The 2013 Swarm Days celebration will take place Sept. 30 through Oct. 5. Below is information for the 2013 swarm celebration, "Swarm Olympics."
Black Hills State University’s annual Swarm Days will kick off Monday, September 30 and run through Saturday, October 5. Events will be held throughout the week and include a Olympic Village Party, the hike to the H, coronation, and a disc golf tournament.
The parade theme is “Swarm Olympics." We encourage you to design your parade entry with an Olympic Games 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 as they host the Western State Mountaineers.
Sept. 30-Oct. 5 Swarm Days Schedule of Events
- Monday, September 30
- Banner Competition Judging | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Student Union Atrium
- Department/Office Decorating Competition Judging | 1-2 p.m.
- Swarm Days Carnival | 3-6 p.m. | Campus Green
- Pep Rally | 7:30 p.m. | Lyle Hare Stadium
- Voting for King and Queen Begins
- Spirit Competitions | 12 Noon | Student Union Atrium ***Monday-Friday
- Snack Shack | 12:15-1:30 p.m. | Student Union Atrium ***Monday-Friday
- Tuesday, October 1
- Field Day Competitions | 2-6 p.m. | Young Center Field House
- Olympic Village Party | 8-11 p.m. | Pangburn Lab Theatre
- Wednesday, October 2
- Hike to the H | 3 p.m. | Student Union Atrium
- Kiddie Carnival, featuring Phil Baker | 4-6 p.m. | Campus Green
- Hypnotist Keith Karkut | 7:30 p.m. | Young Center Basketball Arena
- Last Day to Vote for King and Queen
- Thursday, October 3
- Quiz Bowl | 3-5 p.m. | Lower Hive
- Coronation "Crowning of the King and Queen" | 7 p.m. | Woodburn Theatre
- Friday, October 4
- Alumni Awards Luncheon | CANCELLED - will be honored at the Tailgate on Saturday.
- Disc Golf Tournament | CANCELLED
- Float Prep | CANCELLED
- Hall of Fame Banquet | CANCELLED - will be honored at the Tailgate on Saturday.
- Lip Sync Competition | CANCELLED
- Saturday, October 5
- Parade - POSTPONED - tentatively scheduled for Oct. 19th
- Tailgate Social | POSTPONED - TBD
- BHSU Football Game v. Western State | POSTPONED - TBD