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SpringFest 2017

Friday, May 5 | 4-10 p.m. | Student Union and InfoCision Stadium

 

Our annual tradition continues for UA students, faculty and staff with a valid 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 below!

This event is geared toward college-age students. The concert and song lyrics may feature language not suitable for all audiences.

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Artist - A$AP FERG


Ticket Information

UA students, faculty, staff can attend the concert for free, and up to three guests are $10 each. All individuals must have a ticket to enter the concert.

Getting tickets: Tickets will be sold/distributed only to UA students, faculty, and staff with a valid Zip Card. All seating is general admission. Tickets will not be sold to members of the general public.

Tickets will be distributed / sold during the following dates/times at the Ticket Office located at InfoCision Stadium on the corner of Union St. and Exchange, by the Team Shop:

  • Wednesday, May 3, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 4, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, May 5, from 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Students who claim/purchase their tickets on Wednesday and Thursday will be entered into a drawing to attend the Meet & Greet with A$AP FERG.


When purchasing/claiming tickets, your Zip Card will be swiped. At this time, you must ask for the number of tickets you need. You can not return another day or time to purchase more tickets. Payment for guest tickets can be cash or debit/credit.

The concert: Stadium gates open at 7:00 p.m. Gates 1 and 2 will be used for admission. All concert attendees will be subject to search by wand. Re-entry into the stadium is not permitted. Restrooms and concessions will be open!

 

Weather update

The concert will take place even with rain, so dress appropriately. See what you can and cannot bring into the stadium. Be sure to follow UA social media (Twitter @uakron; Snapchat: uakron), and check UA email for updates should conditions near campus get bad just before or during the concert. Should the concert be cancelled due to weather before or after it starts, details about refunds will be released next week.



Note: The concert is for college-age students. Due to strong language, this event may not be suitable for all audiences.

 

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.

Your 2017 Contestants!

More about them!

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 concert display.

 

 

Schedule & Activities

Tentative and growing!

Schedule

4 p.m. - SpringFest begins
4-8 p.m. - Music by WZIP in Union Starbucks
8 p.m. - Games and attractions and Food Trucks end
8:05 p.m. - Final Ultimate SpringFest Challenge - Stadium main stage
8:30 p.m. - Concert at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field
9 p.m. - Student Union and Rec Center close
9:40 p.m. - Fireworks
10 p.m. - SpringFest ends

Attractions

  • Sno-Cones - first 1,000 people
  • Hungry Hippo *
  • Jacobs ladder
  • Cotton Candy - first 1,000 people
  • Carnival games
  • Jumbo Kerplunk/Scrabbl/Darts/Pong *
  • Dizzy X *
  • Giant Lite-Brite
  • Patriot Games *
  • 9 Hole Putt Putt
  • Photo Studio
  • Henna tattoo
  • and more!


* Zip Card and Waivers needed to get into activities in Ballrooms

 

 

Get the Shirt

Actual color and design

Online preorders have closed.

Limited quantities of all sizes will be availble for purchase at SpringFest in the Student Union Trapezoid Lounge at the t-shirt tent for the prices listed below. Cash only!

COST
Sizes: S, M, L, XL - $8 each
Sizes: 2X, 3X, 4X, 5x - $10 each

Preordered shirts will be available for pickup in the Union Trapezoid Lounge by Starbucks from 4-8 p.m. Have your Zip Card or another ID ready.

Note: All preorder shirts not picked up at SpringFest will be held for one week in the Center for Service and Leadership, located on the first floor of the Student Union across from the Game Room. Shirts not claimed after one week will be considered a donation and refunds will not be processed.



Questions?

Email springfest-shirts@uakron.edu.

 

 

Volunteer

Help us celebrate the completion of another academic year by volunteering at this highly anticipated event. Volunteers are needed before, during and after the event and there are many opportunities to serve.

It’s easy to sign-up, and all volunteers receive an exclusive volunteer SpringFest T-shirt for free!

  • Must be a UA student, faculty, or staff member
  • Click this link to see our SignUp.com account.
  • Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  • Sign up! You are not required to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.
  • If you need help or have questions, contact Deborah Novak, dnovak@uakron.edu or 330-972-8646.

     

     

    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.

    2017 Sponsors

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

    Questions about SpringFest

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