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Trojan Days 2022

Alumni Campus Life Community Events Special Events Student Life

Date

September 19, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Time

12:00 AM - 8:02 PM

Location

Dakota State Campus

Details

Celebrate Trojan Days 2022 

Trojan Days are Dakota State’s homecoming celebration. This year, the dates are September 19-24. The week will start with coronation and a mentalist on Monday and end with the parade and football game on Saturday. Events are sponsored by the Student Activities Board and DSU Trojan Pride Committee unless noted otherwise.

 Parade Entry Form

Monday, September 19

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Trojans unite to celebrate Trojan Days!
  • Travelin’ Trojan
    All Week, Around Campus
    *Clues are given at 10:00 a.m. on the DSU Trojan Pride Facebook page and campus TV monitors 

  • Coronation & Mentalist/Magician Wes Mathison
    7:30 p.m., Dakota Prairie Playhouse

Tuesday, September 20

Hector the traveling Trojan is hiding again somewhere on campus.
Hector the traveling Trojan will be hiding again somewhere on campus during Trojan Days.
  • Travelin’ Trojan
    All Week, Around Campus
    *Clues are given at 10:00 a.m. on the DSU Trojan Pride Facebook page and campus TV monitors 

  • Stuff-a-Stuff
    11:00 a.m., Trojan Center (outside if the weather allows)
    *Available while supplies last
    Sponsored by the Counseling Center and Student Activities Board

  • Grocery Bag Bingo
    9:30 p.m., Trojan Center Marketplace
Painted rock left at the foot of the General Beadle statue.
Painted rock left at the foot of the General Beadle statue.

Wednesday, September 21

  • Travelin’ Trojan
    All Week, Around Campus
    *Clues are given at 10:00 a.m. on the DSU Trojan Pride Facebook page and campus TV monitors 

  • What’s Up Wednesdays
    Activity: Rock Painting
    11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Trojan Center Hallway

  • Office & Building Decorating Contest
    Judging begins at 1:00 p.m., around campus

  • Trojan Volleyball vs. Presentation College
    6:00 p.m., DSU Fieldhouse

  • Karaoke Night - DSU LIVE
    7:00 p.m., Trojan Center Underground

Thursday, September 22

  • Day of Service
    1:00 p.m., Meet at East Hall South Lawn
    Service provided around Campus and in the Community
    *Afternoon Classes Canceled
    To participate, register here.
  • #RISEUP Community Carnival
    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., West TC Lawn
  • Trojan Volleyball vs. Mayville State
    6:00 p.m., DSU Fieldhouse

Friday, September 23

  • DSU Spirit Prize Patrol
    11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Trojan Center (outside if the weather allows)
  • Annual Trojans Together HOmecoming Social
    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Beacom Collaboration Center
    *For faculty, staff, community, and students who are part of Student Senate, Cyber Corps, Trojan Ambassadors, and Dakota Scholars.  Other students by invite; reach out to Sami.Zoss@dsu.edu if you are interested in attending!
Dakota State University Trojans get huddled up before the big game!
Dakota State University Trojans get huddled up before the big game!

Saturday, September 24

  • Trojan Zone
    11:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Trojan Center
    2:00 p.m.-Halftime of Football Game, Trojan Field
    www.dsubookstore.com
  • Tailgate
    East of Trojan Field
    Yard games 12:00 p.m., Sponsored by DSU Foundation & Alumni
    DSU Strongman Competition, 1:00 p.m., Sponsored by Madison Community Center
  • Trojan Football vs. Iowa Wesleyan University
    4:00 p.m., Trojan Field

Parade Entry Form

 

**Events sponsored by the Student Activities Board and DSU Trojan Pride Committee unless noted otherwise