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Special Events

A Work in Progress

Thursday

ASTR324 Mars Rover Driving
Due to increased solar flare activity we have lost the ability to communicate with our rover. As such these classes will be cancelled.
03:00 PM-07:00 PM

COOK245 Tea with the GOHs
Come join us and our Guests of Honor for a meet and greet session. Beverages will be served. Attendance will be limited. Sign up sheets will be available at the Information Desk
04:00 PM-05:00 PM

UNIV110 Opening Ceremonies / Orientation
Welcome back to another exciting year at the University of Fandom. Come join us for the annual orientation, meet the faculty and guest lecturers. Find out what we have in store for you this year and maybe a few surprises.
07:00 PM-08:00 PM
Youth Friendly

COOK132 Reception
You've been to Orientation, now it's time to eat. Come mingle with your fellow students, staff, and visiting faculty. We'll provide a little something something for you to eat while you mingle.
08:00 PM-09:00 PM
Youth Friendly

MUSI312 Fight Song Contest
So we're redefining the traditions here at UFan and we need a new fight song. Your fellow students have submitted their ideas for a new fight song. This will be the first perfomance of those entries. See the rules for More Info.
09:00 PM-11:00 PM
Youth Friendly

Friday

ASTR329 Bryan Palaszewski Talks
Our favorite guest lecturer from NASA is back. Bryan is sure to have another interesting presentation for us again this year. Don't miss it.
02:00 PM-03:30 PM
Youth Friendly

DRMA368 Film Roast
We've all heard of Film Appreciation. Well we here at UFan decided to go off in a slighly different direction. Once again this year we'll be sending up and making fun of a classic film. Stay tuned to find out just what film has earned the dubious honor this year.
04:00 PM-05:30 PM
Parental Guidance Recommended

DRMA480 ADD Pirate Show
The ADD Pirate Comedy Show! The Keelhauled Pirates, Bluebeard and Nigel, perform live for you with impersonations, piratical Pictionarry, audience participation, full scale, actual size pirates and all held together with their ADD improved charming bits! Stick around after the show for some swag! Aye mates!
06:00 PM-07:00 PM
Parental Guidance Recommended

DRMA427 Space Time Theatre
Space Time Theater is back on campus this year to provide their ever popular improvisational views on any number of topics. We don't want to ruin the surprise, so come on down and see who they're making fun of this year.
08:00 PM-09:30 PM
Youth Friendly
Parental Guidance Recommended

MUSI298 Fight Song Finalists
The Judges votes are in. Come see who has been selected to be a finalist in the first ever UFan Fight Song contest.
09:30 PM-10:00 PM
Youth Friendly

MUSI510 Klingon Karaoke
Think you can sing? Think you can sing like a Klingon? Think you can sing with a Klingon? Well come and show us. An instructor from our Kronos campus will be joining us to listen to your best efforts and to encourage those of you who are a bit on the shy side.
10:00 PM-11:59 PM

MUSI600 Peter Beagle and Kat Eggleston in Concert
Two of our visiting faculty, Peter Beagle and Kat Eggleston are getting together to put on a concert for all of our students. Who knows what they're going to sing for you. Don't be left out, pop on in and see what's up.
10:00 PM-11:59 PM

ENGL412 Peter Beagle Talk
Visiting Faculty member Peter Beagle is with us this year, and he's going to sit down with the students and cover any number of topics.
12:00 PM-01:00 PM

UNIV287 College Bowl Trivia Contest
It's time for the big game!!! Come out and support your team. Come out and be part of your team. Who knows... maybe you can come out and be part of the opposing team. Who knows... we sure don't. This year's Bowl Game will be a match of Brains instead of Brawn in a trivia contest to end all trivia contests... we hope.
12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Youth Friendly

Saturday

PHED175 Olympiad
It's Baaack! The third annual UFan Olympiad! Come join your fellow students in some fun and silly competition. See the student body and faculty as they reach for that pinnacle of physical perfection. Or not. We guarantee laughs and good times. And fabulous prizes!
01:00 PM-03:30 PM
Youth Friendly

HIST388 SCA Demo
"In Days of Old, When Knights were bold, and journeyed from their castles..." (J. Buffett) ... Come find out what happened as members of the Society for Creative Anachronism demonstrate their skills in mock combat.
01:00 PM-02:00 PM

HIST389 SCA Demo
Our friends from the Society for Creative Anachronism are still with us to share their knowledge and perform less intensive demonstrations.
02:00 PM-03:00 PM

HIST390 SCA Demo
Our friends from the Society for Creative Anachronism are still with us to share their knowledge and perform less intensive demonstrations.
03:00 PM-04:00 PM

