The theme of this year's Greek Week is "Hunger Games." | Mustang News File Photo

Celina Oseguera

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A long-running Cal Poly greek life tradition has arrived again: Greek Week. And with this year’s “Hunger Games” theme, it’s going to be a week of intense competition.

The week-long event, beginning Monday, is both a competition among the different greek organizations on campus and a chance for the organizations to raise money for philanthropic causes.

According to Panhellenic Special Events Coordinator Jenny Jacobs, the teams will have the opportunity to raise money for local restaurants, the Children’s Miracle Network and the Lucia Mar school district through the week.

Here are seven big Greek Week activities.

1. Football at the complex

Date: Monday

Time: 5-10 p.m.

Place: Damon-Garcia Sports Complex

What: Greek teams will throw the pigskin.

2. A talk on the true meaning of life

Date: Monday

Time: 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Place: Spanos Theater

What: After the football games, Corey Ciocchetti will speak to students about his life experiences and how they taught him that life’s meaning isn’t just about attending school and making money.

3. Eat rubber! Dodgeball at the Multi Activity Center

Date: Tuesday

Time: 6-9 p.m.

Place: Multi Activity Center (MAC)

What: Greek teams pelt each other and dodge their way to victory at dodgeball matches in the MAC.

4. Basketball at the gym

Date: Wednesday

Time: 5-9 p.m.

Place: Recreation Center upper courts

What: The competition hits the hardwood.

5. More fútbol

Date: Thursday and Friday

Time: Tournament matches are Thursday from 5-8 p.m.; finals are Friday from 1-6 p.m.

Place: Recreational Center turf fields

What: After the greek teams play football on Monday, they return for more fútbol action. The soccer matches will be played tournament-style, with the finals on Friday.

6. Day at the beach

Date: Saturday

Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Place: Pismo Beach

What: Sun and sand.

7. Lip syncing the night away

Date: Sunday

Time: 4-8 p.m.

Place: Chumash Auditorium

What: To close out the week, greek teams will lip sync their hearts out to beat the competition.

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