Swarm Days
Swarm Days 2022
King Sting and the Knights of the Yellow Jackets

SWARM DAYS 2022: King Sting and the Knights of the Yellow Jackets

September 19 - 24

SCHEDULE

Monday, September 19

5-7 PM - Festival on the Green - including an assortment of medieval games & activities @ Campus Green

Tuesday, September 20

5 PM - The Amazing Race - Fun & Fast paced race full of challenges & riddles @ Student Union

7 PM - BHSU vs SDSM&T Volleyball @ Rapid City

Wednesday, September 21

3 PM - Hike to the H, Meet @ Library Circle

3-5 PM - Kiddie Carnival @ Campus Green

7 PM - Entertainer & Mentalist, Craig Karges @ Meier Hall

Thursday, September 22

7 PM - Coronation @ Meier Hall

8:15 PM - Burning of the BH @ Meier Hall Circle

Friday, September 23

3-9 PM - Float Prep @ Young Center Field House

FLOAT REGISTRATION

Saturday, September 24

10 AM - Parade @ Hillsview Rd., to North Ave./Main Street

11:15 AM - Tailgate @ Young Center Parking Lot

1 PM - BHSU vs CMU Football Game @ Lyle Hare


ALUMNI SCHEDULE

Thursday, September 22

12 PM - Scholarship Luncheon (Invite Only) @ Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center

7 PM - Coronation (Open to the Public) @ Clare Josef Meier Recital Hall

8:15 PM - Burning of the 'BH' (Open to the Public) @ Meier Hall Circle

Friday, September 23

12 PM - Alumni Awards Luncheon* @ Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center

Award Recipients:

  • Col. Stacy L. (Trezona) Goodman, PhD, '99 - Distinguished Alumna Award
  • Dr. Nathan Steinle, '01 - Special Achievement Award
  • Chris Haines, '85 - Excellence in Education Award
  • Ashley (Grable) Hunter, '14 - Young Alumni Achievement Award
  • Dr. David A. Wolff, - Special Service Award

 

6 PM - Hall of Fame Banquet* @ Spearfish Holiday Inn & Convention Center  SOLD OUT 

BHSU will induct five athletes, one coach, three contributors, and three teams into the Yellow Jacket Hall of Fame.

Athletic Inductees:

  • Kristin (Engle) Carmichael 
  • Jeffrey W. Kelley
  • Katelynn (Lamb) Pottorff
  • Trent Waage
  • Wendy (O'Lexey) Williams

Coach: 

  • Cal R. Corey

Contributors:

  • Mike Besso (Receiving his award posthumously)
  • Joe Case
  • Al Decker

Teams: 

  • 1992-93 Men's Basketball Team
  • 1993 Women's Outdoor 400 Meter Relay Team
  • 1997 Volleyball Team

*Tickets for the Alumni Awards Luncheon and the Hall of Fame Banquet will not be available for purchase at the door. To purchase tickets, or for more information, please contact Tom.Wheaton@BHSU.edu or (605) 642-6385.

Saturday, September 24

10 AM - Swarm Day Parade @ North Ave./Main Street

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM - Tailgate Social @ Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center parking lot

1 PM - Swarm Days Football Game (BHSU vs. Colorado Mesa University) @ Lyle Hare Stadium

*Tailgate social is open to the public. Food and beverages will be available for a minimal fee.



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Contact Info

Jessie Gramm
Student Engagement Coordinator
jessie.gramm@bhsu.edu
Phone: (605)642-6378

Black Hills State University
1200 University St.
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799

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