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    The Recreational Sports Department's Special Events program offers a variety of unique recreation and sporting events throughout the year. There is something for everyone and activities include: tournaments,skill competitions, road races, endurance challenges, and mini carnivals held in the R.E.C. Try new activities, win prizes, meet new friends, and have a blast with us!

    FALL 2015 SEMESTER SPECIAL EVENTS OFFERING

    Moonlight Mile

    Date: Sunday, September 6th, 11:00PM Start Time

    Location: Hoeschler Clock Tower

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Join over 1,000 of your fellow students as we start the year off right at the Moonlight Mile taking place during Welcome Weekend. The Moonlight Mile starts at the Hoeschler Clock Tower and ends under the lights of the Vetran Memorial Stadium Football Field. Pre-registration is taking place for this event at Whitney tables during the lunch and dinner hours during Welcome Weekend. Don't worry you can still register to run right before the race. All participants will receive free glowsticks and giveaway items at the end of the race.

    RECFest

    Date: Monday, September 7th, 6:00-8:00PM

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center 

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: What a great way to find out all the opportunities the Recreational Eagle Center can provide you throughout your college career by attending RECFest! RECfest features games and activities for students to get acquainted with the 23 Sport Clubs, Outdoor Connection, Intramural Sports, Strength Center, Group Fitness, and many additional programs that run through the Recreational Eagle Center. Please come dressed comfortably and ready to participate!

    Fall Golf Scramble

    Date: Friday, September 18th: Tee Times Starting at 3:00PM

    Location: Forrest Hills Golf Course

    Cost: $15 per person for 9 holes of golf

    Event Description: Join us at Forrest Hills Golf Course for 9 holes of golf, prizes, and competitions. Clubs and golf carts are available for rental at the course. Club rental is $7.00 per person and cart rental is $7.50 a person. This event is fun for everyone! Registration takes place on IMLeagues.

    Sandblast 4's Volleyball Tournament

    Date: Saturday, September 19th- 9:00AM Start

    Location: Reuter, Hutch, Drake, and Coate Sand Volleyball Courts

    Cost: $25 per team

    Event Description: There is no better way to spend a fall Saturday than with your feet in the sand! Co-Rec teams can sign up on IMLeagues for this double elimination 4's volleyball tournament. Registration for this event goes on until Thursday, September 17th at 11:59PM. Tournament winners will receive a championship t-shirt and their picture in the Intramural Hall of Champions!

    Bag Toss Tournament

    Date: Friday, September 25th, 4:00PM

    Location: Drake Field

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Grab a friend and head on over to our Fall Bag Toss Tournament! Looking to meet new friends, this is a great way to get out, be competitive, have a chance to win one of the first championship shirts of the year! Over the past few years we have had 80+ teams register and come out for this event! Registration will be taking place on IMLeagues and only pre-registration will be taking place for this event! Winners receive a championship shirts and their pictures in the Intramural Hall of Fame.

     

    Rectoberfest

    Date: Friday, October 2nd, 9:00-Midnight

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Enjoy free food, prizes, blacklight climbing, laser tag, and more! RECtoberfest is co-sponsored by C.A.B., UW-L Res Life, University Centers, and Viterbo University!

    Paddle Battle

    Date: Wednesday, October 14th- 6:00PM Start

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center, basketball court 1

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Do you love playing table tennis, do you want to test your skills? Come duke it out at the Fall Paddle Battle challenge! This event is free for all students, all you have to do is register yourself on IMLeagues before the event starts. Registration closes at noon the day of the event. All paddle battle tournaments take place at the Recreational Eagle Center on Basketball Court 1. The winners of the Paddle Battle win an Intramural Championship shirt and Paddle Battle trophy!

    City Championship

    Date: Saturday, October 17th- Start time 10:00am

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center

    Cost: $25 per team

    Event Description: Have you always wanted to play Intramural volleyball with your friends at Western TC or Viterbo and never had the opportunity to? Well if you have ever asked yourself that question, do we have the solution for you! The City Championship allows participants from Western TC, Viterbo, and UW-La Crosse to play together in one tournament. Whether your a team from one of these colleges that wants to find new competition or if you want to make a team with players from all schools this tournament is for you! The tournament starts at 10:00am at the Recreational Eagle Center. Winner of the tournament receives a specialized City Championship t-shirt!

    Run with the Chancellor 5K Walk/Run

    Date: Saturday, October 24th- 8:30AM Start (Part of Family Weekend)

    Location: Race start at the Hoeschler Clock Tower

    Cost: FREE for students and families

    Event Description: Looking for a fun event to do with your family and friends during UW-L Family Weekend? Please join the Recreational Sports Department and Chancellor Gow in the Run with the Chancellor 5K Fun Walk/Run. The 5K route takes families through the beautiful campus and at every mile marker you will find out fun facts about our chancellor and the university.

    Logrolling at the YMCA

    Date: TBD Month of October

    Location: La Crosse YMCA

    Cost: TBD

    Event Description:

    Turkey Trot

    Date: Saturday, November 21st, 2015- Start

    Location: Hoeschler Clock Tower

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: It's one of the largest 5k road races in the La Crosse area and a popular Thanksgiving tradition for many. Join us November 2015 for this fabulous 5k predicted fun run and walk.

    Finals Bingo

    Date: Wednesday, December 9th: 7:30PM Start

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center Multipurpose Room

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Take a break from studying for finals and come to the REC for finals bingo! This will be a great time to unwind, win some prizes, and hangout with friends before the semester ends!

