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SpringFest 2017

Friday, May 5 | 4-10 p.m. | Coleman Common

 

Our annual tradition continues for UA students, faculty and staff with a current Zip Card to have some fun and celebrate the completion of another academic year.

Details below on the artist, activities, Ultimate SpringFest Challenge, freebies, t-shirts and more are being added all the time!

Check out the 2016 highlights video above with artist Kid Ink!

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Artist info coming soon!

 

Ultimate SpringFest Challenge

Selected through an application based process, 12 contestants will be chosen to face the challenge of surviving SpringFest. Throughout the course of the challenge, contestants will compete in facing off to a timed challenge series to complete the variety of interactive and inflatable attractions offered at SpringFest.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a senior enrolled in classes at UA (2017: spring, summer, fall)
  • Student must be in good standing with the University
  • Student must be willing to be present from 3:30pm-9pm on May 5, 2017
  • Must be willing to adhere to all policies regarding SpringFest and the USC

In conjunction with the inflatable attractions, contestants will also be given a series of challenges (example: Minute t Win It) to assist their overall times score to advance to the next round.

Contestants will be eliminated upon the hour to conclude the challenge with the final four contestants on the SpringFest Main Stage before the fireworks display.

Don't miss your opportunity to participate! Application deadline: April 7, 2017 at 5pm

 

Apply online here!

 

 

Schedule & Activities

Tentative and growing!

Schedule

4 p.m. - SpringFest begins
4-8 p.m. - Music by WZIP
8 p.m. - Games and attractions and Food Trucks end
8:05 p.m. - Final Ultimate SpringFest Challenge - Main stage
8:30 p.m. - Concert
9:40 p.m. - Fireworks
10 p.m. - SpringFest ends

Attractions

  • Bottle Ring
  • Zipline
  • Hoop Shot
  • Hungry Hippo
  • Juggernaut
  • The Jump Off
  • Adrenalator
  • Dizzy X
  • Wipe Out Patriot Games
  • Zorbs Hamster Balls
  • 9 Hole Putt Putt
  • Photo Studio
  • Henna tattoo
  • and more!

 

 

Get the Shirt

Check back soon for the 2017 design and to buy one online

 

 

Volunteer

Check back soon for the volunteer sign-up form.

 

 

About SpringFest

Now in its eighth year, SpringFest is UA's annual end-of-semester celebration featuring games and attractions, free items, musical entertainment and much more. The event is open to UA students, faculty and staff with a valid Zip Card.

Questions about SpringFest

Contact David Vale, assistant director of campus programs, Department of Student Life at 330-972-6568 or dvale@uakron.edu.

 

2017 Sponsors

  • Undergraduate Student Government
  • Zips Programming Network
  • Auxiliary Enterprises including Aramark, Parking and Transportation Services, and Printing Services
  • Division of Student Success

Volunteer

Check back soon to sign up!