Dixie State University

D-Week 2021

D-Week is our 107-year-old celebration of tradition, community, and our pioneering spirit.

Dixie State University is committed to the health and safety of our students, alumni, and community members. University-sponsored events and gatherings will follow all local and state COVID-19 guidelines.

Apr 05, 2021 Kick-off

8:30 am-12:30 pm
DSU Campus


Students, keep your eye out for tables around campus for a fun-filled kick-off!

Apr 05-09, 2021 Coloring Contest

8:30 am-12:30 pm
Gardner Plaza, Holland Plaza

Participate in our social media coloring contest!

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Apr 05, 2021 Brooks' Birthday Bash

6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Lower Encampment Mall


Students, come celebrate our mascot Brooks’ the Bison’s Birthday with food and fun!

Apr 06, 2021 D-Queen Pageant

7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Cox Auditorium

All are welcome to attend our 2021 D-Queen Pageant! This is a free event but space is limited, so please reserve your tickets prior to the event.


Apr 07, 2021 Drive-in Movie

8:30 pm-10:00 pm
Holland Parking Lot


Students, join us for a showing of Shrek. Bring your friends, blankets, and enjoy an drive-in movie experience!

Parking lot opens at 8 p.m.

Apr 08, 2021 Powder Puff

9:00 pm-11:00 pm
Trailblazer Stadium

Come cheer on our female students as they participate in a traditional Powder Puff football game!


Apr 09, 2021 Great Race

5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Trailblazer Stadium

This is a tradition you won’t want to miss!

Open to all students and alumni. Sign up your team to participate in the Great Race! (Teams consists of 10 individuals)

  • Teams will need to check-in at 4 p.m. day of the event.
  • Turn in your packet by April 7 to the Intramural Sports Office (HPC 227) or by email to dhowell@dixie.edu
  • Awards will announced at 5:40 p.m.

Not participating? Come watch!

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Apr 09, 2021 D-Week Carnival

6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Trailblazer Lower Field

Come join us for some fun-filled games, activities, prizes, and more!

Apr 10, 2021 Whitewash the D on the Hill & Breakfast

8:00 am-9:30 am
D on the Hill

Join us for this time-honored tradition as we come together as students, alumni and community members to whitewash the “D” on the hill.

A grab-bag breakfast will be provided.




Apr 10, 2021 Dixie Awards

6:00 pm

Nominees and their family and friends will join us in-person. Join our live-stream of the event to show your support to the awardees.

Live-stream link coming soon.

Apr 10, 2021 Evening of Dixie



Community Award – Kenny Neilson ’79
Rebel Award – Dave Rose ’80
Roene B. DiFiore Program Bureau Award – Merrilee Webb
Outstanding Trailblazer – Steve Cook ’10
A. Delmont Truman Dixie Spirit Award – Margaret Marshall ’65

*Due to limited capacity this year, the event is invite-only for awardees and their guests.

Alumni Awards

Apr 10, 2021 Color Daze

1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Baseball Field Parking Lot


Students, enjoy an outdoor concert complete with chalk. Wear something you can add some bright colors to!

DSU Traditions App

Use the DSU Traditions App throughout the week to keep updated and complete traditions. The Traditions app is open to all DSU students and alumni.

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Check out our D-Week photo gallery below!