Parade Information


 Homecoming Parade

 

Thanks to all of the student organizations that participated!
Walking Winner: Student Senate
Driving Winner: Jurica Suchy Nature Museum Student Advisory Board


DETAILS:

·          Entries for the Homecoming Parade will be submitted electronically

·          Questions or concerns about entries can be directed to Nicole Placek at nplacek@ben.edu.

·            A float decorating party will be held in the parking garage lot from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00pm.  Any building done after 11:00pm will automatically disqualify you.Snacks will be provided.

·         You will be allowed to add finishing touches to your float on Thursday morning from 10:00am to 11:00am.  All float participants must be at the Parking Garage by 11 am for float lineup.

·           Pre-building is allowed but your float must be completed at the Float Party. Please ask for clarification if you have questions.

·         Please bring your own supplies, although some will be provided by the Homecoming Committee

·         Provided Supplies include:  masking tape, scotch tape, butcher block paper, poster board, streamers, ribbon, scissors, glue, paints/markers. 

·         You will be responsible for clean-up of your building area/float and any damage caused to the Parking Garage during float building. 

·            NO alcohol or illegal substances will be allowed in the float decorating area.

 RULES:  

·         No alcohol or illegal substances will be allowed in the float or vehicle in the parade.

·         All floats must be present at the Float Decoration Party on Thursday evening. If you are a walking group, please join us for the decorating party as well.

·          Any vehicle must be driven by your club advisor or the vehicle owner.

·          NO university vehicles may be used.

·           Candy or BenU items may be passed out along the parade route.

·           Tampering of floats will not be tolerated.

·            You must rely and capitalize on your own creative abilities to build your float.

·           Violation of these rules will result in disqualification.

JUDGING:

·          Floats will be judged at the end of the parade.

·          Judges will be from a wide variety of campus faculty and staff

·           Judging will be based on the following:

·         Creativity

·          Originality

·         School Spirit

·           Incorporation of the theme

 DAY OF PARADE:

·          All participants must be at the Parking Garage to move float out of garage by 10:45 a.m

·         All trailer and car floats must be lined up between 11:00 and 11:30am in their designated line up position.

·         Parade will move to start location at 12:15 p.m. sharp.

·         Parade will be at 12:30 p.m.       

·         Please pull your float into assigned number spot for judging following the parade.            

·         Enjoy the Spread the Red Lunch for the announcement of winners.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Jul
8
Movie on the Quad
Main Campus in Lisle
7:30 PM
Event Details

Movie on the Quad

Date: July 08

Time: 7:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Benedictine Campus Quad

Event Sponsor: Alumni Relations, Benedictine University

Contact: Carolyn Straub    630.829.6083    cstraub@ben.edu

Event Description: Spend an evening under the stars with your family and friends as you watch La La Land on the campus quad. The first 25 alumni to RSVP will receive a Benedictine University blanket. This is a FREE event.

Aug
13
BenU at the Ballpark 2017: Kane County Cougars
Main Campus in Lisle
1:00 PM
Event Details

BenU at the Ballpark 2017: Kane County Cougars

Date: August 13

Time: 1:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Northwestern Medicine Field | 34w002 Cherry Lane, Geneva, IL 60134

Event Sponsor: Alumni Relations, Benedictine University

Contact: Carolyn Straub    630.829.6083    cstraub@ben.edu

Event Description: Spend a day at the ballpark with Benedictine University at the Kane County Cougars game on Sunday, August 13 at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $18 which includes your ticket to the game and then $10 in Ozzie Dollars which can be used for food, alcohol or the gift shop. Each ticket includes a small gift to the Benedictine University Scholarship Fund. *Limit of 8 tickets per registrant.  Every Sunday is Sunday Funday at the game! Kids ages 3-10 will receive a voucher for a free hot dog and small soda as well as the Ozzie Dollars. *All purchases are final. Benedictine University cannot give refunds or exchanges.

Aug
21
23rd Annual President's Invitational Golf Outing
Main Campus in Lisle
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Event Details

23rd Annual President's Invitational Golf Outing

Date: August 21

Time: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: White Eagle Golf Club, Naperville IL 60564

Contact: Deb Smith    (630) 829-6080    dsmith@ben.edu

Event Description: The 23rd Annual President's Invitational Golf Outing will be held Monday, August 21 and we will be golfing at White Eagle Golf Club in Naperville. Come see golfer Nick Faldo, British golfing great and now lead analyst positions for two of the principal American broadcasters of PGA Tour golf – CBS and the Golf Channel!  If you are interested in volunteering, purchasing a foursome or sponsorship opportunities please contact Deb Smith at 630-829-6080 or dsmith@ben.edu.

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E-mail: dsmith@ben.edu
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