     SPRING 2016 SEMESTER SPECIAL EVENTS OFFERING

    Night on the Slopes

    Date: Sunday, September 6th, 11:00PM Start Time

    Location: Hoeschler Clock Tower

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Join over 1,000 of your fellow students as we start the year off right at the Moonlight Mile taking place during Welcome Weekend. The Moonlight Mile starts at the Hoeschler Clock Tower and ends under the lights of the Vetran Memorial Stadium Football Field. Pre-registration is taking place for this event at Whitney tables during the lunch and dinner hours during Welcome Weekend. Don't worry you can still register to run right before the race. All participants will receive free glowsticks and giveaway items at the end of the race.

    Big Red Volleyball Tournament

    Date: Monday, September 7th, 6:00-8:00PM

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center 

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: What a great way to find out all the opportunities the Recreational Eagle Center can provide you throughout your college career by attending RECFest! RECfest features games and activities for students to get acquainted with the 23 Sport Clubs, Outdoor Connection, Intramural Sports, Strength Center, Group Fitness, and many additional programs that run through the Recreational Eagle Center. Please come dressed comfortably and ready to participate!

    Sports Trivia

    Date: Friday, September 18th: Tee Times Starting at 3:00PM

    Location: Forrest Hills Golf Course

    Cost: $15 per person for 9 holes of golf

    Event Description: Join us at Forrest Hills Golf Course for 9 holes of golf, prizes, and competitions. Clubs and golf carts are available for rental at the course. Club rental is $7.00 per person and cart rental is $7.50 a person. This event is fun for everyone! Registration takes place on IMLeagues.

    Indoor Triathlon

    Date: Saturday, September 19th

    Location: Reuter, Hutch, Drake, and Coate Sand Volleyball Courts

    Cost: $25 per team

    Event Description: There is no better way to spend a fall Saturday than with your feet in the sand! Co-Rec teams can sign up on IMLeagues for this double elimination 4's volleyball tournament. Registration for this event goes on until Thursday, September 17th at 11:59PM. Tournament winners will receive a championship t-shirt and their picture in the Intramural Hall of Champions!

    Spring Paddle Battle

    Date: Friday, October 2nd

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Enjoy free food, prizes, blacklight climbing, and laser tag! RECtoberfest is co-sponsored by C.A.B, UW-L Reslife, University Centers, and Viterbo University.

    Battleship

    Date: Sunday, September 6th, 11:00PM Start Time

    Location: Hoeschler Clock Tower

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Join over 1,000 of your fellow students as we start the year off right at the Moonlight Mile taking place during Welcome Weekend. The Moonlight Mile starts at the Hoeschler Clock Tower and ends under the lights of the Vetran Memorial Stadium Football Field. Pre-registration is taking place for this event at Whitney tables during the lunch and dinner hours during Welcome Weekend. Don't worry you can still register to run right before the race. All participants will receive free glowsticks and giveaway items at the end of the race.

    Backyard Olympics

    Date: Monday, September 7th, 6:00-8:00PM

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center 

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: What a great way to find out all the opportunities the Recreational Eagle Center can provide you throughout your college career by attending RECFest! RECfest features games and activities for students to get acquainted with the 23 Sport Clubs, Outdoor Connection, Intramural Sports, Strength Center, Group Fitness, and many additional programs that run through the Recreational Eagle Center. Please come dressed comfortably and ready to participate!

    Spring Golf Scramble

    Date: Friday, September 18th: Tee Times Starting at 3:00PM

    Location: Forrest Hills Golf Course

    Cost: $15 per person for 9 holes of golf

    Event Description: Join us at Forrest Hills Golf Course for 9 holes of golf, prizes, and competitions. Clubs and golf carts are available for rental at the course. Club rental is $7.00 per person and cart rental is $7.50 a person. This event is fun for everyone! Registration takes place on IMLeagues.

    Spring Bag Toss Tournament

    Date: Saturday, September 19th

    Location: Reuter, Hutch, Drake, and Coate Sand Volleyball Courts

    Cost: $25 per team

    Event Description: There is no better way to spend a fall Saturday than with your feet in the sand! Co-Rec teams can sign up on IMLeagues for this double elimination 4's volleyball tournament. Registration for this event goes on until Thursday, September 17th at 11:59PM. Tournament winners will receive a championship t-shirt and their picture in the Intramural Hall of Champions!

    3v3 Basketball Double Elimination Tournament

    Date: Friday, October 2nd

    Location: Recreational Eagle Center

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Enjoy free food, prizes, blacklight climbing, and laser tag! RECtoberfest is co-sponsored by C.A.B, UW-L Reslife, University Centers, and Viterbo University.

    Spring Spectacular

    Date: Sunday, September 6th, 11:00PM Start Time

    Location: Hoeschler Clock Tower

    Cost: FREE

    Event Description: Join over 1,000 of your fellow students as we start the year off right at the Moonlight Mile taking place during Welcome Weekend. The Moonlight Mile starts at the Hoeschler Clock Tower and ends under the lights of the Vetran Memorial Stadium Football Field. Pre-registration is taking place for this event at Whitney tables during the lunch and dinner hours during Welcome Weekend. Don't worry you can still register to run right before the race. All participants will receive free glowsticks and giveaway items at the end of the race.

     VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!

    Want to volunteer with the Recreational Sports department?? A great way to volunteer is to help out at any number of our special events we offer throughout the year. Below are two surveys to fill out if you are interested in volunteering.

     Department Special Events Volunteer Survey or Turkey Trot 2015 Volunteer Survey. If you have any questions about volunteering, please e-mail Jenny Larson.