Free Food, Costume contest (country dress) Games & Learn how to Line Dance | 7-9pm @ the Great Hall in the upper level of the MSC
TUESDAY OCT. 2ND
Soapbox Derby | Construction is at the South Lawn from 12:01-3:31pm for participating orgs. EVERYONE is welcome to watch the races! | 4pm @ Wilson Ave. & 2nd St. (Hill behind the fire station)
Comedian Patrick Keane | Free comedian show! | 8pm @ the Great Hall in the upper level of the MSC
WEDNESDAY OCT. 3RD
Beard Competition & Flannel Fashion Show | Show off your beard or flannel attire! | 7-9pm @ the Terrace in the MSC (More details to come)
THURSDAY OCT. 4TH
Student Voting Begins | Vote for the King & Queen. Watch their promo videos on BDP's website!
Medallion Hunt Ends | One lucky person will have found the medallion!
Penny Wars Ends | See which org has the most pennies! | Ends promptly @ 4pm in the Involvement Center
Couch-a-thon Begins | Orgs will start their 24 hour sitting skills | 12pm @ the South Lawn
FRIDAY OCT. 5TH
Couch-a-thon Ends | Orgs can finally stretch their legs | 12pm @ the South Lawn
Student Voting Ends |Cast your votes for this years King & Queen | Voting ends at 12pm
Comedian Jessi Campbell | Free comedian show & BDP will be announcing our King & Queen, and the winner of the Spirit Award Competition after the show! | 8pm @ the Great Hall
SATURDAY OCT. 6TH
Float Showcase | Check out the awesome themed floats & enjoy free food & live music! | 11am-12:30pm Located between the dorms & MSC on 3rd St.
Blue Devil Run/Walk | 8th annual Run/Walk! Register online at http://www.uwstout.edu/urec/hfc/bluedevilrun.cfm | 9am @ Health & Fitness Center
Football Game | Cheer on the Blue Devils against UW-Stevens Point | 1pm @ Don & Nona Williams Stadium