Get ready for 2014 Swarm Days! The celebration will take place Sept. 15-20 for "Sting Lightning"

Get ready for 2014 Swarm Days! The celebration will take place Sept. 15-20 for "Sting Lightning"

Black Hills State University's annual Swarm Days will kick off Monday, September 15 and run through Saturday, September 20. Events will be held throughout the week.

The parade theme is "Sting Lighting." We encourage you to design your parade entry that includes this theme. Submit your parade entry form today!

After the parade, be sure to join the Tailgate Social held at the Young Center parking lot.

Then following the parade and tailgate, come and cheer on the BHSU football team!

Sept. 15 - 20 Swarm Days Schedule of Events

  • Monday, September 15
    • Banner Competition Judging | 11 a.m. | Student Union Atrium
    • Department/Office Decorating Competition Judging | 1-2 p.m.
    • Swarm Days Carnival | 3-6 p.m. | Campus Green
    • Pep Rally and Burning of the "BH" | 7:30 p.m. | Lyle Hare Stadium
    • The "Soda Shoppe" | 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. | Student Union Atriu
    • Voting for King and Queen Begins 

  • Tuesday, September 16
    • 78 Minute Field Day | 3:30 p.m. | Campus Green
    • Outdoor Movie Showing: Grease | 8 p.m. | Lyle Hare Stadium
    • The "Soda Shoppe" | 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. | Student Union Atrium

  • Wednesday, September 17
    • Hike to the "H" | 3 p.m. | Student Union Atrium
    • Kiddie Carnival | 4-6 p.m. | Campus Green
    • Concert: starring "Cover Drive" | 7 p.m. | Young Center Arena
    • The "Soda Shoppe" | 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. | Student Union Atrium
    • Last Day to Vote for King and Queen

  • Thursday, September 18
    • Coronation "Crowning of the King and Queen" | 7 p.m. | Meier Recital Hall
    • Sock Hop Dance Party: 50's Theme | 8-11 p.m. | Club Buzz
    • The "Soda Shoppe" | 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. | Student Union Atrium

  • Friday, September 19
  • Saturday, September 20
    • Parade | 10 a.m. | Jackson Blvd. and Main Street
    • Tailgate Social | 11:15 a.m. | Young Center Parking Lot
    • BHSU Football Game | 1 p.m. | Lyle Hare Stadium
    • 1968-1973 Football Teams Reunion | Following the Swarm Day Football Game | Hall of Fame room in the Young Center

 

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Are you coming to BHSU Swarm Days and need a place to stay? This website offers a list of hotels in the surrounding area.