Defender Days

Defender Days is a campus-wide celebration on October 13 and 14, 2017. This weekend is the biggest event on campus as students, alumni, and parents celebrate Dordt College and reunite on campus for home sporting events, concerts, the fall theatre production, and much more. 

Pre-registration has ended. General admission for the weekend will be available at the registration table in the Campus Center on Thursday, October 12 from 3-5 p.m., Friday, October 13 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, October 14 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Reservations are still available for the President's Brunch. Tickets are sold out for Business Connections Breakfast and Defender Nation Dinner. Tickets for A Wrinkle in Time, the Fall Theatre Production, are available at www.dordttickets.com.

Defender Days schedule

THURSDAY, October 12

3-5 pm Early Bird Registration, Campus Center Lobby

5 pm Engineering Society Dinner, West Commons

7:30 pm Fall Theatre Production - A Wrinkle in Time, Te Paske Theatre (Sioux Center High School)

10 pm Praise and Worship, Science and Technology Building Atrium

 

FRIDAY, October 13

6:45 am Business Connections Breakfast, De Yager Student Activity Center

8 am-7 pm Registration, Campus Center Lobby

8 am-9 pm Dordt Art Faculty Exhibition, Campus Center Gallery

8 am-3 pm Visit Classes

9:30 am Campus Tour

11 am Chapel, BJ Haan Auditorium

2 pm Campus Tour

3 pm Small Music Festival, BJ Haan Auditorium

4:30 pm Goheen Gallup 5k Cross Country Race and 1.5 mile Jog/Walk, Cross Country Course, Dordt Prairie

5:15 pm Defender Nation Dinner, De Yager Student Activity Center

7 pm Men's Varsity Volleyball, De Witt Gymnasium

7 pm Fall Music Festival, BJ Haan Auditorium

7:30 pm Blades Hockey, All Seasons Center

10 pm Late Night with the Defenders, De Witt Gymnasium

 

SATURDAY, October 14

8 am-noon Registration, Campus Center Lobby

8 am-9 pm Dordt Art Faculty Exhibition, Campus Center Gallery

8:45-10:15 am President's Brunch, Rec Center

8:45-10:15 am Siblings Brunch, Game Room (Lower Level Campus Center)

9 am- 10am Science and Technology Center Tours, Tours start at Bookstore entrance, Campus Center

9:30 am Alumni Baseball Game, Open Space Park field

10 am Alumni Soccer Game, North Field

10 am Alumni Sowers Lacrosse Game, South Field

10:30 am Science and Technology Center dedication ceremony, Science and Technology Center Atrium

10:45 am Alumni Women's Basketball Game, De Witt Gymnasium

11 am Organ Showcase, BJ Haan Auditorium

11:30 am Campus Tour

Noon-1 pm PLIA Tailgate

1 pm Alumni Women's Volleyball Game, De Witt Gymnasium

1 pm Women's Soccer, North Field

1 pm Football Game

2 pm Fall Theatre Production - A Wrinkle in Time, Te Paske Theatre (Sioux Center High School)

3:15 pm Men's Soccer, North Field

3:30 pm Women's JV Volleyball Game, De Witt Gymnasium

4:15 pm Blades Hockey, All Seasons Center

5 pm 25th Class Reunion, Founder's Room

5 pm Women's Varsity Volleyball Game, De Witt Gymnasium

6 pm Alumni Football Game

7:30 pm Alumni Men's Basketball Game, De Witt Gymnasium

7:30 Fall Theatre Production - A Wrinkle in Time, Te Paske Theatre (Sioux Center High School)

9 pm Praise and Worship, De Yager Student Activity Center

9-10:30 pm Ice Cream Social, Commons