D-Week Archive

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The “D” on the black hill has overlooked St. George since 1915. This year marks the 102nd Anniversary and D-Week will be one of the largest celebrations yet at Dixie State University! Come with your family and friends and enjoy a week packed full of fun celebratory events! The “D” on the hill is traditionally red during homecoming and D-week.

 

2017 D-Week Schedule

Wednesday & Thursday, March 29 & 30, 2017

9:00 am

Paint D Road | Outside Burns Arena (Free)
Two days of tradition and fun!

Monday, April 3, 2017

9:00 am to Noon

Kickoff | Gardner & Holland Plaza (Free)
Start the week off right, with some free breakfast!

Noon

Dixie Idol: Round 4 | Gardner Living Room (Free)
Support students as they compete for the final spots in Wednesday’s showdown!

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Food Fest | Encampment Mall $5 (Free w/Dixie ID)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

6:00 pm

Former D Queen Social (Free)
Will be held upstairs in the North Burns

7:30 pm

D Queen Pageant at the Cox Auditorium ($5)
Support our students as they compete for the title of D Queen!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

7:30 pm

Dixie Idol Finale & Hypnotist-Bruce McDonald | Gardner Center Ballroom (Free)
Student singing competition for cash prizes!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

6:00 pm

Twister World Record | East Elementary School Field (Free)
Check in at 5:15pm. World record will be the most people playing Twister in 60 minutes.

Friday, April 7, 2017

5:00 pm

Great Race at the Encampment Mall (Free)
A time honored tradition and some of the most fun you’ll have on campus!

6:30 pm

Carnival at the Encampment Mall (Free)
An evening of games, treats, and great company!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

7:00 am

Whitewash the D | D on The Hill (Free)
A tradition dating back over 100 years! Take part in history! Free breakfast!

7:00 pm

Evening of Dixie | Zion Room of the Holland Building (5th Floor)
A fun evening to honor giving alumni & community members, entertainment, and trivia giveaway!

9:00 pm

D Week Dance | Burns Arena
Shake your groove thing at the D Week dance

Midnight

True Trailblazer | DSU Fountain
The best traditions include smooches!

 

2016 D-Week Schedule

Monday, April 11, 2016

9:00 am to Noon

Kickoff | Gardner & Holland Plaza (Free)
Start the week off right, with some free breakfast!

Noon

Dixie Idol: Round 4 | Gardner Living Room (Free)
Support students as they compete for the final spots in Wednesday’s showdown!

4:30 pm

Mascot Reveal | Cox Auditorium (Free)
Free shirts, stickers, and books! Overflow in Gardner Center Ballroom.

5:00 pm

Food Fest | Encampment Mall (Free)

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

1:00 pm

Paint D Road | Outside Burns Arena (Free)
Join us on the first of two days of continuing a fun tradition!

6:00 pm

Former D Queen Social (Free)
Shuttle to pageant location will be provided.

7:30 pm

D Queen Pageant at the Cox Auditorium ($5)
Support our students as they compete for the title of D Queen!

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

1:00 pm

Paint D Road | Outside Burns Arena (Free)
Two days of tradition and fun!

7:30 pm

Dixie Idol Finale | Gardner Center Ballroom (Free)
Student singing competition for cash prizes! Featuring a performance by Repercussion!

Thursday, April 14, 2016

6:00 pm

Slip-n-Slide World Record | Hansen Stadium (Free)
Doors open at 5:15pm. World record will be the most people down a slip-n-slide in 60 minutes. First 600 people will receive a Free World Record T-Shirt! Pre-register for the event now and skip the lines at the door! Ice cream and entertainment too!
Pre-Register Here

Friday, April 15, 2016

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Andrew Barnum Meet and Greet Event | Holland Front Patio
Come chat with Dr. Andrew Barnum and learn about Dixie State’s history over the last 50 years, including stories about the alligators that once lived in the Virgin River. Make sure to grab some of the free refreshments that will be available!

5:00 pm

Great Race at the Hansen Stadium (Free)
A time honored tradition and some of the most fun you’ll have on campus!Team Sign Up Info Great Race Course Map

*Mandatory Team Captain meeting on Monday, April 11th @ 7:00 pm in Gardner Center Conference Room B

6:30 pm

Carnival at the Lower Hansen Stadium (Free)
An evening of games, treats, and great company!

Saturday, April 16, 2016

7:00 am

Whitewash the D | D on The Hill (Free)
A tradition dating back over 100 years! Take part in history! Free breakfast!

7:00 pm

Evening of Dixie | Zion Room of the Holland Building (5th Floor)
A fun evening to honor giving alumni & community members, entertainment, and trivia giveaway!

9:00 pm

D Week Dance | Graff Building
Shake your groove thing at a D Week Masquerade!

Midnight

True ???? | DSU Fountain
The best traditions include smooches!