Swarm Week

2019 Swarm Week


SWARM WEEK 2019: THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOMECOMING

The celebration will take place Sept. 22 - 28.

Black Hills State University's annual Swarm Week will kick off Sunday, September 22 and run through Saturday, September 28. Events will be held throughout the week.

The parade theme is 'There’s No Place Like Homecoming'. 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 on the Joy Center Patio.

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

Schedule of Events

Sunday:

Hypnotist Kerry Sharp- (Sponsored by CAB) | JLR @ 10:45pm

Balloon Drop | Student Union Atrium @ Midnight


Monday:

Banner Competition Judging

Department/Office Decorating Competition Judging

Wizard’s Festival | Campus Green @ 5pm-7pm | Dinner will be served


Tuesday:

Pep Rally (Sponsored by Jacket Pack) | Lyle Hare Stadium @ 6:30pm

Outdoor Moving Showing: Wizard of Oz | Lyle Hare Football Field @ 8pm


Wednesday:

*Voting for King and Queen* | 8am-7pm Student Union & 8am-1pm Library

Kiddie Carnival (Sponsored by Reading Council) | Underneath Jonas Skywalk @ 4-6pm

Illusionist Trigg Watson- (co-Sponsored by CAB) | Meier Recital Hall | 7pm


Thursday:

Witches Quest Scavenger Hunt | Meet in SELC- SU 210 @3:00pm

Coronation | Meier Recital Hall @ 7:00pm

Burning of the BH | Meier Circle- Directly following Coronation


Friday:

Alumni Awards Luncheon | Joy Center @ 12:00pm

Hike to the H co-sponsor COLP | Meet in Student Union Atrium @ 3:00pm

Float Prep | Young Center Field House @ 5:00pm-9:00pm

Hall of Fame Banquet | Jacket Legacy Room @ 6:00pm

Homecoming Dance | Besler’s Cadillac Ranch @ 9:00pm-12:00am | *Transportation leaves Library Circle every 1/2 hour*


Saturday:

Swarm Days Parade | Jackson Blvd. and Main Street @ 10:00am

Tailgate | Ida Henton Park (co-sponsored by Jacket Pack) @ 11:00am

BHSU Football Game | Lyle Hare Stadium @ 1:00pm


Monday-Friday:

Munchkin’s Munchie Shack | Student Union Atrium @ 11:00am-1:00pm