Black Hills State University’s annual Swarm Days will kick off Monday, Sept. 27 and run through Sunday, Oct. 3. Highlights of the week include community events such as, the Kiddie Carnival Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 4 p.m.; Coronation Thursday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m.; Alumni Awards Luncheon Friday, Oct. 1 at noon; Hall of Fame Banquet Friday, Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m.; and disc golf tournament, Friday, Oct. 1 that begins at 3 p.m. for students and 5 p.m. for community members.
BHSU is also hosting a Class of 1970 Reunion in conjunction with the Swarm Days festivities. Spirit Night will be held as the BHSU volleyball team takes on Dickinson State University Friday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Donald E. Young Center.
The parade theme is “Buzzin' on the Beach.” We encourage entrants to design parade entries with our Yellow Jacket (Sting, the mascot) in a beach or tropical paradise role. Visit www.BHSU.edu/SwarmDays to register parade entries or call 642-6062.
After the parade, Kory and the Fireflies will perform for the Tailgate Social held at the Young Center parking lot. Following the parade and tailgate, the BHSU football team will take on Dakota State University.
Sept. 27-Oct. 2 Swarm Days Schedule of Events
Monday, September 27
• Swarm Luau - 1-5 pm - Campus Green
Tuesday, September 28
• Flag Football - 5 pm - Football Field
Wednesday, September 29
• Hike to the H - 3:30 pm - Meet in the Atrium
• Kiddie Carnival - 4 pm - Below the Skywalk
Thursday, September 30
• Coronation - 7 pm - Jacket Legacy Room
Friday, October 1
• Disc Golf Tournament - 3 pm Students - 5 pm Community - Meet at Hole One
• Alumni Awards Luncheon - 12:00 noon - Jacket Legacy Room/Student Union
• Hall of Fame Banquet - 5:30 pm - Jacket Legacy Room/Student Union
• Class of 1970 Reunion Social - 5:00 p.m. - Club Buzz/Student Union
• Class of 1970 Reunion Banquet - 5:30 p.m. - Club Buzz/Student Union
• Spirit Night at the Volleyball Game - 7 pm - Young Center
Saturday, October 2
• Parade - 10 am - Jackson Blvd. and Main Street
• Tailgate - 11:15 a.m. - Young Center Parking Lot
• BHSU Football Game - 1 pm - Lyle Hare Stadium
• Class of 1970 Reunion Reception - 5:30 p.m. - Hall of Fame Room/Young Center
• BHSU Volleyball Game vs. Jamestown College- 7pm - Young Center Gym
Sunday, October 3
• Third Annual Yellow Jacket 5K & 10K Run/Walk - 8:30 am - Lyle Hare Stadium