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Springfest 2014: April 21-26th

Springfest History:

Springfest is the longest running annual event on campus. This event features such traditions as a giant banana split in a canoe, an outdoor activities fair, and cougar karaoke. Each year features a different theme which is accompanied by themed events. This year some of our zombie themed events are a Thriller dance teach, trivia contest, movie, and more! If you have questions about Springfest, contact Heidi Schillinger at or Anee Korme at or call 618-650-2686. Click the links on the left for more information!

Schedule of Events

*: denotes Spirit Contest Events



Monday, April 21

Tribute Court Voting* Vote for your candidate online out of our tribute court to be crowned the Victor of our 2014 Springfest! (Online only)

Chalk Mural Decorating Contest* Check out the chalk mural contest entries created by SIUE Student Organizations!  They will be located around the Stratton Quad. Stratton Quad-12:00pm

Trivia Tournament* Join us for a fun evening of trivia!  Groups of 5-8 students will compete for a top prize of $200 (second place $125, third place $75).  Pre-registration for this event is required.  Fill out a registration form and return it to the Kimmel Student Involvement Center by April 11. MUC Conference Center-6:30pm


Tuesday, April 22

Tribute Court Voting* Vote for your candidate online out of our tribute court to be crowned the Victor of our 2014 Springfest! (Online only)

Food Eating Contest* Join us as student organizations compete by eating foods of the Tributes! Be the first to finish this task or stop by and be entertained! Stratton Quad-12:00pm

Tribute Scavenger Hunt* Enjoy watching student organizations scramble to find our clues in this scavenger hunt! Maybe you can find the hidden Hunger Games clues! Stratton Quad-4:30pm


Wednesday, April 23

Student Organization Fair* Play a variety of games and taste test some of SIUE’s finest. Stratton Quad-10:00am-2:00pm

Giant Banana Split Don’t miss out on this tasty campus tradition!  FREE!  Banana Split in a canoe with a collectable cup.  What could be better? Sponsored by The Bank of Edwardsville Stratton Quad-11:00am-1:00pm

Tribute Karaoke* Join CAB for this classic event.  Have you ever wanted to be a rock star?  If so, this event is for you.  Sing your favorite timeless song and become an SIUE star. Stratton Quad-11:00pm-1:00pm

Survivor on the Quad* Come watch and cheer on student organizations as they complete challenges uniquely designed for this year’s Springfest. Challenges could include eating, drinking, physical activity, or anything else. It’s sure to be an entertaining and wild competition. Stratton Quad-3:00pm-4:00pm

Movie: Hunger Games: Catching Fire* Catch a free, showing of the film “Hunger Games: Catching Fire”.  Free popcorn will be provided.  There will also be a character costume contest with prizes!  Will you be the best dressed Tribute? Woodland Bowl-7:00pm 


Thursday, April 24

Student Organization Fair* Play a variety of games and taste test some of SIUE’s finest.  Our Katniss & Peeta Tribute winners will be announced as well as the Spirit Contest winners. Stratton Quad-10:00am-2:00pm

The Flour Games Paricipate in this annual flour war! The Flour War will be called The Flour Games this year! If this will be your first time, imagine a water balloon, replace the water with flour! We make small flour "bombs" with baking flour and napkins. Free and fun for everyone! Sponsored by ACB (A Cross Between). Woodland Bowl-5:00pm-8:00pm

SIUE Softball vs Evansville Cougar Field-5:00pm


Friday, April 25

Springfest Concert featuring Thompson Square Join us as Thompson Square delivers a performance to help us end the week!  Student tickets are $25 & General Public tickets are $30.Tickets on sale at the MUC Information Desk beginning Monday, March 24. MUC Meridian Ballroom-Doors Open at 7:00pm


Saturday, April 26

Campus Carnival Don't miss Carnival attractions, yard games, crafts, free food, and fun in the sun! With the big rides, you literally can't miss this great event! Sponsored by University Housing. Woodland Hall Bowl-12:00pm-5:00pm

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