ASTR359 Bryan Palaszewski Talks
Our favorite guest lecturer from NASA is back. Bryan is sure to have another interesting presentation for us again this year. Don't miss it.
03:30 PM-05:00 PM

HIST391 SCA Demo
Our friends from the Society for Creative Anachronism are still with us to share their knowledge and perform less intensive demonstrations.
04:00 PM-05:00 PM

HIST392 SCA Demo
"In Days of Old, When Knights were bold, and journeyed from their castles..." (J. Buffett) ... Come find out what happened as members of the Society for Creative Anachronism demonstrate their skills in mock combat.
05:00 PM-06:00 PM

Homecoming Dance
What would a school year be without a homecoming dance. This is your one and only chance to vote for Homecoming King and Queen. Bring your dancing shoes and show us your moves.
07:00 PM-01:00 AM

ART400 Art Auction
You've seen the art in the student gallery all weekend. Now it's your turn to bid on the art to see if you can't take it home with you. It's part art auction, part stand up comedy routine, and part war between the auctioneers and the audience. Come see who'll win.
08:00 PM-11:00 PM
Youth Friendly

PHED454 Critter Crawl
Everyone has seen robots smash into each other and try to destroy each other. This year the robots went and got themselves a lawyer and will be competing on an obstacle course instead. Test your driving and manipulating prowess. Compete against other robots for time and skill. Check back for more information about the particular rules and obstacles. More Info.
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Youth Friendly

ASTR447 Bryan Palaszewski Talks
Our favorite guest lecturer from NASA is back. Bryan is sure to have another interesting presentation for us again this year. Don't miss it.
10:00 AM-11:30 AM

PHED450 Massage
Feeling stressed out. Classes got you down? Too much to do and not enough time to do it in? Well come and relax and let our visiting Massage Students try to work out some of the knots in your back. Spaces are limited, Sign up Sheets will be available in the Massage Room (Lake Ontario)
10:00 AM-06:00 PM

ENGL545 Peter Beagle Talks
Visiting Faculty member Peter Beagle is with us this year, and he's going to sit down with the students and cover any number of topics.
11:30 AM-01:00 PM

GAME375 Midnight Euchre Tourney
Looking for something to do late at night? Think you're good at cards? Well have we got a deal for you... the 4th annual midnight euchre tournament is on. Bring a partner and get ready to play some cards. Don't have a partner... don't worry we'll find you one. For the game only.... anything else is your responsibility.
12:00 AM-02:00 AM

Sunday

UNIV105 Feedback Session
Immediately after Closing Ceremonies join the Convention Committee and provide feedback on what went wrong and what went right. Tell us what we can do to make things better, different, whatever. Help us make this the best convention we can.
01:00 PM-02:00 PM

UNIV424 Say Goodbye to the GOHs
It's almost time for our visiting faculty to pack up their offices and head home. Here's one last chance to mix and mingle with the faculty before we head on to graduation and everyone goes their seperate ways.
10:00 AM-11:00 AM

ENGL666 Dark & Stormy Planet Results
Gather 'round as we read the results of this year's bad writing contest. We've got the worst opening sentences to non-existent fiction we could get this year's attendees to submit. Come find out if your bribe of the judges was good enough to let you win.
10:00 AM-11:00 AM

PHED455 Massage
Feeling stressed out. Classes got you down? Too much to do and not enough time to do it in? Well come and relax and let our visiting Massage Students try to work out some of the knots in your back. Spaces are limited, Sign up Sheets will be available in the Massage Room (Lake Ontario)
10:00 AM-02:00 PM

UNIV200 Phandemonium Board Meeting
Welcome to the Open Phandemonium Board Meeting. Everyone is welcome to attend this annual meeting of Capricon's parent organization. All attending convention members will have the chance to vote for two new board members to replace those who are retiring, and hear other such business as may come before the board - including any business YOU want to bring to them
11:00 AM-12:00 PM

GAME543 Midnight Euchre Tourney
Didn't get enough Euchre yet? Have a grudge that needs settling? Then come join us for a second night of mignight Euchre.
12:00 AM-02:00 AM

DRMA487 ADD Pirate Show
The ADD Pirate Comedy Show! The Keelhauled Pirates, Bluebeard and Nigel, perform live for you with impersonations, piratical Pictionarry, audiance participation, full scale, actual size pirates and all held together with their ADD improved charming bits! Stick around after the show for some swag! Aye mates!
12:00 AM-01:00 AM
Parental Guidance Recommended

UNIV450 Closing Ceremonies / Commencement
Another year has come and gone, and now it's time for Graduation. See who survived another year. Find out which fraternity really does throw the best party. Say goodbye to your favorite faculty and friends. And if you behave perhaps a sneak peek at what we have in store for you next year. Hang around afterwards and let us know what worked, what didn't, what we can do to make things better.
12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Youth Friendly


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