Bed Races & Block Party

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Parking Lot N

The wind in your hair. The adrenaline rush you will feel. The pride when you cross the finish line...

The Office of Residence Life is hosting the 6th Annual Homecoming Bed Races! Registration of Five friends make a team and costumes are strongly encouraged

(Registration can be done online or on site up to 15 minutes before the start of the race.)

BED RACE PRIZES! Prizes will be awarded for speed, spirit and style. The top team will receive a $25 gift card to Dining for each member! 

Can’t race but want to join the fun? In partnership with BGSU Dining Services, a Block Party will also be held. Enjoy:
• Music 
• Lawn Games
• Free Snacks and Drinks 
• Cheering on your Bed-racing Buddies

MORE PRIZES!!! This competition is part of a larger Homecoming competition between residence halls and Greek chapters. Points earned from this competition will be combined with points earned from the Lobby Decorating Competition, Challenge for Charity and the Parade Banner Competition. 

  • The winning residence hall will receive $500 to go toward their Hall Council budget, a trophy and bragging rights for a year!
  • The winning Greek chapter will receive $500 to go toward their chapter's parlor fee, a trophy and bragging rights for a year!


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