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(Neb.)-CSC To Host Family Day Activities

By: Chris Fankhauser Posted at: 09/16/2013 10:38 AM

(Chadron)-Chadron State College is gearing up for one of its busiest weekends of the year, as students’ relatives travel to campus for the annual Family Day festivities, which will begin this Friday, with activities running through Sunday.
 
Numerous events will include the first rodeo queen coronation since the 1970s. The Chadron State College Rodeo will run Friday evening through Sunday morning. The rodeo, which will be held at the Dawes County Fairgrounds, has 500 entries from more than 15 colleges and universities of the Central Rocky Mountain Region.  
 
Saturday morning activities include the music department’s pancake breakfast at Memorial Hall, football jersey rentals at the StudentCenter, and a Powder to the People 5K run, which will start at 8 a.m. at the NelsonPhysicalActivityCenter. The race is free and open to the public. Participants wearing white race clothes will find that they turn colors as the race progresses.
 
Families with at least three generations attending CSC will be honored at the Family Tree Brunch at 10 a.m. in the StudentCenter. This year’s honored families include the Franklin/Preator family, the Cook family, the Kuhnel family, the Jones family, the Manke/Sides family and the Hartman family.
 
The Eagles’ football game against Colorado Mesa University Mavericks will start at noon at Elliott Field, and will feature introductions of players, cheerleaders, and their parents.
 
Softball team alumni are invited to take on the current CSC Softball team at 4 p.m.
 
Eagles volleyball team takes on Regis at 6 p.m. in the Armstrong Gym Saturday evening. They will also host MetroState on Friday evening at 6.
 
For details of Family Day and the complete schedule of activities, visit www.csc.edu/students/familyday.
 
-CSC Information Services


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