Festifall applications are now open! Please use this form to register.
Festifall 2023 will be hosted over 2 days, one day on North and one on Central Campus. Dates will be shared soon!
Festifall-North | Tuesday, August 29th | 5:00-8:00pm | Gerstacker Grove
Festifall-Central | Wednesday, August 30th | 2:30-5:00 ~and~ 6:00-8:30pm | Diag and Ingalls Mall.
Festifall - Central will be broken into two sessions.
Student organizations will be charged $30 to their SOAS shortcode to participate in Festifall this year.
What You'll Get:
Every organization will have a 6ft rectangular table and 2 chairs. For those participating in Festifall-North, you may bring larger materials for display, as each organization will have roughly 4 ft of space between them and other organizations. For those participating in Festifall-Central, all of your materials must fit on or immediately behind your table.
Arriving and Checking In:
When you arrive at Festifall, all you need to do is find your assigned table and start setting up! We will come around and check you in. A map with your table location will be provided when you receive your session and table assignment email. Organizations may start setting up their tables 30 minutes before the start of the fest.
Once your organization has wrapped up, please make sure to take all of your materials with you. If we find that your organization has left materials on your table, you will be charged a $75 misuse fee to your SOAS shortcode.
We have taken steps to make Festifall a safe experience with respect to COVID-19. Some measures include:
- Spacing organization tables several feet apart and greatly increasing the square footage of the space to allow distancing
- Hosting the entire program outdoors
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
What should my org bring to Festifall?
Lots of orgs will bring a poster or some sort of display that highlights the organization, as well as any special awards/trophies/etc that your org may have. Additionally, having both a paper sign-up sheet and/or a flyer with a QR code that links to an interest form where interested individuals can sign up for more updates. Tablecloths always make things look neat and tidy as well!
Can we pass out food or drinks?
Any food/beverage needs to be individually packaged. For example, handing out individual slices of pizza is not OK, but individually packaged granola bars are fine.
Do we have to stay the whole time?
We strongly recommend that your org has a representative at your table for the duration of the program, as you never know when interested individuals will arrive!
Will we have access to electricity?
No - organizations will not have power access for Festifall.
Can we play music over a speaker, use microphones/megaphones, etc?
No - amplified sound is not permitted at Festifall.
Can my organization request to switch Sessions for Festifall Central?
No - due to the number of participating organizations, we are not able to accomodate switching Sessions.
Can I move my table to a different location?
No - tables are placed strategically to ensure pedestrian and emergency vehicle traffic is not impeded. Tables should remain where you find them upon arrival to the event.
What if it rains?
Please prep for rain - just in case. Festifall is a rain-or-shine event. If the weather is untenable, the event will be cancelled.
What kind of info should we have ready?
In addition to a quick, 15-30 second "elevator pitch" that outlines your organization, some common questions you may want to be prepared to answer include:
- Is there an audition/interview/tryout process?
- What is the time commitment for the org like?
- How many members are there in the org?
- Where can I find more information?